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

 

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

Just Released: Brahmā's Net Sutra

Moraga, Calif. October 19, 2017. BDK America announces publication and immediate availability of The Brahmā's Net Sutra, translated by A. Charles Muller and Kenneth K. Tanaka.

CD Audiobook of "The Teaching of Buddha"

                      Listen to The Teaching of Buddha

UPDATE: NOW OUT OF PRINT. With apologies, we distributed all available copies in the Summer of 2017 and the item is no longer in print. 

Volume II Completes Collection for Propagation

Moraga, Calif. March 23, 2017. BDK America announces publication and availability of The Collection for the Propagation and Clarification of Buddhism, Volume II.

The volume includes the final seven fascicles (8-14) of this important work, Taishō 2102, and completes the work. (Volume I includes fascicles 1-7.)

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.