All malas delivered within the UK are shipped either First Class Recorded or – for larger orders – Special Delivery Next Day. You will be notified when your order is shipped.

Orders from outside the UK are shipped by either AirMail or – for larger orders – Royal Mal AirSure.

Shipping charges are a flat rate per package (not per mala) as shown below.   When you checkout and select the country to which you want the mala posted the shipping cost will be displayed.  This cost will then also show in the shopping cart which is visible on the home page.

£3 to UK
£3.50 to other European Countries
£4.00 to USA, Canada and South America
£5.00 to Asia and Pacific countries

Payment Options

The quickest way to pay is to buy online and pay by Paypal. Upon receipt of your order we will send a confirmation via an email. This email will be your proof of payment and we recommend that you also print this for your records.

Paypal Payments

Using Paypal you can pay with your Debit or Credit card. There are no fees involved when you use Paypal to pay for goods and you do not need to hav, or register for, a Paypal account. All you need is your debit or credit card, an email address, your address (which must be the same as the one on your bank/credit card) and a phone number. Paypal payments are very secure – see below. For more information about Paypal go to (open this link on new page).

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The security of your information, transactions, and money is very important to us.  We are fully compliant with current data protection regulations.  We do not share customer information with any third parties.

PayPal automatically encrypt all sensitive information sent between your computer and their systems, ensuring your information is kept private.

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Other methods of purchase from within the UK

You can also pay by cheque, postal order or bank transfer.  We do not accept cash payments by post.  Please note that goods will only be dispatched once full payment has been received, which with cheque payments means once the cheque has been cleared. Cheques can take up to ten working days to clear through the banking system.

To calculate your shipping costs:

Please add your purchase(s) to the shopping cart on the website and “Go to Checkout”. Choose your destination country and the click on the ‘Calculate’ button so that the postage price can be calculated for you. If you wish you can fill in your address and delivery details on this page you then print the page to post to us with your order. You do not need to go further on the website to make a postal purchase.

Details to send with your order:

When you send your order, as well as enclosing the payment, please make sure that you have sent us full details of the product name, product code, price and shipping costs, your address, email and preferably a telephone number. The order and payment should be posted to:

Buddhist Goodies
c/o Manchester Buddhist Centre
16-20 Turner St
M4 1DZ

Payment by cheque:

We accept payment by cheque providing it is drawn on a UK bank and has a cheque guarantee card. Please make cheques payable to “BUDDHIST GOODIES” and write your cheque guarantee number, issue date, (if shown) expiry date and issue number on the reverse of the cheque.

Payment by Postal Order:

Please ensure that any Postal Order you send is crossed and made payable to “BUDDHIST GOODIES”.

Payment by bank transfer:

Please email your order and ask for this payment method, we will send you our bank details and ship your mala once payment is showing on our bank account.

Purchases from outside the UK

Please use Paypal if you are ordering from outside the UK.


Telephone Purchases

Sorry we are unable to process telephone orders at present, please email or write to us with your order if you are unable to pay on the website.