Buddhism: Researching the Religion of the Buddha
One of the oldest enduring Eastern religions, Buddhism was founded in India during the sixth ... read more »
During Buddhism's 2,500 year history, several thriving sects have emerged, each with a unique take ... read more »
Whether you're looking for the Pali Canon, Zen parables and koans, Mahayana text, or scholarly books on the subject of Buddhism, there's a large quantity of original Buddhist scripture freely available on the Internet.
- The Buddhist Society has overviews of the different scripture sets, including the Pali Canon, Sanskrit Canon, Mahayana texts, Tantric texts, and the Tibetan and Mongolian Canon. Find them by clicking the "Scriptures" link on the left side of the page.
- Much Buddhist scripture exists in the public domain, so you can often find it online. It's common to find a combination of the original Pali or Sanskrit text, but many Web sites also host English translations of popular scriptures.
Many prominent Buddhist organizations host sites with information aimed at helping you further your ... read more »
Whether you're looking for a statue of the Buddha to serve as inspiration in your practice, a book ... read more »