Svayambhū Caitya

Śākyamuni Buddha

University of the West is engaged in a groundbreaking project to gather, digitize and distribute the original Sanskrit scriptures of the Buddhist faith. Although Buddhism disappeared from its Indian homeland about eight centuries ago, many of its sacred texts are still preserved in Nepal. Since 2013, with the collaboration of Kathmandu’s Nagarjuna Institute, these texts are again being brought to the world. The Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon, or DSBC, is an ambitious project to offer the original intellectual and spiritual heritage of Buddhism in digital form. Currently... Read more »