Buddhism Books

Due to its ever-increasing popularity in the West, there is a wide selection of books available in English on just about any aspect of Buddhism that might interest you. For your convenience, we've selected some of the best books on major Buddhist topics and organized them into the following categories right on this site. You can also scroll down on any page to search the online bookstore of your choice for just the right book. Happy reading!

  • Dalai Lama
  • Introductions to Buddhism
  • Symbols of Buddhism
  • Zen


  • Books on Buddhist Symbolshttp://www.religionfacts.com/books/buddhist-symbols

    The following books on Buddhist Symbols are available at Amazon.com:

  • Books on the Dalai Lamahttp://www.religionfacts.com/people/dalai-lama/books

    The Dalai Lama is the head of the dominant school of Tibetan Buddhism, the Gelugpa (or Yellow Hats). From 1642 to 1959, the Dalai Lama was the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet...

  • Books on Zen Buddhismhttp://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/books/introductions

    Just getting to know Buddhism? Following are selected introductions to Buddhism available at Amazon.com:

  • Books on Zenhttp://www.religionfacts.com/zen/books

    Zen Buddhism is the most well-known school of Buddhism in America. Its concepts have been influential on western society since the latter half of the 20th century...