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. 

Ikebana Now at Alameda Obon Festival

On July 21, Ikebana Now studio provided arrangements for the Obon Fetival at the Buddhist Temple of Alameda. As soon as we get photos we'll post them here; in the meanwhile here are photos from last year.

BDK America Classes through July 2018

We're happy to share times and dates for local classes into the first full month of Summer. See our July Schedule for classes at Moraga and Berkeley for the Way of Tea and Yoga/Gentle Meditation, plus information about the upcoming Ikebana show July 21 at the Alameda Buddhist Temple in concjunction with their Obon Festival.

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.

BDK Classes through June

We're happy to share times and dates for local classes into the start of Summer.  

Vesak 2018

                      Observances Differ across Buddhist Schools

BDK America Classes for May 2018

Here is our schedule for May, a little lighter than usual. Plus a link to the full 2018 schedule for Ikebana Now. June schedule to come soon.

Special Event: Translating Buddhist Texts

The Making of an English Buddhist Canon


Free Copies of "The Teaching of Buddha" for Individuals

We are happy to send individuals a copy of one of our many editions of The Teaching of Buddha within the continental United States. Because we are a small nonprofit, sometimes the books can take two to four weeks to arrive, depending on the volume of requests. We appreciate your patience. 

BDK America Classes for January and February 2018

Updates of Classes in Moraga and Berkeley California from BDK America