Find the Specialist Books and Art Prints You Need at Notting Hill’s Dechen London

Experience a bookshop with substance in the heart of Notting Hill. With an array of literary texts and specialist books, Dechen London is an oasis of calm and tranquility in the heart of a bustling and vibrant city. The ideal place sit back, relax and read a book, or attend one of the many regular events promoting literature and culture from around the world.

Please bear with us as we populate this page with all the specialist books, exclusive prints and other exciting items available at Dechen London.

Available at Our Bookshop in Notting Hill

The Essentials of Tibetan Buddhism

 

The Essentials of Tibetan Buddhism

This comprehensive introduction contains all the essential information you for an in-depth knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism

Rain of Clarity: The Stages of the Path in the Sakya Tradition

Rain of Clarity: The Stages of the Path in the Sakya Tradition

Rain of Clarity is a guide to all aspects of the Buddhist path according to the glorious Sakya tradition

River of Memory: Dharma Chronicles

River of Memory: Dharma Chronicles

A remarkable account of Lama Jampa Thaye’s spiritual career.

The Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism: A History by Sam van Schaik

Sakya History

The Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism: A History | Dhongthog Rinpoche by Sam van Schaik

Discovering the Causes of Happiness: An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

Discovering the Causes of Happiness: An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

A short guide to Buddhism for beginners

Way of Tibetan Buddhism

Way of Tibetan Buddhism

Following on from First Directions .. this new series provides a more in-depth, sophisticated introduction.

Garland of Gold: The Early Kagyu Masters in India and Tibet by Lama Jampa Thaye

Garland of Gold

Garland of Gold by Lama Jampa Thaye. A history of the early masters of the great Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

Diamond Sky: A Brief Introduction to the Buddhist Path by Lama Jampa Thaye

Diamond Sky

Diamond Sky by Lama Jampa Thaye. A brief introduction to the Buddhist Path.

Wisdom in Exile: Buddhism and Modern Times | Lama Jampa Thaye

Wisdom in Exile: Buddhism and Modern Times

Lama Jampa Thaye argues for a space for Buddhism in today’s Western society as a key to resolving conflict and finding lasting happiness in a time of turmoil.

The History of the Sakya Tradition by Chogay Trichen

History of the Sakya Tradition

A powerful and evocative account of the Sakya tradition’s forefathers in India, including Virupa and Krishnacharya.

Discovering the Causes of Happiness by Lama Jampa Thaye

Discovering the Causes of Happiness

A short guide to Buddhism for beginners, covering essential topics such as Buddha nature, the Three Jewels, the Guru or Lama and how to do meditation practice.

Tasting Birth and Death by Lama Jampa Thaye

Tasting Birth and Death

An introduction to the foundational meditation system of Tibetan Buddhism. The four essential contemplations – precious human birth, impermanence and death, karma, and suffering

Traditional Prints from a Timeless Tradition at Dechen London

Traditional prints of Buddhist iconography evoke a rich tradition that is alive and thriving in Notting Hill in the heart of West London. Our detailed, accurate depictions of the Buddhist pantheon, not only brings colour to your home, but can assist in traditional Buddhist practice.

Commissioned Prints

Our deep connection to some of the best thanka painters in Nepal mean that we can find the image you are looking for and get it made for you.

Shop opening times

Our current opening hours are

Tuesday 12 noon to 3.30 pm
Wednesday 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Friday  12 noon to 3.30 pm
Saturday 10.30 to 2.00pm