Book & Gift Shop

Book & Gift Shop Open Hours

The shop is also open for 15-20 mins before and after scheduled classes and events.

The Book & Gift shop at KMC Winnipeg is an excellent resource for books on Buddhism, Buddhist images and artwork, ritual items, and meditation accessories. KMCW is affiliated with Tharpa Publications, a non-profit organization that publishes books on Buddhism and meditation by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Books are available in English. We supply audiobooks, meditation CDs, prayer booklets and a some ritual items such as malas (prayer beads). Meditation cushions and accessories, from jewelry and book covers to incense and journals will be available in the future.

Tharpa Publications

All profits received by Tharpa are donated to the International Temple’s Project Fund. Every time you make a purchase from the book shop or Tharpa website, you are contributing to the development of Kadampa Temples worldwide.

Tharpa Canada, our own publisher, distributes books in English and French, as well as a selection of products in other languages. You can buy the full selection of Tharpa products by visiting online @

Tharpa Publications is the publishing company of the New Kadampa Tradition and the exclusive publisher of books by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Tharpa is a global organization with a growing number of offices around the world. As well as books by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Tharpa also produces a wide range of audio books, meditation CDs, prayer booklets and Buddhist artwork.

Contact Tharpa Publications

Tharpa Canada Online
1 (416) 762-8710 • 1 (866) 523-2672 (toll-free)