This site is dedicated to sharing and promoting enlightenment, spirituality, and truth by offering these free Buddhist eBooks to download. We seek to put into daily practice the principles presented herein. The ancient sages have much to contribute with regard to teaching virtue, civility, and ethics. It is important to have respect and tolerance for different philosophies and religions as sometimes one can understand an important concept when it is explained from a different perspective, or a different teacher. A universal truth will manifest itself in each society; it will however manifest itself in different ways.
These sacred eBook texts are all about wisdom and virtue. Some of the eBooks offered here are quite old; the teachings having been passed down for centuries; while others are not old. Remember that virtue is timeless; it never changes. Most of the teachings here are from the Mahayana tradition.
These eBooks will need to be viewed with an Adobe Acrobat Reader, or an equivalent .pdf reader. In most cases you will receive an exact copy of an actual book ~ only in digital eBook form. To begin:
1.) Point to the eBook title that you wish to download, and the ebook will download into a viewer. (Large files may take several minutes.) You may then read the eBook with the provided viewer.
To Download and Save:
2.) To download an eBook directly to your desktop is to point to the title you wish to download and "right click", "save as", or "save target as" and then proceed to save it to your desktop, and open it with Adobe Acrobat. You will need to place the title back into the icon. This is probably the fastest, and most direct way to download eBooks here.
Experience will tell you which process works best for you. If one method of downloading doesn't work well for you, please try another method. All of the sacred eBook texts here have been carefully translated into English language, and they take only moments to download. Please allow more time to download for slower internet connections. Once saved on your computer you may wish to burn it to a CD disk and save it in your own personal library. The eBooks also store nicely on a USB Flash Drive; take them wherever you go. Be sure to bookmark this site and return often if you wish.
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"Use the teachings to make you a better......'whatever' you are."
~ Dalai Lama
"Buddhism is simple: It is a universal teaching; a moral philosophy
that can be understood by all people ~ regardless of whether they are religious, or not. Buddhism isn't considered to be a religion in the usual sense of the term; the teachings are more in the realm of philosophy, science, and psychology."
~ Lama Thubten Yeshe
Audio lecture: The Four Noble Truths by Venerable Losang Monlam
Dhamma / Dharma Talk Archive:
Click on the file you want, click "open", choose player, "ok"
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh lectures on Video Page IV
See the video on Video Page I which accompanies the eBook below.
- Lama Yeshe
- Lama Yeshe
- Lama Yeshe
Honorable Guest Authors:
View a documentary about M.K. Gandhi on Video Page IV
Confucius strove to make the human being good :
a good father, a good mother, a good son, a good daughter,
a good friend, a good citizen.
View the informative biography video about Confucius on the Video Page IV .
(There are several translations of Tao Te Ching available below.)
The Inner Life and the Tao Teh King (Click on the title to read or download PDF.)
Click on the file you want. Click "open", choose player, "ok".
Wisdom of the East Series:
To obtain these click on the title, and download pdf.