Our Holiday Gift Guide

Meaningful gifts for everyone on your list.

If you want to give a truly meaningful gift this year, look no further! We’ve compiled the following gift guide for you, providing a rich selection of offerings to inspire the mind and encourage the heart. And when you buy from Wisdom, you support our nonprofit mission, as well as our authors. Thank you!

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Dharma Books for Everyone in Your Life


The Extraordinary Life of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
Narrated by The Dalai Lama, Text and Art by Rima Fujita
$19.95 | ebook $11.99


Tibetan Art Calendar 2022
By Tashi Dhargyal

The Dharma of Poetry
By John Brehm
$15.95 | ebook $10.99


Meditations on the Trail
By Christopher Ives
$14.95 | ebook $10.99

The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection
By Bhante Gunaratana

The Six Perfections
By Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Hardcover $29.95 | Paperback $19.95 | ebook $14.99

When the Chocolate Runs Out
By Lama Thubten Yeshe
$9.95 | ebook $7.99

Aging for Beginners
By Ezra Bayda
$17.95 | ebook $11.99

How To Wake Up
By Toni Berhard
$16.95 | ebook $12.99

Grieving is Loving
By Joanne Cacciatore
$14.95 | ebook $10.99

Coloring for Meditation

By Tashi Dhargyal

Zen Radicals, Rebels, and Reformers
By Perle Besserman and Manfred B. Steger



Wake Up With Your Family

Squabbling Squashes
By Carol Lingman and Shohaku Okumura
Illustrated by Minette Mangahas
$19.95 | ebook $14.99

I See You, Mara!
By Josh Bartok
Illustrated by Demi
$19.95 | ebook $12.99

Sitting Together
By Sumi Loundon Kim

Moody Cow Meditates
By Kerry Lee MacLean
$16.95 | ebook $11.99

Thank You, Percival
By Sally Devorsine
$22.95 | ebook $14.99

Flow, Flow, Flow
By Andrée Salom
Illustrated by Ivette Salom
$16.95 | ebook $11.99

The Day the Buddha Woke Up
By Andrea Miller
Artwork by Rima Fujita

Taneesha Never Disparaging
By M. Lavora Perry
Illustrated by Floyd Cooper
$8.95 | ebook $ 8.99

Prince Siddhartha Coloring Book
By Jonathan Landaw
Illustrated by Lara & Janet Brooke



Learn from the Dalai Lama

Essence of the Heart Sutra
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$16.95 | ebook $12.99

The World of Tibetan Buddhism
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Hardcover $25.00 | Paperback $17.95 | ebook $11.99

Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Vol. 1: The Physical World
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Ian Coghlan, Edited by Thupten Jinpa
$29.95 | ebook $17.99

The Compassionate Life
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$14.95 | ebook $9.99

The Essence of Tsongkhapa's Teachings by the Dalai Lama

The Essence of Tsongkhapa’s Teachings
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$14.95 | ebook $10.99


Courageous Compassion
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven. Thubten Chodron
$29.95 | ebook $17.99

Imagine All the People
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$14.95 | ebook $10.99

Meditation on the Nature of Mind
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Khöntön Peljor Lhündrub, and José I. Cabezón
$16.95 | ebook $12.99

Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Edited and Narrated by Francesco J. Varela
$19.95 | ebook $14.99



Teachings of the Buddha

In the Buddha’s Words
By Bhikkhu Bodhi
$21.95 | ebook $13.99

The Long Discourses of the Buddha
Translated by Maurice Walshe
$50.00 | ebook $35.99

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
$75.00 | ebook $39.99

The Buddha’s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony
By Bhikkhu Bodhi
$17.95 | ebook $11.99

The Suttanipāta
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
$75.00 | ebook $39.99

The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha
Translated by Bhikkhu Ñānamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi
$75.00 | ebook $29.99

Great Disciples of the Buddha
By Nyanaponika Thera and Hellmuth Hecker
Edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi
$19.95 | ebook $13.99

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
$75.00 | ebook $39.99



Everyday Transformation

Tibetan Yoga
By Alejandro Chaoul
$18.95 | ebook $13.99

Buddhist Suttas for Recitation
By Bhante Gunaratana
$26.95 | ebook $14.99

Awake Where You Are
By Martin Aylward
$18.95 | ebook $13.99

Focused and Fearless
By Shaila Catherine
$17.95 | ebook $13.99

Zen Vows for Daily Life
By Robert Aitken
$24.95 | ebook $12.99

Start Here, Start Now
By Bhante Gunaratana
$9.95 | ebook $7.28

By Koshin Paley Ellison
$11.95 | ebook $7.99

Freedom from Anger
By Alubomulle Sumanasara
$16.95 | ebook $11.99

What Makes You So Busy?
By Khenpo Sodargye
$17.95 | ebook $11.99



Beloved Translations

Illuminating the Intent Tsongkhapa Thupten Jinpa

Illuminating the Intent
By Tsongkhapa, Translated by Thupten Jinpa
$79.95 | ebook $54.99

The Middle-Length Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
By Tsongkhapa, Translated by Philip Quarcoo
$49.95 | ebook $33.99

The Roar of Thunder
Translated by David Gonsalez
$59.95 | ebook $40.99

The Illustrated
Lotus Sutra

Translated by Gene Reeves
Illustrations by Demi

Dōgen’s Extensive Record
Translated by Taigen Dan Leighton and Shohaku Okumura
Hardcover $65.00 | Paperback $26.95 | ebook $19.99

The Diamond
Cutter Sutra

By Khenpo Sodargye
$18.95 | ebook $11.99

The Tantra Without Syllables and The Blazing Lamp Tantra
Translated by Malcolm Smith


Questioning the Buddha
Translated by Peter Skilling
$49.95 | ebook $36.99


Sounds of Innate Freedom, Vol. 4
Translated by Karl Brunnhölzl
$59.95 | ebook $40.99



Deepening Your Practice


A Practical Guide
By His Eminence Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche
$19.95 | ebook $12.99


Buddhapālita’s Commentary on Nāgārjuna’s Middle Way
Translated by Ian James Coghlan
$69.95 | ebook $46.99

The Bliss of Inner Fire
By Lama Yeshe
$17.95 | ebook $12.99

Düdjom Lingpa’s Visions of the Great Perfection
Translated by B. Alan Wallace

Mastering Meditation
By His Eminence Chöden Rinpoché
$39.95 | ebook $19.99

Reading the Buddha’s Discourses in Pāli
By Bhikkhu Bodhi
$49.95 | ebook $39.99

Illuminating the Thirty-seven Practices of a Bodhisattva
By Chökyi Dragpa, Translated by Heidi I. Koppl
$19.95 | ebook $14.99

By Kathleen Dowling Singh
$24.95 | ebook $14.99

The Mountains and Waters Sutra
By Shohaku Okumu
$17.95 | ebook $11.99



Esteemed Courses for Online Learning

Illuminating the Mind
Join His Holiness the Dalai Lama in an exploration of the nature of mind with leading researchers, philosophers, and Buddhist scholars.

The Dharma of Well-Being
Discover greater happiness and well-being using insights and methods drawn from both Western psychology and Buddhist contemplative practices in this course with Tibetan Buddhist teacher B. Alan Wallace.

Tibetan Yoga
Discover the “magical movements” (trul khor) of Tibetan yoga in this groundbreaking new course taught by Dr. Alejandro Chaoul. Be guided through each yogic posture and movement, while learning how to use your breath and physical body to serve the practice of meditation, and the cultivation of genuine well-being.

Varieties of Buddhist Meditation
Discover the theory and practice of the different styles of meditation as taught in India and Tibet with acclaimed scholar John Dunne. You’ll come away with a clearer understanding and appreciation—both theoretically and experientially—of the variety of Buddhist practices.

Bearing the Unbearable
When we love deeply, we mourn deeply. Over ten lessons, grief expert and Zen priest Dr. Joanne Cacciatore and Karla Helbert help us navigate our path through grief, showing us a model that allows us to be with our grief and, over time, transform it into compassionate action in the world.

Buddhist Philosophy in Depth, Parts 1-3
The rich philosophical fabric of Buddhist thought has evolved over two millennia, within a variety of cultures, epochs, and geographies. Professor Jay Garfield takes us on an exciting in-depth journey throughout these Buddhist worlds, their texts, and the essential thinkers that have shaped Buddhist philosophy from the time of the historical Buddha.

Introduction to Dzogchen
Join B. Alan Wallace as he introduces you to the view, meditation, and way of life of Dzogchen—the Great Perfection tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Wallace takes us through a remarkable text by nineteenth-century master Düdjom Lingpa, The Foolish Dharma of an Idiot Clothed in Mud and Feathers, and guides us in meditations that help us begin to discover the Great Perfection for ourselves.

Emptiness: A Practical Course for Meditators
Renowned insight meditation teacher Guy Armstrong explores the teachings on emptiness that point to a series of understandings and practices leading to deep insight and a radical experience of liberation.

Buddhism: One Teacher Many Traditions
Ven. Thubten Chodron helps you strengthen your knowledge and practice of Buddhism by understanding its varied traditions—how they came to be, what makes them different from each other, and what they have in common.

Introduction to the Manual of Insight
Respected insight meditation teachers Steve Armstrong and Kamala Masters introduce you to the Manual of Insight by the renowned teacher and meditation master Mahāsi Sayadaw.

Shamatha: Meditation for Balanced Living
Discover a range of methods for developing meditative quiescence, or shamatha, particularly as a foundation for dzogchen practice.

The Three Turnings of the Wheel of Dharma
Discover the powerful teachings in this classic framework of Buddhist philosophy with two respected scholars and come away with a deeper foundation in the Buddhadharma.



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When we say of a gift, “It’s the thought that counts,” we acknowledge that a thoughtful token can be so much more meaningful than an extravagant gesture. These gifts are designed to enrich the lives of your loved ones more than the latest covetable gadget or luxury item ever could.

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