Dharma Pearls

Translating Classical Buddhism to Modern English

What's New

7-May-2020
Translation of MĀ 80 The Rough Cloth added.
25-April-2020
Translations added:
MĀ 42 What Purpose
MA 43 Don’t Think
MĀ 44 Mindfulness
MĀ 45 Conscience and Modesty
MĀ 46 Conscience and Modesty (2)
MĀ 47 Precepts
MĀ 48 Precepts (2)
MĀ 49 Veneration
MĀ 50 Veneration (2)
MĀ 51 The Origin
22-April-2020
Translation of MĀ 79 The Greater Gods added.
8-Apr-2020
Translation of MĀ 78 Brahmā’s Invitation to the Buddha added.
30-Mar-2020
Translation of MĀ 77 The Three Clansmen of Sāketa added.
7-Mar-2020
Translation of MĀ 76 [Ugracelā] added.
4-Mar-2020
Translation of MĀ 75 The Pure Way to the Imperturbable added.
29-Feb-2020
Translation of MĀ 74 Eight Thoughts added.
24-Feb-2020
Translation of MĀ 73 The Gods added.
19-Feb-2020
Translation of MĀ 72 The Legend of King Dīrghāyu added.
10-Nov-2019
Translations of SĀ 13.24-30 added.
5-Nov-2019
Translations of SĀ 13.15-23 added.
1-Nov-2019
Translations of SĀ 13.8-10 added.
27-Oct-2019
Translations of SĀ 1.5-10 added.
23-Oct-2019
Translations of SĀ 1.1-4 added.
22-Oct-2019
Published table of contents for The Related Discourses based on Yinshun's reconstructed version. It includes 7 parts and 51 groups of sutras.
14-Oct-2019
Sutras 748-754 and 758-761 have been added to the Related Discourses.
11-Oct-2019
The first "official" update released. Aside from an improved web design, it includes translations of Sutra 29 of the Long Discourses and Sutras 1-7 of the Medium Discourses.
15-Sep-2009
The Dharma Pearls repo on Github goes public and is published on Github Pages. This was a broken web design. The release was simply to walk-through the Github Pages deployment process.