Buddhist Links

Geoffrey Samuel

[NOTE These links were originally provided for students on the University of Newcastle subject SOCA304 Anthropology of Buddhist Societies. They have not been updated recently but may still be of some use.

Many of the Buddhist and Tibetan links on this page are taken from Johannes B. Tuemmers' excellent page of links: http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/indologie/jtjt2.htm

Geoffrey Samuel March 2002]



  1. Buddhist- General
  2. Journals and Magazines
  3. Tibetan Buddhism - General
  4. Tibetan Buddhist and Bonpo Monasteries and Centres
  5. Theravada Buddhism
  6. East Asian and Zen Buddhism
  7. Buddhism in Australia
  8. Buddhism in Europe
  9. Women and Buddhism
  10. Buddhist Art


1. Buddhist - General

Buddhist Links http://www.angelfire.com/yt/fairtibet/blinks.html

International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) http://www2.uncwil.edu/iabs/ OR should this be http://www-orient.unil.ch

The Berkeley Buddhist Research Center http://ishi.lib.berkeley.edu/buddhist/bbrc

Buddhist Resource File (Hsuan Peng, Cornell University) http://pears2.lib.ohio-state.edu/BRF/bibliography.html; also at http://ccbs.ntu.edu.tw/BRF/bibliography.html

Buddhist Resources on the World Wide Web http://www.buddhanet.net/

Dharma Electronic File Archive http://www.dharmanet.org

Snow Lion (Buddhist bookshop and publisher in USA, Tibetan emphasis, good mail-order service, useful links from web page) http://www.snowlionpub.com

Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Buddhism.html

The Electronic Buddhist Text Initiative (EBTI), Hanazono University, Kyoto


The Mind-Only Café http://www.uncwil.edu/people/wilsonj/

Indology http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucgadkw/indology.html

Buddhist Bibliography by Roger Garin-Michaud http://hometown.aol.com/Wangchuk/buddbib.html

Dharma Resources http://members.aol.com/rimedzong/files/resources.html

David Magier Area Links (includes South East Asian and Buddhist links) http://www.columbia.edu/~magier/area.html

General religion site http://www.academicinfo.net/Religion.html


2. Journals and Magazines

Journal of Buddhist Ethics - JBE. You may access the JBE either in USA

http://jbe.la.psu.edu/ or in the UK http://www.gold.ac.uk/jbe/jbe.html

Tricycle http://www.tricycle.com/

Shambhala Sun http://www.shambhalasun.com/


3. Tibetan Buddhism

Tibet Information Network http://www.tibetinfo.net/

Tibet Online http://www.tibet.org/

Tibet support groups in Australia http://www.tibet.org/Resources/TSG/Australia/

Clear Mirror (Tibetan historical text) http://cres20.anu.edu.au/~mccomas/clearmir.html

Jurgen Aschof's Tibet Bookmania http://www.uni-ulm.de/~jaschoff/

This site also has a large online bibliography on Tibetan medicine at http://www.uni-ulm.de/~jaschoff/bibli2.htm

Tibetan Studies WWW Virtual Library http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-TibetanStudies.html

Developments in Tibet (the Philadelphia Inquirer's current affairs website dealing with events in Tibet, and elsewhere in so far as they relate to Tibet) http://www.phillynews.com/packages/tibet/index.htm

The Office of Tibet (London) - includes lots of information on different Tibetan Buddhist schools, also on the New Kadampa dispute, Panchen Lama dispute etc http://www.tibet.com/index.html

The Tibet Society (London) http://www.tibet-society.org.uk

Milarepa Fund http://www.milarepa.org/


4. Tibetan Buddhist and Bonpo Monasteries and Centres

Shambhala (Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche) http://www.shambhala.org/

Gyalwa Karmapa's USA centre http://www.kagyu.org/

International Dzogchen Community (Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche) http://www.tashi.org/ - Australian centre at http://www.acr.net.au/~dca

Dzogchen Foundation (Lama Surya Das) http://www.dzogchen.org/

Nyingma Centers (Tarthang Tulku) http://www.nyingma.org/

Rigpa (Sogyal Rinpoche) http://www.rigpa.org/

Sakya Resource Page http://mypage.direct.ca/w/wattj/

Ligmincha Institute (Bonpo tradition) http://www.comet.net/ligmincha/

Dawn Mountain Tibetan Temple http://www.dawnmountain.org

Osel Shen Phen Ling http://www.ism.net/~swd/osel.html

Tara Mandala (Tsultrim Allione) http://www.taramandala.com/

Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (Tibetan Buddhist organisation with many centres in Australia) http://www.ism.net/~osel/fpmt.html, also http://www.fpmt.org For a list of their Australian centres, see http://www.fpmt.org/Centers/aus.html

Karma Kagyu Buddhist Cyber Center (Lama Ole Nydahl- a Norwegian lama who has visited Australia several times in recent years) http://www.diamondway.org - Australian centres at http://www.diamondway.org/australia

Karma Kagyu Buddhist Network (another Ole Nydahl site) http://www.kkbn.com


5. Theravada Buddhism

An Introduction to Buddhist Theravada Teachings (NCF,Ottawa,Canada)


INSIGHT Theravada site http://world.std.com/~metta/index.html

Theravada Forest Hermitage and Prison Chaplaincy in the UK http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/phrakhem/index.htm


6. East Asian and Zen Buddhism

East Asian Studies Center, Indiana http://www.easc.indiana.edu

Resources for the Study of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism http://www.acmuller.gol.com

The Electronic Bodhidharma, the International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism (IRIZ)


Zen Buddhism WWW Virtual Library http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Zen.html


7. Buddhism in Australia

BuddhaNet Home Page http://www.buddhanet.net

This is the main central point for information about Buddhism in Australia

List of Australian Buddhist net sites http://www.buddhanet.net/ba_index.htm

They also have a File Library which is worth investigating.


Some Tibetan centres in Australia (See also Section 4)

Sakya Losal Choe Dzong (Canberra) http://www.cyberone.com.au/sakya/

Kagyu E Vam Buddhist Institute, Melbourne http://www.evaminstitute.org.au/

Vajradhara Gonpa (Kyogle, Northern NSW) http://www.siddharthasintent.org/shhi/VajradharaGonpa.htm

Chenrezig Institute (Queensland) http://www.chenrezig.com.au/

8. Buddhism in Europe

Buddhism in Europe: An Annotated Bibliography on its Historical Developments and Contemporary State of Affairs by Martin Baumann http://www.sunderland.ac.uk/~os0dwe/bs10.html

Association for Buddhist Studies, UK http://www.sunderland.ac.uk/~os0dwe/bsa.html


9. Women and Buddhism

Sakyadhita (International Association of Buddhist Women) http://www2.hawaii.edu/~tsomo/

Women Teachers of Buddhism http://lhamo.tripod.com/ (This site has a useful bibliography, material on contemporary women teachers, scholars, activists, etc.)

Catherine Loudzen's "Buddhist Bibliography for Feminists" http://www.loudzen.com/Catherine/biblio.html


10. Buddhist Art

Newari Art, USA www.newari.com

Tibetan thangkas (German site) www.bremen.de/info/nepal/Chakras1.htm

Tibetan paintings http://www.padmasambhava.org/gal/

Tibetan clip-art http://tibet.dk/tibetan_clipart/


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