The Wisdom Deck is a compilation of essential Buddhist teachings and practices that have been distilled into a concise format for clear understanding and easy reference. They are designed to support anyone interested in developing a better understanding of spiritual principals. They may be used as a teaching aid for students and practitioners learning and contemplating Buddhist terms commonly found in meditation principles and spiritual mind training. The Wisdom Deck Book contains skillful instructions on how to begin and end a meditation practice. It is also a resource for common spiritual themes and provides inspiration for creative interaction with the teachings and insights of a spiritual practice. Many themes can be used as a guide to provide encouragement and to navigate through the tough times in our lives when we face loss and illness, depression and grief, fear and anxiety. The teachings are meant to aid in transforming life challenges and find inspiration to heal and embody spiritual truths. They also provide clarity and insight so that we can be calm and clear without getting lost in the shuffle of our daily dramas. Using these teachings assists in developing our minds into an open and accepting way of living. We each have an inner inclination towards happiness and peace. Using these practices allows us to create beautiful, beneficial and honest qualities reinforcing our intention to live happy and joyful lives and to contribute to the joy and well-being of others.