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Welcome

Welcome to our website and its rich offerings of resources for understanding Buddhism.  Whether you are a serious scholar, a committed layperson, or just someone curious about Buddhism’s increasing popularity in America, you will find something of interest here, ranging from translations of Buddhist scriptures to comic books for children. 

BDK Presents “JEWELS”

Written by Kenneth Tanaka, an award-winning scholar, best-selling author and popular lecturer, Jewels is an introduction to American Buddhism for youth, scouts, and the young at heart.  In an engaging conversational style, Tanaka explains how Buddhist values can be applied to everyday living and illustrates his lessons with wonderful stories, lots of humor, photos and punchy cartoons.  For readers…
Written by Kenneth Tanaka, an award-winning scholar, best-selling author and popular lecturer, Jewels is an introduction to American Buddhism for youth, scouts, and the young at heart.  In an engaging conversational style, Tanaka explains how Buddhist values can be applied to everyday living and illustrates his lessons with wonderful stories, lots of humor, photos and punchy cartoons.  For readers…

Covid-19 Notice

While our office is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still shipping books ordered through our website.  Our staff, however, go into the office only on certain days, so there may be a delay in processing orders, but you will receive your books.  We hope that you will find comfort and encouragement from our books,…
While our office is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still shipping books ordered through our website.  Our staff, however, go into the office only on certain days, so there may be a delay in processing orders, but you will receive your books.  We hope that you will find comfort and encouragement from our books,…