English Translation of the Sutta Pitaka freely available!

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English Translation of the Sutta Pitaka freely available!

Postby MidGe » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:40 am

It looks like the Pali Text Society has made available the entire English translation of the Sutta Pitaka in digital format for free!

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The following works originally published by the Pali Text Society are being offered under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0) licence. The publisher retains commercial rights. Permission has been granted to the public to reproduce, reformat, transmit and distribute these works for gratis, non-commercial use without further need to contact the publisher.

see: http://obo.genaud.net/dhammatalk/dhamma ... ts.new.htm

This is absolutely fantastic. I am totally flabbergasted and most thankful to the Pali Text Society.

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Re: English Translation of the Sutta Pitaka freely available

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:20 am

Greetings,

Awesome. :thumbsup:

I have just included that site in the Google Saffron Theravada Search Engine - http://www.google.com/cse/home?cx=00545 ... cbjbznmwso

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Re: English Translation of the Sutta Pitaka freely available

Postby cooran » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:41 am

Best to be aware that many of these translations are around eighty to a hundred years old - the language and grammar can be a little different to what you are used to.

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Re: English Translation of the Sutta Pitaka freely available

Postby Paribbajaka » Thu May 02, 2013 11:53 pm

This is great and amazing and wonderful! Did I mention I approve of this?
May all beings be happy!


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