Access to Insight
- Dating back to 1993, this site has a wealth of material on the Pali scriptures.
- Containing over 1,000 sutta translations and is searchable by subject, simile or translator.
- It is now run by the Barre Center, Massachusetts, USA.
- Cutting edge site built by the Australian Pali scholar, Ajahn Sujato.
- It includes voice files, computer translation and cross referencing of the Pali scriptures.
- An organisation that is translating 84,000 Tibetan texts into English and other languages.
City of Ten Thousand Buddhas
- A Chan site with many sutras.
PAPER LIBRARIES (in English)
Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre
90 Church St, Camperdown (Sydney)
- Australia’s largest Buddhist library with around 2,500 titles
Buddhist Society of Victoria
71 Darling Rd, Malvern East (Melbourne)
- Over 900 titles with a Theravada emphasis.
- Over 2000 books with a Tibetan (Gelug) emphasis
The Buddhist Library (Singapore)
2 Lorong 24A Geylang, Singapore 398526
- 16,000 books in Chinese and English
Christmas Humphreys Memorial Library (Amaravati)
St Margaret’s, Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 3BZ
- Over 15,000 titles
- Theravada tradition
Centre for Applied Buddhism
Taplow Court Grand Culture Centre, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire
- Over 17,000 “items”
- Connected with the Soka Gakkai tradition
Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey Library
- Over 2,000 titles
- Affiliated with Soto Zen schoolhouse
The Sangharakshita Library
Coddington Court, Coddington, Ledbury, Herefordshire
- Over 11,000 “items”
- Triratna affiliated
Buddhist Society Library
58 Eccleston Square London
- Over 5,000 titles
Jamyang Buddhist Centre Library
Old Courthouse, 43 Renfrew Road, Kennington, London
- About 3,000 titles
- Mahayana affitiations
Greenstreete, Llangunllo, Powys
- About 3,000 titles
- Affitiated to Samatha Association
Gaia House Library
West Ogwell, Newton Abbot, Devon
- Over 3,000 titles
- Theravada and Zen lineages
Golden Buddha Centre – Library
The Grove, Victoria Street, Totnes
- Over 1,500 titles
- Affiliated to the Golden Buddha Centre
Buddhapadipa Temple Library
14 Calonne Road, Wimbledon, London
- About 3,000 titles (English / Thai)
- Thai Theravada affiliated
- The largest Buddhist encyclopaedia. It caters mainly for southern Buddhist traditions.
- Good for translations and general Buddhist information.
- A similar encyclopaedia which caters to northern Buddhist traditions.
Basic Concepts (Encyclopaedia of Buddhism) A
- A useful click and read site for core Buddhist ideas.
Meditation Timers (Insight Meditation Center)
- Timers from 15 to 60 minutes that can be streamed online or downloaded.
Audio Resources (Free Mindfulness Project)
- Features mindfulness exercises, body scans and guided meditations