The Five-Minute Buddhist Books

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Raising Buddhist Children

A reader recently wrote:

Hi Brian,

Glad to see the blog posts are back up. I’m eagerly awaiting new podcasts. Wished your book was an audio book.

I’m emailing today to ask: how do you raise my 5 year old buddhist? I think he’ll benefit tremendously from meditation and his mind hasn’t been packed with my family’s Catholic tradition. . . . → Read More: Raising Buddhist Children

The Five-Minute Buddhist Returns

The Five-Minute Buddhist Returns

Apply Buddhist Principles to Your Life


ISBN: 1507601573

ISBN-13: 978-1507601570


Buy now from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Smashwords or Apple

A jargon-free, plain-language introduction to the foundational ideas of Buddhism and real-world tips for practicing Buddhism while balancing life in the real, modern world.

This follow-up to the immensely-popular “Five-Minute Buddhist” continues the tradition of easily-understood application . . . → Read More: The Five-Minute Buddhist Returns

Buddhist Tattoos and Books


Hello Brian, Which podcast discusses books that you and others have read? Best of luck with the new job! I miss getting semi daily tweets.

PS- what is a Buddhist opinion on tattoos? Are tattoos considered desecrating to the human body and isn’t the body considered a temple?


Thank you, the new job is going well, and I’ve . . . → Read More: Buddhist Tattoos and Books

Podcast Episode 46: Words of Advice For The Beginning Buddhist

Podcast Episode 46: Words of Advice For The Beginning Buddhist

Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number forty-six. My name is Brian Schell, and I am the your host for the show. You can find the text as well as all links mentioned in this program and . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 46: Words of Advice For The Beginning Buddhist

Beginners Buddhism Books

Beginner’s Books

Last week I mentioned that sometimes I get two of the same question at the same time. Well it happened again, this time regarding reading material:


Hi, I wanted to know if we are new to Buddhism what reading material would you suggest to start out. Thank you,

and also

I’ve been interested in Buddhism for quite some . . . → Read More: Beginners Buddhism Books