Bookstore & Shop
KMC Bloomington's Shop has new inventory from Tharpa
Publications as well as hand made gift items. Feel free to
come and browse during open hours below or following
a class and workshop.
MONDAY & FRIDAY | 11am - 1pm
TUESDAY - THURSDAY | 11am - 1pm & 4 - 6pm
SUN | 9:30am - 1pm
In addition to these hours, the Shop will be open 30 minutes before
and after weekly classes, workshops and talks.
We are following CDC and the city of Bloomington COVID guidelines.
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.
Available as mp3 download and CD
Buddhist Ritual Objects
We have various Highest Yoga Tantra ritual items that are available in the shop. Along with Buddhist images for your shrine.
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.
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!