Kadampa Buddhism

The official site of the New Kadampa Tradition -
International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Founder: Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Basic Books on Buddhism and meditation

The books in this section are suitable for all readers, from absolute beginners up.

They provide a basic introduction to Buddhist view, meditation, and practice that is suitable for beginners.

Use the menu on the right to find out more about the books, read an excerpt and, if you wish, buy online.

Books

The Learning Zone

How to Meditate
What to Meditate On
Sitting in Meditation
Preparing for Meditation
The Meditation Session
A Meditation Schedule
Buddhist Beliefs
What is the Mind?
Reincarnation
Karma
Renunciation
Compassion
About Buddha
The Birth of Buddha
Buddha’s Renunciation
Buddha’s Ordination
Buddha’s Enlightenment
Buddha’s Teachings
More
The New Kadampa Tradition
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Glossary of Buddhist Terms
Buddhist Art
Introductory videos
About Tantra
What is Tantra?
Why Practice Tantra?
Authentic Tantra
Levels of Tantra
Attachment & Tantra
About Dharma
Buddhadharma
Dharma Wheel
Dharma Practice
Dharma Centers
Dharma Publishing