Books

Life With Full Attention: A Practical Course in Mindfulness

In this eight-week course on mindfulness, Maitreyabandhu guides you through a series of exercises that help you to pay closer attention...

The Journey and the Guide

Maitreyabandhu takes us on a journey of practical week-by-week exercises, focusing on cultivating mindful awareness, being happy, integrating and simplifying...

Not About Being Good

Buddhist ethics are not about conforming to a set of conventions, not about ‘being good’ in order to gain material,...

Who is the Buddha?

In Who is the Buddha? Sangharakshita puts forward an image of the Buddha as a historical figure, as the pinnacle of human...

The Breath

In The Breath, Vessantara provides practical ways to integrate meditation into your life, and suggests methods for deepening calm and concentration....

Buddhism: Tools for Living Your Life

In Buddhism: Tools for Living Your Life, Vajragupta gives clear explanations of Buddhist teachings and guidance on how to apply these...

Wisdom Beyond Words : The Buddhist Vision of Ultimate Reality

Ever since the Buddha’s lifetime, people have been trying to express the ultimate meaning of Buddhism in a form that...

It’s Not Out There

Most of us constantly look outside ourselves for something: happiness, love, contentment. But this something is not out there. ‘It’...

The Myth of Meditation

A grounded approach to Buddhist meditation and practice. Paramananda offers an approach that is a challenge both to the way we...

What is the Dharma? The Essential Teachings of the Buddha

To walk in the footsteps of the Buddha we need a clear and thorough guide to the essential principles of...

Change Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation

In the best-selling Change Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation Paramananda teaches us how to exchange stress and anxiety for calm and...

Sailing the Worldly Winds

In Sailing the Worldly Winds: A Buddhist Way Through the Ups and Downs of Life Vajragupta gives guidance on how to find greater equanimity...

The Heart

In The Heart, Vessantara teaches us how to cultivate more warmth, more more kindness and more happiness through practising loving-kindness meditation. Paperback: 176 pages

The Body

Through a variety of thoughtfully led meditations, in The Body Paramananda teaches us how to listen to our bodies, to develop a...

Living with Kindness: The Buddha’s Teaching on Mettā

Living with Kindness is a pithy commentary on the Buddha’s teaching of metta in the Karaniya Metta Sutta. In it, Sangharakshita...

Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of The Awakened One

Weaving ancient sources and modern understanding into a compelling narrative, Gautama Buddha places his birth around 484 BCE, his Enlightenment in 449...

What is the Sangha?

In What is the Sangha? Sangharakshita suggests that to explore the nature of spiritual community is also to examine what makes us true...

Mind in Harmony: The Psychology of Buddhist Ethics

Subhuti describes the mind from the Buddhist point of view, and shows how such knowledge can help us live a...

A Guide to the Buddhist Path

In A Guide to the Buddhist Path, Sangharakshita sorts out fact from myth and theory from practice to reveal the principal ideals...