Welcome to the Tibetan Language Institute Bookstore.

Specializing in language books, study aids, translation tools, and Buddhist books.

Books - General
Books by Subject
Order by Mail
Books by Author
International Orders
Complete Inventory
Retail Accounts
Pre-Arranged Special Orders



Use the dropdown tabs above to navigate through our bookstore, or select by area of interest from the categories below.

Please BUY TLI! Every order we receive supports our mission to teach and preserve the Tibetan language.

The Tibetan Language Institute has one of the largest Tibetan language study on-line bookstores in the US, and many of the titles are unique to our bookstore. Our Dharma Materials Bookstore is huge and constantly updated.

Ruins of ancient Gangpa Castle, Tibet


Beginning Language Materials Books with English and Tibetan
Level I and II Package Bundle Dharma Materials (Books and DVDs)
Buddhist Books and DVDs for Beginners Books about Tara
Books about Sadhanas Books written by HH the Dalai Lama
Books about Tibetan Medicine Works on Tibetan Culture
Books about Dzogchen and Mahamudra Books about Tibetan Philosophy
Books about Tibetan Teachers Books about Tibetan Language and Literature
Women's Studies Books Books on the Heart Sutra
Art of Tibet  


Bokar Rinpoche Kalu Rinpoche
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche Khenpo Tsultrim Rinpoche
HH XIV Dalai Lama Thrangu Rinpoche


This page is a complete list of our bookstore inventory, with prices. For online ordering of specific items, please use the navigation tabs at the top of the page or a subject index and create a shopping cart.


Please click here for detailed information about international orders. International Orders must contact TLI before ordering for shipping and handling charges. The complexity of shipping outside the USA requires us to calculate shipping costs based upon weight of shipment. The shipping/handling charges on the website are for US media mail only.

We have shipped materials all over the world, to every continent except Antarctica. We welcome your inquiries and orders.


For special orders that have been pre-arranged with TLI, including International Orders with special shipping and handling, please use this Paypal Button. You will input the name of your purchase, and the total you are paying. This total should INCLUDE the agreed upon shipping and handling charges.

Pre-Arranged Special Orders


Contact TLI for terms and conditions. We will happily supply your Dharma center or bookstore with our materials: a great way to encourage those in the Dharma to advance their Tibetan studies. For a complete list of our inventory, with retail prices, click here.


Shipping service for all orders in the US is media mail (normally 7 - 10 business days delivery time). If you would like to request faster delivery, please contact TLI before placing your order. List the materials you are interested in purchasing, your shipping preference (priority mail, UPS), your address, and phone number. In the subject heading of your email, write “Special Shipping Order ”.

Merchandise Total
Up to $30.00
Over $200

Hawaii and Alaska orders: Please contact TLI for a shipping quote.

International orders: Please contact TLI for a shipping quote.

The above shipping rates are for US orders at media rate only.  For faster shipments within the US,  please e-mail or call us with your order and we will be happy to provide a price quote for shipping.
Shipping rates are subject to change--please contact us to verify.


  1. Download Orderform Here
  2. Calculate total of materials you would like to order.
  3. Add Shipping & Handling charges using chart below (International customers see above)
  4. Include your shipping information and email address.
  5. Include Check or Money Order only made payable to Tibetan Language Institute.
  6. Send Payment to:
  7. Tibetan Language Institute
    P.O. Box 2037
    Hamilton, Montana 59840 USA
    Telephone: 406-961-5131
    Fax: 406-961-0031
    email: info@tibetanlanguage.org

If you have any questions, contact us at 406-961-5131 or email us at info@tibetanlanguage.org.

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