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Authentic Roots

Ancient Wisdom

Handed down in an unbroken lineage, Buddha's practical methods for solving real-world problems are accessible worldwide today.

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Enduring Relevance

Modern Life

The methods revealed within Buddhism have stood the test of time and are as relevant today as they were 2500 years ago.

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Scientific Methods

Practical Solutions

Buddha’s teachings are scientific methods for improving our human nature and qualities through developing the capacity of our mind.

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Develop Peace

Benefit All

We all wish to make a difference in our world. Find out how your activities can contribute to world peace.

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Featured Products
  • Dorje Shugden 5 (5 Lineages)

    An emanation of the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri appearing in the aspect of a Dharma Protector. Learn More

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  • Essence of Vajrayana (2nd edition)

    A complete explanation of the Tantric practice of Buddha Heruka, including all the essential prayers. Learn More

    Starting at: $1.00

  • How to Transform Your Life - Audiobook

    A practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes in our lives that will enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness. This is a significantly revised edition of one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang's most popular and accessible books. Learn More

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  • How to Transform Your Life - US Edition

    A practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes in our lives that will enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness. This is a significantly revised edition of one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang's most popular and accessible books. Learn More
  • Joyful Path of Good Fortune

    A clear and comprehensive explanation of the entire path to enlightenment. Learn More

    Starting at: $1.00

  • Kadampa Desk Calendar 2018 - Symbols of Enlightenment

    This special calendar depicts twelve beautifully rendered images that symbolize the spiritual path to enlightenment, together with quotations taken from the book How to Transform Your Life by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Through contemplating these images and quotations with faith we are inspired to begin, make progress on and complete the Buddhist path to enlightenment. The symbols on this practical, free-standing desk calendar are embellished with golden ink. The face-side includes each month at-a-glance together with an inspirational quote from the book. The reverse side includes space for your daily notes.

    Please note that this 2018 edition is an A5 Standing Desk Calendar Learn More

  • Maitreya 4 (seated)

    Buddha Maitreya is the manifestation of all the Buddhas’ realization of loving kindness. Learn More

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  • Meaningful to Behold

    Meaningful to Behold is a highly acclaimed commentary to the great Indian Buddhist Master Shantideva’s famous spiritual poem Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, one of the best loved and most important Mahayana Buddhist texts. It reveals with poetic beauty and deep spiritual insight how to enter, make progress on, and complete the Buddhist path to enlightenment.

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  • Ocean of Nectar

    Ocean of Nectar is the first complete explanation in English of Chandrakirti’s Guide to the Middle Way, a classic Mahayana scripture, which to this day is regarded as the principal presentation of Buddha’s profound view of emptiness, the ultimate nature of reality.

    Print edition now available!

    Print edition + eBook edition available for $29.99 $43.94*

    *Offer ends 12/31/17. Simply add the print + ebook edition to your cart to receive the discount at checkout. Learn More

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  • The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra (2nd edition)

    Tharpa Publications is delighted to announce The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra Second Edition. In this special edition, Venerable Geshe-la has made numerous revisions and clarifications to guide the reader ever more confidently through the profound and world-transforming practice of Mahamudra – the very essence of Buddha’s teachings of Sutra and Tantra. This precious book reveals the uncommon practice of Tantric Mahamudra of the Ganden Oral Lineage, which the author received directly from his Spiritual Guide, Vajradhara Trijang Rinpoche. It explains clearly and concisely the entire spiritual path from the initial preliminary practices to the final completion stages of Highest Yoga Tantra that enable us to attain full enlightenment in this life. Check out the product description below for more details on this new edition. Learn More

    Starting at: $1.00