New Publication: The Questions of Pūrṇa

Our latest publication, “The Questions of Pūrṇa,” is among the forty-nine titles included in The Heap of Jewels collection in the Degé Kangyur. Although traditional scholars have quoted this sūtra in a number of Tibetan writings, the text has received very little attention in modern scholarship. Read more »

New Publication: The Eight Buddhas

84000 is thrilled to announce its latest publication “The Eight Buddhas” in which the Buddha introduces Śāriputra to the eight buddhas by name and then describes the location, name, and qualities of each of their buddha realms. Then the Buddha teaches Śāriputra how hearing, remembering, reading, teaching, chanting, and mastering the names of these buddhas will produce a great number of benefits for the practitioner. Read more »

New Publication: Proper Dharma Conduct

We are pleased to share the publication of our latest translation, Proper Dharma Conduct, wherein the Buddha Śākyamuni first makes a short cryptic statement that seems to go against the conventions of proper behavior for bodhisattvas, before explaining how to interpret the initial statement in order to decipher the underlying meaning. Read more »

Sūtras for Wellbeing Series

As people around the world entered into successive waves of Coronavirus-induced uncertainty and sufferings, we had many of our friends and followers asking us for inspiring content to help get us through this challenging time of distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns. We are now excited to share with you a new project, Sūtras for Wellbeing! Read more »

New Publication: The Mahāsūtra “On Entering the City of Vaiśālī”

We are thrilled to share the first sūtra in our new series, Sūtras for Wellbeing, which has fast-tracked for publication short sūtras traditionally recited for resilience and wellbeing in times of adversity. Stay tuned as we share further insights about each of the sūtras in this new series! Read more »

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche: On Being Brave

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary our Founding Chair, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche shares with us the beneficial potential of today’s continually evolving technology and how it can—and should—be put to good use. Read more »

New Publication: The Dhāraṇī of the Tathāgata Jñānolka

We are pleased to share the publication of our latest translation, The Dhāraṇī of the Tathāgata Jñānolka, which opens with a description of a group of four tathāgatas and four bodhisattvas seated in the celestial palace of the Sun and Moon. Read more »

2020 Translation Grant Cycle Opens

The 2020 call for translation grant proposals is currently open! All interested translators, please send in your proposals by July 15, 2020. Read more »

New Publication: Teaching the Fundamental Exposition and Detailed Analysis of Dependent Arising

In the Jeta Grove outside Śrāvastī, monks have gathered to listen to the Buddha as he presents the foundational doctrine of dependent arising. The Buddha first gives the definition of dependent arising and then teaches the twelve factors that form the causal chain of existence in saṃsāra as well as the defining characteristics of these twelve factors. Read more »

New Publication: The Nectar of Speech

84000 is pleased to announce its newest publication: The Nectar of Speech Read more »

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