Padma Karpo Translation Committee
Products, Prices, Online Purchase, and Distributors
Product Guide
We have two types of product: books and software.  Some products are for sale and many are for free.  This page is concerned with products that are for sale.  For the free products, follow the menus • on the home page and also • look at the sitemap.

Book Sales
We have two types of books: e-books and printed books.  Both can be purchased from us via the internet using the purchase buttons on these pages which contain complete listings of our published books:
   • catalogue of all books for sale
   • listing of all books for sale at discount pricing
   • listing of all forthcoming books for sale
Alternatively, printed books can be purchased from our major • distributors, all of whom are listed at bottom of this page.

Note that, if you want to purchase multiple books on paper from us, write first with your needs and we will make a lower shipping price for you.

Software Sales
We have these types of software for sale:
   • Tibetan-English and Tibetan-Tibetan Dictionaries
   • TibetDoc Tibetan wordprocessor
   • Tibetan typefaces

How to Purchase: All of our software products are purchased as downloadable items only.  Once you have downloaded the software, it is your responsibility to keep a backup of the software in case you need it in future.  If you need replacement software because of not having a backup, we charge a fee for that.

To make a purchase, go to the page on this site concerning the software you wish to purchase and use the purchase buttons on those pages.  That will give you access to a shopping basket that you can use to make one or more purchases while you are on this site.

Electronic Purchase Notes: Our shop is very secure.  When you make a purchase, you will receive an e-mail seconds after your credit card (or other payment) has been accepted.  The e-mail will contain a link for you to download the software immediately.  Note that is your responsibility to make a backup of the download installer and password for any product that you purchase.  We charge a fee of $25 for any and all replacement software requests.

Software Sales
Dictionaries:
• The Illuminator Tibetan-English Dictionary
Windows This item comes with our most full-featured TibetD Reader for the dictionary.  It has many special features built in to assist the work of translators and scholars, the ability to create and search libraries of Tibetan texts, converters, and more.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $65 
One time update to the Windows Illuminator Dictionary. $55 
Macintosh OSX This item comes with a TibetD Reader for the dictionary that works under Macintosh OSX.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
One time update to the Mac Illuminator Dictionary. $65 
iOS This item comes as a full-featured but easy-to-use dictionary app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad purchased through the Apple Store. $65 
Online Platform independent This item is a one-year subscription to the online dictionary viewed using an internet connection with any internet browser.  The dictionary works on all platforms including phones, tablets, and so on.  The dictionary is always up-to-date. $65/yr 
• Sarat Chandra Das Tibetan-English Dictionary
Windows This item comes with our most full-featured TibetD Reader for the dictionary.  It has many special features built in to assist the work of translators and scholars, the ability to create and search libraries of Tibetan texts, converters, and more.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
Macintosh OSX This item comes with a TibetD Reader for the dictionary that works under Macintosh OSX.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
iOS This item comes as a full-featured but easy-to-use dictionary app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad purchased through the Apple Store. $65 
• Geshe Chodrak’s Tibetan-Tibetan Dictionary
Windows This item comes with our most full-featured TibetD Reader for the dictionary.  It has many special features built in to assist the work of translators and scholars, the ability to create and search libraries of Tibetan texts, converters, and more.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
Macintosh OSX This item comes with a TibetD Reader for the dictionary that works under Macintosh OSX.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
iOS This item comes as a full-featured but easy-to-use dictionary app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad purchased through the Apple Store. $65 
• The Decoding Golden Mirror Tibetan-Tibetan Dictionary
Windows This item comes with our most full-featured TibetD Reader for the dictionary.  It has many special features built in to assist the work of translators and scholars, the ability to create and search libraries of Tibetan texts, converters, and more.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
Macintosh OSX This item comes with a TibetD Reader for the dictionary that works under Macintosh OSX.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
iOS This item comes as a full-featured but easy-to-use dictionary app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad purchased through the Apple Store. $65 
• The Tshigdzod Chenmo Revised Edition Tibetan-Tibetan Dictionary
Windows This item comes with our most full-featured TibetD Reader for the dictionary.  It has many special features built in to assist the work of translators and scholars, the ability to create and search libraries of Tibetan texts, converters, and more.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
Macintosh OSX This item comes with a TibetD Reader for the dictionary that works under Macintosh OSX.  Comes complete with fonts, Reader, and dictionary. $75 
iOS This item comes as a full-featured but easy-to-use dictionary app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad purchased through the Apple Store. $65 
Tibetan Reference Works and Dharma Texts:
Windows only Drukpa Kagyu Heritage Project Entire Text Collection.  A huge number of texts of the Drukpa Kagyu and general Kagyu lineages.  This is an excellent way to get an enormous body of Kagyu texts for research at one time.  Comes complete with TibetD Reader, Tibetan Machine typeface, and standard Windows installation program. enquire
Tibetan WordProcessor:
Windows only TibetDoc standalone Tibetan WordProcessor.  TibetDoc has many special features, including the ability to make pecha at the press of a button. $85 
Update to TibetDoc latest version from any previous version.  Requires valid registration of original purchase.)  See here for update and version information. $65 
High Quality Tibetan Typefaces (unicode and non-unicode included):
All platforms A single package containing all of our Tibetan fonts in Opentype Unicode format and other formats, such as our own standard encoding: Tibetan Machine, Tibetan Calligraphic, Tibetan Classic typeface, Tibetan Chogyal typeface. $50 
 


Distributors
1.   Namse Bangdzo is an excellent source for Tibetan Buddhist materials in general.  They are located in Massachussets, USA, which provides the best purchase point for purchases by customers living in the Americas.  They accept credit card orders, provide inexpensive and safe shipping, and offer direct shopping through their web-site.  They sell all of our books.  Contact them at:
Namse Bangdzo Bookstore
335 Meads Mountain Road
Woodstock, NY 12498
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 (845) 679-5906
Go to their web-site at: http://www.namsebangdzo.com and search for our products under PKTC or Tony Duff or Padma Karpo Translation.

2.   Vajra Books is an excellent source for Tibetan Buddhist publications in general.  They are located in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal which provides the best purchase point for customers in Nepal. Vidur, the owner, is well-known to regular visitors to Nepal, many of whom make a point of stopping in to get books from him.  Contact him at:
Vajra Books
Thamel, NEPAL
Tel.: +977 (1) 422 0562 Or go to their web-site at http://www.vajrabookshop.com/ and look for our products.

3.   Amazon USA has all of our books available.

We always like to meet people interested in the field of Tibetan studies and invite you to visit us in Nepal.  Lama Tony will personally demonstrate our software and you can purchase software and books from us directly.  To make an appointment to meet Lama Tony, contact us by e-mail using the contact link at the top of the page.

We always like to meet people interested in the field of Tibetan studies and invite you to visit us in Nepal.  Lama Tony will personally demonstrate our software and you can purchase software and books from us directly.  To make an appointment to meet Lama Tony, contact us by e-mail using the contact link at the top of the page.