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Ancient Buddhist Texts

Materials from the early and medieval Buddhist tradition covering texts in Pāli and Sanskrit; line by line (interlinear) texts and translations; translations in English only; studies of grammar, prosody and compilation; maps, reference works and audio files.

website last updated November 5th, 2017

 

This website has 4 main sections:

Original Texts and Studies

Texts and Translations

Texts in English Only

Grammar and Prosody

there are also

Reference Materials

Maps of Ancient Buddhist India

Audio Readings of Selected Texts

 

Important Changes and Documents Released During 2017:

 

mp3 Audio Files:

The Dharma Collection, January

Entrance into the Light of the Dharma, January

 

Texts and Translations:

Dhamma-Saṅgraha
The Dharma Collection
, January

Dhammāloka-Mukhaṁ
Entrance into the Light of the Dharma
, January

Patna Dhammapada
Patna Dhamma Verses
, November

Dhammapada
2nd Edition
, November

Dīpavaṁsa
The Chronicle of the Island
, November

 

English Texts:

The Dharma Collection, January

Entrance into the Light of the Dharma, January

The Bhikṣuṇī Maṇimēkhalai, June

Patna Dhamma Verses, November

Dhamma Verses (2nd Edition), November

The Chronicle of the Island, November

 

Reference:

On the Chronicles of Ceylon
Bimala Churn Law
, June

Sutta and Jātaka number and name, links and PTS page number
Leigh Brasington
, July