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BDK Japan Shares eBook Versions of Popular Booklets

Suitable for All Web Devices Including Your Phone

Now from the international headquarters of Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai (BDK) come online ebooks of some popular booklets. including Messages from the Buddha, its version in Japanese (Buda no Oshie), and its Guide to Buddhism in Japan

Farewell to Alfred Bloom

                      Remembered as a Major Shin Buddhist Scholar

Welcoming Vesak

                      Observances Differ across Buddhist Schools

Passing of a Great Friend of Buddhism

We were deeply saddened to receive the news from BDK Japan that Rev. Toshihide Numata, Chairman of Bukkyō Dendō Kyōkai, passed away on February 16, 2017 in Tokyo. He was 84 years old.

The Words of Buddha Come Alive When Paired with Photos of Scenic India

UPDATED 12/4/16: Photo Exhibition: Words of Buddha and the Landscape of India

Announced: 2016 Toshihide Numata Book Award Winner

Moraga, CA - Sept. 21 2016.  We are sharing the below press release from the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley regarding the 2016 Toshihide Numata award. The award, sponsored by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai and adminstered by the Center, is presented each year to an outstanding book in any area of Buddhist studies.