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Walshe's Dictionary

Postby sherubtse » Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:46 pm

On the Access to Insight website, under the brief bio for Maurice Walshe, there is this sentence:

"A few months before he died he completed a Buddhist Pali dictionary."

Was this dictionary ever published? Has anyone seen it? If so, is it any good?

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Re: Walshe's Dictionary

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Jan 14, 2009 7:14 pm

Hi Sherubtse,

sherubtse wrote:Was this dictionary ever published? Has anyone seen it? If so, is it any good?


This is news to me. I doubt it's been published as I would almost certainly have heard about it.

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With many a diverse chosen name
Vipassanā stilled and purified,
That to Emergence is allied.

Saṃsāra-cycle’s swamp of pain
Is vast and terrible; a man
Wisely should strive as best he can,
If he would this Emergence gain.
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Re: Walshe's Dictionary

Postby Branko » Sat Feb 28, 2009 2:21 pm

I saw this dictionary last autumn in the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery's library.
It was just a manuscript, typewritten A4 pages, and not very voluminous. 30-40 pages if I remember well...

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Re: Walshe's Dictionary

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Feb 28, 2009 3:31 pm

The Pali Text Society's dictionary is available online.

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