Chenrezig Institute Library

The Chenrezig Institute Library collection contains over four thousand books, from ancient Buddhist texts to the very latest titles by contemporary authors. All aspects of Buddhism are represented, with an emphasis on Tibetan Buddhism.

our library

Come and chat with one of our friendly library volunteers to find exactly what you’re looking for, or browse our shelves and discover something new.

As well as an extensive library of Buddhist texts, commentaries, and lighter Buddhist reading, our library also includes books on subjects such as psychology, philosophy, spirituality, and other religions. We have books for everyone, from the casual enquirer to the most advanced student.

Overnight guests are welcome to borrow books, but they must be returned before departure. If you would like to borrow regularly and take books home, then become a Library Member. You can borrow two books at a time for one month – with the option of renewing for a further four weeks. Library Membership is $30 per year. You can join online (through or at the Centre’s Office.

Talk to us anytime for news about our latest acquisitions, to find recommended titles for upcoming teachings, or to seek direction within your own areas of interest.

Library opening times

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10.00am – 2.00pm