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Whenever you want, you can read the most profound teachings from the Dalai Lama, the Karmapa, the Sakya Trichen, and many other powerful teachers. New books added every week!
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All-Access members can take part in an exclusive selection of Wisdom Academy courses as part of their membership, getting access to $2,000+ worth of content (and growing) for just $299 a year. This means you can take 10+ courses for just a little over the cost of one. Our Wisdom Academy courses include audio meditations, video lectures, and community forums.
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Our Masterclass courses feature beautifully-produced videos that will teach you the skills you need to enhance and advance your understanding of Buddhism. Our first Masterclass, produced in partnership with the Tsadra Foundation, is Translating Tibetan with Thupten Jinpa, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s principal English translator.
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All-Access is currently closed. Please consider signing up for one of our other membership levels during this time to stay up to date on new releases, features, and content coming to the Wisdom Experience this year.
|Free Member||Plus MonthlyAnnual|
|Read many beloved Wisdom books online, such as Mindfulness in Plain English, Nagarjuna’s Middle Way, The Attention Revolution, & many more||A selection||Wisdom's available catalog|
|Exclusive video content, including full-length feature films and documentaries such as When the Iron Bird Flies, Sky Burial, & more||Time-limited access to a selection|
|Lecture series with teachers, incl. Q&As||Time-limited access to a selection|
|Access to many Wisdom Academy online courses, including Buddhist Philosophy In Depth, Introduction to Dzogchen, Manual of Insight, & more||Meditation in the Theravada Abhidhamma||Meditation in the Theravada Abhidhamma|
|Exclusive members-only Wisdom Academy courses such as Open Mind with B. Alan Wallace|