buddhism

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Access to Insight

A freely available compendium of translations from the Pali Canon, along with a selection of other …

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Figures

Bodhisattva

A figure in Buddhist traditions who is on the path to enlightenment.

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Traditions

Buddhism

Buddhism is a family of traditions which trace their lineage back to a figure known as Siddartha …

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Books

Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction

Damien Keown (1996)

Provides a good overview of the essential points of Buddhism.

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Books

Buddhist Yoga

Anonymous (1995)

A translation of the Sandhinirmochana-sutra (Scripture Unlocking the Mysteries) - a classical …

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Books

Indian Philosophy: Volume 1

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1923)

This volume of Radhakrishnan’s two-volume work on Indian philosophy goes into detail on the Rig Veda …

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Traditions

Mahayana Buddhism

A form of Buddhism which is focused on attaining liberation for all beings out of compassion for the …

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Occasions

Obon

A Japanese celebration of people's ancestors, which developed out of Buddhist and Confucian …

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Podcasts

Text Talks

Text Talks provides teachers and students (and anyone else who’s interested) with weekly podcasts …

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Books

The Life of Milarepa

Rechung (1928)

An abridged version of Evans-Wentz’s translation, telling the life story of the Tibetan Buddhist …

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Traditions

Theravada Buddhism

Theravada is a form of Buddhism that venerates the Buddha but does not deify him, follows the …

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