Re: [Pali] Pali Text Society works available for non-commercial purposes
- Dear PTS, Alex & Dharma friends,
Sadhu to this Dharma generosity. I know many will welcome this. I hope the
Pali texts, too, will be included in due course. They are actually more
valuable than the translations as far as texts are concerned.
Ms I B Horner (erstwhile PTS President) once wrote to me that it would be
helpful to have a new translation of such texts say once every 50 years or
With metta and mudita,
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 9:39 AM, alexgenaud <alex@...> wrote:
> Dear friends and fellow practitioners of the Dhamma,
> I am very happy to announce that the Pali Text Society has generously
> released to the public for free non-commercial purposes the majority of
> their English translations of the Pali Canon.
> This is amazing!
> For the first time in history, the entire sutta pitaka is available for
> free in the English language.
> The collection released includes the highly respected and complete Pali
> English Dictionary, as well as several other works previously not found
> anywhere on the internet.
> Thanks to the work of Michael Olds, who over the years has digitized PTS
> works for his own comparative research, many of the works are now
> immediately available online at obo.genaud.net. The announcement there
> has more details and links:
> I will be posting scanned images of each work as they become available in
> both git repository and as ZIP archives. Please contact me if you would
> like to help add to the collection of scanned works, convert these to
> digital texts, or do proofreading (a great way to study the Dhamma in
> This is the list of newly released titles:
> The Dialogues of the Buddha (Three Volumes)
> The Middle-Length Discourses of the Buddha (Three Volumes)
> The Kindred Sayings (Five Volumes)
> The Book of the Gradual Sayings (Five Volumes)
> and certain ancillary works:
> The Pali English Dictionary
> The Psalms of the Early Buddhists
> Points of Controversy
> The Buddhist Manual of Psychological Ethics
> The Jataka Stories
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- Dear Alex, Piya and friends,
thank you for the great news. Sadhu.
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 9:39 AM, alexgenaud <alex@...> wrote:
> > I am very happy to announce that the Pali Text Society has
> > generously released to the public for free non-commercial
> > purposes the majority of their English translations of the
> > Pali Canon.