Theravāda Buddhism Web Directory

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The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Related Art contains nearly 300,000 original color slides and black and white and color photographs of art and architecture throughout Asia. Countries covered in the collection include India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar (Burma), China, and Japan.

On this website you will find a lot of photos about Myanmar (Burma).
No big story, only pictures. If you're interested in Buddhist temples and statues, this is the place to be!

Pāli Passages with English Translation.

Compiled, partly translated & edited by Phra Claus Pabhaïkaro (Dr. Claus Sandler).

 Parittas, with full Pali texts, recited by Mingun Sayadaw U Vicittasara. You can also watch a YouTube video of the same discourses recited by Sayadaw U Candasiri.

 

  • Morning Chanting
  • Evening Chanting
  • Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta
  • Dhammapahansa
  • Faith in the Tathagata
  • First and Last Words
  • Mindfulness of Breathing
  • Ovadapatimokkha
  • Secure Refuge
  • Sharing Merit
  • The Noble Eightfold Path

 

More than a hundred stories with ancient Indian frescoes from Ajanta caves.

Images at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts website.

A library, created by Cheryl Marland, to further understanding and appreciation of Buddhist art.

Buddha-Images.com shows Buddha images from Thailand with different postures and gestures. The hand gestures of the Buddha images are explained. The different styles of Buddha images in Thailand (according to historical periods) are exemplified. Besides the life of the Buddha, the website also features the 10 previous lives of the Buddha (the Jataka Tales) as seen in mural paintings in Thai temples.