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Date: Mon, 29 Jul 1996 04:48:10 +0800
From: Connie Neal <email@example.com>
Subject: Updated BRF
The following new sites were added to D. World-Wide Web:
Name: Christian Wittern's Web Space
Name: Buddhismus (Germany)
Name: The Voice of Dharma (Beijing)
Name: A pictorial essay on South East Asian Buddha images.
Name: Buddhist Library (Singapore)
Name: Kanzeon Zen Sangha
Name: Centre for Buddhist Studies (University of Bristol)
Name: Buddhist Association of the Lehigh Valley (BALV)
Name: Electronic Buddhadharma Society (EBS)
Name: Buddhist Association of the United States (BAUS)
Name: The Wheel of Life
Name: Buddhist Information Service of New York
Name: Women & Buddhism Webpage
Name: Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (FWBO)
Name: Chinese Buddhist home page, based in Malaysia
The following sites were added to section F. Books and Supplies:
Name: Clear Light Books
Name: Indian Books Centre
Name: Innerlight Distributors
Name: Tharpa Publications (UK)
Updates are too numerous to list.
The following sites were deleted. If anyone has current information on
them I will reinstate them
Name: Tiger Team FTP site
Name: Beat Topics: Buddhism
Name: Buddhism Study Group at Urbana-Champaign
Name: Buddhist Society of Pittsburgh
Name: CyberZen-Zen Sourcepage
Name: New York Dharma Group
Name: Photos of Buddhist Related Sights in Japan (U. Idaho)
Name: Village Zendo (New York City)
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========================= Buddhist Resource File ============================
This is a list of resources related to Buddhist literatures and activities.
started by Hsuan Peng on Novevember 14, 1994.
Please send comments, requests or updates about the contents to Connie Neal
(firstname.lastname@example.org). An HTML-version of the file can be found at:
Both the text- and a zip compressed HTML-version can be downloaded from the
Buddha-L list server maintained by Mr. Jim Cocks:
Another useful list is the FAQ for talk.religion.buddhism by John Kahila
(email@example.com), available at the following addresses:
Or you can get a most recent copy of the FAQ by sending an e-mail with the
following command in the mail body:
first version: November 14, 1994
last update: July 29, 1996
A. Usenet Newsgroups
1.Name: Bodhi News
Description: Edited by Buddhism Study Group at Urbana-Champaign. Send a
short message to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe.
Location: mailto: email@example.com
Description: An academic buddhism discussion group. Send the following command:
SUBscribe BUDDHA-L your_firstname your_lastname
Location: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Forum on Indian and Buddhist Studies. Send the following command:
SUBscribe BUDDHIST your_firstname your_lastname
to email@example.com to subscribe.
Location: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: An international forum for discussions, exchanges of
information regarding Buddhism and for announcements of Buddhist
related events. Send the following command:
to email@example.com to subscribe.
Location: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Mailing list for Eastern American/East Asian Buddhism.
Send the following command:
subscribe eabud your_firstname your_lastname
Location: mailto: email@example.com
6.Name: Insight (IMS)
Description: For discussion of Theravada meditation practice (vipassana,
metta, etc.). Send the following command:
Check http://world.std.com/~metta/index.html for more information.
Location: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
7.Name: Jodo Shinshu
Description: A forum in which issues specific to Jodo Shinshu are discussed.
Send the following command: subscribe a-shinshu-forum
to email@example.com to subscribe.
Location: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
8.Name: Journal of Buddhist Ethics (listserv)
Description: An on-line Journal of Buddhist Ethics, published by Penn
State University and Goldsmiths College, London. To subscribe to
the Journal Abstract, simply send an e-mail message to:
email@example.com Leave the "Subject" field blank. In the
body of the message should contain the following: sub jbe-l
your_firstname your_lastname You will then receive information and
the addresses of the Journal's sites in the USA, Europe and
Australia. Published material is available through WWW,
Gopher and FTP. For further information contact the editors at
9.Name: Kanzeon Sangha UK newsletter
Description: A text-only newsletter (~3 times a year) is available upon
request. Send a mail to Steve Griffin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Location: mailto: email@example.com
10.Name: Purdue Buddhist Society
Description: Send a short message to firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: mailto: email@example.com
Description: Send the following command:
sub (listname) your_firstname your_lastname
to firstname.lastname@example.org, where (listname) is one of the following:
Location: mailto: email@example.com
12.Name: Universal Zendo
Description: A discussion group about Zen Buddhism with an emphasis on
practice rather than scholarship.
Send the following command:
subscribe zendo or: subscribe zendo-digest
to Majordomo@traveller.com to subscribe.
Location: mailto: Majordomo@traveller.com
Description: A monthly newsletter of the Shin Buddhist Resource Center.
Send the following command: subscribe to-winds to firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: mailto: email@example.com
14.Name: Zen List in French
Description: To exchange information on the practice of Zen in French.
Send the following command: subscribe zen-list your_e-mail_address
to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe.
Location: mailto: email@example.com
Description: Send the following command: SUB ZenBuddhism-L your_e-mail address
to Majordomo@coombs.anu.edu.au to subscribe.
Location: mailto: Majordomo@coombs.anu.edu.au
Description: A forum for the discussion of science and technology issues
related to Zen Buddhist practice and philosophy.
Send the following command: subscribe znerd
to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe.
Location: mailto: email@example.com
Description: A forum for the discussion of Yoga related to Zen Buddhist
practice and philosophy. Send the following command:
subscribe zyoga your_firstname your_lastname
to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe.
Contact Chris Conn at email@example.com for more info.
Location: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Chris Conn at email@example.com
1.Name: Alt.zen FAQ
2.Name: Buddha's History in 44 Images
Description: contains 44 jpeg files (total~2.4 Mb) in Mac .hqx format.
3.Name: Buddhist Gopher
4.Name: Buddhist Studies (SUNY Albany)
Description: A collection of several Buddhism literature.
5.Name: Buddhist Studies Facility (Australia)
Description: This archive has quite a complete list of the resources
6.Name: Chinese Buddhist Resources (Taiwan)
Description: Contains hundreds of Chinese (BIG-5 Code) buddhist sutras,
abidamas, several Chinese books, and a few terlonis .wav files.
7.Name: Chung-Cheng University Buddhism Gopher site (Taiwan)
Description: Requires Chinese system for display.
8.Name: CLEAR-MIND - Tibetan Buddhist Newsletter
9.Name: Journal of Buddhist Ethics (C. FTP/Gopher)
Description: They also have a www address. See D. World-Wide Web.
Location: ftp://ftp.cac.psu.edu/pub/jbe/ (USA)
10.Name: Linkoping University FTP archive (Sweden)
11.Name: Mahidol University Gopher
Description: This gopher site includes information about Buddhist Scriptures
Information Retrieval (BUDSIR). see Software/Database for details.
12.Name: Sunsite Buddhist Information Bank
Description: Contains Buddhism information (DEFA and Tantric Studies):
An Image Bank; and Meditation files.
13.Name: The Awareness Technique (TAT)
Description: TAT is an approach to finding one's inner consciousness.
TAT consists of three books, the first chapters of which are not
copyrighted and may be freely retrieved from the Internet via FTP
Book 1, Chapter 1 (Multi-Level Awareness) /books/Awareness/b1-1.txt.
Book 2, Chapter 1 (Multi-Plane Awareness) is file b2-1.txt
Book 3, Chapter 1 (Perfecting The Spirit) is file b3-1.txt
D. World-Wide Web
1.Name: A pictorial essay on South East Asian Buddha images.
2.Name: About Buddhism and FWBO
Description: Includes some sutras in Finnish..
3.Name: Access to Insight (WWW)
Description: Resources for Theravada Buddhist practice. Home of the
Theravada test archives and Dhamma Dana Publications (Barre,
Massachusetts); Buddhist Publication Society catalogue; Directory of
meditation centers and practice groups.
4.Name: Alan Watts Electronic University
Description: Publishes audio and video tapes of lectures by Alan Watts.
5.Name: Albuquerque Zen Center (Albuquerque Mexico)
Description: Is part of Rinzai-ji, founded by Joshu Sasaki Roshi.
6.Name: Amitayus Buddhist Centre (U.K.)
Description: Introduces activities in the New Kadampa Tradition.
7.Name: Asian Art
Description: Has an interesting collection of Buddhism-related graphics files.
8.Name: Asian Classics Input Project (Princeton Univ.)
Description: Digital transcription of the Kangyur, Tengyur and Sungbum
9.Name: Association of the True Zen of Master Deshimaru
10.Name: Asynchronus School of Buddhist Dialectics
Description: Includes translation of Dzong-ka-ba's Three Principal
Aspects of the Path, etc.
11.Name: Australian National Univ.: Buddhist Studies - WWW Virtual Library
Description: Provides a list of web and gopher sites for Buddhism resources and
many other resources, such as Daily Zen Sutras:
12.Name: Baltimore Zen Meditation Society
13.Name: Buddha Yana Order Mahayana Zengong
Description: Australia's Buddhist Communications Link contains
directory of Buddhist organisations in Australia and some Buddhist files.
Includes BuddhaZine - Online Magazine.
15.Name: Buddhism (U. of Oregon)
16.Name: Buddhism and Global Nonviolent Problem Solving
Description: An on-line book edited by Glenn D. Paige and Sarah Gilliatt.
17.Name: Buddhism and Medical Ethics
Description: Provides a bibliographic introduction to the topic.
18.Name: Buddhism in Toronto
Description: Lists information about Buddhist temples, centers and
events in Toronto area. Also a Buddhist Images page.
19.Name: Buddhism on Web: Table of Contents
Description: Contains general information about Buddhism and some scriptures,
doctrines and articles.
20.Name: Buddhism, an Introduction
Description: An introductory text on Buddhism by John Powers of Australian
21.Name: Buddhismus (Germany)
Description: Links to Buddhist resources in Germany.
22.Name: Buddhismus in Deutschland
Description: This Web-Site contains adresses and events of German
Buddhist-Groups. Additional there will be some links to buddhist web-sites
worldwide. The German events are described in German language.
23.Name: Buddhist Association of the Lehigh Valley (BALV)
Description: A local Buddhist association at Allentown, PA. It is at this
point the only source on the internet for Dynamic Meditation
documantation from the Luangpor Teean Foundation of America and Thailand.
24.Name: Buddhist Association of the United States (BAUS)
Description: A national Buddhist association headquarters at Chuang Yen
Monastery, New York. It organizes EBS activities. English and Chinese,
25.Name: Buddhist Canon Translation Project
Description: Numata Center nonprofit publisher of the Buddhist Canon
26.Name: Buddhist Chat
27.Name: Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu-Chi Foundation (Taiwan)
Description: Is a non-profit organization, headquartered in Taiwan, dedicated
to helping the less fortunate people, regardless of their age, sex, race,
28.Name: Buddhist Council of New South Wales (Australia)
Description: Contains news, articles, directories and links to Australian
29.Name: Buddhist Door (Canada)
Description: Is a monthly Internet magazine on Buddhism.
30.Name: Buddhist Information Service of New York
Description: This is a listing of NY area buddhist centers and shops.
It includes events of the month and some teachings, some audio.
31.Name: Buddhist Library (Singapore)
Description: The Buddhist Library is a centre of Buddhist learning, serving the
needs of the Buddhist community in Singapore and overseas. It aims
to foster goodwill and understanding amongst all schools of Buddhism.
32.Name: Buddhist Scripture Information Retrieval (Thailand)
Description: A complete digital edition of The Buddhist Scripture
includes information about the BUDSIR project and digital editions of
some Buddhist scripture at Mahidol University, Thailand.
33.Name: Buddhist Studies and the Arts (Washington Univ. in St. Louis)
34.Name: Buddhist Web Home (Korea)
35.Name: Buddhist Yogi C. M. Chen Homepage
Description: Lists publications of Yogi Chen (most contents are in Chinese
36.Name: BWorld's Zen Space
37.Name: Center for Buddhist Studies (National Taiwan Univ.)
Description: Provides bibliography, scriptures, courses and resources related
38.Name: Centre for Buddhist Studies (University of Bristol)
39.Name: Ch'an Meditation Center (Elmhurst, NY)
Description: Is also the web site for Institute of Chung-Hwa Buddhist Culture.
40.Name: Chagdud Gonpa Online
Description: Lists centers of the Nyingma Buddhist organization, events, sangha
activities, teachings, FAQs about Tibetan language, and catalog of
dharma books and supplies.
41.Name: Charles Muller's Resources for Buddhism and East Asian Philosophy/Religion
1. Web Dictionary of East Asian CJK ("Chinese-Japanese-Korean") Buddhist
2. Lists of CJK Buddhist Texts and historical persons
3. Chinese, Korean and Japanese Readings of JIS 0208 CJK characters:
downloading ZIP file.
4. Translation and other materials related to the <i>The Sutra of Perfect
Enlightenment</i> (Yuan jue jing)
5. Bibliography and other resources for the study of Korean Buddhism
6. Annotated listings of other substantial Buddhist Web resources.
7. Reference Guide for East Asian Buddhist Studies: By William Bodiford and
42.Name: Chinese Buddhist home page, based in Malaysia
Description: Contains buddhist news, activity, service.....based in Malaysia.
Requires Chinese big 5 system for display.
43.Name: Chinese Buddhist Resource List
Description: Provides a complete list of on-line Chinese Buddhist
resources, including WWW, Gopher, Ftp and BBS sites for sutras, zen
poems and discussions. Most sites require Chinese Big5 environment for
44.Name: Christian Wittern's Web Space
Description: Includes: The WWW Database of Chinese Buddhist texts:
a comprehensive list of Chinese Buddhist texts. It currently contains
4375 texts by 1349 authors and Kanjibase, a database of Chinese
45.Name: CloudWater Zendo (Cleveland, OH)
Description: Provides information about practicing zen and meditative arts.
46.Name: Collected Talks of Teacher Chin Kung (Taiwan)
Description: Offers both Chinese and English versions of Master Chin Kung's
47.Name: Cornell AsiaLink
Description: Provides information about Chinese Buddhism and Chinese
Description: The Buddhist Alternative Journal; Full text of past issues
available online in Microsoft Word and WordPerfect.
49.Name: CyberSangha Home Page
50.Name: Daily Zen
Description: Contains a daily dose of Zen wisdom, including story, koan, and
51.Name: Description of Buddhism (Ontario Centre for Religious Tolerance)
52.Name: Dhargyey Buddhist Centre (New Zealand)
53.Name: Dharma - The Buddhist Web Site
54.Name: Dharma Communications
Description: Dharma Communications is a not-for-profit educational corporation
dedicated to providing resources on Buddhism and world religions,
pertinent to the challenges and opportunities encountered by
spiritual practitioners today.
55.Name: Dharma Rain Zen Center (Portland, OR)
Description: Dharma Rain Zen Center is a Soto Zen Temple for lay practice
under the direction of Kyogen and Gyokuko Carlson, who are zen priests
and a married couple. Contains Still Point - a newsletter.
56.Name: Dharma Sound Zen Center (Seattle, WA)
57.Name: Dharman Craig's Pretty Good Zenfo Page
58.Name: DharmaNet Electronic Files Archive (D.E.F.A.)
Description: Central clearinghouse for Buddhist resources, online and
off. This is the top-level page for DharmaNet. Access to
Buddhist texts, journals, events calendar, Dhamma center
information, links to other sites, etc.
59.Name: Dragon Flower Ch'an Temple
Description: Provides English translations of Buddhist texts from Chinese,
Sanskrit or Pali sources.
60.Name: Dzogchen Foundation
Description: This page is dedicated to Dzogchen, a teaching of Tibetan
Buddhism, including related texts, books, audio/video tapes,
calendar of events, and a mailing list.
61.Name: Electronic Buddhadharma Society (EBS)
Description: The main purpose of EBS is to computerize Chinese Buddhism
Sutras. It developes several guidelines for its members to follow and
has released its multimedia CD-ROM with tools (search and dictionary)
based on Diamond Sutra already.
62.Name: Enmanji Buddhist Temple (Sonoma County, CA)
63.Name: Fowler's Martial Arts
Description: Although focusing on martial arts, this page provides interesting
links to Buddhist literary and eastern philosophy.
64.Name: FPMT Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition
65.Name: Friends of Buddhism (Columbus, Ohio)
Description: Is to promote Buddhism, spread Buddhadharma, and support all
Buddhist projects worldwide.
Location: http://www.infinet.com:80/~rinpoche/projects worldwide.
66.Name: Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (Cambridge, MA)
67.Name: Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (FWBO)
Description: Central headquarters for the organization.
68.Name: Gaden Choling Mahayana Buddhist Meditation Centre (Canada)
Description: Is a Tibetan Buddhist centre for practice and study and offers
resources and teachings of the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
69.Name: Great Faces of The Buddha
Description: This page contains all pictures that I found from various
70.Name: Guide to Meditation
71.Name: Gyuto Tantric Choir
Description: Mutiphonic chanting by Tibetan buddhist monks.
72.Name: Hsi-Lai Temple (Hacienda Heights, CA)
Description: Hsi-Lai Temple is the largest Buddhist monastery in the Western
hemisphere, the home of Hsi Lai University, and world headquarters
for Buddhist Light International Association (BLIA).
73.Name: Huafan College of Humanities and Technology (Taiwan)
Description: Is a college founded by Ven. Hiu Wan to promote "enlightened
74.Name: Human Rights ... Buddhist Issues
75.Name: Hyundai Bulgyo Buddhist Newspaper Company (Korea)
Description: Requires Korean environment for display
76.Name: International Buddhist Meditation Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Description: Is a twenty-five year old center in the Vietnamese American
tradition. Includes dharma talks and links to other Buddhist information.
77.Name: International Dunhuang Project
Description: Is to promote the study and preservation of manuscripts and
printed documents from Dunhuang and other Central Asian sites through
78.Name: International Meditation Centres (in tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin)
Description: Information on the Centres and the courses, a quarterly updated
newsletter, course schedules, on line application form and various
publications are offered.
79.Name: International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism (Japan)
Description: The page is provided by the International Research
Institute for Zen Buddhism (IRIZ) at Hanazono University, Kyoto,
Japan. It contains information about Zen Buddhist information in
English, Chinese and Japanese, as well as some programs, fonts,
dictionaries and utilities for Chinese and Japanese.
80.Name: Journal of Buddhist Ethics (WWW)
81.Name: Kadampa Buddhism in the Northwest (Seattle, WA)
Description: Welcome to the homepage of Vajralama Buddhist Center, Seattle.
We are a member of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT), a Mahayana Buddhist
organization founded by [[Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,]] a Tibetan Buddhist
Master resident in the West since 1977.
82.Name: Kadampa Center (Raleigh, NC)
Description: For the practive of Tibetan Buddhism in the Gelugpa Tradition.
83.Name: Kalavinka Dharma Notes
Description: Is a Buddhist Teatime Reader and consists of translations of
stories, verses, analogies, and doctrinal discussions drawn from the
golden age of Buddhism in India and China.
84.Name: Kanzeon Zen Sangha
85.Name: Karma Kagyu Buddhist Network
Description: Provides information about the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibet
Buddhism, supports communication among interested parties and introduces a
world-wide online Sangha dedicated to the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan
86.Name: Karma Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism
87.Name: Karma Kagyu Thigsum Chokhorling (New Zealand)
Description: Is a rural, residental study and retreat centre in New Zealand.
The URL includes Centre newsletter and photos.
88.Name: Karma Tashi Ling buddhistsenter (Norway)
89.Name: Khandakapala Buddhist Center (Santa Monica, CA)
Description: KBC provides a full program of meditation courses and study
classes in the Los Angeles area. The resident teacher at Khandakapala
Buddhist Center (KBC) is Gen Thubten Gyatso.
90.Name: Korean Buddhism: World Wide Web Virtual Library
Description: A home page devoted to providing information about Korean
Buddhism practice centers, academic institutions, bibliographies,
91.Name: KPC Tibetan Buddhism and Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo Home Page
Description: Kunzang Palyul Choling (KPC) now has a website! KPC is the center
of Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo, the first American woman enthroned as a tulku, or
reincarnate Tibetan Buddhist lama.
92.Name: Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies (Boston)
Description: Contains information about activities and Lotus Arrow Newsletter.
93.Name: Kwan Um Zen Community of Chicago
Description: Lists addresses and events in Chicago area and the groups
94.Name: Lalita On Line
Description: Contains Lalita Newsletter and information about Tibetan Buddhism.
95.Name: Lama Surya Das
96.Name: Ligmincha Institute
Description: Provides information on Bvn and dzogchen, activities of the
Institute, and a on-line quarterly newsletter "The Voice of Clear Light".
97.Name: Lotus Dharma Art
98.Name: Master Yi Yungao International Cultural Institute
Description: Introduces their organization and activities.
99.Name: MidAmerica Dharma Group (Kansas City, MO)
Description: Dedicated to making the practice of Insight Meditation available
to people in the central U.S.
100.Name: Mountain Moon Sangha
Description: Is a group of Zen practitioners in the Sanbo Kyodan lineage.
Description: Is an organization for arts and practices of Mushindo Kempo,
Chinese yoga, Cheirology, and esoteric Buddhist studies.
102.Name: Namgyal Monastery Online
Description: Contains introduction to the Monastery (founded by the Second
Dalai Lama) and its courses and activities.
103.Name: National Chung-Hsin University Buddhism Page (Taiwan)
Description: Contains Buddhist books, pictures and general information (in
104.Name: NCF Buddhism Home Page
Description: National Capital Freenet (Ottawa) WWW Buddhism Special
Interest Group. Includes Directory of Buddhist groups in Ottawa,
Introduction to Buddhism, Meditation Instructions, Photographs of
renowned Buddhist teachers, etc
105.Name: New Kadampa Tradition
Description: The New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) is a Mahayana Buddhist
organization founded by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, a Tibetan Buddhist Master
resident in the West since 1977.
106.Name: Nichiren Buddhists
107.Name: Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism
108.Name: Nichiren Shu
Description: Is a Buddhist organization based on the Lotus Sutra and the
teachings of Nichiren Shonin.
109.Name: Nyingma Centers
Description: Provides information about the institutions founded by Head
Lama Tarthang Tulku.
110.Name: Parallax Press
Description: Offers information about books, meditation supplies, a/v tapes,
and other links.
111.Name: Pariyatti Book Service
Description: Pariyatti Book Service, a mail-order company specializing in
books on Vipassana meditation and the teachings of the Buddha.
112.Name: Philadelphia Buddhist Association
Description: Provides information about activities and newsletter.
113.Name: Quiet Mountain Tibetan Buddhist Sites and Resources
Description: Provides links to many sites to all the four major schools of
114.Name: Saraha Buddhist Center (San Francisco, CA)
Description: Is a Kadampa Buddhist center that provides regular study and
meditation classes in the SanFrancisco Bay area.
115.Name: Shambhala Center
Description: Offers traditional meditation instruction in the Kagyu
and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Shambhala Training.
116.Name: Shin Buddhism Network (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Description: Provides articles (English and Japanese) and glossary for
Shin Buddhist tradition and Pure Land Buddhism.
117.Name: Shin Buddhist Resource Center (San Jose, CA)
Description: Provides information for students of Jodo Shinshu, a form
of Pureland Buddhism which originated in 12th century
Japan. Resources include translations, essays and interperative articles.
118.Name: Snow Lion Publications (WWW)
Description: Offers news about Tibet and Tibet-related events, as well
as a production schedule for Snow Lion books, and in-depth reviews
of new books.
119.Name: Soka Gakkai International
Location: http://www.infoweb.or.jp/SOKAGAKKAI/welcome-e.htm (Japan)
http://www.halcyon.com/Ichinet/menu.html (Unofficial site)
http://www.slip.net/~kortj/ (San Jose, California)
120.Name: Spiritual Consciousness on WWW
Description: A dedicated spiritual site which comprehends spirituality in
a modern context in review of ancient teachings and religious
121.Name: Taipei Young Buddhist Association (Taiwan)
Description: Lists Chinese Buddhist resources and sutras.
(requires Chinese Big5 for display)
122.Name: Ten Bulls (Zen poem and pictures)
123.Name: Thai Buddhism Information (Thailand)
124.Name: The Buddhism World
Description: Provides Buddhist resources in both English and Chinese, as well
as information about Electronic Buddhadharma Society and the Buddhist
Association of the United States.
125.Name: The Center For Dzogchen Studies (New Haven, CT)
Description: The Center for Dzogchen Studies in New Haven, Connecticut and
Sante Fe, New Mexico is home to the intuitive teachings and practices of
the Dzogchen Heart Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
126.Name: The Columbia Zen Center (Columbia, MO)
127.Name: The Compassion Net
Description: An online Buddhist meditation center offering personal
guidance in the disciplines of meditation.
128.Name: The DaeJang Gyong Research Institute of Haein-sa Monastery
Description: Provides information about the "Reflection on a Calm Sea" Temple
in Korea. Some documents in Korean.
129.Name: The Dhammapada
Description: Consists of many verses in Pali uttered by the Buddha.
130.Name: The Dharma Centre of Canada
131.Name: The Eight-Fold Teachings
Description: Introduced the teachings of T'ien T'ai of China (538-597).
132.Name: The Forest Sangha Newsletter
Description: Contains articles and news from the Forest Sangha's monasteries
around the world.
133.Name: The Four Yogas of Enlightenment
Description: Is an electronic-book for the teachings of masters of awareness
through comparative analysis and progressive meditative exploration.
134.Name: The Kwan Um School of Zen (Cumberland, RI)
135.Name: The Magic Life of Milarepa, Tibet's Great Yogi
Description: Portrays the legendary exploits of one of Tibetan Buddhism's most
136.Name: The Mind-Only Cafe (U. of North Carolina at Wilmington)
Description: Contains information on and links to material on the study of
Tibet, the Himalayas, and India, Tibetan Buddhist Studies, and the
philosophy of Indian Yogacara Buddhism as seen in Tibet.
137.Name: The Mountains and Rivers Order
Description: Is an organization of associated Zen Buddhist temples, practice
centers and sitting groups in the U.S. and abroad.
138.Name: The Path of Awakening
Description: The Unofficial Doug Duncan Dharma Webpage
139.Name: The Secret Doctrine
140.Name: The Voice of Dharma (Beijing)
141.Name: The Voice of Dharma (China)
Description: Provides lots of information about Buddhist in China, including
journal, scriptures, arts and other resources.
(requires Chinese environment for display)
142.Name: The Web Dictionary of East Asian Buddhist CJK Terms
Description: The dictionary on this Web site is an ongoing, open project,
continually being updated and broadened by scholars of East Asian Buddhism
from around the world. CJK browser capabilities needed. Includes
downloadable HTML and SGML files in ZIP format.
143.Name: The WEBster: Buddhism
Description: Lists some Buddhist related resources on the net.
144.Name: The Wheel of Life
Description: A Study of Karma, Reincarnation, the Causes of Suffering, End
of Suffering ...
145.Name: The Zen Web of Original Mind
146.Name: The Zennist
147.Name: Tibetan Buddhism
Description: Provides many links to sites related to Tibetan Buddhism
148.Name: Tibetan Buddhist Enlightment
Description: Provides many links to information about art, Dharma centers,
images, sounds, vidio clips, utilities, etc.
149.Name: Tibetan Voices
Description: Is a photographic book and calendar fund raising campaign in aid
of Tibetan refugees and Seva Service Society.
150.Name: Time, Space and Knowledge
Description: Provides lessons based on Lama Tarthang Tulku's book series.
151.Name: Tricycle Hub
Description: Is the interactive forum of "Tricycle: The Buddhist Review",
an independent Buddhist quarterly.
152.Name: True Buddha School Net
153.Name: Tsondru Thangka Conservation
Description: Features professional thangka conservation services and articles
about Himalayan thangka paintings.
154.Name: Tsurphu Foundation
Description: To raise awareness and funds for the monasteries and
activities of the Gyalwa Karmapa.
155.Name: UCB Buddhism Program (UC Berkeley)
Description: Introduces the Buddhism courses and faculty at UC Berkeley.
156.Name: UK Buddhist Addresses
Description: A database of addresses of UK Buddhist Organisations,
Monasteries, Retreat Centres, Medition Groups &etc.
157.Name: Ume Zendo (Sweden)
158.Name: Vajradakini Buddhist Center (Dallas, TX)
159.Name: Vajrayana Foundation's Fledgling Home Page
160.Name: Vietnamese Buddhist Articles
Description: Contains articles in Vietnamese (need true-type VPS-Times font for
161.Name: Vipassana Meditation
162.Name: Vipassana Research Publications of America (Seattle, WA)
Description: Is the North American branch of the Vipassana Research Institute
(VRI) of Igatpuri, Maharashtra, India.
Description: Publishers of fine books on Japan and Asia for more than three
decades, Weatherhill produces books on a wide variety of subjects for
both the discerning general reader and the specialist seeking the
highest quality in content, design, and production. Weatherhill is
also the foremost distributor of English-language books on Asia and
164.Name: Web Journal of Korean Buddhist Studies
165.Name: Welcome to Daka's
Description: Provides information about Buddhist Astrology and Thubten Choling.
166.Name: Wen-Ming's Studio
Description: Provides many Buddhist literatures in Chinese. Needs Big-5
167.Name: What do you think, my friend? (Singapore)
Description: Contains a selection of writings on Buddhism.
168.Name: White Path Temple (Tokyo, Japan)
Description: A virtual Shin Buddhist Temple with some sutra in
169.Name: Women & Buddhism Webpage
170.Name: Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (Malaysia)
Description: Provides information (in both English and Chinese Big5) about
their organization and Buddhist activities in Malaysia.
171.Name: Yuan Zheng Tang of True Buddha School (Singapore)
172.Name: Zen Ancestors Home Page
Description: Provides some texts on Zen-related lectures and some materials
about the history of zen.
173.Name: Zen Buddhist Texts (U. Texas Houston, Texas)
Description: Zen Buddhist Texts (U. Texas Houston, Texas): by Southwest
Chogye International Zen Academeia in Houston, Texas. which has text
of sutra, dictionary of Buddhism terms, etc.
174.Name: Zen Buddhist Video
Description: Provides information on videos pertaining to Zen Buddhism
and Buddhism in general.
175.Name: Zen Center of Los Angeles
176.Name: Zen Center of New York City
Description: The Zen Center of New York City, also known as Fire Lotus Zendo,
is the city branch of Zen Mountain Monastery, a Zen training center for
male and female monastics and lay students. Fire Lotus is dedicated
to providing support for lay practitioners in the New York City area
through six days of weekly sitting meditations, monthly one-day
meditations intensives led by ZMM Abbot, John Daido Loori or by senior
monastics and lay students, and one-day workshops in related practices.
177.Name: Zen Centre of Vancouver
178.Name: Zen Garden
Description: Contains Zen stories and Koans.
179.Name: Zen Hospice Project (San Francisco, California)
Description: Runs several programs dedicated to the care of people
approaching death and increasing our understanding of our own impermanence.
180.Name: Zen Place in Santa Barbara
Description: Features The Gateless Gate (a famous collection of koans).
It also provides FAQ for alt.zen
Description: A virtual meditation facility.
E. Bulletin Board System
1.Name: Astrological Services
Address: Kansas City, MO
Contact: Maria Knox
2.Name: Body Dharma Online
Description: Home of DharmaNet & GASSHO; including Dharma Electronic Files
Address: Berkeley, CA
Contact: Barry Kapke, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Waverly Hall, GA
Contact: Derrick Chapman
4.Name: Depeche Megalopolis BBS
Contact: Wang Yumin, email@example.com, 72332,firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Montreal, QC, Canada
Contact: Brian Goodyear
6.Name: I CAN! BBS
Address: Chicago, IL
Telephone: 312-736-7388, 312-736-7434
Contact: Bogie Bugsalewicz
7.Name: Mount Kailas
Address: Cambridge, MA
Data: 617-252-9988 (N81)
Description: New England's Dharma Bulletin Board Service. Calendars of
Buddhist teachings and events, and Public Message bases for on-line
inforamtion exchange are featured. Mount Kailas BBS also has e-mail
and an Open-Air Market Place where Dharma items can be ordered from
participating vendors. $40.00 a year for memberships.
8.Name: SciNexus Central BBS
Address: Morris, IL
Contact: Dominic Aspel, email@example.com
9.Name: Silent Running
Description: Over 160 files and information on Buddhism
Address: Melbourne, Australia
Contact: Grand Waszir
10.Name: Sojourner's Realm
Address: Rockledge, FL
Contact: Bill Tucker
11.Name: The Arena of Anon
Address: Herndon, VA
12.Name: The Bodhi Tree
Address: Boise, ID
Contact: Kim Day, firstname.lastname@example.org
13.Name: The Bridge BBS
Address: Melbourne, Australia
Contact: Darren Merritt and Tony Langdon
14.Name: The NTH Dimension
Description: Home of DharmaNet in Australia, text files on Buddhist philosophy
Address: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Contact: Mike Sinclair
15.Name: Tiger Team Buddhist Information Network
Address: P.O. Box 2688 Alameda, CA 94501
16.Name: Voice of New Haven
Address: New Haven, CT
Contact: Kenny Teel
F. Books and Supplies
1.Name: Amazon.com Books
Description: A large general online bookstore. A keyword search under
Buddhist brings up a large selection of titles.
2.Name: Asian Humanities Press
Address: c/o Jain Publishing Company P.O. Box 3523 Fremont, CA 94539
3.Name: Asian Rare Books
Description: Old and rare books on Asia and Asian religions
Contact: Stephen Feldman, ARB@maestro.com
Address: 175 W. 93rd St., suite 16-D New York, NY 10025
4.Name: Bodhi Tree Bookstore
Description: Large selection of books, including domestic & imported Buddhist
Address: 8585 Melrose Ave West Hollywood, CA 90069
5.Name: Books for the Nineties
Description: Catalog of books on psychology, meditation, buddhism,
Address: P.O. Box 588 Scranton, PA 18512-0588
6.Name: Buddhadharma Meditation Center
Description: small catalog of Dharma Books
Address: 9810 South Kingery Highway Hinsdale, IL 60521
7.Name: Buddhist Book Service
Description: large stock of books and pamphlets on Theravadan tradition
Address: P.O. Box 9677 Washington, DC 20016
Telephone: 301-946-7560, or 202-832-9393
8.Name: Buddhist Publication Society
Description: Catalog of Dharma Books
Address: P.O. Box 61 54, Sangharaja Mawatha Kandy, Sri Lanka
9.Name: C. K. Manpolo Int'l Inc.
Description: Statues and supplies
Address: 137 Hester St. New York, NY 10002
10.Name: California Buddhist Vihara Society
Description: Small list of free Dharma books
Address: Gary Ray Tiger Team Buddhist Information Network 1920 Francisco,
Suite 112 Berkeley, CA 94709
11.Name: Caroline Morning Designs
Description: Inflatable Zafu, cushions, books, bells, etc.
Address: Dept P, P.O. Box 2832 Asheville, NC 28802
12.Name: Clear Light Books
13.Name: Dhamma Dana Publication Fund
Address: c/o Barre Center for Buddhist Studies 149 Lockwood Road
Barre, MA 01005
14.Name: Dharma Communication Inc.
Description: Large catalog of Dharma/Meditation supplies, books, tapes, etc.
Address: P.O. Box 156DC South Plank Road Mt. Tremper, NY 12457
15.Name: Dharma Publishing
Description: Dharma books, esp. Tibetan, Vajrayana and Dzogchen
Address: 2910 Pablo Ave. Berkeley, CA 94702
Telephone: 800-873-4276, 510-548-5407, 510-873-4276
16.Name: Dharma Seed Tape
Description: tapes of IMS Dharma Talks
Address: Library Box 66 Wendell Depot, MA 01380
Description: Large catalog of Dharma/Meditation supplies, books, tapes, etc.
Address: 405 Waltham Street, Suite 234 Lexington, MA 02173
18.Name: Dharmaware Giftshop
Description: 24-page color catalog of Dharma supplies, books, tapes,
Address: 54C (9) Tinker St. Woodstock, NY 12498
Telephone: 914-679-5417 (store), 914-679-4900 (order)
19.Name: Eastwind Books and Arts Inc.
Description: Chinese books
Address: 1435 A Stockton San Francisco, CA
20.Name: Forest Books
Description: New & used books specializing in eastern religion, Asian culture,
Address: 3080 16th St. at Valencia San Francisco, CA 94103
21.Name: Indian Books Centre
Description: Publisher of Buddhist books from India
Location: mailto: email@example.com
Address: 40/5, Shakti Nagar, Delhi-11007 India
Telephone: 7434930, 7126496
22.Name: Innerlight Distributors
Address: 1024 Murl Dr., Irving, TX, 75062
23.Name: Institute of Zen Studies
Description: Calligraphy by Hosokawa Dogen roshi, Abbot of Daihonzan
Dhozen-ji, Honolulu, Hawaii..
Address: c/o Chozen-ji Betsuin/International Zen Dojo of Wisconsin
301 S. Bedford St., suite #219 Madison, WI 53703
Location: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
24.Name: Kanzeon Jade Thread
Description: Small catalog of Dharma Supplies
Address: 1274 E. South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84102
25.Name: Keep It Simple
Description: small catalog of Dharma books, tapes, t-shirts, and meditation
Address: P.O. Box 91 Mountain View, CA 94042
26.Name: Kichuudoo (Japan)
Description: A Buddhist bookstore in Kyoto, Japan has a home page through
which you can search and order books. In Japanese and English.
27.Name: Medicine Buddha Healing Institute
Location: mailto: ISG-USA@MHO.Win.Net
Address: 7971 Fairview Drive Denver, CO 80221
28.Name: Motilal Banarsidass
Description: Buddhist books and other Indian philosophies
Address: 41 UA Bungalow Road, Jawahar Nagar Delhi-110 007 India
29.Name: Myojo Morning Star
Description: Catalog of meditation clothing
Address: 294 Old Route 28 Glenford, NY 12433
30.Name: Oriental Culture Enterprises
Description: Chinese books
Address: 13-17 Elizabeth St., 2nd floor New York, NY
31.Name: Parallax Press
Description: Books and tapes, most by Thich Nhat Hanh and friends.
Address: P.O. Box 7355 Berkelye, CA 94707
32.Name: Primary Point Press
Description: Small list of Dharma Books by Seung Sahn and others
Address: 99 Pound Road Cumberland, RI 02864
Location: mailto: email@example.com
33.Name: Quest Books
Description: books on religion, philosophy, etc.
Address: The Theosophical Publishing House P.O. Box 270, Dept. M-171
Wheaton, IL 60189-0270
34.Name: Samadhi Cushions
Description: Cushions and related items
Address: Dept. TRI RR 1 Box 3 Barnet, VT 05821
35.Name: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Description: Catalog of Buddhist and other eastern r
Address: P.O. Box 308 Boston, MA 02117-0308
36.Name: Sharchen Imports
Description: Color catalog of Dharma furnishings
Address: 1309 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10128
Telephone: 800-521-9357, 212-860-8873
37.Name: Shasta Abbey Buddhist Supplies
Description: large catalog of Dharma/Meditation supplies, books, tapes, etc.
Address: P.O. Box 199 Mt. Shasta, CA 96067
Telephone: 800-653-3315, 916-926-6682
38.Name: Snow Lion Publications (Books, Supplies)
Description: Free newsletter/catalog for current events about Tibet
and over 1200 books and other items on Tibet and Tibet Buddhism
Contact: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: P.O. Box 6483 Ithaca, NY 14851-6483
39.Name: Sounds True Catalog
Description: tapes on meditation, buddhism, self-discovery, etc.
Address: 735 Walnut St., Dept. SC94 Boulder, CO 80302
40.Name: South Asia Books
Description: Huge stock of books from Asia, many on Buddhism
Address: P.O. Box 502 Columbia, MO 65205
41.Name: SUNY Press (Albany)
Description: Buddhist Book list
Address: State University Plaza Albany, NY 12246-0001
42.Name: SUNY Press (CUP Services)
Description: Books of Buddhist Interest
Address: c/o CUP Services P.O. Box 6525 Ithaca, NY 14851
43.Name: Tharpa Publications (UK)
Address: Kilnwick Percy Hall, Pocklington, York, Y04 2UF, UK
44.Name: The Buddhist Bookstore
Description: large stock of books on all Buddhist traditions, specialized
in Shin/Pure Land tradition
Address: 1710 Octavia Street San Francisco, CA 94109
45.Name: The Mystic Trader
Description: 64-page catalog of Buddhist, Taoist, etc. items, tapes and books
Address: 1334 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, OR 97116
Telephone: 800-634-9057, 503-357-1566
46.Name: The Old Bookroom
Description: Mail-order service specialising in books on Asia, the Middle East
Address: Street Level, Belconnen Churches Centre Benjamin Way,
Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia
47.Name: The Phoenix Bookstore
Description: books and tapes related to religion and philosophy
Address: 1514 5th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
48.Name: Tibetan Treasures
Description: catalog of large selection of dharma items, incense, books, etc.
Address: P.O. Box 279 Junction City, CA 96048-0279
49.Name: Windbell Publications
Description: Windbell Publications is the publishing arm of Dogen Sangha,
a Buddhist community based in Tokyo, Japan and founded on the teachings of
Dogen Zenji. Formed in 1986, we publish books on Buddhism by our founder,
Master Gudo Nishijima, and English translations of the works of Dogen
Zenji. Foremost among these translations is our four volume translation
of the Shobogenzo. We are supported by donations and grants, and our
efforts are wholly voluntary."
Description: Catalog of Buddhist books
Address: 14 Heartwood Circle Newmarket, NH 03857
51.Name: Wisdom Publications
Description: Dharma books, esp. Tibetan, Vajrayana, and Dzogchen
Address: 361 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02115
Telephone: 800-272-4050, 617-536-2305
52.Name: Zen Home Stitchery
Description: small catalog of clothes, cushions and accessories for meditation
Address: 2693 Riverside Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92627
53.Name: ZIJI Books & Gifts
Description: catalog ($1) of Dharma books, practice materials, etc.
Address: 2019 10th St. Boulder, CO 80302
1.Name: Bodhi-Line phone service
Description: A telephone information service providing information about
Buddhist centers in New York area, including centers' locations, schedules
of classes and meditation sessions, and a list of books, tapes and other
materials. All services offered by the Bodhi-Line are free of charge.
Just dial(212) 677-9354. For more information about Bodhi-Line, contact
Michael Wick at Buddhist Information Service of New York, 331 E 5th
Street York, NY 10003.
Telephone: (212) 777-3745.
Fax: (212) 677-9354.
Description: A Tibetan Buddhist group in the White Lineage of the Nyingma
School. Organizes retreats, an annual journal and a quarterly magazine.
Address: PO Box 2318, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5YP
Address: PO Box 247, Chelsea Station York, NY 10113-0247
Contact: e-mail: email@example.com
1.Blackstad, Mark (firstname.lastname@example.org), "Buddhist Related Books
and Supplies", Insight Mailing List, Oct.24, 1994.
2.Chen, Ying (email@example.com), "Introduction to Discussion
Groups for Buddhism in the Network", Bodhi News, Sept.27, 1994.
3.Kahila, John (kahila@kyyppari,hkkk.fi), "Talk.Religion.Buddhism FAQ,
Part 3". Available from firstname.lastname@example.org: send
4.Xu, Dong (email@example.com), "New Electronic Buddhist Resource
on InterNet", Bodhi News, May 10, 1994.
5.And many others who sent me the updates!