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Trade Partners

Information about the Pali Text Society, Pali & Sanskrit

Buddhist Publications Online

Pali Texts in Electronic Format

Pali Studies Online

List of Institutions offering Pāli courses

Buddhist Institutions & Online Forums



Trade Partners

CPI Antony Rowe

Our Printers & Shippers.

Pariyatti
a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. Our trade distributors in North America.
Non-members in North America should also place their orders with them.

The Buddhist Publication Society
BPS in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Distributing most of our titles in South Asia.

Motilal Banarsidass
Distributors of some of our titles in South Asia (India).

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Information about the Pali Text Society, Pali and Sanskrit

The Pali Text Society on Facebook

Official Facebook Page of the Pali Text Society.

The Pali Text Society
Article about the Pali Text Society on Wikipedia.

Pali
Article about Pali on Wikipedia.

The Pali Canon
Article about the Pali Canon (Tipitaka) on Wikipedia.

Pali Canon Cluster
Various articles concerning Pali and related topics by Peter Jackson (Cambridge, U.K.) on Wikinfo.

Sanskrit
Article about Sanskrit on Wikipedia.

History of Buddhism in Germany
Article about the History of Buddhism in Germany on Wikipedia


Buddhist Publications Online

Wisdom Books

Wisdom Books in Essex, England

Wisdom Publications
Wisdom Publications in Somerville, MA, U.S.A.

The Clear Vision Trust
Buddhist teaching materials for Religious Education in schools.

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Pali Texts in Electronic Format

Access to Insight

Readings in Theravada Buddhism. Access to Insight is an Internet website dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and useful information concerning the practice and study of Theravada Buddhism.

Vipassana Research Institute
The Vipassana Research Institute publishes a CD-Rom of Pali Texts in many scripts.

Gandhari.org
Website dedicated to the Gāndhārī language and literature, including an online catalogue and dictionary.

Buddhist Publication Society Online Library
A large online library on the BPS website with several translations from the Pali. The Reference Table of Pali Literature is also available at the
GRETIL e-library at Göttingen University (PDF).

Critical Pali Dictionary
Online Version of the Critical Pali Dictionary.

Dictionary of Pali Proper Names
Online version of the Dictionary of Pali Proper Names.

Journal of Buddhist Ethics
In association with the Sri Lanka Tripitaka Project SLTP the Journal of Buddhist Ethics acts as the primary distributor for the first public domain electronic version of the Pali Canon.

Digital Library of Lao Manuscripts
The Digital Library of Lao Manuscripts makes images of over 12,000 texts from throughout Laos easily accessible for study.

Digitized Khmer Manuscripts
A Digital Library of Khmer Manuscripts of the EFEO-FEMC

Palm Leaf Manuscript Study and Research Library
Palm Leaf Manuscript Study and Research Library at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.

Lanna Manuscripts
Database of digitized manuscripts reproduced from forty-one monastic libraries in Northern Thailand and one public library in Bangkok (the Siam Society).


Pali Studies Online

Pali Online Course

Hosted by the University of South Wales, open to all

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List of Institutions offering Pāli courses

Australia
University of Sydney, School of Languages and Cultures
Prof Mark Allon offers Pāli at the Dept of Indian Sub-Continental Studies

Austria
Universität Wien
Prof C. Werba occasionally offers Pāli at the Institut für Südasien-, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde

France
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, Section des Sciences historiques et philologiques.
Prof N. Balbir offers Pāli courses (beginners and more advanced students are both welcome). Contact: nalini.balbir@wanadoo.fr

Germany
Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn
Prof C. Klaus occasionally offers Pāli at the Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften, Abteilung Indologie

Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg
Prof W. Slaje and Dr P. Kieffer-Pülz occasionally offer Pāli at the Seminar für Indologie

Universität Hamburg, Asien-Afrika-Institut
Prof. M. Zimmermann offers Pāli at the Abteilung für Kultur und Geschichte Indiens und Tibets

Ruprechts-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg
Occasional Pāli courses at the Südasien-Institut

Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz
Occasional Pāli courses at the Institut für Indologie

Ludwig Maximilian-Universität, München
Occasional Pāli courses at the Institut für Indologie und Tibetologie

Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen
Pāli courses at the Abteilung für Indologie und Vergleichende Religionswissenschaft

Universität Würzburg
Occasional Pāli courses at the Lehrstuhl für Indologie

Hongkong
Buddha Dharma Centre
Pāli courses are offered

Centre of Buddhist Studies (HKU)
A one-year Pāli course is offered

India
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Prof M.A. Deokar offers Pāli at the Department of Pali

Italy
Università degli studi di Cagliari
Prof T. Pontillo occasionally offers Pāli courses

Università degli studi di Naples
Prof F. Sferra occasionally offers Pāli courses

Università degli studi “La Sapienza”, Rome
Prof R. Torella occasionally offers Pāli courses

Japan
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Malaysia
Dhammapīti Monastery (Āyasmā Ṭhitavijjo), Ipoh
Lessons are also available online at Memrise

The Netherlands
Leiden University
Prof J.A. Silk occasionally offers Pāli at the Institute for Area Studies (LIAS)

Singapore
Buddhist and Pali College
Pāli courses are offered

Sri Lanka
University of Colombo
Prof A. Tilakaratne offers Pāli courses at the Pali and Buddhist Studies Unit

University of Kelaniya
Pāli courses offered at the Department of Pali & Buddhist Studies

Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Kelaniya
Pāli courses are offered

University of Peradeniya
Pāli courses offered at the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies

Taiwan
Nanhua University, Dalin
Prof Kevin Lu offers Pāli at the Graduate Institute of Religious Studies

The Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA), Jinshan
Various levels of Pali courses are offered (for BA, MA and PhD students)

United Kingdom
University of Bristol
Pāli is offered at the Dept of Religion and Theology

University of Cambridge
Pāli is offered at Postgraduate Level at the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Cardiff University
Pāli is offered at Postgraduate Level at the Department of Religious and Theological Studies

University of Oxford
Pāli classes are offered at the Faculty of Oriental Studies

SOAS, London
Pāli is offered at the Dept of Religions and Philosophies

U.S.A.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Pāli courses occasionally offered at the Center for South Asian Studies

University of Texas, Austin, TX
Pāli courses occasionally offered at the Dept of Asian Studies

University of California, Berkeley, CA
Pāli courses occasionally offered at the Center for Buddhist Studies

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Pāli courses offered at the Divinity School
The Harvard Divinity School also offers Pāli as part of their Summer Language Program

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Pāli courses offered at the Dept of South Asian Languages and Civilizations

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Pāli courses offered at the Dept of Asian Studies

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Pāli courses occasionally offered at the Dept of Religion

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Pāli courses occasionally offered at the Dept of South Asia Studies

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Pāli courses occasionally offered at the Dept of Asian Languages and Literature

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Buddhist Institutions

Buddhanet

Buddhist Information and Education Network

DharmaNet International
Worldwide net of study, practice, and action

Buddhist Organisations (U.K.)
Network of Buddhist Organisations in the U.K.

The Buddhist Society (U.K.)
Object of the society: to publish and make known the principles of Buddhism and to encourage the study and practice of those principle.

UKABS
The UK Association for Buddhist Studies

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