Buddhist Publication Resources

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Links to Buddhist Publications

Beliefnet on Buddhism - Buddhism section of Beliefnet, an online religion magazine.

Buddhist Door - Online magazine that seems to have been published on and off since 1995. The current issue and all of the past issues of this on-line magazine can be found. Past issues include series on Buddha's life, Buddhism in a Nutshell, Diamond Sutra, Practice of Meditation, Lotus Sutra plus many other one-off articles.

Buddhist News Network - Online Buddhist news service for fostering spiritual and fellowship.

Cause and Effect - An English and Chinese bilingual book discussing cause and effect based on a traditional Chinese interpretation.

The Daily Enlightenment - Free weekly Buddhist email newsletter.

For Your Information - A monthly Singapore-based Buddhist Magazine published in both English and Chinese. Buddhist articles, and special interest on Singapore Buddhist news.

Hundred Mountain: A Journal of the Spirit & the Arts - An independent, award-winning Buddhist-oriented occasional journal that features articles, profiles, reviews, humor and the Buddhascope, which tracks pop culture references to Buddhist lingo. Devoted to people who are both beginning and advanced in their interest in meditation and spiritual practice, with a sometimes serious, sometimes humorous look at the challenge of fitting spiritual practice into busy, contemporary life.

Ordinary Mind - an Australian Buddhist Review - A comprehensive online magazine containing articles from more than twenty years of teachings, forums and conferences from some of the worlds most eminent Buddhist teachers, meditators, philosophers and psychologists.

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The Tricycle Hub - The Tricycle Hub is the interactive forum of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, an independent Buddhist bi-monthly magazine.


Buddhism Books - Reviews on Buddhism Books written by consumers at Epinions.com.

Buddhist Book Reviews - Reviews of "The Jew In The Lotus" and "The Zen Of Oz".

Build a Better Buddha - An overview of James Robbins' book. Spiritual traditions such as Buddhism, Zen, Taoism, and Dzogchen are examined, as are various practices such as concentration and contemplation meditation, Tibetan and Toltec sleep and dream practice and guru yoga are also detailed. Elements of psychology, philosophy and science are integrated throughout.


Dharma Punx by Noah Levine - The story of a young man and a generation of angry youths who rebelled against their parents and the unfulfilled promise of the sixties.

Maithri Publications - Offers Buddhist books. Includes catalog and order form.

Pariyatti Book Service - The Pariyatti Book Service offers books and tapes about Vipassana meditation and the Buddha's teaching.


Aro Books - Teachings by Ngak'chang Rinpoche from a non-monastic lineage of Vajrayana Buddhism. Book descriptions of available and upcoming books, with sample chapters. Information on authors. Order by mail or fax only.

Dharma Publishing - Translations of Buddhist Mahayana, Vajrayana and Dzogchen texts; works by Thartang Tulku, books on meditation and self-healing, Tibetan sacred art, and children's Jataka Tales. Catalog on request.

Four Gates - Offers a selection of books by the Dalai Lama.

Karma On Tap - Karma On Tap - a novel by R.B. Wilcox. Information about the book: contents, synopsis, excerpts, and how to order.

KTD Publications - A not-for-profit publisher associated with Karma Triyana Dharmachakra. Includes their book catalog and book excerpts.

Namse Bangdzo Bookstore - Distributor specializing in Kagyu books and transcriptions of teachings, but listing books of other lineages as well. Extensive annotated book list.

Padma Publishing - Publishing arm of the Chagdud Gonpa Foundation. Original books, translations, and practice texts.

Paljor Publications - Publishing arm of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives. Partial book list with book descriptions (some books are in Tibetan), list of distributors.

Rangjung Yeshe Publications - Publishes translations of Tibetan texts, commentaries, and practice texts mainly of the Chokling Tersar lineage. Complete book list and ordering information. Tibetan-English dictionary on CD is available.

The Rigpa Store - Books and tapes on Tibetan Buddhism from Zam Publications.

Rinchen Publications - Publisher of traditional Tibetan/English practice texts from the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and teachings by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche and Bardor Tulku Rinpoche.

Shambhala Publications - Publisher of books on eastern religion and philosophy, specializing in Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Catalog can be browsed by subject or searched. Online ordering available.

The Shambhala Shop - Vajradhatu Publications - Books, transcripts of teachings, and practice texts related to Vajradhatu. Some material restricted to members. Online ordering available.

Snow Lion Publications - Publisher and distributor of books on Tibetan Buddhism and culture; includes extensive annotated catalog with items grouped by topic. Catalog can be searched. Also available: quarterly newsletter, Dharma events calendar, Dharma center directory, links, free software, and annotated list of authors with links to their sites. Online ordering.

SUNY Press - Buddhist Studies Series - Booklist with descriptions of books, online order form.

Tibet, Tibetan Buddhism and the Dalai Lama in Science Fiction - Annotated list of mainstream science fiction novels and stories that feature the Dalai Lama or other references to Tibet or Tibetan Buddhism.

Wisdom Publications: Books on Buddhism - Publisher of translations of the sutras and tantras, commentaries and teachings of past and contemporary Buddhist masters and scholars; also books about Tibetan culture and related East-West themes. Online ordering available.


Windbell Publications-Dogen Sangha - Zen Buddhist Books from Windbell Publications, the publishing arm of Dogen Sangha, a Buddhist community based in Tokyo and founded on the teachings of Dogen Zenji.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig - The whole book. Online. "What follows is based on actual occurrences. Although much has been changed for rhetorical purposes, it must be regarded in its essence as fact. However, it should in no way be associated with that great body of factual information relating to orthodox Zen Buddhist practice. It's not very factual on motorcycles, either."

Zen and the Brain - Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness by James H. Austin, M.D.

Book Publishers

Buddhist Education Foundation (UK) - Foundation aiming to promote Buddhist education in the U.K. Produces suitable textbooks on Buddhism.

Parallax Press - Publishes books by Thich Nhat Hanh and others. From the website - "Parallax Press is a project of the Community of Mindful Living, dedicated to publishing books and tapes on socially engaged Buddhism."

Shambhala Publications - Books on Buddhism. A wide diversity of works.

Tharpa Publications - Publisher of Buddhist books by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso about basic Buddhism, meditation and the Mahayana and Vajrayana paths.

Book Sellers

DharmaCorner - Free book shop. Free dharma books available with Buddha's teachings.

Saujanya Books - Exporter of Indian and Tibetan books. Catalogs, new arrivals, and an advanced search feature.

Wisdom Books - Supplier of books on Buddhism based in the UK. There is a choice of online ordering or a shop in Essex, UK that you can visit.

ZenBooks.com - Buys and sells rare out-of-print Books on Buddhism and Asia. Some proceeds go to Buddhist Charities.


Buddhism News - Buddhism news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

The Buddhist Channel - A global news platform that provides non-sectarian news and features on Buddhism.

Buddhist News Network - A Buddhist News Network established by Upakara Kalyana Mitta Buddhist Association (UKMBA), as a platform for news relevant to all Buddhists.

Suite 101: Buddhism - Articles and discussion of Buddhism.

Tricycle: Asleep at the Wheel - Criticizes Tricycle, Buddhism's leading magazine and the face of the religion to outsiders, to fact check its articles.

Publications - Friends of the Western Buddhist Order

Clear Vision Trust - A registered UK charity whose aims are to promote an understanding and appreciation of Buddhism through video and the visual media.

Dharma Life Magazine - A magazine devoted to the meeting of Buddhism and the modern world.

Free Buddhist Audio (Dharmachakra Archive) - Recordings and transcriptions of lectures and seminars for free download.

FWBO Discussion - Articles by members of the Western Buddhist Order. Includes an academic bibliography.

Land of No Buddha: Reflections of a Sceptical Buddhist - A collection of essays, original written for "Spring Wind: Buddhist Cultural Forum" of which the author was a contributing editor. Now published together as one book.

Libros Budistas - Spanish translations of books on Buddhism and meditation. Available for sale or free download.

Lights in the Sky - Offers videos on Buddhism and the FWBO.

Urthona Magazine: Art and Buddhism - Magazine devoted to the arts produced by artists who practice within the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order.

VideoSangha - Video clips by members of the FWBO sangha.

Western Buddhist Review - An electronic Journal of Buddhist ideas published by the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order.

Windhorse Books - A non-profit business run by Australian Buddhists, supplying a wide range of Buddhist books.

Windhorse Publications - Publishing house for the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order. Online catalogue for UK customers.

Publications - Theravadan

Fearless Mountain - The thrice-yearly newsletter of Abhayagiri Monastery, a Buddhist community in the tradition of Ajahn Chah.

Vipassana Newsletter - From the International Meditation Centres organisation.

Publications - Tibetan

Bodhi Online - An online adjunct to Bodhi Magazine, a publication for the Nyingma and Kagyu sanghas. Contains some articles from current and past issues - complete articles or excerpts.

Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly - An in-depth, practice-oriented publication for Buddhists of all traditions. Information on each issue including brief excerpts from many articles. Subscription form.

Buddhism Connect - A free email list run by Shenpen Hookham that offers teachings on Buddhism and meditation.

firstLight - An e-zine for Buddhists in America.

Gentle Voice Index - The newsletter of Sidhartha's Intent organization. Complete content from 1999 to the present, some in Acrobat PDF format.

International Journal of Tantric Studies - Scholarly journal dealing with both Buddhist and Hindu aspects of Tantra. Contains abstracts of articles, and book reviews. Subscription required for full access to articles.

Mandala Magazine -- Buddhism in Our Time - A magazine that captures the life and times of a vibrant Tibetan Buddhist organization flourishing in more than 50 countries. It is published quarterly in March, June, September and December by the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition.

The Mirror - Online version of the newspaper of the International Dzogchen Community.

Namo Buddha Newsletters - Details of Thrangu Rinpoche's activities and travels.

Ocean of Merit - The Ocean of Merit is a free Chinese newsletter published by on Tibetan Buddhism (i.e. Nyingma,Kagyu,Gelug and Sakya).

Shambhala Sun Home Page - The Shambhala Sun is a Buddhist-inspired magazine, applying the wisdom of the world's great contemplative traditions to the arts, social issues, politics and health.

Shenpen Osel Online Magazine - A tri-annual magazine that presents the teachings of recognized and fully qualified lamas and teachers, with an emphasis on the Karma Kagyu and the Shangpa Kagyu lineages. In PDF format, requiring Acrobat Reader.

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The Tricycle Hub - The Tricycle Hub is the interactive forum of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, an independent Buddhist quarterly.

Publications - Zen

Mountain Record Online Journal - World-Wide Web version of portions of the quarterly journal published by Dharma Communications. It is also a record of the sayings and doings of the Mountains and Rivers Order and its mainhouse, Zen Mountain Monastery.

Tricycle Buddhist Review - Articles and columns about American Zen and other Buddhist teachers, organizations, books and other events, including Thich Nhat Hanh, Robert Aitken and Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.

Cyber Tree Zen - A free monthly E-zine with Zen Buddhist articles.

Hundred Mountain - An offbeat, Buddhist-oriented journal of the spirit open to anyone interested in fitting spiritual practice into busy, contemporary life. Articles, interviews, humor, and reviews.

Kaihan Zen Magazine - Internet Zen magazine.

Turning Wheel Magazine - Quarterly journal published by the Buddhist Peace Fellowship. Edited by writer/activist Susan Moon (author of The Life and Letters of Tofu Roshi).

Zen Help - An online Zen magazine published occasionally.

Zen Unbound eMagazine - A feisty Buddhist eMagazine that features investigative serials and reviews of Buddhism-related books, movies and web sites.

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