Ancient Buddhist Texts

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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 December 2nd, 2021

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Texts in English Only

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Reference Materials

Maps of Ancient Buddhist India

Audio Readings of Selected Texts

 

this is an almost complete list of the documents on the website, you can type with or without diacritics, and search for name, reference, number, etc. partial matches work (try typing "buddh")

From Buddha-to-be to Teacher
English Only

The Great Chapter (Mv 1-4)
English Only

The Discourse about the Noble Search (MN 26)
English Only

The Discourse to Prince Bodhi (MN 85)
English Only

Exalted Utterances (Udāna, KN 3)
English Only

The Way to the Beyond (Snp 5)
English Only

The Great Emancipation (DN 16)
English Only

Buddhakhetta and Buddhāpadāna (Ap 1.1 and Essay)
English Only

Why the Buddha Suffered (Ap 39.10 and Comm.)
English Only

The Stories about the Foremost Elder Nuns (AN & AA 8.51-53)
English Only

Three Discourses concerning Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī (AN 8.51-53)
English Only

The Discourse giving the Analysis of Offerings (MN 142)
English Only

Thematic Discourses about Nuns (SN 5)
English Only

Nandaka’s Advice (MN 146 & AA 1.4.7)
English Only

Arahat Dhammadinnā’s Teaching (MN 44 & Comms.)
English Only

Khemā Therī’s Wisdom (SN 44.1)
English Only

Arahat Saṅghamittā’s Story
English Only

The Bhikṣuṇī Maṇimēkhalai
English Only

Dhamma Topics and their Analysis
Dhammatthavinicchaya (collection)

English Only

The Short Readings (KN 1)
English Only

Sentences of the Law
English Only

Dhamma Verses
English Only

Patna Dhamma Verses
English Only

Buddhist Wisdom Verses
English Only

The Discourse that Set the Dhamma Wheel Rolling
English Only

The Discourse concerning Vāseṭṭha (MN 98)
English Only

The Discourse giving the Analysis of the Truths (MN 141)
English Only

The Analysis of Conditional Origination (SN 12.2)
English Only

The Second Discourse giving an Analysis of the Faculties (SN 48.10)
English Only

The Discourse about the Belief Systems (AN 3.61)
English Only

The Discourse about Suitable Deeds (AN 4.61)
English Only

The Discourse on the Dishonest (AN & AA 4.70)
English Only

The Discourse on the Right Use (of Wealth) (AN 5.41)
English Only

The Six Factors of Giving (AN 6.37)
English Only

The First Discourse on the Bases for Talk (AN 10.69)
English Only

The Discourse about the Ways of Attending to Mindfulness (DN 22)
English Only

The Long Discourse Giving Advice to Rāhula (MN 62)
English Only

The Discourse about Mindfulness while Breathing (MN. 118)
English Only

The Discourse about Mindfulness related to the Body (MN. 119)
English Only

The Discourse Concerning Māluṅkyaputta (SN 35. 95)
English Only

The Discourse to Girimānanda (AN 10:60)
English Only

The Matrix from the Abstract Teaching (Dhammasaṅgaṇī 1 & 2)
English Only

The Analysis of Conditional Origination (Vibh. 6)
English Only

The Analysis of the Ways of Attending to Mindfulness (Vibh. 7)
English Only

The Enumeration and Explanation of the Conditions (Paṭṭhāna 1 & 2)
English Only

The Jātaka Translation
547 Stories from the Jātaka Commentary (Revised and Reconstructed) (Ja)
English Only

Buddhist Legends
300 Stories from the Dhammapada Commentary (Dhp-A)
English Only

Buddhist Parables
220 Stories from Canonical, Para-Canonical and Commentarial sources
English Only

Naḷinikā’s Story
or: The Seduction of an Innocent (Jā 526)
English Only

The Introduction to the Story of the Cuckoo
or: The Buddha goes to War (from Jā 536)
English Only

Saṅkha’s Story
or: Paccekabuddhas Teach Awakening (from DhpA 290)
English Only

The Life of the Victorious Buddha
translation of Jinacarita
English Only

The Chronicle of the Island
Dīpavaṁsa

English Only

The Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold
English Only

Buddha, a poem by Madame A. Christina Albers
English Only

The Entrance into the Light of the Dharma (from Lalitavistara)
English Only

The Earliest Recorded Discourses of the Buddha
(from Lalitavistara, Mahākhandaka & Mahāvastu)
English Only

The Journey from Uruvilvā to Ṛṣipatana (from Mahāvastu)
English Only

The Discourse that Set the Dharma-Wheel Rolling
(from Lalitavistara)

English Only

The Discourse on Arising and Ceasing
(The Fourth Discourse of the Buddha) (Mhv pp. 446-9)

English Only

The Explanation and Analysis of Conditional Origination from the Beginning
English Only

An Analysis of the Topics
(Arthaviniścaya)

English Only

The Dharma Collection
(Dharma-Saṅgraha)

English Only

The Analysis of Deeds
(Karma-vibhaṅga)

English Only

Garland of Birth Stories
J. S. Speyer’s translation of Āryaśūra’s Jātakamālā
English Only

The Buddha Carita or The Life of the Buddha
E.B. Cowell’s translation of Aśvaghoṣa’s Buddhacarita
English Only

Ramayana, The Epic of Rama, Prince of India
Condensed into English Verse by Romesh C. Dutt
English Only

Mahabharata, Epic of the Bharatas
Condensed into English Verse by Romesh C. Dutt
English Only

The Aspiration for the Good Life
Bhadra-cari-praṇidhānam
English Only

Chanting for Meditators
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Maṅgalasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Ratanasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Mettasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Khandhasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Morasuttaṁ<
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Vaṭṭasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Dhajaggasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Āṭānāṭiyasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Paṭhamagilānasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Dutiyagilānasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Tatiyagilānasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Bojjhaṅgasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Pubbaṇhasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Paṭiccasamuppādavibhaṅgo
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Dhammacakkappavattanasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Anattalakkhaṇasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Pabbajita-abhiṇhasuttaṁ
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Paccayaniddeso
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Lovingkindness – Aspiration – Sharing of Merits
Chanting for Meditators in Pāḷi and English

Safeguard Recitals
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Mahāparittaṁ
The Great Safeguard
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

1. Opening Ceremony
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2. Tiratanaguṇavandanā
Worshipping the Virtues of the Three Treasures
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3. Mahāmaṅgalasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Great Blessings
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4. Ratanasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Treasures
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

5. Karaṇīyamettasuttaṁ
The Discourse on how Friendliness Meditation should be Done
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

6. Protection and Blessing Verses
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Catubhāṇavārapāḷi
The Four Recitals
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Paṭhamakabhāṇavāraṁ
The First Recital
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1. Saraṇagamanaṁ
Going for Refuge
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

2. Dasasikkhāpadāni
The Ten Training Rules
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3. Sāmaṇerapañhaṁ
The Questions to the Novice
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4. Dvattiṁsākāraṁ
The Thirty-Two Fold Nature
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5. Paccavekkhaṇā
The Reflections
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6. Dasadhammasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Ten Things
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

7. Mahāmaṅgalasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Great Blessings
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

8. Ratanasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Treasures
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9. Karaṇīyamettasuttaṁ
The Discourse on how Friendliness Meditation should be Done
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

10. Khandhaparittaṁ
The Safeguard of the Constituent Groups (of Mind & Body)
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

11. Mettānisaṁsasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Advantages of Friendliness Meditation
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

12. Mittānisaṁsaṁ
The Advantages of Friendship
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13. Moraparittaṁ
The Peacock’s Safeguard
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

14. Candaparittaṁ
The Moon’s Safeguard
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

15. Suriyaparittaṁ
The Sun’s Safeguard
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

16. Dhajaggaparittaṁ
Safeguard through the Top of a Banner
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

Dutiyakabhāṇavāraṁ
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

17. MahāKassapattherabojjhaṅgaṁ
The Factor of Awakening Concerning the Elder Mahā Kassapa
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18. MahāMoggallānattherabojjhaṅgaṁ
The Factor of Awakening Concerning the Elder Mahā Moggallāna
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19. MahāCundattherabojjhaṅgaṁ
The Factor of Awakening Concerning the Elder Mahā Cunda
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20. Girimānandasuttaṁ
The Discourse to Girimānanda
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21. Isigilisuttaṁ
The Discourse about Isigili
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Atirekāni Sattasuttāni
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22. Dhammacakkappavattanasuttaṁ
The Discourse that Set the Dhamma Wheel Rolling
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

23. Mahāsamayasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Great Convention
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24. Ālavakasuttaṁ
The Discourse concerning Ālavaka
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25. Kasībhāradvājasuttaṁ
The Discourse concerning Kasībhāradvāja
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

26. Parābhavasuttaṁ
The Discourse on Ruin
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

27. Vasalasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Outcastes
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

28. Saccavibhaṅgasuttaṁ
The Discourse giving the Analysis of the Truths
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

Tatiyakabhāṇavāraṁ:
29a. Āṭānāṭiyasuttaṁ (Part One)
The Āṭānāṭiya Discourse
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Catutthakabhāṇavāraṁ:
29b. Āṭānāṭiyasuttaṁ (Part Two)
The Āṭānāṭiya Discourse
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Upagantho
Supplementary Texts
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1. Jayamaṅgalagāthā
Verses on the Blessings of Success
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2. Mahājayamaṅgalagāthā
The Verses on the Great Blessings of Success
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

3. Āṇakkhettaparittaṁ
Safeguard in this Order’s Domain
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

4. Jinapañjaraṁ
The Victors’ Armour
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

5. Aṭṭhavīsatiparittaṁ
Safeguard through the Twenty-Eight Buddhas
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

6. Caturārakkhā Bhāvanā
Four Protective Meditations
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

7. Cakkavāḷamettabhāvanā
Universal Friendliness Meditation
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

8. Aṅgulimālaparittaṁ
The Aṅgulimāla Safeguard
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

9. Bojjhaṅgaparittaṁ
The Safeguard about the Factors of Awakening
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

10. Vaṭṭakaparittaṁ
The Discourse about the Quail
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

11. Phandanaparittaṁ
The Tree Safeguard
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

12. Narasīhagāthā
Verses about a Lion of a Man
Safeguard Recitals in Pāḷi and English

Daily Chanting
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Āṇakkhettaparittaṁ, 1
Safeguard in this Order’s Domain

Dasadhammasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Ten Things

Buddhānussati
Recollection of the Buddha

Mahāmaṅgalasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Great Blessings

Āṇakkhettaparittaṁ, 2
Safeguard in this Order’s Domain

Ratanasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Treasures

Mettā Bhāvanā
The Development of Friendliness Meditation

Karaṇīyamettasuttaṁ
The Discourse on how Friendliness Meditation should be Done

Asubhasaññā
Perception of the Unattractive

Khandhaparittaṁ (part)
The Protection of Mind and Body

Paṭiccasamuppādaṁ
Conditional Arising

Avasānaṁ
Conclusion

Maraṇānussati
Recollection of Death

Mettānisaṁsasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Advantages of Friendliness Meditation

Dhajaggaparittaṁ
Safeguard through the Top of a Banner

Avasānaṁ
Conclusion

Dhammapadagāthā
Verses from the Dhammapada

Adhiṭṭhānagāthā
Verses of Determination

Ovādaṁ
Advice

Vajjapakāsanaṁ
Confession of Faults

Paccavekkhaṇā
Reflections

Khamāpanā
Asking for Forgiveness

Thai Chanting
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Mettabhāvanā (Śrī Laṅkā version)
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Mettabhāvanā (Universal version)
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Reflections
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Aggasāvikā Bhikkhunī Gāthā
Chanting in Pāḷi and English

Namakkārapāḷi
Pāḷi and English

Tigumbacetiyathomanā
Pāḷi and English

Mahākhandhako (Vin. Mv. 1-4)
The Great Chapter
Pāḷi and English

Ariyapariyesanasuttaṁ (MN 26)
The Discourse about the Noble Search
Pāḷi and English

Bodhirājakumārasuttaṁ (MN 85)
The Discourse to Prince Bodhi
Pāḷi and English

Udāna (KN 3)
Exalted Utterances
Pāḷi and English

Pārāyanavaggo (Snp 5)
The Way to the Beyond
Pāḷi and English

Mahāparinibbānasuttaṁ (DN 16)
The Discourse about the Great Emancipation
Pāḷi and English

Pubbakammapilotika-Buddhāpadānaṁ (Apadāna 39.10 & Comm.)
The Connection with Previous Deeds
Pāḷi and English

Aggatherīvatthu (AN & AA 8.51-53)
The Stories about the Foremost Elder Nuns
Pāḷi and English

Mahāpajāpatigotamī-tisuttāni (AN 8.51-53)
Three Discourses concerning Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī
Pāḷi and English

Dakkhiṇāvibhaṅghasuttaṁ (MN 142)
The Analysis of Offerings
Pāḷi and English

Bhikkhunīsaṁyutta (SN 5)
Thematic Discourses about Nuns
Pāḷi and English

Nandakovāda (MN 146 & MA 146 & AA 1.4.7)
Nandaka’s Advice
Pāḷi and English

Cūḷavedallasuttaṁ (MN 44 & Comms.)
The Small Discourse giving an Elaboration
Pāḷi and English

Khemāsuttaṁ (SN 44.1)
The Discourse about Khemā
Pāḷi and English

Aggasāvikā Bhikkhunī Gāthā
The Great Nun Disciples Verses
Pāḷi and English

Dhammatthavinicchaya
Dhamma Topics and their Analysis (collection)
Pāḷi and English

Khuddakapāṭha (KN 1)
The Short Readings
Pāḷi and English

Dhammapada (KN 2)
Dhamma Verses
Pāḷi and English

Patna Dhammapada
Patna Dhamma Verses
Pāḷi and English

Buddhanīti Saṅgaho
A Collection of Buddhist Wisdom Verses
Pāḷi and English

Dhammacakkappavattanasuttaṁ (Vinaya Mv 1)
The Discourse that Set the Dhamma Wheel Rolling
Pāḷi and English

Vāseṭṭhasuttaṁ (MN & MA 98)
The Discourse concerning Vāseṭṭha

Pāḷi and English

Saccavibhaṅghasuttaṁ (MN 141)
The Discourse giving the Analysis of the Truths
Pāḷi and English

(Paṭiccasamuppāda)-Vibhaṅgasuttaṁ (SN 12.2)
The Discourse giving the Analysis (of Conditional Origination)
Pāḷi and English

Dutiya[-indriya]vibhaṅgasuttaṁ (SN 48.10)
The Second Discourse giving an Analysis of the Faculties
Pāḷi and English

Titthāyatanasuttaṁ (AN 3.62)
The Belief Systems
Pāḷi and English

Paṭhamakathāvatthusuttaṁ
The First Discourse on the Bases for Talk (AN 10.69)
Pāḷi and English

Pattakammasuttaṁ
The Discourse about Suitable Deeds (AN 4.61)
Pāḷi and English

Adhammikasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Dishonest (AN & AA 4.70)
Pāḷi and English

Ādiyasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Right Use (of Wealth) (AN 5.41)
Pāḷi and English

Chaḷaṅgadāna
The Six Factors of Giving (AN & AA 6.37)
Pāḷi and English

Mahāsatipaṭṭhānasuttaṁ
The Long Discourse about the Ways of Attending to Mindfulness (DN 22)
Pāḷi and English

Mahārāhulovādasuttaṁ
The Long Discourse Giving Advice to Rāhula (MN 62)
Pāḷi and English

Ānāpānasatisuttaṁ
The Discourse about Mindfulness while Breathing (MN 118)
Pāḷi and English

Kāyagatāsatisuttaṁ
The Discourse about Mindfulness related to the Body (MN 119)
Pāḷi and English

Mālunkyaputtasuttaṁ
The Discourse Concerning Māluṅkyaputta (SN 35. 95)
Pāḷi and English

Girimānandasuttaṁ
The Discourse to Girimānanda (AN 10:60)
Pāḷi and English

Abhidhammamātikā
The Matrix from the Abstract Teaching (Dhammasaṅgaṇī 1 & 2)
Pāḷi and English

Paṭiccasamuppādavibhaṅga
Analysis of Conditional Origination (Vibh. 6)
Pāḷi and English

Satipaṭṭhānavibhaṅga
Analysis of the Ways of Attending to Mindfulness (Vibh. 7)
Pāḷi and English

Paccayuddesaniddesa
The Enumeration and Explanation of the Conditions (Paṭṭhāna 1 & 2)
Pāḷi and English

Naḷinikājātakavaṇṇanā (Jā 526)
or: The Seduction of an Innocent
Pāḷi and English

Kuṇālajātakanidānaṁ (from Jā 536)
or: The Buddha goes to War
Pāḷi and English

Saṅkhakathā (from DhpA 290)
or: Paccekabuddhas Teach Awakening
Pāḷi and English

Jinacaritaṁ
The Life of the Victorious Buddha (Pāḷi, 13th c. Śrī Laṁkan Text)
Pāḷi and English

Dīpavaṁsa
The Chronicle of the Island
Pāḷi and English

Asoka and the Missions
from the Extended Mahāvaṁsa
Pāḷi and English

Dharmāloka-Mukhaṁ
Entrance into the Light of the Dharma (from Lalitavistara Ch. 4)
Sanskritised Prākt and English

Uruvilvāto Ṛṣipatanaṁ Gamanaṁ
The Journey from Uruvilvā to Ṛṣipatana (Mhv pp. 322-329)
Sanskritised Prākt and English

Dharmacakrapravartanasūtram
The Discourse that Set the Dharma-Wheel Rolling (from Lalitavistara)
Sanskritised Prākt and English

Utpadyananirudhyanasūtram
The Discourse on Arising and Ceasing
(The Fourth Discourse of the Buddha) (Mhv pp. 443-9)
Sanskritised Prākt and English

Pratītyasamutpādādivibhaṅganirdeśasūtram
The Discourse giving the Explanation and Analysis of Conditional Origination from the Beginning
Sanskritised Prākt and English

Arthaviniścaya
An Analysis of the Topics
Sanskritised Prākt and English

Dharma-Saṅgraha
The Dharma Collection
Sanskritised Prākt and English

Karma-vibhaṅga
The Analysis of Deeds
Sanskritised Prākt and English

The Buddhacarita or Life of Buddha
(Sanskrit, 1st c. C.E.)
Sanskrit and English

Prajñāpāramitā-Hṛdayam
The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom
Sanskrit and English

Bhadra-cari-praṇidhānam
The Aspiration for the Good Life
Sanskrit and English

Dhammacakkappavattanasuttaṁ
Pāḷi in Sinhala Script written on Ola Leaf

BJT Pātimokkhapāḷi
Pāḷi Text Only

Mahākhandhako (Mv 1-4)
Pāḷi Text Only

Mahāparinibbānasuttaṁ (DN 16)
Pāḷi Text Only

Mahāsatipaṭṭhānasuttaṁ (DN 22)
Pāḷi Text Only

Bhikkhunīsaṁyuttaṁ (SN 5)
Pāḷi Text Only

New Khuddakapāṭha (KN 1)
Pāḷi Text and Metre Analysis

New Dhammapada (KN 2)
Pāḷi Text and Metre Analysis

Study of the Parallels to the Dhammapada Verses (KN 2)
Pāḷi & Sanskritised Prākt Text

BJT Udānapāḷi (KN 3)
Pāḷi Text Only

BJT Itivuttakapāḷi (KN 4)
Pāḷi Text Only

Pubbakammapilotika-Buddhāpadānaṁ (Ap 39.10 & Comm.)
Pāḷi Text Only

Satipaṭṭhānavibhaṅga
Pāḷi Text Only

Dhammatthavinicchaya
A collection of classic passages from the Pāḷi texts

Pāḷi Text Only

Catubhāṇavārapāḷi, A New Edition
Pāḷi Text and Metre Analysis

Pocketbook of Protections
Pāḷi Text Only

Buddhanīti Saṅgaho
Pāḷi Text and Metre Analysis

Jinacaritaṁ
Pāḷi Text and Metre Analysis

Dāthāvaṁsa
Pāḷi Text and Metre Analysis

Jātaka-aṭṭhakathā (Ja)
Pāḷi Text Only

Naḷinikājātakavaṇṇanā (Ja 526)
Pāḷi Text and Metre Analysis

A Comparative Edition of the Dhammapada
Pāḷi & Sanskritised Prākt Text

The Uraga Verses
Pāḷi & Sanskritised Prākt Text

The Patna Dharmapada
Sanskritised Prākt Text and Metre Analysis

Udānavarga
Sanskritised Prākt Text and Metre Analysis

Buddha-carita
Sanskrit Text and Metre Analysis

Ratanasutta - A Comparative Edition
Pāḷi & Sanskritised Prākt Text

A Comparison of the Pāḷi Udānas and the Udānavarga
Pāḷi & Sanskritised Prākt Text

Syntax of the Cases in the Pali Nikayas
Grammar

Navapadamañjarī
A New Collection of Sentences
(illustrating Pāḷi case endings)

Grammar

Tisuttanirutti
A Grammatical Analysis of Three Discourses
(Maṅgala, Ratana and Mettā)
Grammar

A Practical Guide to Pāḷi Grammar
Grammar

Grammatical Terms (Bhikkhu Nyanamoli)
Grammar

Light on Pāḷi Pronunciation (Ledi Sayadaw)
Grammar

The Parsing of Pāḷi
Grammar

Pāḷi Numbers
Grammar

Pāḷi Word Endings
Grammar

Schema for the Transliteration of Sanskrit and Pāḷi
Grammar

Transforming Sanskrit into Pāḷi
Grammar

The Pronunciation of Pāḷi
Grammar

Vuttodaya, The Composition of Metre
Pāḷi Prosody

An Outline of the Metres in the Pāḷi Canon (3rd Revised Edition)
Pāḷi Prosody

The Main Metres in the Pāḷi Canon
Pāḷi Prosody

Metre Tables (Chandaḥprasthāra)
Pāḷi Prosody

A Comparative Table of the Metres found in ChŚā, VR, & Vutt
Pāḷi Prosody

Pārāyanavagga - A New Edition
Pāḷi Prosody

Examples of Classical Metres from Mahāvaṁsa
Pāḷi Prosody

Studies in Ven. Buddhadatta’s Prosody
Pāḷi Prosody

Śrī Piṁgala’s Chandaḥśāstra (Classical Sanskrit Prosody)
Sanskrit Prosody

Vttaratnākara (Classical Sanskrit Prosody)
Sanskrit Prosody

Śrutabodha (39 Classical Sanskrit Metres)
Sanskrit Prosody

Old Javanese Metres
Javanese Prosody

A.L. Basham on Indian Prosody
Article on Sanskri Prosody

A.A. Macdonell on Vedic Metre
Article on Sanskri Prosody

A.K. Warder on Pāli Metre
Article on Pāḷi Prosody

Charles Duroiselle on Medieval Pali Prosody
Article on Pāḷi Prosody

A.A. Macdonell on Metre in Classical Sanskrit
Article on Sanskrit Prosody

M. Winternitz on Indian Prosodic Literature
Article on Sanskrit Prosody

E.V. Arnold extract from Vedic Metre in its Historical Development
Article on Sanskrit Prosody

A. B. Keith on The Metre Of The Bhaddevatā
Article on Sanskrit Prosody

J.H. Moore giving a Metrical Analysis of the Pāli Iti-vuttaka
Article on Pāḷi Prosody

K.R. Norman on The origins of the āryā metre
Article on Pāḷi Prosody

Franklin Edgerton on Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit
Article on Sanskrit Prosody

Geography of Early Buddhism
by Bimala Churn Law
Reference

The Theravāda Lineage
(Nikāya Saṅgrahaya)
Reference

On the Chronicles of Ceylon
Bimala Churn Law
Reference

A Summary of the Mahāvastu
Bimala Churn Law
Reference

The Beginnings of Buddhist Art
by A. Foucher
Reference

From the Living Fountains of Buddhism
Ananda W.P. Guruge
Reference

Literary History of Sanskrit Buddhism by J. K. Nariman
Reference

Beginnings of Indian Studies in Europe
Article by J. K. Nariman
Reference

Treasure Trove of Ancient Literatures
Article by J. K. Nariman
Reference

Buddhist Drama
Article by Moriz Winternitz
Reference

Most Ancient Buddhist Records
Article by Moriz Winternitz
Reference

The Introduction to the Jātaka Stories
Article by T. W. Rhys Davids
Reference

The Four Noble Truths (Cattāri Ariyasaccāni)
Reference

The 37 Things on the Side of Awakening (Sattatiṁsa Bodhipakkhiyadhammā)
Reference

The Six Deep Knowledges (Cha Abhiññā)
Reference

Versions of Conditional Origination (Paṭiccasamuppādaṁ)
Reference

The Foremost and the Eighty Great Disciples
Reference

Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha
Reference

Thirty Things that Invariably Happen with the Buddhas
Reference

Basic Structure of the Pāḷi Tipiṭaka
Reference

Suttapiṭaka Index,
with links to Pāḷi Text and Translation(s)
Reference

Beyond the Tipiṭaka
Reference

Three Alternate Divisions of the Buddha’s Words
Reference

Analysis of the Bhikkhu Pātimokkha
Reference

The Realms of Existence
Reference

Simple Buddhist-Christian Era Conversion
Reference

Days, Months and Seasons in Pāḷi
Reference