What is the Dharma? And what is Sith spit does it have to do with Star Wars? Well, if you're like me, it has everything to do with that glorious galaxy far, far away...


Covering everything from A New Hope to The Clone Wars, this revised and expanded edition provides a unique take on the Star Wars epic and an inspiring introduction to Buddhism. The Dharma of Star Wars is perfect for anyone who wants to know what the Force can teach us about Buddhism and what Buddhism can teach us about the Force.

Here, the greatest myth of our time and the Dharma, the ancient words of the Buddha, illuminate each other in playful and unexpectedly rewarding ways.


  • Is Yoda a Zen Master?
  • Do Jedi practice mindfulness?
  • Did attachment turn Darth Vader to the dark side?

THE DHARMA OF STAR WARS by MATTHEW BORTOLIN