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Ancient Buddhist Texts

website last updated October 5th, 2014

 

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Indian Prosody: Texts and Studies

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Maps of Ancient Buddhist India

Audio Readings of Selected Texts

 

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Important Changes and Documents Released During 2014:

 

Important Changes:

February: moved all the audio files to the website, and started using a new embed system.

February: updated the way eBook zips are made so they are always up-to-date.

March: improved the search facilities on the site with google custom search.

April: changed the site over from Xhtml to Html5 and optimised the javascript for quicker downloading.

April: improved audio facilities to make it possible to download files from any page they are embedded in.

 

mp3 Audio Files:

The Analysis of Conditional Origination, April 2014

Safeguard Recitals, recited in Pāḷi, April 2014

Daily Chanting, recited in Pāḷi, April 2014

The Discourse about the Noble Search (MN 26), June 2014

The Discourse to Prince Bodhi (MN 85), June 2014

Bodhirājakumārasuttaṁ (MN 85), recited in Pāḷi, June 2014

The Six Factors of Giving (AN 6.37, August 2014

Nandaka’s Advice (MN 146, August 2014

Arahat Dhammadinnā’s Dhamma Teaching (MN 44, September 2014)

Khemā Therī’s Wisdom (SN 44.1), September 2014)

 

Texts and Translations:

Tisuttanirutti, A Grammatical Analysis of the
Maṅgala, Ratana and Mettā Discourses, March 2014

Safeguard Recitals,
Revised and Enlarged 3rd Edition, April 2014

Paṭiccasamuppādavibhaṅga (Vibh. 6),
The Analysis of Conditional Origination, April 2014

Daily Chanting
3rd Edition, April 2014

Ariyapariyesanasuttaṁ
The Discourse about the Noble Search (MN 26), June 2014

Bodhirājakumārasuttaṁ
The Discourse to Prince Bodhi (MN 85), June 2014

Chaḷaṅgadāna
The Six Factors of Giving (AN & AA 6.37), August 2014

Nandakovāda
Nandaka’s Advice (MN 146 & MA 146 & AA 1.4.7), August, 2014

Cūḷavedallasuttaṁ
The Small Discourse giving an Elaboration (MN 44 & Comms. (part)), September, 2014

Khemāsuttaṁ
The Discourse about Khemā (SN 44.1), September, 2014

 

English Texts:

The Analysis of Conditional Origination, April 2014

The Discourse about the Noble Search (MN 26), June 2014

The Discourse to Prince Bodhi (MN 85), June 2014

Nandaka’s Advice (MN 146 & AA 1.4.7), August, 2014

Arahat Dhammadinnā’s Dhamma Teaching (MN 44 & Comms), September, 2014

Khemā Therī’s Wisdom (SN 44.1), September, 2014

 

Reference:

Geography of Early Buddhism by Bimala Churn Law, May 2014

Grammatical Terms compiled by Bhikkhu Nyanamoli, May 2014

Three Alternate Divisions of the Buddha’s Words, August 2014

A Practical Guide to Pāḷi Grammar, August 2014

Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha, October 2014