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2014/04/03 - 
The following script let's you type characters such as ȧ ā ṣ ś ṭ easily by using a program called AutoHotkey. You will have to install the proper version for your system first. After you installed the program, you can download my script …
2012/06/27 - 
The glossary has been updated with some new cool CSS improvements and also has some minor functionality upgrades. One such upgrade is that the pages are now longer and support up 150 definitions per page. After every 50 items a new pagin…
2012/02/26 - 
Not much happened the past few weeks on the content, but i have been working on a new Chapter browsing tool. For starters, every chapter now has a small navigation box that says on the exact same position wherever you scroll! As…

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added 2014-07-21
The Jataka is a massive collection of Buddhist folklore about previous incarnations of the Buddha, both in human and animal form. Originally written in Pali, and dating to at least 380 BCE, the Jataka includes many stories which h...
[1907]translated by E. B. Cowell
163,901 words read / comments (0)
added 2014-07-21
The Jataka is a massive collection of Buddhist folklore about previous incarnations of the Buddha, both in human and animal form. Originally written in Pali, and dating to at least 380 BCE, the Jataka includes many stories which h...
[1905]translated by H.T. Francis
138,857 words read / comments (0)
added 2014-07-21
The Jataka is a massive collection of Buddhist folklore about previous incarnations of the Buddha, both in human and animal form. Originally written in Pali, and dating to at least 380 BCE, the Jataka includes many stories which h...
[1901]translated by W.H.D. Rouse
148,696 words read / comments (0)
added 2014-07-21
The Jataka is a massive collection of Buddhist folklore about previous incarnations of the Buddha, both in human and animal form. Originally written in Pali, and dating to at least 380 BCE, the Jataka includes many stories which h...
[1897]translated by H.T. Francis
143,514 words read / comments (0)
added 2014-07-21
The Jataka is a massive collection of Buddhist folklore about previous incarnations of the Buddha, both in human and animal form. Originally written in Pali, and dating to at least 380 BCE, the Jataka includes many stories which h...
[1895]translated by W.H.D. Rouse
136,143 words read / comments (0)
added 2014-07-20
The Jataka is a massive collection of Buddhist folklore about previous incarnations of the Buddha, both in human and animal form. Originally written in Pali, and dating to at least 380 BCE, the Jataka includes many stories which h...
[1895]translated by Robert Chalmers
160,268 words read / comments (0)
added 2014-07-20
The Taittiriya Upanishad is one of the older, "primary" Upanishads, part of the Yajur Veda. It says that the highest goal is to know the Brahman, for that is truth. It is divided into three sections, 1) the Siksha Valli,...
[1903]translated by A. Mahadeva Sastri
206,351 words read / comments (0)
The Sarvadarśanasaṅgraha is a compendium of different philosophical schools of Hindu thought and Pañcadaśī, an important text in the Advaita Vedanta tradition.
by Mādhava Āchārya [1882]; translated by E. B. Cowell
105,998 words read / comments (0)
The Mūlamadhyamakakārikā ("Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way") is a key text of the Madhyamaka-school, written by Nagarjuna, one of the most important Buddhist philosophers. The Mulamadhyamakakarika is not only ...
by Nāgārjuna
44,903 words read / comments (0)
The Kathā Sarit Sāgara is the earliest extant short story collection, written by Somadeva around 1070. It's a fine collection of stories, presented in a fine translation, fascinating both simply as a good read and as an artifact...
translated by C. H. Tawney
114,236 words read / comments (0)

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