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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.
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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!
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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.
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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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.
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Read many of our books, any time you want, on the Wisdom website.
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“Like” books, videos, and more to show your support for your favorite teachings and authors.
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Add to your library anything you want to save, building a personalized collection
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All-Access members can join intimate live video chats with your favorite teachers and get your questions answered.
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All-Access is currently closed. Join the waiting list to be the first to find out when it opens.
|Free Member||Plus MonthlyAnnual||All Access MonthlyAnnual|
|Watch our Wisdom Masterclass: The Art of Translating Tibetan with Thupten Jinpa|
|Read a selection of beloved Wisdom books online (Over 20,000 pages)||Selected|
|Get access to the majority of our catalog of Wisdom Academy online courses||Selected||Selected|
|Access to full-length feature films and documentaries||Time-limited Access to Selection|
|Exclusive video content||Selected|
|Lecture Series, incl. Q&As||Access to Lecture 1||Time-limited Access|
|Video chats with Wisdom authors|