Books on Buddhism and meditation

Free eBook How to Transform Your Life

A practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes in our lives that will enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness. This is a significantly revised edition of one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang’s most popular and accessible books.

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Our Bookstore & Meditation Shop

Bookstore_3x3Our Bookstore & Meditation Shop provides a selection of inspiring Buddhist books published by Tharpa Publications and written by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, and also a selection of Buddhist statues, meditation cushions, guided meditation CDs and gift items.
Tharpa also produces audio CDs & mp3s, Buddhist art, and booklets for prayer and meditation.
All profits are dedicated to the International Temples Project (ITP)


About our Books: Tharpa Publications
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ModernBuddismGroup_3x3At Joyful Land Buddhist Centre, we carry a remarkable series of authoritative books by Tharpa Publications, that represents the most complete and integrated presentation of the Buddhist path to enlightenment available in any Western language. Originally written in English they are currently being translated into many of the world’s major languages. Tharpa Publications is the publishing company for the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU), and the exclusive publisher of books by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.


Discover all the books written by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in suggested reading order

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Donations are most welcome

Joyful Land Kadampa Buddhist Centre is a registered Canadian charity (Charitable Reg. Number 88586/6293RR0001).

If you wish to make a monetary donation to the Centre please click the donate button below or contact Kelsang Varahi at to make large sum or regular donations. Money is used for the maintenance and upkeep of the building. Any profits from class fees go towards supporting the International Temples Project for World Peace

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