Local Classes in January and February 2019

BDK America Class Schedules Updated through February 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.

Open to Take Orders for "The Teaching of Buddha"

BDK America Reopens Orders for The Teaching of Buddha

Our Most Popular Book Again Available

Thanking You for Your Patience   

Moraga, Calif.  January 3, 2018 — BDK America reopens orders for The Teaching of Buddha, the popular compilation of the basic teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha.

Huge Wave of Orders in a Single Day -- Taking a Pause

BDK America Temporarily Halts Taking New Orders

Decision Affects Free Resources Only

Apologies for the Inconvenience

Classes through December

BDK America Class Schedules Updated through December 2018

We're happy to share times and dates for local classes through the end of 2018 for your planning purposes. 

2018 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism

Congratulations to Dr. Roy Tzohar for his book, A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor, awarded the 2018 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism.

NOW READY: Vol. III of "Canonical Book of the Buddha's Lengthy Discourses"

Taisho 1 is now complete with the publication of the third and final volume. 

BDK America's 40 Years of Dharma

FORTY YEARS AGO, BDK America began as the first overseas affiliate of Bukkyō Dendō Kyōkai.

See how we celebrated the milestone with a special Buddhist service and reception.

Special Event: Translating Buddhist Texts

The Making of an English Buddhist Canon


All Volumes in BDK English Tripitaka Available as PDFs

Our Complete Tripitaka Catalog Available for Free Download


Orders for Free Products Currently on Hold

Decision Affects Free Resources Only

Apologies for the Inconvenience