One of our priorities in developing BUDA was to create a great reading room experience for our users, many of whom are practitioners, researchers and translators who spend a great deal of time poring over these Buddhist materials.
Our new website includes improvements to both the user interface and the architecture of the data. In this post we will introduce one of the changes to our data architecture and how this change will affect your searches.
From A Prayer for Translators composed by Kyabje Trulzhik Rinpoche in 2005 and translated by Adam Pearcey. The translator, as recognized by South Asian and Tibetan cultures, is the one who sees, and one who allows the world to see. In BDRC's mission to preserve...
Long-time friends of BDRC will know of Peter Gruber: founder of the Gruber Foundation Science Prizes, friend of Gene Smith, and a major benefactor of Buddhism in America who played an important role in bringing Buddhist teachings to the West.
BDRC has always been a collaborative enterprise; indeed, our work digitizing and disseminating Buddhist literature around the world would not be possible without our partners. From the very beginning, our founder Gene Smith always worked together with lamas, publishers, and scholars to preserve, reprint, digitize,...
Search is how most of our users interact with our library and database. As fast and intuitive as the search on BUDA is, we continue to refine and improve it in order to offer our users the most seamless search experience. So we are happy to share the news that BUDA's search has been updated with three useful new features, developed based on feedback from our users.
BDRC's Executive Director Dr. Jann Ronis and technical lead Élie Roux present an online demo of our new website and library platform, the Buddhist Digital Archives (BUDA), providing tips and tricks for the new user.
With generous support from Khyentse Foundation, the Buddhist Digital Resource Center invites applications for a fellowship in Southeast Asian manuscripts, to begin 1 January 2021.
With libraries and archives closed around the world, the value of BDRC's online platform has gained new significance as the most comprehensive collection of Buddhist writings in classical Asian languages.
ཕྱི་ལོ་༢༠༡༦ ནས་བཟུང་། ནང་བསྟན་དཔེ་ཚོགས་ལྟེ་གནས་ཀྱིས་ཏ་ལའི་ལོ་མའི་ཐེབས་རྩ་ཁང་དང་མཉམ་འབྲེལ་གྱིས་ཁོང་ཚོས་འཚོལ་བསྡུ་བྱས་པའི་འཇིག་ཉེན་ཆེ་བའི་ཏ་ལའི་ལོ་བྲིས་མའི་ནང་བསྟན་དཔེ་ཆ་རྣམས་ཉར་སྲུང་བྱས་དང་བྱེད་མུས་སུ་མཆིས།
Today we're featuring new acquisitions of texts from the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism. BDRC founder Gene Smith championed Kagyu literary heritage and had fruitful relations with many Kagyu lamas.