Book Store

Kadampa Meditation Centre Vancouver
1833 Victoria Diversion, Vancouver BC V5N 2K2

Store is open before and after classes (check the calendar for class schedule).

The Kadampa Meditation Centre Buddhist shop is an excellent resource for books on Buddhism, ritual items, and accessories. We are affiliated with Tharpa Publications, a non-profit corporation that publishes books on Buddhism and meditation by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Gift Store

We supply audio CDs, Buddhist art, and Sadhanas for prayer and meditation. Books are available in English, as well as in many other languages. The KMCV shop also carries a wide selection of Buddha statues, shrine items (such as offering bowls) and ritual items (such as malas, vajras, and bells). Meditation cushions and zabutons are also available for purchase. Accessories, from jewelry and hand-made book covers to incense and journals, complement Buddhist practice and make excellent gifts.


Order Online

You can  order a full range of Buddhist art, cds, books and downloads, online at Tharpa Publications.


Tharpa Publications

Tharpa Publications is a non-profit exclusive Buddhist publisher, part of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) – which publishes the works of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, a contemporary Buddhist master, prolific author and international Teacher. Tharpa is the global publishing house with 13 offices around the World.

All profits received by Tharpa are donated to the International Temple’s Project Fund. Every time you make a purchase from the book shop or Tharpa website, you are contributing to the development of Kadampa Temples worldwide.

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, has written 22 highly acclaimed books explaining simply and clearly the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment. His books include introductory books, intermediate books, and more advanced books. This remarkable series of authoritative books represents the most complete and integrated presentation of the Buddhist path to enlightenment available in any western language. Originally written in English, they are currently being translated into many of the world’s major languages.