Today 1,29 billion people live in the shadow of Buddha.
While many of these also practice other religions – or no religion – Buddhism is ingrained in their religious life, culture and how they look at the world. And Buddhism is on the rise.

Countries with a long history of Buddhism, such as China and Cambodia are seeing a resurgence of Buddhism after years of government repression. In the West there is unprecedented growth and influence through the influence of media and pop culture. More and more people are thinking the Buddhist way in everything from personal growth to business practices.

This guide is intended to be used for any 15 days (i.e. dates that fit your church, ministry or personal calendar)


The Buddhist World Prayer Guide 2019 is still being used through this year. It is available in a number of languages to download here, it is always hard to estimate how many people are using this guide in 2019 but a rough estimate would be about 500,000.  This guide is the current guide to be used until we launch 2020’s edition in Jan 2020.