... t: [BNC] Some wonderful news from Bante Mettavihari about the Buddhist Encyclopedia! Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2002 12:10:30 -0000 Dear Friends in Dhamma Today
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, Jun 5, 2002
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[BNC] Some wonderful news from Bante Mettavihari about the
Tue, 04 Jun 2002 12:10:30 -0000
Dear Friends in Dhamma
Today Bante Mettavihari sent this email containing some wonderful
news to be forwarded to those who would be interested. Hence I am
forwarding it to the DAYA & BNC eGroups.
Please note in order to make this wonderful opportunity a reality
YOUR HELP is required!
Those interested are kindly requested to email Bante Mettavihari at
daya@c... or contact the
(Off Bauddaloka Mw - adjoining the Dharmavijaya Foundation)
Yours in the service of the Buddha Sasana
Kavee and I had a discussion about a year ago about putting the
Encyclopedia on the Internet and I also remember, Kavee, you spoke
about getting started on the Encyclopedia on this list some time ago.
Today I had a meeting with the Minister of Buddha Sasana, and was
granted permission to put up the Encyclopedia on www.metta.lk
This need a carefully coordinated action as I intend to finish the
job in 4-5 month.
We have 5 Vol of 750 pages = 3750 Pages
I remember when we where doing the English Tipitaka that one can scan
approximately 200 pages per day, inclusive of running OCR on the
I will do the Job of Scanning the text and running the OCR.
I would like to know who and who would like to help with the proof-
reading of this project.
A saying of the Buddha from http://metta.lk/
By sustained effort, earnestness, discipline, and self-control, let
the wise man make for himself an island, which no flood overwhelms.
Random Dhammapada Verse 25
~All it takes for the Dhamma to disappear is for Buddhists to do
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