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 Mindfulness in Plain English Collection
By Bhante Gunaratana

By The Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje
hardcover $24.95 | paperback $17.95 | ebook $11.99

In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon by Bhikkhu BodhiIn the Buddha’s Words
By Bhikkhu Bodhi
$21.95 | ebook $13.99

How to Be Sick: Your Pocket Companion
By Toni Bernhard
$12.95 | ebook $9.99

Hardcore Zen
By Brad Warner
$17.95 | ebook $10.99

The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy
Edited by John Brehm
$16.95 | ebook $11.99

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

Grieving Is Loving
By Joan Cacciatore, PhD
$14.95 | ebook $10.99

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



Wake Up With Your Family

I See You, Buddha
By Josh Bartok
Illustrated by Demi
$19.95 | ebook $10.99

Peaceful Piggy Bedtime
By Sophie Maclaren
Illustrated by Kerry Lee MacLean
$17.95 | ebook $10.99

Sitting Together
By Sumi Loundon Kim

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

Tara’s Coloring Book
By Nigel Wellings and Andy Weber

By Dominique Townsend
Illustrated by Tenzin Norbu
$22.95 | ebook $11.99

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

Zen and Bodhi’s Snowy Day
By Gina Bates Brown
Illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder
$15.95 | ebook $ 10.99

Happiness Doesn’t Come From Headstands
By Tamara Levitt
$15.95 | ebook $9.99



Learn from the Dalai Lama

Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Volume 2: The Mind
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$29.95 | ebook $17.99

Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$18.95 | ebook $12.99

The Middle Way
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
hardcover $19.95 | paperback $17.95 | ebook $11.99

The Compassionate Life
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$14.95 | ebook $10.99

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

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

The Good Heart
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$16.95 | ebook $11.99

Mind In Comfort and Ease
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
$14.95 | ebook $18.99

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



The Library of Wisdom and Compassion

Approaching the Buddhist Path
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven. Thubten Chodron
hardcover $29.95 | paperback $ | ebook $17.99

The Foundation of Buddhist Practice
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven.Thubten Chodron
$29.95 | ebook $14.99

Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven. Thubten Chodron
$29.95 | ebook $17.99

Following in the Buddha’s Footsteps
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven. Thubten Chodron
$29.95 | ebook $17.99

In Praise of Great Compassion
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ven. Thubten Chodron
$29.95 | ebook $17.99



Everyday Transformation

Your Life IS Meditation
By Mark Van Buren
$17.95 | ebook $10.99

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

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

Creating a Life of Integrity
By Gail Andersen Stark
$18.95 | ebook $11.99

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

Awakening from the Daydream
By David Nichtern
$15.95 | ebook $9.99

The Grace in Aging
By Kathleen Dowling Singh
$17.95 | ebook $11.99

Inspiring Courage
By Barbara Bonner
$19.95 | ebook $11.99

Saying Yes to Life
By Ezra Bayda with Josh Bartok



Beloved Translations

The Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra and the Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra
Translated by Malcolm Smith

The Diamond Cutter Sutra
By Khenpo Sodargye
$18.95 | ebook $11.99

The Chakrasamvara Root Tantra
Translated by David Gonsalez

The Illustrated Lotus Sutra
Translated by Gene Reeves
Illustrations by Demi

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

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

Mind Training
Translated by Thupten Jinpa
$59.95 | ebook $34.99

Mindfulness and Insight
By Mahāsi Sayadaw
$49.95 | ebook $19.99

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



Deepening Your Practice

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

The Buddha’s Single Intention
By Jan-Ulrich Sobisch
$95.00 | ebook $64.95

Reading the Buddha’s Discourses in Pāli
By Bhikkhu Bodhi

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

By Lama Zopa Rinpoche
$26.95 | ebook $12.99

The Theravada Abhidhamma
By Y. Karunadasa
$37.95 | ebook $23.99

Steps on the Path to Enlightenment, Volume 1
By Geshe Lhundub Sopa
$29.95 | ebook $19.99

The Attention Revolution
By Alan Wallace
$17.95 | ebook $12.99

By Lama Thubten Yeshe
$16.95 | ebook $11.99



Esteemed Courses for Online Learning

The Four Immeasurables
In The Four Immeasurables, you’ll learn about the theory and application of the profound practices known as the four immeasurables, or the divine abidings (brahmaviharas). Part 1 explores the first two—loving-kindness and compassion—while part 2 delves into the second two—sympathetic joy and equanimity.
Part 1 $247.00 | Part 2: $247.00

The Foundations of Mindfulness
Gain a rich, meaningful, and sophisticated understanding of what mindfulness really means, and the transformative way it can affect our understanding of reality in this course with Venerable Bhikkhu Anālayo. Learn how the study and practice of mindfulness intersects with areas such as compassion, ethics, wisdom, concentration, and more.

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, Part 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.

Sutra and Tantra
Join Professor Robert Thurman as he explains Tsong Khapa’s essential points for understanding the union of relativity and voidness, and the crucial instructions for the creation and perfection stages of Unexcelled Yoga Tantra. Learn the inner science behind the tantric and sutric methods employed by countless scholars and adepts of India and Tibet on their paths to enlightenment, as well as how to apply such learning to your own personal practice.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.



Small Gifts, Big Ideas

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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