Shambhala Publications | Bala Kids | Roost Books

Shambhala Publications is a nonfiction trade publisher dedicated to creating books, audio, and immersive courses aimed at improving lives. We offer titles from a wide range of spiritual traditions, as well as general books on health, wellness, yoga, psychology, emotional well-being, and mindfulness. Our imprint Roost Books publishes books on cooking, creativity, family, and nature, and Bala Kids offers books for children of all ages on Buddhism, meditation, yoga, mindfulness, and more.

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Featured Titles from Shambhala Publications, Bala Kids, and Roost Books!

We are pleased to share our featured titles for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 with you. Click through to Edelweiss to learn more about each book and view interior spreads!

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Celebrating 50 Years as an Independent, Family-Owned Publisher

In 2019 we celebrated our 50th anniversary as an independent, family-owned publisher! We invite you to take a look back at the milestones of our company’s bright history and its evolution from bookseller to cultural institution. We have been dedicated to bringing dharma teachings and Eastern wisdom to the West and look forward to bringing timeless, authentic, and transformational books to our devoted readers for many years to come.

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