Books on Meditation and Buddhism

Recommended Books

Jampel Centre recommends the commentaries and guides by Buddhist Master and Scolar Geshe Kelsang Gyatso , published by Tharpa books. These books are widely acclaimed for their unparalleled clarity and practicality; resonating with the specific needs and inclinations of modern people with busy lives. They are accessible at every level, from absolute beginners upward and provide a basic introduction to Buddhist view, meditation, and practice that is suitable for beginners. Tharpa’s titles range from introductory works to highly acclaimed commentaries on the most profound aspects of Buddhism.

Besides books, the Tharpa catalogue includes over 400 items such as audio books, printed and chanted prayers, and an extensive collection of Buddhist art, all produced under the guidance of Geshe Kelsang. Three-quarters of a million products have been sold Worldwide. Available in ten languages Tharpa books continue to be translated to benefit people everywhere.

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Tharpa publications

Tharpa Publications is a non-profit exclusive Buddhist publisher, part of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) – which publishes the works of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, a contemporary Buddhist master, renown author and international Teacher. Tharpa is the global publishing house with 13 offices around the World.