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Imagine having full access to one of the largest, most authentic resources for Buddhist teachings to support your practice, all in one place.

Imagine that whenever you want, you can read the most profound teachings from the Dalai Lama, the Karmapa, the Sakya Trichen, and many other powerful teachers.

Imagine getting personalized recommendations on what to read, watch, and listen to next.

We’ve built a revolutionary platform so that you can do just this: it’s the premier membership site for Buddhists.

And as a nonprofit organization, we’ll be sending all membership revenue right back into supporting dharma teachers and creating more amazing Buddhist content. We’d love for you to be a part of that. Keep reading to find out more, or click the Join button if you’re ready to join now.

A Wealth of Buddhist Teachings

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!

Wisdom Academy Online Courses

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. All-Access is currently closed, but you can join the waiting list to be the first to find out when it opens!

Netflix for Buddhists

Think of it as Netflix for Buddhists: hundreds of hours of exclusive, ad-free Buddhist video content with the most beloved Buddhist thinkers and teachers. Plus members get access to our filmed lecture series when they’re first released; All-Access members get ongoing access to the lecture series. Films are available to All-Access members.

Coming Soon: Wisdom MasterClasses

We’ll soon launch an exciting new initiative: Wisdom MasterClasses. These courses will 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, will be Translating Tibetan with Thupten Jinpa, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s principal English translator.

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Take Wisdom Academy Courses

All-Access members can take an exclusive selection of Wisdom Academy courses, including some only available to members. Certain courses will be made available to Plus users.

Access Wisdom Books

Read many of our books, any time you want, on the Wisdom website.

Support Your Favorites

“Like” books, videos, and more to show your support for your favorite teachings and authors.

Build Your Own Library

Add to your library anything you want to save, building a personalized collection

Members-Only Offers

Get access to members-only offers and sales.

Chat with Your Favorite Teachers

All-Access members can join intimate live video chats with your favorite teachers and get your questions answered.

Alan Wallace on the Wisdom Experience

“If you are drawn to furthering and deepening your understanding and enriching your practice of Dharma, I would encourage you to participate in the Wisdom Experience. It opens the door to a great treasure trove of teachings by outstanding Tibetan lamas, scholars, and yogis, as well as western or non-Tibetan teachers of Buddhism. The benefits are very great.”

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All-Access is currently closed, but you can get on the All Access Waitlist to be the first to find out when it opens!

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