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This book store had a very broad collection and the best thing is, is that they also have a lot of... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Laura0322
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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More than a bookshop and publication society, Buddhists pilgrims will find warm and friendly help here

More than the books themselves, the people and staff in the Buddhist Publication Society make this... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
wts1
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Singapore, Singapore
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21 Aug 2018
“Great visit ”
16 Mar 2018
“World renowned centre for the publication and dissemination of Buddhist literature”
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54 Sangharaja Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This book store had a very broad collection and the best thing is, is that they also have a lot of English and German books. We roamed around for almost two hours, because we had not found such a nice Buddhist bookstore in Sri Lanka...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The BPS is a world renowned centre for the publication and dissemination of Buddhist literature. A quiet peaceful bookshop and study centre, the staff are kind, friendly and highly knowledgeable. A must for students, fulltime and amateur, as well as scholars of and those with...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

More than the books themselves, the people and staff in the Buddhist Publication Society make this a special place for Buddhist pilgrims to visit when in Kandy. Pilgrims who want to plug into the Dhamma and the Sangha should head not to the Temple of...More

3  Thank wts1
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great place to get your Buddhist Literature. You can sit and read for hours if you wish. Very useful to people seeking information on Buddhist Philosophy.

1  Thank Niranjala G
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Catchup on your reading: this place has a wide collection of Buddhist books in various languages including English and German and of course Sinhala. The publications cover the entire spectrum of topics in Buddhism. There are DVDs and audios CDs too. The staff is very...More

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