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    Zen Teaching of Instantaneous Awakening

    A Classic Zen text written in the 8th century by Hui Hai. He was a student of Ma-tsu and from the same line as Hui Neng, Huang Po and Rinzai (Lin-chi).

  • Don't Take Your Life Personally

    Ajahn Sumedho urges us to trust in awareness and find out for ourselves what it is to experience genuine liberation from mental anguish and suffering.

  • Perfect Wisdom: Prajnaparamita Texts

    The Short Prajnaparamita Texts were composed in India between 100 BC and AD 600. They contain some of the most well known Buddhist texts such as The Perfection of Wisdom in 700 Lines, The Heart Sutra, and The Diamond Sutra.

  • Fingers and Moons, by Trevor Leggett

    Trevor Leggett points to the truth beyond words, beyond explanations and methods.

  • Experience Beyond Thinking: Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation. An easy to follow guide to Buddhist meditation and the reflections of an ordinary practitioner. Used as a guide by meditation groups.

    An easy to follow guide to Buddhist meditation.

  • Understanding Karma and Rebirth A Buddhist Perspective

    Meditations and exercises to help us understand karma and rebirth and to live from the unborn moment.

  • The Old Zen Master by Trevor Leggett

    Stories, parables, and examples pointing to the spiritual implications of practical events in daily life.

  • Teachings of a Buddhist Monk

    Modern practical teachings from an American monk living within one of the oldest Buddhist traditions.


Monk and friend Artwork by Marcelle Hanselaar

Buddhism Now —Buddhist blog

An online Buddhist magazine based upon the teachings of the Buddha. Published from Totnes, England.

Buddhist Publishing Group (BPG) was formed in 1983 and published the paper version of  Buddhism Now from 1989 until 2007.

The Buddhism Now blog is published by the Buddhist Publishing Group, and is funded, in part, from the sale of their books and downloads.

Help with the running costs

If you would like to help with the running costs of the Buddhism Now blog , a small gift would be very much appreciated. This can be made via PayPal or credit card securely online here. The name that will appear on your bank statement is: PAYPAL*BUDDHISTPUB

As well as publishing Buddhism Now, BPG has produced numerous books and booklets, and distributed over 110,000 free pamphlets. Other BPG activities have included running Buddhist workshops and retreats, and an annual Buddhist Summer School from1989 until 2006.

If you would like to contact Buddhism Now or Buddhist Publishing you can post a message below.


8 Responses

  1. So happy to find this place where all schools are welcome. Looking forward to getting on board. Namaste’.

  2. Thanks for a great site. I’ve made four attempts to make a contribution via credit card and they’ve all been all rejected. I must be too stupid to complete the form. Oh well. You’ll have to get by without it.

  3. A wonderful site. Many thanks.

  4. Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

  5. Just sent thru PayPal hope you get it not China ; )

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