New to Buddhism

If you’re brand new to Buddhism, these books are a good place to start.

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Books in translation

Most can be found on the corresponding English book page. Books without an English equivalent, like the following, are on book genre pages.

Book cover of Gavin Discovers the Secret

Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness

A book enjoyable and beneficial for all ages, Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness has much to teach us about true happiness and creating deeper meaning and satisfaction in our lives.

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Book cover of Taming the Mind

Taming the Mind

A book showing us how to find peace and contentment through the application of the teachings of the compassionate Buddha. Practical guidance for everyday life challenges as well as helpful explanations of Buddhist philosophy, psychology, and its rich traditions.

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Book cover of Buddhism for Beginners

Buddhism for Beginners

An accessible and engaging introduction to some of the most commonly asked questions about the essence of Buddha’s teachings.

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Book cover of Open Heart Clear Mind

Open Heart, Clear Mind

A practical introduction to the application of Buddhist psychology to modern life in order to better understand ourselves and improve the quality of our lives.

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