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Translations Used

Early Buddhist Texts

  • Forrest, Jay N., trans. Sutta Translations. 2019-. ODT File.

Digha Nikaya

  • Sujato, Bhikkhu, trans. Digha Nikaya. SuttaCentral, 2018. Web.
  • Walshe, Maurice, trans. The Long Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Digha Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1995. Print.

Majjhima Nikaya

  • Horner, I. B., trans. The Collection of the Middle Length Sayings: Majjhima-Nikaya. Delhi: Motilal Barnarsidass Publishers, 2004. Print.
  • Nanamoli, Bhikkhu and Bhikkhu Bodhi, trans. The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2009. Print.
  • Sujato, Bhikkhu, trans. Majjhima Nikaya. SuttaCentral, 2018. Web.
  • Thanissaro, Bhikkhu, trans. Handful of Leaves (Vol. 2): An Anthology from the Majjhima Nikaya. Valley Center, CA: Metta Forrest Monastery, 2014. Print.

Samyutta Nikaya

  • Bodhi, Bhikkhu, trans. The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2000. Print.
  • Sujato, Bhikkhu, trans. Samyutta Nikaya. SuttaCentral, 2018. Web.
  • Harvey, Peter, trans. “Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta: The Discourse on the Setting in Motion of the Wheel (of Vision) of the Basic Pattern: the Four True Realities for the Spiritually Ennobled Ones” (SN 56.11). Access to Insight (BCBS Edition), 2 November 2013. Web

Anguttara Nikaya

  • Bodhi, Bhikkhu, trans. The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2012. Print.
  • Sujato, Bhikkhu, trans. Anguttara Nikaya. SuttaCentral, 2018. Web.
  • Woodward, F. L., trans. The Book of the Gradual Sayings (Anguttara-Nikaya) or More-Numb ered Suttas., Volumes 1, 2, 5. Delhi: Motilal Barnarsidass Publishers, 2000. Print.
  • Hare, E. M., trans. The Book of the Gradual Sayings (Anguttara-Nikaya) or More-Numb ered Suttas., Volumes 3-4. Delhi: Motilal Barnarsidass Publishers, 2000. Print.

Khuddaka Nikaya

  • Thanissaro, Bhikkhu, trans. Handful of Leaves: Volume Four: An Anthology from the Khuddaka Nikaya. Santa Cruz, CA: Sati Center Book Fund, 2003. Print.
Dhammapada
  • Buddharakkhita, Acharya, trans. The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom. Onalaska, WA: BPS Pariyatti Edition, 2019. Print.
  • Burtt, E. A., trans. The Teachings of the Compassionate Buddha: Early Discourses, the Dhammapada and Later Basic Writings. Revised ed. New York: New American Library, 1982. Print.
  • Byrom, Thomas, trans. Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Buddha. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1993. Print.
  • Carter, John Ross and Mahinda Palihawadana, trans. The Dhammapada. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Print.
  • Cleary, Thomas, trans. Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Buddha. New York: Bantam Books, 1995. Print.
  • Easwaran, Eknath, trans. The Dhammapada, 2nd ed. Tomales, CA: Nilgiri Press, 2007. Print.
  • Edmunds, Albert Joseph, trans. Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada): Being an Ancient Anthology Preserved in the Short Collection of the Sacred Scriptures of the Buddhists. Chicago, IL: Open Court Publishing Company (1902). PDF file.
  • Feldmeier, Peter, trans. Dhammapada: The Way of Truth. Kandy, Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, 2013.
  • Fronsdal, Gill, trans. The Dhammapada: Teachings of the Buddha. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 2008. Print.
  • Gnanananda, Ven. Kiribathgoda, trans. What Does the Buddha Really Teach? Dhammapada.  Polgahawela, Sri Lanka: Mahamegha Publishers, 2016. Print.
  • Heath, Mark Anthony. The Dhammapada: A Translation of the Dhammapada from Pali into English. n.p.: Theravada Tipitaka Press, 2012. Print.
  • Kaviratna, Harischandra, trans. Dhammapada: Wisdom of the Buddha. Pasadena, CA: Theosophical University Press, 2001. Print.
  • Larkin, Geri, trans. The Still Point Dhammapada: Living the Buddha’s Essential Teachings. New York: Harper San Francisco, 2003. Print.
  • Maitreya, Ananda, trans. The Dhammapada. Revised by Rose Kramer. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1995. Print.
  • Mascaro, Juan, trans. The Dhammapada: The Path of Perfection. New York: Penguin Books, 1973. Print.
  • Muller, F. Max, trans. The Dhammapada and the Sutta-Nipata: Buddhist Texts. n.p. Forgotten Books, 2007. Print.
  • Narada, Thera, trans. The Dhammapada: Pali Text and Translation with Stories in Brief and Notes. Taipei, Taiwan: The Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, 1993. Print.
  • Rabbitt, Irving. The Dhammapada: Translated from the Pali with an Essay on Buddha and the Occident. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. Print.
  • Radhakrishnan, S., trans. The Dhammapada: With Introductory Essays, Pali Text, English Translation, and Notes. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2011. Print.
  • Richards, John, trans. The Dhammapada. Pasadena, CA: Theosophical University Press, 1980. PDF file.
  • Roebuck, Valerie J., trans. The Dhammapada. New York: Penguin Books, 2010. Print.
  • Sarao, K.T.S., trans. The Dhammapada: A Translator’s Guide. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 2009. Print.
  • Thanissaro, Bhikkhu, trans. Dhammapada: A Translation. Barre, MA: Dhamma Dana Publications, 1998. Print.
  • Tin, Daw Mya, trans. The Dhammapada: Verses and Stories. Onalaska, WA: Pariyatti Press, 2018. Print.
  • Wallis, Glenn, trans. The Dhammapada: Verses on the Way. New York: The Modern Library, 2007. Print.
  • Wagiswara, W.D.C. and K. J. Saunders, trans. Wisdom of the East: The Buddha’s Way of Virtue: A Translation of the Dhammapada from the Pali text. n.p. Red Boods Ltd., 2018. Print.
  • Woodward, F. L., trans. The Buddha’s Path of Virtue: A Translation of the Dhammapada. London: Theosophical Publishing House, 1921. Print.
Udana
  • Anandajoti, Bhikkhu, trans. Udana: Exalted Utterances. Ancient Buddhist Texts, 2008. PDF file.
  • Strong, Dawsonne Melanchthon, trans. The Udana: The Solemn Utterances of the Buddha. London: Forgotten Books, 2007. Print.
Itivuttaka
  • Ireland, John D. The Udana & the Itivuttaka: Two Classics from the Pali Canon. Kandy, Sir Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, 1997. Print.
Suttanipata
  • Bodhi, Bhikkhu, trans. The Suttanipata: An Ancient Collection of the Buddha’s Discourses Together with its Commentaries. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications, 2017. Print.
  • Muller, F. Max, trans. The Dhammapada and the Sutta-Nipata: Buddhist Texts. n.p. Forgotten Books, 2007. Print.