The People Driving Progress: Our Editorial Team

18 Nov 2020

Imagine if your to-do list had 4,500 items on it. Ours does. The people who direct and manage the process of reviewing the translations, editing, proofreading, and marking them up, are the members of our growing Editorial Team. As far as we are concerned, they are the heart of 84000. Read more »

In Focus: Sūtras for Well-Being

18 Nov 2020

In response to 2020’s unique challenges, our first fully, digital outreach initiative—Sūtras for Well-Being—supports our global community in feeling inspired, connected, and uplifted, offering a multimedia look at the sūtras traditionally recited for resilience and well-being in times of adversity, and the stories behind them. Read more »

A Tribute to Steven Goodman, 1945 – 2020

17 Aug 2020

All of us at 84000 were very sad to learn that our dear friend and colleague Steven Goodman, one of the founding members of 84000’s Working Committee, died in the afternoon of Monday, 3 August, at the age of 75. Read more »

The Suffering of Change in Today’s World

17 Aug 2020

Last month, Deborah Dorjee—an instructor at Siddhartha’s Intent—kindly hosted a session during our twenty-four hour virtual sūtra recitation. In these uncertain times, we decided to sit down and talk with her more about the potential for Buddhism to help build mental and emotional resilience. Read more »

Cultural Translation: Setting the Sūtras to Music

17 Aug 2020

In June, 84000 reached out to US-born,Taiwan-transplant Harry Einhorn for an original musical composition to accompany our recently published text, “The Dedication: Fulfilling All Aspirations.” Here, we sit down with Harry to talk about Buddhism and creative culture. Read more »

Aspiration Prayer for 84000

21 Jun 2020

Now that we are ten years into our hundred year vision, our Founding Chair shares with us a prayer composed for the continued success of 84000 in preserving the words of the Buddha. Read more »

Aspiration Prayer for 84000

18 Jun 2020

Now that we are ten years into our hundred year vision, our Founding Chair shares with us a prayer composed for the continued success of 84000 in preserving the words of the Buddha. Read more »

Teaching on Sūtra | Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

5 Jun 2020

Commemorating the anniversary this month of the Buddha’s birth – and our 10th year of translating his words into modern languages – our Founding Chair, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, offers a three-part teaching on one of our recently published sūtras. Read more »

Can You Describe 84000 in One Word?

28 May 2020

As we celebrate our 10th turn around the sun, we asked you – our colleagues, our friends, and our supporters – what one word you would use to describe 84000. Here’s a short video of all the wonderful responses we received from around the world! Read more »

Artist DALeast on Sūtra Illustration

7 Apr 2018

DALeast describes street artistry, its connection to the Dharma, and the experience of illustrating Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s book on the Teaching of Vimalakīrti. Read more »