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How to Be Sick

by Toni Bernhard Wisdom Publications (May 26, 2020)

The must-have guide to the practices of the bestselling classic to help you cope with the pain and uncertainty of illness and navigate your relationships with family, friends, and medical professionals.

You won’t...

Creating a Life of Integrity

by Gail Andersen Stark & Joseph Goldstein Wisdom Publications (May 05, 2020)

Conversations with Joseph Goldstein, one of today’s most renowned meditation teachers who taught ABC news anchor Dan Harris (author of 10% Happier) to meditate, on the topic of integrity.

Creating a Life of...

Freeing the Heart and Mind

by Sakya Trichen Wisdom Publications (May 12, 2020)

A plain-English introduction to a major school of Tibetan Buddhism, by His Holiness the Sakya Trichen, its emeritus head.


Collected from teachings...

What, Why, How

by Bhante Gunaratana Wisdom Publications (January 21, 2020)

Everything you ever wanted to know but never had a chance to ask about meditation and Buddhist spiritual practice, from one of the greatest mindfulness teachers of our time.

How can I fit meditation into my busy...

The Six Perfections

by Lama Zopa Rinpoche Wisdom Publications (March 31, 2020)

A practical and actionable guide to the six perfections, a backbone of the Buddhist path, by an internationally beloved teacher.


The six perfections are the actions of the bodhisattvas—holy beings who have...

Beyond Tranquility

by Charles Genoud Wisdom Publications (January 28, 2020)

One of Buddhism’s most respected authors inspires readers with a creative and intriguing journey into the heart of Buddhist meditation practice.

Beyond Tranquility is an invitation to inner experience. In...

Creativity, Spirituality, and Making a Buck

by David Nichtern Wisdom Publications (October 08, 2019)

A friendly, funny, practical guide for creatives and entrepreneurs, written by a four-time Emmy award-winning and two-time Grammy-nominated composer-guitarist-producer who has worked with Paul Simon, Stevie...

The Death of You

by Miguel Chen & Rod Meade Sperry Wisdom Publications (September 17, 2019)

A  yoga teacher, punk rock bassist, and Buddhist teaches from experience on how approaching death and grief with a little more compassion and a little less fear will make for a better life—and a better death,...

What Makes You So Busy?

by Khenpo Sodargye Wisdom Publications (December 10, 2019)

A Tibetan Buddhist lama gives advice on the issues facing people in the modern world.

In this book, Khenpo Sodargye, a world-famous Tibetan Buddhist lama and scholar, offers guidance on an issue that troubles...

Sculpting the Buddha Within

by Shuri Kido, Her Holiness Shinso Ito & Most Venerable Etai Yamada Wisdom Publications (September 03, 2019)

The definitive biography of Shinjo Ito, the founder of one of the main traditions of Buddhism, which has almost 1 million members worldwide.

This is the first major biography of Shinjo Ito, the founder of the...

Buddhist Suttas for Recitation

by Bhante Gunaratana & Bhikkhu Bodhi Wisdom Publications (September 24, 2019)

A lavishly produced book featuring carefully chosen selections from the Buddha’s teachings for use in recitation and reflection.

Buddhist Suttas for Recitation provides everything you need to begin and maintain...

The Zen of R2-D2

by Matthew Bortolin Wisdom Publications (November 12, 2019)

Entertaining and engaging, this new follow-up to Wisdom’s bestseller The Dharma of Star Wars stands on its own and will captivate a broad audience with the Star Wars story from a Buddhist perspective.


Start Here, Start Now

by Bhante Gunaratana Wisdom Publications (November 05, 2019)

 A new book distilling Wisdom’s definitive masterpiece on mindfulness and all-time bestseller, Mindfulness in Plain English, down to a pocket-sized guide with everything you need to get started practicing...

Beautiful Adornment of Mount Meru

by Changkya Rölpai Dorjé & Donald Lopez Wisdom Publications (December 17, 2019)

The most lucid and penetrating survey of classical Indian philosophy in the Tibetan language.

Beautiful Adornment of Mount Meru by Changkya Rölpai Dorjé (1717–86) is a work of doxography, presenting the...

Following in the Buddha's Footsteps

by Dalaï Lama & Thubten Chodron Wisdom Publications (October 15, 2019)

The newest volume in the bestselling series from the Dalai Lama.

Delve into the substance of spiritual practice in this fourth volume of the Dalai Lama’s definitive series on the path to awakening, Following...

The Essence of the Vast and Profound

by Pabongkha Rinpoche, David Gonsalez & Gelek Rimpoche Wisdom Publications (December 03, 2019)

A beloved teacher’s explanation of the path to enlightenment in its first-ever English translation.

Pabongkha Rinpoche is renowned as one of the greatest and most charismatic contemporary teachers of Tibetan...

Sera Monastery

by José Cabezón & Penpa Dorjee Wisdom Publications (November 05, 2019)

The definitive history of Sera Monastery, one of the great monastic universities of Tibet, from its founding to the present.

Founded in 1419, Sera Monastery was one of the three densas, the great seats of learning...

Mind Seeing Mind

by Roger R. Jackson Wisdom Publications (October 29, 2019)

A definitive study of one of the most important practices in Tibetan Buddhism, with translations of a number of its key texts.

Mahamudra, the “great seal,” refers to the ultimate nature of mind and reality,...

Tales from the Tibetan Operas

by Gavin Kilty Wisdom Publications (July 30, 2019)

Eight Tibetan opera narratives express Buddhist concepts in myths and stories for the enjoyment and edification of readers of all ages.

Timeless Buddhist ideas come to life in the myths and stories in Tales...


by Koshin Paley Ellison Wisdom Publications (June 18, 2019)

 An inspiring book that will help readers rediscover their values and discover a way to truly live life to the fullest.

Each of us has an enormous capacity for love—a deep well of attention and care that we...

The Essence of Tsongkhapa's Teachings

by Dalaï Lama, Lhakdor & Jeremy Russell Wisdom Publications (May 14, 2019)

Learn from the Dalai Lama the three steps to awakening: 1) renunciation, 2) the awakening mind, and 3) emptiness.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s commentary on Tsongkhapa’s Three Principal Aspects of the...

The Theravada Abhidhamma

by Y. Karunadasa Wisdom Publications (August 27, 2019)

A lucid explanation of the basic contours of the Theravada Abhidamma system for serious students of Buddhist thought.

The renowned Sri Lankan scholar Y. Karunadasa examines Abhidhamma perspectives on the nature...


by David R. Loy Wisdom Publications (June 04, 2019)

One of Western Buddhism’s most sophisticated thinkers on one of Buddhism’s most central topics.

The concept of nonduality lies at the very heart of Mahayana Buddhism. In the West, it’s usually associated...

The Brilliantly Illuminating Lamp of the Five Stages

by Tsong khapa & Robert Thurman Wisdom Publications (August 06, 2019)

The most important commentary on Vajrayana from the founder of the Dalai Lama's school of Buddhism.

The Brilliantly Illuminating Lamp of the Five Stages (rim lnga rab tu gsal ba’i sgron me) is Tsong Khapa’s...

Always Remembering

by Jigme Phuntsok & Khenpo Sodargye Wisdom Publications (May 28, 2019)

The poems and teachings of a beloved Buddhist master, vividly presented so that readers feel they are listening to the precious and renowned teachings of His Holiness directly—and learning how to live with...


by Lama Zopa Rinpoche Wisdom Publications (May 21, 2019)

An accessible, inspiring book on one of the most important topics in Tibetan Buddhism, written by one of its renowned masters, who has an international following of thousands.

Bodhichitta is a Sanskrit word meaning...

Manjushri's Innermost Secret

by Ganden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin Wisdom Publications (July 02, 2019)

The only English translation of a text key to the Gelug lineage (the Buddhist lineage of the Dalai Lama).

Discover the entire path to enlightenment as taught by the wisdom-buddha Manjushri.

A Treasury of Oral...

Mindfulness and Intimacy

by Ben Connelly Wisdom Publications (February 12, 2019)

Go beyond mere mindfulness—and deepen your connection to your self, the people in your life, and the world around you.

Mindfulness is an ancient and powerful practice of awareness and nonjudgmental discernment...

Falling is Flying

by Ajahn Brahm, Master Guojun & Kenneth Wapner Wisdom Publications (March 19, 2019)

What do we do when life throws rocks at us?

“Instead of trying to discipline your mind with ill will, fault-finding, guilt, punishment, and fear, use something far more powerful: the beautiful kindness, gentleness,...

Understanding the Case Against Shukden

by Gavin Kilty Wisdom Publications (March 12, 2019)

Leaders of the Dalai Lama’s tradition illuminate the issues surrounding the Shukden controversy.

Before the twentieth century, the figure of Shukden, or Dölgyal, was an obscure one in the pantheon of Tibetan...

Nagarjuna's Wisdom

by Barry Kerzin Wisdom Publications (August 27, 2019)

Explore the Mulamadhyamakakarika the way the Dalai Lama teaches it.

Nagarjuna’s Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way, or as it’s known in Tibetan, Root Wisdom, is a definitive presentation of the doctrines...

Ornament of Abhidharma

by Chim Jampalyang & Ian James Coghlan Wisdom Publications (March 26, 2019)

The single greatest Tibetan commentary—never previously translated—on one of the most well-known and cited works of classical Indian Buddhism.

This work by a scholar of the Kadam school is the most authoritative...

Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature

by Dalaï Lama & Thubten Chodron Wisdom Publications (January 22, 2019)

Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature takes up centrally important premises of Buddhism: the unsatisfactoriness (duhkha) of cyclic existence (samsara), the determination to be free of cyclic existence, and the...

A Bird in Flight Leaves No Trace

by Seon Master Subul Wisdom Publications (April 30, 2019)

Penetrate the nature of mind with this contemporary Korean take on a classic of Zen literature.

The message of the Tang-dynasty Zen text in this volume seems simple: to gain enlightenment, stop thinking there...


by David Loy Wisdom Publications (January 29, 2019)

How can we respond urgently and effectively to the ecological crisis—and stay sane doing it?

This landmark work is simultaneously a manifesto, a blueprint, a call to action, and a deep comfort for troubling...

Essence of the Ocean of Attainments

by Penpa Dorjee & Yael Bentor Wisdom Publications (February 05, 2019)

A comprehensive guide to the creation stage of the Guhyasamaja.


The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments (Dngos grub rgya mtsho’i snying po) is a commentary on the creation stage of the Guhyasamaja Tantra...

The Magnanimous Heart

by Narayan Helen Liebenson Wisdom Publications (January 22, 2019)

In her long-awaited debut, a beloved master teacher shows us how to move from the “constant squeeze” of suffering to a direct experience of enoughness.

The magnanimous heart is a heart of balance and buoyancy,...

Jewels of the Middle Way

by James B. Apple Wisdom Publications (February 19, 2019)

Jewels of the Middle Way documents an important tradition of Madhyamaka and provides insight into both the late Indian Buddhist blend of Madhyamaka and tantra and the Kadampa school founded by the Indian Buddhist...

The Cakrasamvara Tantra (The Discourse of Sri Heruka)

by David B. Gray Wisdom Publications (April 09, 2019)

This is the first complete, critical English translation of the Cakrasamvara Tantra, also known as the Sriherukabhidhana and Laghusamvara.

This is the first complete, critical English translation of the Cakrasamvara...

Illumination of the Hidden Meaning Vol. 2

by Tsong Khapa Losang Drakpa & David B. Gray Wisdom Publications (April 16, 2019)

This is the second volume of the annotated translation of Tsong Khapa’s Illumination of the Hidden Meaning (sbas don kun gsal), a magnificent commentary on the Cakrasamvara Tantra.

This is the first English...

Crushing the Categories (Vaidalyaprakarana)

by Nagarjuna & Jan Westerhoff Wisdom Publications (September 25, 2018)

A rare glimpse of the sophisticated philosophical exchange between Buddhist and non-Buddhist schools at an early stage.

The Vaidalyaprakarana provides a rare glimpse of the sophisticated philosophical exchange...

Touching Ground

by Jeanette Testu, Tim Testu, Emma Varvaloucas & Jaimal Yogis Wisdom Publications (November 13, 2018)

The vivid story of a hippie, a carpenter, a Vietnam vet, an alcoholic, a marine engineer, and a great dad who battled his demons on the Buddhist path.

From October 16, 1973, to August 17, 1974, Tim Testu walked...

Aging for Beginners

by Ezra Bayda & Elizabeth Hamilton Wisdom Publications (November 20, 2018)

We all grow old. This book teaches us how to take advantage of a new phase of life: a phase of renewal and inner exploration.

We’re all beginners when it comes to aging. And although the fact that we are in...

Fathoming the Mind

by B. Alan Wallace, Dion Blundell & Eva Natanya Wisdom Publications (October 02, 2018)

Bestselling author B. Alan Wallace delivers the long-awaited followup to his Stilling the Mind: Shamatha Teachings from Dudjom Lingpa’s Vajra Essence (2011).

This companion volume stems from an oral commentary...

Ecology, Ethics, and Interdependence

by Dunne D. John & Daniel Goleman Wisdom Publications (October 23, 2018)

Powerful conversations between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and leading scientists on the most pressing issue of our time. 

Engage with leading scientists, academics, ethicists, and activists, as well as His...

The Magical Play of Illusion

by Trijang Rinpoche, Sharpa Tulku Tenzin Trinley & Dalaï Lama Wisdom Publications (October 02, 2018)

The Dalai Lama’s teacher's autobiography offers glimpses into the young Dalai Lama's spiritual upbringing and his escape from Tibet.

Trijang Rinpoche was born to an aristocratic Tibetan family in 1901 and quickly...

An  Illustrated History of the Mandala

by Kimiaki Tanaka Wisdom Publications (December 04, 2018)

Everyone’s heard of mandalas; now we have a uniquely rich history and explanation of their history and meaning.

This book is a history of the genesis and development of the mandala from the fifth and sixth...

How to Be Sick (Second Edition)

by Toni Bernhard Wisdom Publications (September 25, 2018)

A brand-new edition of the best-selling classic with added and updated practices.

In 2001, Toni Bernhard got sick and, to her and her partner’s bewilderment, stayed that way. As they faced the confusion,...

A Lullaby to Awaken the Heart

by Karl Brunnhölzl Wisdom Publications (November 27, 2018)

A key Dzogchen text—available together with its Tibetan commentaries, including from the fifteenth Karmapa—from a preeminent translator.

The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra, one of the most famous and...


by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Publications (September 25, 2018)

Relish these direct, experiential meditation instructions from the author of the bestselling Introduction to Tantra.

Lama Yeshe tells us that mahamudra is “the universal reality of emptiness, of nonduality”...