Free eBook Modern Buddhism

Modern Buddhism

The Path of Compassion and Wisdom

This free eBook called Modern Buddhism -The Path of Compassion and Wisdom, is in three volumes, and is being distributed free of charge. So that these benefits pervade the whole world this eBook is free to everyone. The author, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, says:

“Through reading and practising the instructions given in this book, people can solve their daily problems and maintain a happy mind all the time.”

Volume 1 – Sutra

A practical guide to the common spiritual paths which lead us to fulfill our common wish – to attain both permanent freedom from suffering, and pure and lasting happiness.

Volume 2 – Tantra

A practical guide to the uncommon spiritual paths which lead us to the attainment of full enlightenment, the ultimate goal of human life. Through reading and practicing the instructions in this volume, we learn to integrate these profound teachings into our daiily activities, and in this way we can enjoy a supreme meaningful life.

Volume 3 – Prayers for Daily Practice

A collection of prayers for our daily training in Buddha’s Sutra and Tantra teachings. These prayers are a special method to purify our mind; to accumulate a great collection of good fortune and wisdom; and to receive the blessings of the enlightened beings. Through accomplishing these internal conditions, we can easily attain the realizations of the common and uncommon spiritual paths.


Library Journal – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso “is a prolific and respected author”, according to Library Journal, and in Modern Buddhism, “he again presents the thought of the Buddha in an especially accessible manner”. Library Journal calls Gyatso’s 21st book “elegantly stated” and “a delight”.

Booklist Magazine – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso “illuminates the very heart of Buddhist thought and practice.”

Spirituality and Health – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a “highly respected meditation master and scholar of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition.”

To download this free ebook, visit For more information about books on Buddhism and meditation in seven international languages, visit Tharpa Publications.

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