Books published by Wisdom Publications



Wisdom Publications | June 18, 2019 | 208 pages
An inspiring book that will help readers rediscover their values and discover a way to truly live life to the fullest. Each of us has an enormous capacity for love—a deep well of attention and care that we can offer to ourselves and others. With guidance that is both simple and wholly... More Info


Wisdom Publications | June 4, 2019 | 406 pages
One of Western Buddhism’s most sophisticated thinkers on one of Buddhism’s most central topics. The concept of nonduality lies at the very heart of Mahayana Buddhism. In the West, it’s usually associated with various kinds of absolute idealism in the West, or mystical traditions in the... More Info

The Essence of Tsongkhapa's Teachings

Wisdom Publications | May 14, 2019 | 112 pages
Learn from the Dalai Lama the three steps to awakening: 1) renunciation, 2) the awakening mind, and 3) emptiness. His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s commentary on Tsongkhapa’s Three Principal Aspects of the Path helps us integrate the full Buddhist path into our own practice. His Holiness offers a... More Info

The Grace in Aging

Wisdom Publications | August 5, 2014 | 304 pages
Learn to use your later years for awakening and spiritual growth. Encouraging, inspiring, and practical, The Grace in Aging invites all those who have ever experienced spiritual longing to awaken in their twilight years. Since aging, in and of itself, does not lead to spiritual maturity, The Grace... More Info

The Secret to Clara's Calm

Wisdom Publications | November 21, 2017 | 36 pages
Clara was a happy girl—until suddenly something didn’t go her way. Clara was a happy and popular girl until she lost her temper one too many times, and her friends started to avoid her. Clara was all alone for summer vacation until one day she met a cool character named Brodhi the bird, who... More Info

Bear Awareness

By Brahm
Wisdom Publications | November 14, 2017 | 225 pages
The bestselling author of Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung? and one of the world’s most beloved Buddhist monks answers meditators’ questions. Most mindfulness meditation teachers praise the benefits of bare awareness, but English monk Ajahn Brahm teaches bear awareness. He helps meditators... More Info

Tales for Transforming Adversity

Wisdom Publications | September 19, 2017 | 192 pages
The foremost Tibetan lama of a new wave of Tibetan Buddhism spreading across China shares accessible advice for working with adversity and living a spiritual life. Tales for Transforming Adversity is a translation of a bestselling work in Chinese, a popular expression of Buddhism that has sold tens... More Info

Zen Master Raven

Wisdom Publications | August 22, 2017 | 224 pages
A uniquely playful and incisive illustrated collection of Zen teaching stories from one of America’s best-known and most-respected Zen masters. A Modern Classic In the tradition of the great koan collections and the extensive records of ancient masters, Robert Aitken—one of America’s... More Info

The Life of My Teacher

Wisdom Publications | July 11, 2017 | 472 pages
The Dalai Lama recounts the life of his mentor in the traditional Tibetan style in this richly illustrated volume. The Sixth Ling Rinpoché (1903–83) was a towering figure in Tibetan Buddhism. Combining great learning with great humility, he was ordained by the Thirteenth Dalai Lama and went on... More Info

The Grace in Living

Wisdom Publications | November 1, 2016 | 296 pages
Bestselling author Kathleen Dowling Singh (The Grace in Dying) presents an opportunity to view and reflect upon our lives in a new way—as an already unfolding awakening. Kathleen Dowling Singh invites us to enter into an awakened relationship with our lives by exploring our own spiritual... More Info

Jaya's Golden Necklace

Wisdom Publications | October 20, 2015 | 40 pages
An enjoyable tale that introduces young readers to an important ancient empire. While on a very important mission from the King, young Jaya encounters the gods Shiva, Inanna, and Hercules. Leaping from gold coins on her mother's golden necklace, they help Jaya achieve her goal and discover... More Info

The Middle Way

Wisdom Publications (MA) | April 15, 2014 | 200 pages
A succinct, excellent presentation of Buddhist wisdom from the traditions most beloved teacher. In this luminous presentation, the Dalai Lama lays out the Middle Way—“the way of the intelligent person” who approaches all matters, including matters of faith and devotion, with the highest... More Info

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English

Wisdom Publications | August 14, 2012 | 179 pages
In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares what the Buddha said about mindfulness in his instructional talks and how we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals. While this book is based on a classic... More Info