New Translations of the Pali Canon Four Nikayas and Vinaya

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ieee23
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New Translations of the Pali Canon Four Nikayas and Vinaya

Post by ieee23 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:33 pm

From SuttaCentral.net

https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/it ... -date/6896)

Yes… It’s official, Bhante Sujato has completed new translations of the four Pali nikayas to English.

This is in addition to the new translations of the Pali Vinaya done by Bhante Brahmali.

With all these improvements SuttaCentral is going through a massive transformation and being rebuilt from the ground up.

Bhante Sujato, Ayya Vimala and Blake Walsh have being working on the site all along but with the coming of age of SuttaCentral, we needed specialized help to do the right thing by everyone involved.

After much consideration we decided to engage STXnext, a reputed software house in Europe to help us to bring this project to fruition in a timely manner.

We made this decision on the basis that the Buddha’s words are the greatest source of wisdom and benefit for all humanity, and deserve only the very best.

The new site can be used like an app offline, which is especially valuable for people reading on mobiles in places with expensive data and unreliable connections.

New and improved site will be much friendlier and easier to use, especially for people who are new to the suttas. It will be fully internationalized, so people can use the site in their own language.

We hope reach this milestone by March 2018 and the project cost will be one hundred and fifty thousand Australian Dollars.

Without your generosity we could not have made it this far in a relatively short span of time.

After more than two years of work we are coming to you with a begging bowl and a heartfelt request for dana towards the completion of this project.

Your dana will help spread the words of the Buddha without boundaries.

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Re: New Translations of the Pali Canon Four Nikayas and Vinaya

Post by Nicolas » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:52 pm

The correct link for donations is: https://suttacentral.net/donations

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Re: New Translations of the Pali Canon Four Nikayas and Vinaya

Post by ieee23 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:24 pm

How is that donation link any different from the donation link I posted?
Whatever a bhikkhu frequently thinks and ponders upon, that will become the inclination of his mind. - MN 19

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Re: New Translations of the Pali Canon Four Nikayas and Vinaya

Post by mikenz66 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:33 pm

Hi ieee23

The link didn't work, so edited it to remove an extra "20".

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