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Help me please, Pali Atthakatha English Translation

Postby bhikkhusirin » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:59 am

I am bhikkhusirin form Myanmar.
I have to write M.A thesis for my M.A Buddhism.
My friends and I decided to translate Atthakatha into English.
But I have a little book on English Atthakatha Translation.
I wanna know whether all Pali Atthakathas are in English version and where I can buy them.
Please my friends, help me.

Contact me please: [email protected]

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Re: Help me please, Pali Atthakatha English Translation

Postby Dmytro » Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:08 pm

Dear Bhante,

The list of English translations is available at:

http://www.palitext.com/palitext/tran.htm

Only a few volumes of Atthakatha are translated.

Metta, Dmytro


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Re: Help me please, Pali Atthakatha English Translation

Postby bhikkhusirin » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:25 am

Thanks for your aid.
But Buddhist Legends, the Book of Dhammapada Commentary in http://www.palitext.com/palitext/tran.htm is not a real Atthakatha,
(BTW, It can be downloaded from www.archive.org)
It is only a commentary, not an Atthakatha of English Translation.
I need a commentary translated Word by Word.
Now, for my teacher's support, I had a book Dhammapada Commentary Word by Word translation for first 3 sections.
It is distributed from Union Buddha Sasana Council.
We (my friend and me) therefore decided to translate another sections.

Ok. With Loving-kindness...

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Re: Help me please, Pali Atthakatha English Translation

Postby cooran » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:45 am

Hello Bhante,

Have you tried asking at the All Things Pali group?
This is a forum for anyone with an interest in Pali language and literature, as well as Pali translation works.
Main discussion topics:
1. Tipitaka and sutta study
2. Pali language and literature
3. Theravada Buddhism
4. Samatha (Tranquillity) and Vipassana (Insight) meditation
5. Sutta study tools and methodology
6. Pali translation theory and practice
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Pali/

with metta and respect,
Chris
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Postby Kare » Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:03 pm

My general impression is that the Atthakathas are very difficult to translate. You can translate the stories contained in the Atthakathas, but the grammatical analyses are so closely tied up to the Pali language of the Tipitaka texts, that they often give very little meaning if you try to translate them as they stand. When I translated the Therigatha and the Theragatha into Norwegian, I translated the biographical material about each thera and theri. But I did not try to translate the grammatical analyses of the verses. Instead, I just used those parts as an aid while translating the verses.
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