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Last modified: 25 Dec. 1997


The Electronic Buddhist Archives are designed to act as a world-wide repository of computer files with documents and materials of relevance to students and researchers of Buddhism, Taoism, Sufism and other Asian religions.

"Ehi-passika" ( )
This is an edited version of the Venerable Buddharakkhita's translation of The Dhammapada.
[1997,November 25]
Journal of Buddhist Ethics
The Journal of Buddhist Ethics is the first academic journal dedicated entirely to Buddhist ethics, and is innovative in adopting a totally electronic mode of publication. In most other respects, however, it will function as a traditional scholarly journal.
The Diamond Sutra
The World's Earliest dated Printed Book.This scroll was found in 1907 by the archaeologist Sir Marc Aurel Stein in a walled-up cave at the `Caves of the Thousand Buddhas', near Dunhuang, in North-West China. It was one of a small number of printed items among many thousands of manuscripts, comprising a library which must have been sealed up in about AD 1000. Although not the earliest example of blockprinting, it is the earliest which bears an actual date. The colophon, at the inner end, reads: `Reverently [caused to be] made for universal free distribution by Wang jie on behalf of his two parents on the 13th of the 4th moon of the 9th year of Xiantong [i.e. 11th May AD 868]'.
Karma Kagyu Buddhist Network
The Karma Kagyu Buddhist Network (KKBN) is an international computer network which is operated by volunteer coordinators in order to enable and enhance communication between organizations, centers, groups and individuals. The KKBN provides information about the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, supports communication among interested parties and introduces a world-wide online Sangha. The KKBN exists under the spiritual guidance of the 17th Karmapa, THAYE DORJE and is directed by Lama Ole Nydahl.

"Fundamental Buddhism Explained" ( David Carnell )
Summary of Buddhism, based on the Pali Canon, recognized by Buddhist scholars as the oldest written record of what the Buddha said and taught.
[1997,October 8]
Added by: bir@fundamentalbuddhism.com
Soka Gakkai International-USA (SGI-USA)
SGI-USA is an American Buddhist organization whose mission is to contribute to peace, culture, and education based on the Buddhism of Nichiren.

"The Living Dharma" ( West Covina Buddhist Temple )
A contemporary Shin Buddhist website from West Covina, California, dedicated to sharing the timeless teachings of the Buddha.
[1997,April 17]
Added by: dharma@livingdharma.org

"A Warm Welcome to Soka Gakkai (Japan)" ( Soka Gakkai (Japan) )
Soka Gakkai is a lay Buddhist association in Japan founded on the premise that human beings inherently possess the ability to create value in their lives and therefore, are able to live life to the fullest while contributing to the betterment of society.
[1997,April 11]
Added by: webmaster@sokagakkai.or.jp
Zen at the SunSITE
Zen Buddhist Texts
from the library of the Southwest Chogye Zen Center in Houston, Texas

"Falun Dafa" ( Haifan Liang )
Falun Dafa is a high level Buddhist cultivation method founded by Master Li HongZhi
[1997,September 28]
"Chinese Bhiksunis in the Ch'an Tradition " ( Heng-Ching Shih )
The spirit of essential Mahayana Buddhist doctrines assumes equality between male and female, although in the mundane world the position of Buddhist women is lower than that of Buddhist men. The Chinese Ch'an Buddhist tradition, following the egalitarian teaching of One-Mind of enlightenment, advocates non-discriminating, universal Buddhahood accessible to every sentient being, whether male or female.
ZEN BUDDHISM, Chinese electronic texts & tools, bibliographies
"Saving China's holy mountains" ( Martin Palmer )
For centuries, China's holy mountains were protected by Taoist and Buddhist monastries and the respect of the pilgrims who visited them. Now, in the face of growing tourist and business pressures, a new effort is being made to save them from destruction.
Shin Buddhism
Shin Buddhism was initiated by Shinran (1173-1263) in Japan. His teaching was based in the Pure Land tradition as a successor to Honen (1133-1212). Shinran developed the teaching by maintaining that faith, endowed by Amida Buddha, assured enlightentment. All religious practices, particularly the recitation of the name of the Buddha, expressed gratitude rather than achieved purification.
Buddhist Studies WWW VL
This document at the Australian National University, keeps track of leading information facilities in the field of Buddhism and Buddhist studies.
Dzogchen Foundation
Dzogchen, "The Innate Great Perfection", is the ultimate teaching of the Non-Sectarian Practice Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
Quiet Mountain
Tibetan Buddhist Sites and Resources
The Power of Compassion
The Dalai Lama Questions and Answers on problems of the modern world
The Art of Tibetan Sand Painting
Monks from the Seraje Monastery drew the Mandala of Hayagriva, a symbolic work of art which represents the deity that protects the monastery.
Early Tibetan Mandalas
14 fine Tibetan paintings of mandalas dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, drawn from the collections of Rossi & Rossi, London.
Buddhistische Union Freiburg( german )
Kooperation buddhistischer Zentren und Gruppen in Freiburg und Umland

"Fundamental Buddhism Explained" ( David Carnell )
Fundamental Buddhism Explained Essence Buddha's Teachings A Way to end all anguish immediately
[1997,September 3]
Added by: bir@fundamentalbuddhism.com

"Tibetan Art" ( Tsarak Pema Namdol Thaye )
Tradition Tibetan art by a Master Artist in the forms of Thanka Painting and the rare art of Three Dimensional Mandalas.
[1997,May 25]
Added by: gshann20@scu.edu.au

İArmin Müller
email: amueller@sunfly.ub.uni-freiburg.de