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 September 1st, 2020

 

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 2020:

Texts and Translations:

Karma-vibhaṅga
The Analysis of Deeds
, April

Adhammikasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Dishonest (AN & AA 4.70)
, April

 

English Texts:

The Analysis of Deeds
(Karma-vibhaṅga)
, April

The Discourse on the Dishonest (AN & AA 4.70), April

 

Original Texts and Studies:

A Comparative Edition of the Dhammapada
(3rd Edition)
, January

A Comparative Edition of the Dhammapada
(4th Edition)
, April

Parallels to the Dhammapada Verses
(4th Edition)
, May

 

Grammar and Prosody

Old Javanese Metres
(2nd edition)
, May

 

Reference:

The Theravāda Lineage
(Nikāya Saṅgrahaya)
, August

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