Resources

In this section we are sharing some of the art work displayed at the Translation and Transmission Conference series, some important projects presented during sessions, and a list of useful links to resources relevant to the themes and topics of these conferences.

The Conference Timelines

The 2014 Translation and Transmission Conference hosted at the Keystone Conference Center displayed three remarkable timelines produced by Tsadra Foundation. We are pleased to share them here for free download and for personal use. Please contact us at conferences@tsadra.org if you would like to use any of these timelines in any public event.

A Tibetan Translator Timeline

8th through 18th centuries

 A Modern Translation Timeline (Part 1)

18th through 21st centuries

A Modern Translation Timeline (Part 2)

18th through 21st centuries

Jamgön Kongtrul’s Five Treasuries Timeline

19th through 21st centuries

Useful Links to Resources

This is a selection of links to resources relevant to the themes and topics of the Translation and Transmission Conference series. If you would like to include missing links to important resources, please contact us at conferences@tsadra.org.

Tibetan Computer Reference

Digital Tibetan
An extensive online resource for Tibetan dharma technology
http://digitaltibetan.org/index.php/Digital_Tibetan

The Tibetan and Himalayan Library
Information on Tibetan fonts
http://www.thlib.org/tools/#wiki=/access/wiki/site/26a34146-33a6-48ce-001e-f16ce7908a6a/home.html

Qomolangma Tibetan Unicode Fonts
http://www.yalasoo.com/English/docs/yalasoo_en_qomolangma_fonts.html

Nitartha International Sambhota Tibetan Fonts
http://www.nitartha.net/sambhota4.html

Dictionaries and Language Resources

GoldenDict
Online and offline Tibetan dictionaries combined
http://digitaltibetan.org/index.php/GoldenDict_-_online_and_offline_Tibetan_dictionaries_combined

THL Tibetan to English Translation Tool
http://www.thlib.org/reference/dictionaries/tibetan-dictionary/translate.php

THL’s Online Tibetan Transliteration Converter
Convert Wylie to Unicode Tibetan
http://www.thlib.org/reference/transliteration/wyconverter.php

THL’s Online Tibetan Phonetics Converter
Tibetan or Wylie to Phonetics Converter
http://www.thlib.org/reference/transliteration/phconverter.php

Dharma Dictionary
Tibetan-English dictionary, dharma glossaries, and resources
http://rywiki.tsadra.org/index.php/Main_Page

Glossaries for Buddhist Studies
http://buddhistinformatics.ddbc.edu.tw/glossaries/glossaries.php

Muller’s Digital Dictionary of Buddhism – DDB
http://www.buddhism-dict.net/ddb/

Digital Dictionaries of South Asia – Sanskrit Dictionary
http://dsal.uchicago.edu/dictionaries/macdonell/

THL Tibetan Historical Dictionary
http://dictionary.thlib.org/#iframe=http://www.thlib.org/reference/dictionaries/tibetan-dictionary &div_id=universal_navigation_content

Index for Spices in Tibetan Script
http://gernot-katzers-spice-pages.com/engl/spice_tibetan.html

Rigpa Shedra
An online encyclopedia of Tibetan Buddhism
http://www.rigpawiki.org/

Esukhia
Tibetan Language Learning, Translation, and Research
http://www.esukhia.org/

Buddhist Texts: Searches, Repositories, and Translations

The Buddhist Canons Research Database
Kangyur and Tengyur search with links to available recensions in ACIP, TBRC and others
http://www.aibs.columbia.edu/databases/login/index.php

Adarsha Online
Kangyur & Tengyur Search from Gyalwang Karmapa
https://adarsha.dharma-treasure.org/

The Treasury of Lives
Biographies of Tibetan Masters
http://www.treasuryoflives.org/

Himalayan Art Resources
Largest educational resource for Himalayan Art and Iconography
http://www.himalayanart.org/

Indica et Buddhica
Materials for Indology and Buddhology
http://indica-et-buddhica.org/

The Tibetan & Himalayan Library
Tibetan Canon Catalogs at UVa’s Tibetan & Himalayan Library
http://www.thlib.org/encyclopedias/literary/canons/kt/

Resources for Kanjur & Tanjur Studies
Search titles of Kangyur texts in Tibetan, Sanskrit, or Mongolian
http://www.istb.univie.ac.at/kanjur/xml3/xml/index.php

Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center
The largest archive of scanned PDFs of Tibetan texts
http://tbrc.org/

Old Tibetan Documents Online
7th to 12th century texts, inscruptions, and related materials
http://otdo.aa.tufs.ac.jp

Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon
Sanskrit bibliography and manuscript archive
http://www.dsbcproject.org/

Asian Classics Input Project
ACIP Tibetan Digital Text for Kangyur and Tengyur
http://www.asianclassics.org/index.html

Classical Tibetan Knowledge
Archive and Study Resource from Central University of Tibetan Studies
http://www.tibetan-knowledge.org/en_home.asp

Munchener DigitalisierungsZentrum Digitale Bibliothek
Scans of Tibetan Texts in Munich
http://www.digital-collections.de/index.html?c=faecher_index&l=en&kl=368

Tibetan Bookstore
Get Tibetan Texts from Asia
http://www.tibetanbookstore.org

Tibetbook.net
Another source for Tibetan texts from Asia
http://tibetbook.net/en/

Sera Jey Rigzod Chenmo
https://www.serajeyrigzodchenmo.org/

Dharma Downloads
Library of Free Digital Tibetan Texts
http://www.dharmadownload.net

Lotsawa House
Free Translations with Digital Tibetan Texts
http://www.lotsawahouse.org

84000 Project
Translations of texts from the Tibetan Kangyur
http://84000.co/

A Sakya Digital Library
Khenchen Appey Rinpoche, Khenpo Ngawang Jorden, and the International Buddhist Academy in Kathmandu have created a great resource of Tibetan texts available for free
http://www.sakyalibrary.com/home/index

Tibetan Newspapers from Anna Saw’s Research
An Overview of Historical Tibetan-language Newspapers
http://tibetannewspapers.org/

Burial Mounds of Central Tibet and TAR Toponym Search
The site search currently holds around 45,000 entries
https://www.oeaw.ac.at/tibetantumulustradition/tar-toponym-search/

Translation Group Websites

Padmakara Translation Group
http://www.songtsen.org/F/padmakara/apropos_comite.php

Institute of Tibetan Classics
http://www.tibetanclassics.org/

Dharmachakra Translation Committee
http://www.dharmachakra.net/

Nalanda Translation Committee
http://nalandatranslation.org/

Nitartha Translation Network
http://nalandatranslation.org/

American Institute of Buddhist Studies
http://www.aibs.columbia.edu/about.html

UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies
http://www.uma-tibet.org/

Chödung Karmo Translation Group
The International Buddhist Academy’s translation group
http://chodungkarmo.org/

Light of Berotsana Translation Group
http://www.berotsana.org/

The Sugatagarbha Translation Group
https://buddha-nature.com/

Berzin Archives and Translations
http://www.berzinarchives.com/

Padma Karpo Translation Committee
http://www.pktc.org/pktc/

Bibliographies

H-Buddhism Bibliography Project
H-Buddhism’s truly massive bibliography project
https://www.zotero.org/groups/h-buddhism_bibliography_project

Bibliographies on Buddhism in Western Languages
Professor Bingenheimer’s work
http://mbingenheimer.net/tools/bibls/biblBibl.html

Bibliography of Indian Philosophies
http://faculty.washington.edu/kpotter/xhome.htm

Journals

The Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies
http://www.thlib.org/collections/texts/jiats/

The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies
http://poj.peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=journal&journal_code=JIABS

Journal of Buddhist Philosophy
http://www.buddhistphilosophy.net/

Journals of Himalayan Studies
List of free e-journals
http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/collections/journals/

The Indian International Journal of Buddhist Studies
http://www.iijbs.org/

Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines
http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/collections/journals/ret/index.php

Journal of Buddhist Ethics
http://blogs.dickinson.edu/buddhistethics/

Journal of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies
http://www.jocbs.org/index.php/jocbs

ARIRIAB
http://iriab.soka.ac.jp/en/publication/aririab.html

The Buddhist Forum
http://www.shin-ibs.edu/publications/the-buddhist-forum/

Indica et Buddhica
http://indica-et-buddhica.org/tabulae

Bulletin of Tibetology
http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/collections/journals/bot/

Blogs & Forums

Lotsawa Forum
A useful email listserv for translators
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/lotsawaforum

Official forum from IATS
http://tibetanstudies.forumprod.com

Dan Martin’s blog
http://tibeto-logic.blogspot.com/ & – TibSkritDownloadLink

Sam van Schaik’s blog
http://earlytibet.com/

Dzogchen Wiki
Collection of encyclopedic entries on Dzogchen topics (in French)
http://www.wikidz.artremy.com/wiki/Accueil

Jean-Luc Achard Blog
Publications from Dr. Achard
https://khyungmkhar.blogspot.com/

Publishers of Tibetan Buddhist Works

Shambhala Publications
http://www.shambhala.com/snowlion

Wisdom Publications
http://www.wisdompubs.org

Padmakara, France
http://www.padmakara.com

The American Institute of Buddhist Studies
http://www.aibs.columbia.edu/books.html

Rangjung Yeshe Publications
Oral teachings of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and his spiritual sons
http://www.rangjung.com

WSTB, Vienna
https://www.istb.univie.ac.at/cgi-bin/wstb/wstb.cgi

IITBS Gmbh
http://www.tibetinstitut.de/

Institute of Tibetan Classics
http://www.tibetanclassics.org/

Library of Tibetan Works & Archives
http://tibetanlibrary.org/

Light of Berotsana
https://www.berotsana.org/

Vajra Publications, Nepal
http://vajrabookshop.com/

Tibetan e-Books
http://www.tibetanebook.com

Dharma e-Books from Gyalwang Karmapa
https://dharmaebooks.org/