Pali Text Society

Pali Text Society

The Pāli Text Society is a text publication society founded in 1881 by Thomas William Rhys Davids "to foster and promote the study of Pāli texts".

Pāli is the language in which the texts of the Theravada school of Buddhism is preserved. The Pāli texts are the oldest collection of Buddhist scriptures preserved in the language in which they were written down.

The society first compiled, edited, and published Latin-script versions of a large corpus of Pāli literature, including the Pāli Canon, as well as commentarial, exegetical texts, and histories. It publishes translations of many Pāli texts. It also publishes ancillary works including dictionaries, concordances, books for students of Pāli and a journal.

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Dhammapada - English Translations
... Saunders, John Murray, London, 1912 Tr Silacara, Buddhist Society, London, 1915 Tr Suriyagoda Sumangala, in Ceylon Antiquary, 1915 Tr A ... Harvard Oriental Series, 1921, 3 volumes reprinted by Pali Text Society, Bristol translation of the stories from the commentary, with the Dhammapada verses embedded Tr R ... one publisher issue two translations in the same year?), Oriental Book Agency, Poona, 1923 includes Pali text "Verses on Dhamma", in Minor Anthologies of the Pali Canon, volume I, tr C ...
Richard Gombrich - Publications
... The world of Buddhism Buddhist monks and nuns in society and culture ... Journal of the Pali Text Society, vol ... Journal of the Pali Text Society, vol ...
Pali Text Society - Presidents of The Pāli Text Society
... Presidents of the Pāli Text Society since its foundation 1881–1922 Thomas William Rhys Davids (1843–1922) (Founder) 1922–1942 Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids (1857–1942) 1942–1950 ...

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