Online Encyclopedia style database on Buddhism

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Earth Dragon
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Online Encyclopedia style database on Buddhism

Postby Earth Dragon » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:54 pm

Hy Everyone. When i do my online reaserach on Buddhism , i m amazed on the large variety of all sorts of ideas, opinions, facts, fiction , reqruitment and so on and so forth.

What is the most austhentic and mostbresourcful single website, which would expalin the different aspects on buddhism. I m a follwoer of mahayana, but i would even like to see theravada websites.

I know of rigpawiki and dhammawiki. Are there any other bigger n better ones.

Is there a website on buddhism which would have thousands kf different aspects explained in a way so i could understand and reach it in english ( or mandarin ) ?

Thanx

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Indrajala
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Re: Online Encyclopedia style database on Buddhism

Postby Indrajala » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:02 pm

Chinese dictionaries and encyclopaedia (search all of them together):

http://cbs.ntu.edu.tw/dict/

Iranica Online (a lot of useful articles on Buddhism):

http://www.iranicaonline.org/


Buddhist Door (mostly Chinese):

http://glossary.buddhistdoor.com
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Kim O'Hara
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Re: Online Encyclopedia style database on Buddhism

Postby Kim O'Hara » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:31 pm

Access To Insight is (IMO) the best online resource for the Pali canon and related texts -
You might find other useful stuff on which is an "introductory resources" thread on (Theravada) Dhamma Wheel.

:namaste:
Kim

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