& Gift Shop
Friday & Saturday: 1:30-4pm
Hours subject to change. Please check online calendar to confirm open hours on specific days.
The Temple’s Bookstore & Gift Shop is open to all visitors and guests. Adjacent to the cafe the gift shop carries a wide range of unique high-quality gifts. Most of the items are fair trade or locally made and the gifts on offer include meditation accessories, beautiful stationery, jewelry, and clothing accessories. The shop can be found inside the World Peace Temple.
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso has written 22 books explaining simply and clearly the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment. These include introductory books, intermediate books, and more advanced books.
All Geshe Kelsang’s books are published by NKT’s publishing company, Tharpa Publications, with the US division based at KMC New York.
This remarkable series of authoritative books represents the most complete and integrated presentation of the Buddhist path to enlightenment available in any western language. Originally written in English they are currently being translated into many of the world’s major languages.
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9am-5pm Monday - Friday
47 Sweeney Rd
Glen Spey, NY 12737