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Re: Good resources in non-English languages

Postby Kim OHara » Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:51 am

Resources in various languages on the Berzin Archives pages: http://www.berzinarchives.com/web/ar/index.html.
The intro says "primarily on the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions of Tibetan Buddhism," but if you want Arabic, Punjabi or Mongolian :o dharma you will probably be grateful for whatever's there.

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Re: Good resources in non-English languages

Postby Kim OHara » Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:13 am

The Gideon's Bible of the Buddhist world - originally Japanese but translated into 40+ languages: The Teaching of Buddha
http://www.bdk.or.jp/english/buddhism/world.html
Some reviews: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1621249.The_Teaching_of_Buddha#other_reviews

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Re: Good resources in non-English languages

Postby Kim OHara » Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:56 am

Links to resources - Jataka stories, Nikayas - in Japanese: https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/japanese-translations-of-jataka-on-the-internet/2359

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Re: Good resources in non-English languages

Postby samseva » Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:37 am

Kim OHara wrote:Links to resources - Jataka stories, Nikayas - in Japanese: https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/japanese-translations-of-jataka-on-the-internet/2359

So you speak Esperanto, Arabic and Japanese? :smile:

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Re: Good resources in non-English languages

Postby Kim OHara » Sat Dec 05, 2015 8:50 am

samseva wrote:
Kim OHara wrote:Links to resources - Jataka stories, Nikayas - in Japanese: https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/japanese-translations-of-jataka-on-the-internet/2359

So you speak Esperanto, Arabic and Japanese? :smile:

None of the above, actually :embarassed: but when I come across links like these I trust the sources enough to pass them on.
Most Aussies are monolingual, which is okay at home but makes us look kinda limited when we go to Europe and find so many people are fluent in two languages and can get along in a couple more. Me? My English is excellent :tongue: and I can understand a fair bit of French and Italian if it's written down or the people speak reeaallly slowly. As for speaking them myself, I can buy food and drink ...

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Re: Good resources in non-English languages

Postby Dhammanando » Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:21 pm

The Thanh Tịnh Đạo (Visuddhimagga) by Phật Âm (Buddhaghosa), translated into Vietnamese by Thích Nữ Trí Hải.
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First hermit: Still there’s one thing about being a hermit, at least you get to meet people.

Second hermit: Oh yes! I wouldn’t go back to public relations.
— Monty Python, The Hermits


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