An interview with Nagapriya, author of 'Exploring...
So, Nagapriya, what inspired you to write the book? Well it struck me that everyone has heard of the concept of karma, and everyone has heard of the concept of rebirth, but I find that whenever I talk to people, they tend to be quite unclear about what these ideas refer to. And one of my main concerns was this idea of people understanding karma as explaining everything that happens; this idea...
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Exploring Karma and Rebirth by Nagapriya Exploring Karma and Rebirth is a vigorous and thought-provoking inquiry into two important but often misunderstood Buddhist doctrines. The book clarifies and critically appraises these traditional Buddhist doctrines, examines them in relation to their cultural origins and discusses whether these teachings are still relevant today, offering an imaginative...
Last week for our wonderful volunteers
This week sees the end of a three month work experience placement for our five wonderful volunteers. All students or graduates from Anglia Ruskin University, Victoria, Stacey, Chris, Radvile and Emily have enjoyed coming in to the Windhorse office once a week since the beginning of June. They’ve worked on many of our latest projects, including ebook creation, marketing and helping to...
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Step into happiness with… Steps to Happiness by Taranatha Follow Taranatha. A local family doctor who faced the common struggle of depression. Discover how he revives his happiness on his exploration of Buddhism. This book tackles questions like: What makes you happy on a Monday morning? Could my life be an example to anybody? How can I turn my depression into happiness? Author...
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Life with Full Attention - Maitreyabandhu Broaden your mind and structure your life Based on Maitreyabandhu’s eight week course this step by step guide will heighten genral awareness in order to live life with full attention and avoid life on automatic pilot. Taking lessons from an ancient buddhist wisdom that has been practiced for centuries, Maitreyabandhu applies these teachings to...
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The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path - Sangharakshita Popular title available to buy from our website now! The Noble Eightfold Path is the most widely known of the Buddha’s teachings. It is ancient, extending back to the Buddha’s first discourse and is highly valued as a unique treasury of wisdom and practical guidance on how to live our lives. The book responds to questions like: How...
Book of the Week
This week marks the beginning of four ‘book of the week’ posts, leading up to the launch of our new website! The book of the week post will include: Sailing the Worldly Winds The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path Life with Full Attention Steps to Happiness Each week we will profile one title from our collection, albeit new or well-known, giving you an insight into each...
The benefits of signing up to our new website
The new Windhorse Publications website will go live in October, and we’ll be offering you the opportunity to sign-up to receive discounts, offers and updates. We will have three subscription levels for you to choose from, with the choice of creating a free account to receive 15% discount on all of our books, or paid subscriptions offering 30% discount alongside other rewards. And of...
Review of This Being, That Becomes
This Being That Becomes: the Buddha’s Teaching on Conditionality review by Vajrasakhi At last here we have a book wholly devoted to the most central formulation of the Buddha Dharma! Dhivan’s wealth of scholarship and personal reflection bring life to a teaching that can otherwise seem purely abstract, and either so obvious as to be not worth stating, or so deeply unsettling as to be a good...
A Guide to the Buddhist Path
The Buddhist tradition, with its numerous schools and teachings, can understandably feel daunting. Which teachings really matter? How can one begin to practice Buddhism in a systematic way? This can be confusing territory. Without a guide one can easily get dispirited or lost. Profoundly experienced in Buddhist practice, intimately familiar with its main schools, and founder of the Triratna...
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Official launch of This Being, That Becomes
This Being, That Becomes launch at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 26th May Dhivan Thomas Jones will be talking and answering questions about his new book at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre, at 7.30pm on 26th May. Dhivan, who lives in Cambridge, will be introducing the book, and discussing the relevance of the Buddha’s teaching of conditionality in the modern world. This will be followed ...
Welcome to the new Windhorse Publications blog
Good news! Windhorse Publications is embracing the digital revolution. From now on we’ll be posting much more content, from author videos, to book reviews, and of course the latest news on our authors and their books. We’ll be providing regular updates as we begin to adopt new publishing technologies. We’ll have news on the first Windhorse ebooks, and a new venture into...