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    Journal of Buddhist Ethics - An electronic academic journal dedicated entirely to Buddhist ethics. Research articles as well as discussions and critical notes submitted to the journal are subject to blind peer review.

    Dharma & Nirvana - Introduction to Buddhist principles

    UK Association for Buddhist Studies - Acts as a focus for Buddhist Studies in the UK, and is open to academics, post-graduates, and unaffiliated Buddhist scholars or interested Buddhist practitioners. Based at the University of Sunderland.

    Buddhist Studies Virtual LibraryCenter for Buddhist Studies, National Taiwan University - Online Buddhist texts. Many in Chinese.

    Institute of Buddhist Studies - A seminary and graduate school affiliated with the Graduate Theological Union and associated with the Buddhist Churches of America. IBS offers a systematic educational program specializing in Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies and culminating in a fully accredited Master of Arts degree which is jointly administered with the GTU.

    International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism - International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism (IRIZ) at Hanazono University (Kyoto, Japan) is an academic research institution devoted to the study of Zen Buddhism, serving the needs of researchers, students, teachers, and practitioners of Buddhism. 48.000 character Chinese character database.

    Buddhist Country Statistics - Lists Top 10 countries with most Buddhists, top 10 countries with highest percentage of Buddhists.

    Buddhist and Indological StudiesJapanese Buddhism - About Buddhism in Japan: the introduction to Japan; and the different sects, with dates.

    International Association of Buddhist Studies - Translators of Sanskrit and Tibetan Buddhist sutras and texts.

    Berkeley Buddhist Research Center - Translators of the Gilgit manuscripts.

    Naropa Institute: Master of Divinity in Buddhist Studies - Offers Tibetan and Indian Buddhism, and Tibetan and Sanskrit language classes.

    Buddhism in Brazil - Academic references on the expansion of Buddhism in Brazil. Also a web directory of Brazilian Buddhist centers, temples, monasteries, and Buddhist texts translated to Portuguese.

    Hsi Lai University - Ch'an-affiliated Buddhist University, in California.

    University of Bristol, Centre for Buddhist StudiesThe Asian Classics Input Project - Translation of Tibetan texts into roman characters.

    Buddhism in Europe - An annotated bibliography on Buddhism's historical development and contemporary state of affairs in Europe.

    Tipitaka.org - The Vipassana Research Institute publishes the Tipitaka in the pali language on a CD-ROM.

    Borup's BuddhaNet - Homepage of Jørn Borup, Ph.D., Institute for the Study of Religion at Aarhus University, specialist on contemporary Japanese Zen Buddhism, and Buddhism in Denmark. Online articles and bibliography, in English and Danish.

    Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, New Delhi - Offers a four-year program of Buddhist. Founded by HH the 16th Karmapa and emphazises the teachings of the Karma Kagyü school of Tibetan Buddhism.

    Pali Text Society - Founded in 1881 to foster and promote the study of Pali texts. It publishes Pali texts in roman characters, translations in English and ancillary works including dictionaries, concordance, books for students of Pali and a journal.

    Pali Language Sources and Resources - Original language of Buddhist sutras.

    College of Buddhist Studies - Offers certificate in Buddhist Studies. Los Angeles, CA, USA.

    The Buddhist Library - Located in Singapore.

    Electronic Buddhist Text InitiativeSri Lanka Tripitaka Project - Download site for the first public domain electronic version of the Sri Lankan version of the Pali Canon.

    Resources for the Study of Buddhism - Links to both general Buddhist resources and specialized materials on Zen, Chinese Buddhism, Yogacara Buddhism, and various Buddhist sutras.

    Sharpham College for Buddhist Studies and Contemporary Enquiry - Offers a broad education in traditional Buddhist values critically applied to contemporary needs. The nature of this education is meditative, transformative and creative. It is non-religious and non-sectarian in nature.

    Sanskrit Buddhist Text Input Project - This research center works in cooperation with the Institute of East Asian Studies on the Berkeley campus to input 20,000 pages of Sanskrit Buddhist texts.

    International Buddhist Research and Information Center - Scholarly institution primarily focused on the study and preservation of Pali language Buddhist texts. Offers Pali language courses by email.

    Grohmann, Friedrich F: Buddhist Scholar - Personal page of a Buddhist scholar.

    The Hindu Roots of Chinese BuddhismBuddhism Past and Present - A 13 week distance education unit taught online from La Trobe University. Explores the origins and evolution of the Buddhist tradition and its contemporary place in society and follows the progress of Buddhism through Indian history focusing on its responses to local cultural, political and economic conditions.

    Buddhist Scriptures Information Retrieval (BUDSIR) - Project to record the 45 volumes of the Pali Tipitaka onto computer, together with the development of an application program for searching it. Project has completed a Thai translation of the Tipitaka, and versions of the original Pali text using Thai and Roman scripts, as well as a Thai-Pali dictionary.

    Sparsabhumi - Buddhist and Indological Studies - Selected Resources for the Study of Buddhism, Indian Philosophy and Culture and the Encounter between India and the Western World (Buddhist Texts in Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Central Asian Languages, Chinese and in Modern European Languages, Sanskrit Literature in General, Other Indian Languages Texts, Buddhist and Indian Art and Western Classical Texts of Interest to the Indologist and the Buddhist Scholar)

    Korean Shamanism and Buddhist Ritual Performance - An examination of the ritualistic aspect of Buddhism which was adopted from shamanism and how Korean Buddhism was transformed in the process of fusing with shamanism. Includes an analysis of the characteristics of Korean Buddhism developed on the basis of shamanism and compares them with those of Mahayanist Buddhism developed in China, Tibet and Japan to investigate the unique identity of Korean Buddhism.

    Buddhism Comes to Main Street - Article by Jan Nattier in The Wilson Quarterly (Spring 1997). Discusses the history and cultural and ethnic issues that form the most crucial differences within American Buddhism.

    Learning Guide to Buddhism - Academic introduction to Buddhism and Zen by Guy Newland, Ph.d., Central Michigan University.

    Stanford Center for Buddhist Studies - Serves to coordinate, support, and develop the university's resources for Buddhist studies and other Asian religions in four general areas: scholarly research, academic communication, teaching, and public outreach.

    Thinking in Buddhism: Nagarjuna's Middle Way - Academic thesis on early Buddhism, yhe historical context of Nagarjuna, Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika, and the Philosophy of Madhyamika.

    Academic Essays on Buddhism - A large collection of academic essays on Buddhism supported by the University of Heidelberg.

    Chan and Zen Buddhism - A compilation of important links to materials for the study of Chan and Zen Buddhism, primarily for the use of college students.


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