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DharmaDictionary.net contains free resources for the "circle of lotsawas" involved in the translation of Buddhist texts and teachings from Tibetan into Western languages.
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Use the search box on the left to search for any tibetan term in Wylie format. (examples: sems, rig pa, snying rje). Searches can also be made in Tibetan Unicode (example 'ཀྱག་གྲིར་འཆི།). (See instructions above).
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Browse our ever-expanding dharmapedia of Buddhist terms, teachers, lineages, and texts. See website contents below.
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Note to Editors and Contributors
Latest Twenty New or Modified Entries
- Transcribing Wylie-to-Tibetan Unicode script
- Mulamadhyamakakarika: Verses from the Centre by Stephen Batchelor
- Dharma Sun (video teachings)
- more than 13 million page views.
- General discussion page for translators: lotsawa discussion page
- Paro Taktsang, one of the sacred sites in Buddhist history.
- Gyurme Dorje's Glossary to Tibetan Elemental Divination Paintings
- Mahamudra pith instructions in the Kagyu section under Tibetan texts in Wylie format, compiled by Thomas Roth (Sherab Drime)
- The beginnings of a comprehensive Database of Buddhist Quotations
- Tibetan Buddhist canon An overview
- Glossary to The Great Image, the lifestory of Vairotsana
- Google has now begun making searches of www.dharmadictionary.net (see left box). The indexing is in process, about 80% - try searching for "Rinpoche".
- A Concise Catalogue to the Precious Translated Words of the Conqueror, reformated from the ACIP version
- Catalogue of the New Treasures of Chokgyur Lingpa by Andreas Doctor
- 21 indices in Wylie format in new category Wylie Indices, compiled by Edward Henning
- The Kat'hok lineage
- Standard & Extended Wylie diagrams Sambhota, by Gerry Wiener
- A General Dharma Glossary from Matthieu Ricard, many details
- Geographical Glossary from Matthieu Ricard
- Prajnaparamita in Eight Thousand Verses Tibetan Translation converted from the ACIP input version
- Chronology of Buddhism by Matthieu Ricard
- Five Sisters of Long Life
- The Rangjung Yeshe Gilded Palace of Dharmic Activity; An English-based Glossary of Buddhist People, Places, and Things...is now available.
- The Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary -- including Jim Valby, Ives Waldo, Matthieu Ricard, Richard Barron, Erick Tsiknopoulos, etc., is available for search in the left search box.