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Bookstore & Shop

OPEN HOURS

Mondays | 11:45am-1:00pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays  | 11:00am-1:00pm

Tuesdays | 6:00-7:45pm

Wednesdays | 11:45am-1:00pm

Fridays | 11:45am-1:00pm

Saturdays | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sundays | 10:00am-11:45am (NOTE: shop isn't open during September due to meditation in the park)


We are following CDC and the city of Bloomington COVID guidelines. Please read the Center protocols prior to visiting.

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Buddhist Books & Audio

KMC Bloomington's Bookstore sells books from Tharpa Publications written by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. These books reveal the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment with titles suitable for both beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Tharpa Publications is a non-profit corporation that publishes the works of the renowned Buddhist Meditation Master – Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Venerable Geshe-la has published 23 books which range from accessible introductory works to highly acclaimed commentaries on the most profound aspects of Sutra and Tantra.

Guided Meditation Series

Nine simple guided meditations that can be practiced by anyone. With regular practice, these meditations help us to experience inner peace and mental clarity, and to increase our love and compassion for others. Background information and guidance is provided in three accompanying 16 page booklets.

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Available as mp3 download and CD

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Buddhist Ritual Objects

We have various Highest Yoga Tantra ritual items that are available in the shop. Along with Buddhist images for your shrine.

Handmade Malas

For Buddhist practitioners, a mala is a precious and meaningful sacred object. A mala is a string of beads used to count prayers or mantra recitations.  

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Gift Items

We have a variety of nice gift items such as hand crafted bookcovers, gift cards, framed art, inspirational tokens and more to come as we expand our shop!