Shambhala Publication's Affiliate Program

Earn 20% commission on physical book sales through our affiliate program simply by including links to our books on your website, social media, marketing emails, and so forth. Every time a visitor clicks one of your links to and makes a purchase within 30 days you will earn 20% commission on physical book sales (ie., excluding courses, audiobooks, and eBooks).

With over 2,000 books to choose from we have an ever growing selection of books on spirituality, Buddhism, yoga, health & wellness, children's books and more!

Discover more about our commission rates, integrated tracking, and monthly marketing emails with curated links for our new and upcoming books to help make affiliate marketing an easy way to share the books you love and earn money while doing so.

We look forward to working together!

Click here for a step-by-step guide to our affiliate application

The Details

Earn 20% commission on physical books purchased through after a buyer clicks a link from your site and makes a purchase within 30 days

We use integrated tracking to through Rakuten Advertising to make sure any sales that are generated through your links are tracked

Payments are made seamlessly through check or direct deposit

Rakuten's deep-links enable you to make custom links from any products on our website

We offer link support by sending monthly text links for our new and upcoming titles. Simple copy and paste the code which will include your unique encrypted ID enabling seamless tracking (coming soon)

You'll receive dedicated support and guidance from Rakuten's expert team

Our Imprints


our original publishing line and the core of our collection

Snow Lion

focused on the richness of Tibetan Buddhism and culture

Bala Kids

Bala Kids

our children’s imprint dedicated to encouraging the values of wisdom and compassion for children of all ages

Roost Books

Roost Books

our creative living imprint which can be explored further at

Click here for a step-by-step guide to our affiliate application

How to Join

It’s simple. If you're not already a Rakuten affiliate publisher, sign up with a few easy steps on our Partnership Dashboard. If you're already a Rakuten affiliate publisher simply apply to Shambhala's affiliate program through your publisher dashboard.

What You'll Need

  • An active URL (this can be a FaceBook page, Twitter account, Instagram, TikTok profile, Blog, Website, and so on)
  • For tax purposes you'll need to provide a social security number when prompted
  • If you'd like to receive direct deposit you'll need to enter your bank information after your application has been approved by Shambhala Publications

How it Works

Once you've joined and Shambhala has approved your application you'll be ready to generate custom links through Rakuten's deep-linking capability or (after approval), you'll be able to select links from our product catalog to use on your website. You’ll receive commission on any orders placed within 30 days of clickthrough.

Discover our authors including

  • Pema Chödron
  • H.H. the Dalai Lama
  • Sharon Salzberg
  • A. H. Almass
  • Shunryu Suzuki, and many more!

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Plus learn more about our author events and couple your affiliate marketing plan with upcoming events!

For questions or assistance with signing up, email

We look forward to working together to help more people discover Shambhala's inspiring and timeless books!