- Category: Dharmadata Info
- Published: 08 December 2013
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Dharmadata is a nonsectarian "Buddhist Text Library", aiming to become a library for buddhist text of all traditions and linage.
The main aim is to make Buddhist teachings and text easily accessible for both new and old students of buddhism and in so many languages as possible.
Also it's a wish to make it easy for schools and students of religion/ spiritual studies to be able to find interesting information about the wast amount of teachings starting from the teachings from Siddhartha Gautama Buddha up trough all the buddhist masters of all traditions to this age.
The idea is not to promote any traditions, but to present as much as possible of teachings and text of Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana, Mahamudra and Dzogchen teachings available.
Dharmadata will as fare as possible give information about the origin and authors of the text with links for further studies and copyrights .
Dharmadata Buddhist Text Library also wish to serve as a "gateway" to the wast possibilities of studies and practice of buddhism and wish to in the future to be able to present these teachings in all languages that is technically possible.
As a start we try to do this in English, Norwegian and Spanish, but with the kind help of centers, students and masters from all over the world,
we hope that they all help us to reach this goal.
Ven. Khempo Ringu Tulku Rinpoche says:
Dharmadata is an honest effort to create a treasure house of teachings of all the schools of Tibetan Buddhist masters of all lineages on the cyber space. To make this project a success we all need to help and put our efforts behind the lonely dedicated efforts of Norwegian Dharma brother Sherab Dorje Andreassen. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has often encouraged us to study and receive teachings from all schools of Buddhism. This broadens our vision and deepens our understanding. Let us work together on this project. I whole heartedly support this project. Please send any authentic teachings, translations and informations and suggestions to the following address so that they can be made accessible to all.