Links and Resources ::: Popular Literature
The Gospel of Buddha - One of the earliest translations of Buddhist literature into English. Compiled by Paul Carus, and published in 1894. Indexed presentation of the original one hundred chapters.
A Buddhist Bible - by Dwight Goddard (First Edition, 1932), offering a selection of primary source materials from the Theravada, Mahayana, Chan, and other Buddhist traditions.
A Buddhist Library - one of the largest online resources for Buddhist studies, with over 400 books and 6,000 articles, representing each of the main tradtions.
Buddhist Answers - A consise and well organized introduction to Buddhism, suitable for all ages.
Clearing the Misperceptions - a four part article by Yun Xing (Lin Ai Wei) touching on the most commonly misunderstood
expedients of practice in the Buddhist school. Though the methods of Buddhist cultivation are endless, the article touches on a few of them that are well-known to the living beings in the world today. (hosted on Mahabodhi IP)
Dhammapada and Metta Bhavana - Translation of the Dhammapada - The Buddha's Path of Wisdom - a collection of 423 verses containing the Buddha's essential teachings. Also page on Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness meditation).
Dharma the Cat's Blog - Clever and very funny cartoons appealing to all ages, blending philosophy and spirituality with humor. It's havoc, farce and mayhem, on the rocky path to nirvana with a Buddhist cat, a novice monk and a mouse hell-bent on cheese.
IntraText: Bibliotheca Religiosa: Buddhistica - Index to Buddhist related texts (Sutras and others) on an open access digital library called IntraText.
Sacred Texts - Buddhism - Contains various texts on Buddhism teaching.
Still Thoughts - Ideas and principles of by Dharma Master Shi Zheng-Yan.
Teachings of the Buddha - Derived from ancient Buddhist and Zen texts, for the benefit of all living beings.
The Middle Path - Includes Buddha-Dharma information and teachings of the Buddha.
The Two Kingdoms - A retelling in modern language of a Buddha parable, written by Patrick Drazen.
Verses Delineating the Eight Consciousnesses - By Tripitaka Master Hsuan-Tsang of the Tang Dynasty. Translation and explanation by Ronald Epstein.