Books on Meditation & Buddhism

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche published his first book, Meaningful to Behold, in 1980. Since then he has composed a further 22 authoritative books on Buddhism and meditation as well as many sadhanas and booklets.

Venerable Geshe-la founded a charitable publishing company, Tharpa Publications, to distribute the wisdom of Modern Buddhism throughout the world. Tharpa publishes all of Venerable Geshe-la’s printed books and eBooks, as well as many other items such as Buddhist art and chanted prayers in many languages. The worldwide readership of Venerable Geshe-la’s books runs into hundreds of thousands.

All the books and other items sold by Tharpa Publications are published under the auspices of the International Temples Project and the profits from all of these sales are dedicated to public benefit through this fund. When you buy a Tharpa book you directly contribute towards this vision for world peace.

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The Bookstore at KMC LA

The bookstore at KMC LA is a great place to select your first Dharma book or grow your collection. One of our staff can help you to find the best choice or you can simply browse.