Buddhist Websites and Links of Interest

This website contains an extensive collection of books, essays, and sutta commentaries by well-known Theravada Buddhism teachers, including Ajahn Chah and Thanissaro Bhikkhu, as well as a Pali-English glossary. It is an important resource for anyone interested in studying the suttas.

This website of the Buddhist Publication Society has an extensive library of hard-to-find works by such notable Buddhist teachers as Nyanaponika Thera and Bhikkhu Bodhi, as well as an English-Pali dictionary. 

This Web site by the Buddha Dharma Education Association contains the World Buddhist Directory, a comprehensive listing of Buddhist centers and communities around the world; an extensive library of e-books, including The Four Noble Truths by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho; and audio recordings.

Dharmaseed offers nearly 500 audio recordings of dharma talks by vipassana meditation teachers, many of which were recorded at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and Insight Meditation Society.

This website features online electronic versions of The Sacred Books of the East, a 50-volume series published by Oxford University Press between 1879 and 1910 containing translations of key sacred texts of Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and Islam. This is an important resource for anyone with a scholarly interest in Buddhism.

This website provides information on Insight meditation retreats, daylongs, classes and sitting groups in the northern Sierra Nevada region of California. Mountain Stream’s guiding teacher, John Travis, has been teaching in the foothills for over 25 years. The website offers audio, video and other resources.