Books by Lama Jampa Thaye

Books by Lama Jampa ThayeLama Jampa Thaye, our main teacher, who has a wealth of spiritual knowledge as well as meditative realisation, has written a number of books about Buddhism.

These books are available in the Kagyu Ling shop and the online store

Anyone interested in learning about the Buddhist spiritual path will find Lama Jampa’s  books accessible and very readable.

Buddhism and meditation

Lama Jampa’s books cover a wide range of topics, from the basic ideas in Buddhism covered in ‘Leap like a Tiger’ and ‘Tasting Birth and Death,’ to the fascinating life stories of the great masters of the Kagyu tradition in ‘A Garland of Gold.’

For those interested in meditation, ‘Discovering the causes of Happiness’ contains practical instructions on the calm-abiding meditation practised at Kagyu Ling Buddhist Centre, Manchester, Kagyu Buddhism north west groups and Dechen centres.

Book by Lama Jampa Thaye


Lama Jampa’s most recent books include ‘Diamond Sky,’ a practical account of the Buddhist path, and ‘Wisdom in Exile,’ which examines Buddhism in contemporary culture.

Where to buy books by Lama Jampa

Lama Jampa’s books, including Diamond Sky and Wisdom in Exile, are on sale in the Kagyu Buddhism online store and the  Kagyu Ling shop. They can also be purchased from Amazon and some are available as e-books.