Buddhist
Digital Resource
Center

Connecting Buddhist literature with the world.

Discover millions of pages of texts from the major Buddhist literary traditions.

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BUDA: BDRC’s
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BDRC’s Buddhist Digital Archives (BUDA) provides digital research tools and provides access to millions of pages of Buddhist texts contributed by BDRC and its many partners. Read the user guide here.

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BUDA : BDRC’s
Archival Platform

BUDA’s IIIF interface

BDRC’s Buddhist Digital Archives (BUDA) provides access to more than 17 million pages of Buddhist texts and offers digital tools to support research.

Programs

Our team of scholars, technologists, librarians, and project experts enact BDRC’s mission with 
a passion for preserving and sharing Buddhist cultural heritage.

Budhist Digital Resource Center Preservation of Tibetan literary heritage

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Our international team carries out BDRC’s mission with ingenuity and dedication, using its skills to make BDRC the online home for Buddhist literature.

Partners

Khyentse Foundation

Khyentse Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to support all traditions of Buddhist study and practice. Since 2001, the foundation has supported individuals and institutions in more than 30 countries and has directly affected the lives of people around the world. Khyentse Foundation activities include major text preservation and translation projects, support for traditional monastic colleges in Asia, a worldwide scholarship and awards program, academic development of Buddhist studies in major universities, training and development for Buddhist leaders and teachers, Buddhist education for children, support for individual study and retreats, and more.

Khyentse Foundation

The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation is an independent philanthropic organization based in Hong Kong. The Foundation’s dual mission is to foster appreciation of Chinese arts and culture to advance global learning and to cultivate a deeper understanding of Buddhism in the context of contemporary life.

BDRC’s Sanskrit and Chinese Digital Library Network program is supported by a grant from the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation

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The Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation

The Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation seeks to share the Buddha’s teachings and practice, teach and promote Khmer arts, language, and culture to all those who are interested, and serve as a pillar of the Khmer community.

The Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation

Locations

Budhist Digital Resource Center Locations map

Cambridge, MA
USA

Ulaanbaatar
Mongolia

Hangzhou
China

New Delhi
India

Bangkok
Thailand

Phnom Penh
Cambodia

Budhist Digital Resource Center Locations map

Cambridge, MA
USA

Ulaanbaatar
Mongolia

Hangzhou
China

New Delhi
India

Bangkok
Thailand

Phnom Penh
Cambodia