The Teaching of Buddha Books for Sale and PDFs for Free

Moraga, California – UPDATED June 22, 2019. BDK America announces the reopening of its catalog of over 50 editions of The Teaching of Buddha

Learning the Wisdom of Enlightenment

Moraga, California – June 14, 2019. BDK America announces the immediate availability of Learning the Wisdom of Enlightenment

Learning the Wisdom of Enlightenment is a companion guidebook to The Teaching of Buddha, the compilation of Buddhist scriptural passages published by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai with close to 9 million copies distributed worldwide.

Early Summer Schedule for Local Classes

All of our classes will be taking a break in June 2019, with Ikebana to resume in July and Tea and Yoga in August.

Audio Recording of Sutra of Infinite Meaning

Dharma Friend Ryan Everett Tkac is a devoted student of the sutras. As part of his devotions he has recorded this recitation of The Sutra of Infinite Meanings in the MP3 format. 

Temporary Hold on Print Orders of "The Teaching of Buddha"

UPDATE: BDK America is temporarily closing part of its website to allow for updates and maintenance. 

Now Available for Download: "The Teaching of Buddha"

All at no charge. Individuals are now able to download their own PDF of The Teaching of Buddha any time and anywhere.

Ikebana Continues in April; All Classes Scheduled in May

Here is the schedule for classes in April and May. Please note that our Yoga and Tea classes are not available in April but will resume in May. Ikebana classes continue through April and May.

Nominations for 2019 Toshihide Numata Book Award Closing Soon

BDK America reminds interested Buddhist scholars and publishers that the deadline for nominations for the 2019 Toshihide Numata (Book Award is fast approaching. The nomination period closes at the end of this month.

Local Class Schedule for February and March 2019

BDK America Class Schedules for February and March 2019

Want to learn more about Japanese arts under a qualified teacher? Want a Buddhist-centered and gentle introduction to Yoga?

Take a look at our local offerings in Moraga and Berkeley, California.

To Start a Class

Before you show up for a class, please first contact the instructor, as space is limited. The instructor can also discuss your level and suggest appropriate classes.

Brief Shutdown -- Be Back Soon

Moraga, Calif. -- January 7, 2019. BDK America is taking a brief break from online orders of its free materials, due to a new onslaught of orders since re-opening its catalog some six days ago. 

By taking this brief break now, we will not have to close the website for as long. We hope to be back in another week.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. 

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