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Enjoy daily downloadable 5–7 minute podcasts. Choose from hundreds of topics. Listen now and gain insights you can put into practice today!

Where is my Nearest Kadampa Center?

Mahakaruna and Compassion Kadampa Buddhist Centers are 2 of over 1200 Kadampa centers and branches around the world. If you live outside of Northern California, please follow this link to find the Kadampa Center nearest you.

Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times

Enjoy a free guided meditation and videos for a fresh perspective.

Tharpa Publications & Free eBook Downloads

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso has written 24 books that simply and clearly explain the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment. These titles include introductory books, intermediate books, and more advanced books. They are available in print, audio, and eBook formats.

One of the most concise presentations of the Buddhist path in any Western language.” – BBC

Enjoy these two free eBook downloads: 


- Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom 

- How to Transform Your Life: A Blissful Journey

Both give a wonderful introduction to and overview of Buddhism and meditation.


All of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s books are published by NKT’s publishing company, Tharpa Publications, with the US division based at KMC New York. Titles are available in print, audio, and eBook formats. Meditation CDs, audiobooks, prayer booklets, Buddhist art prints, postcards and posters, stationary and much more are also available from Tharpa Publications. 


You may use the Tharpa Publications website to browse and buy online.  

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