This site is dedicated to the development of compassion, universal responsibility and enlightenment. A motto is: “Great compassion penetrates into the marrow of the bone” (Nagarjuna).
BuddhaNet is the result of a vision to link up with the growing world-wide culture of people committed to the Buddha’s teachings and lifestyle, as an on-line cyber Sangha. In this way, an ancient tradition and the information superhighway come together to create an electronic meeting place of shared concern and interests. BuddhaNet is a non-sectarian organisation, offering its services to all Buddhist traditions. It aims to facilitate a significant Buddhist presence in the ever-expanding realm of computer communications technology, applying this technology to helping make the Buddha’s teachings freely available to all.
Access to Insight is an Internet website dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and useful information concerning the practice and study of Theravada Buddhism, as it has been handed down through both the written word of the Pali canon and the living example of the Sangha.
The mission of this website may be expressed as: Originally, to nurture a flourishing monastic community where learning and practicing the Buddha’s ancient teachings cultivates peace in the hearts of its residents and visitors, it now does this by extension via the Internet in the world in which we live.
An extensive archive of teachings given over the years at Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London. The teachings are in MP3 format and are for free download on the Internet Archive.
The Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive (LYWA) is the collected works of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Kyabje Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. The Archive was founded in 1996 by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, its spiritual director, to make available in various ways the teachings it contains. The Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive is an affiliate of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT).
Exchanging oneself with others, also known as taking and giving or Tonglen meditation, is considered an essential and profound method for developing great compassion or Bodhichitta.
For Those with a Deeper Interest in Buddhism . . .
The Journal of Buddhist Ethics is an academic journal dedicated entirely to Buddhist ethics. It promotes the study of Buddhist ethics through the publication of research and book reviews and by hosting occasional online conferences. Submissions are welcome from scholars of all disciplines, as are comments on published articles.
The Journal of Global Buddhism has been established to promote the study of Buddhism’s globalization and its transcontinental interrelatedness. It is a scholarly academic journal and is innovative in adopting a totally electronic mode of publication. In all respects, it functions as a traditional scholarly journal.
UKABS – The UK Association for Buddhist Studies aims to act as a focus for Buddhist Studies in the UK. UKABS is open to academics, post-graduates, and unaffiliated Buddhist scholars, as well as interested Buddhist practitioners. The association oversees a journal, Buddhist Studies Review, holds an annual conference, and helps to inform people of the ongoing work of others in the study of Buddhism, including relevant conferences, visiting scholars, seminar series, etc., through this website and an electronic mailing list.
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