Free Buddhist E-books

Here are links to a variety of Buddhist e-books in PDF format.

General & Theravada

The Dhammapada: Narada (Buddha Educational Foundation EN214)

Gems of Buddhist Wisdom (Buddha Educational Foundation EN082)

What Buddhists Believe: K Sri Dhammananda (Buddha Educational Foundation EN049)

The Life of the Buddha: Rev. Siridhamma (Buddha Educational Foundation EN281)

Light of Asia,The English Prose Version Hrishikesh Sharan (Buddha Educational Foundation EN354)

Bodhinyana: Teachings of Ven. Ajahn Chah (BuddhaNet, Wat Nong Pah Pong)

Food for the Heart: Ven. Ajahn Chah (Wat Nong Pah Pong)

A Taste of Freedom: Ven. Ajahn Chah (BuddhaNet, Wat Nong Pah Pong)

A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah (Jack Kornfield and Paul Brieter eds, The Theosophical Publishing House)

Kamma and the End of Kamma: Ven. Ajahn Sucitto (Buddha Educational Foundation EN360)

Mae Chee Kaew: Her Spiritual Journey to Awakening and Enlightenment (Bhikkhu Silaratano, Forest Dhamma Books)

Samana: Luangta Maha Boowa (Bhikkhu Silaratano, Forest Dhamma Books)

The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah (Audio Recordings by Ajahn Amaro, Amaravati Publications)

The Four Noble Truths Ven. Ajahn Sumedho (BuddhaNet)

Freeing the Heart: Dhamma teachings from the Nuns’ Community at Amaravati & Cittaviveka Buddhist Monasteries (Buddha Educational Foundation EN359)


Protecting our Environment (leaflet no. 21): Venerable Master Hsing Yun (Buddha’s Light Publishing)

Sounds of the Dharma: Buddhism and Music (leaflet no. 16): Venerable Master Hsing Yun (Buddha’s Light Publishing)

Buddhism and Vegetarianism (leaflet no. 38): Venerable Master Hsing Yun (Buddha’s Light Publishing)


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