Translations

Inspiring Cultural Phenomena: The Lotus Sūtra

16 Dec 2018

Learn more about the cultural and historical significance of our latest translation, ‘The White Lotus of Good Dharma’ Read more »

The Rice Seedling and its Fruit

7 Apr 2018

The Rice Seedling is one of the most important sūtras on the topic of dependent arising. Hear from the translation team and about its debut in Bodhgaya. Read more »

Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche on Translation

7 Apr 2018

Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche promotes translation efforts with a heartfelt message to a large gathering of resounding participants in Hong Kong. Read more »

The Words of the Buddha In English

21 Feb 2012

The first eight completed English language translations of the Words of the Buddha are now available to the public for free. Read more »

Featured Translation: “The Questions of an Old Lady”

21 Feb 2012

The featured translation in the reading room is “The Questions of an Old Lady”. This sutra contains teachings given by the Buddha to a 120-year-old woman in the city of Vaiśali. Read more »

Translations In Progress

4 Sep 2011

Translation is underway for a total of 49 texts (4,432 pages). Check out the titles of the 49 texts in four languages: Sanskrit, Tibetan, English, and Chinese. Read more »