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Fourth Day of Wisdom: The Gaṇḍī Sūtra

On its tenth birthday, 84000 is presenting its friends and readers with ten sūtras in ten days! The Gaṇḍī Sūtra is the fourth text in our #10daysofwisdom Read more »

Third Day of Wisdom: The Twelve Buddhas

The Twelve Buddhas is the third in our #10daysofwisdom. On its tenth birthday, 84000 is presenting its friends and readers with ten sūtras in ten days! The Twelve Buddhas is the third in our #10daysofwisdom Read more »

Second Day of Wisdom: The Seven Buddhas

The Seven Buddhas is the second text in our #10daysofwisdom. On its tenth birthday, 84000 is presenting its friends and readers with ten sūtras in ten days! The Seven Buddhas is the second text in our #10daysofwisdom Read more »

First Day of Wisdom: The Questions of the Kiṃnara King Druma

The Questions of the Kiṃnara King Druma is the first in our #10daysofwisdom. On its tenth birthday, 84000 is presenting its friends and readers with ten sūtras in ten days! Read more »

Press Release: Launch of New Animation Video to Preserve Buddhist Texts

Press Release: 84000 is launching an animation video campaign to raise awareness around one of the world’s largest and oldest collections of writings. This launch marks 84000’s 10th anniversary, and we are thrilled to have the participation of award-winning British actress, Joanna Lumley! Read more »

Teaching on Sūtra | Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

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 »

Humbled by an Offering

This morning, our Founding Chair, received a letter from a 94-year old Bhutanese that touches us deeply. On this Saga Dawa Düchen, we send our heartfelt thanks to Aum Tshering Zam for her generosity, and for inspiring us to continue connecting the world with wisdom for the benefit of all sentient beings.
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Message from our Executive Director

10 years down, 90 years to go! A message to all 84000’s friends and supporters from our Executive Director, Huang Jing Rui. Read more »

Can You Describe 84000 in One Word?

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 »

Stories from You: Hasta Colman

The best gift we could receive on our birthday are stories of how our work has helped you! We’re touched by Hasta Colman’s inspiring reflection on how her own language-learning journey has mirrored 84000’s development over the past decade. Read more »

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