Choose from Translations from Forty-Five Languages

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

THANKS to the hard work and leadership of the BDK headquarters in Japan, we are now able to provide free PDF downloads of 45 BDK translations of The Teaching of Buddha — at no cost to you. Editions are available in most of the world's major languages.

Click the below link and you will be taken to a new domain that hosts the many translations for download. Choose your language — from Arabic to Vietnamese, to some languages in editions that are no longer in print, like Esperanto — and you can download the entire book or selected sections as you wish.

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As to Print Editions

For those interested in a print edition, you still have the option of ordering one or two prrint copies of The Teaching of Buddha from this website for people receiving mail in the continental United States. Click here to see the full list of print editions.

For those who live elsewhere, please see our list of BDK Affiliated Offices.