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=================================================================== This document was originally distributed on Internet as a part of the Electronic Buddhist Archives, available via anonymous FTP and/or COOMBSQUEST gopher on the node COOMBS.ANU.EDU.AU or ANU Soc.Sci.WWW Server at http://coombs.anu.edu.au/CoombsHome.html The document's ftp filename and the full directory path are given in the coombspapers top level INDEX file. This version of the document is being distributed, with permission, via the DharmaNet Buddhist File Distribution Network. This update: 20 June 1994] =================================================================== BUDDHIST ELECTRONIC RESOURCES DIRECTORY (B.E.R.D) [Resources listed in this issue of the document: 41] (This document is also available in the form of an on-line data-base: ANU-Buddhist-Electrn-Rsrces) The "=>" marker indicates an internal cross-reference This is a world-wide directory of the computer network addresses of research facilities, archives, research centers, on-line databases and resources of interest to the scholars and students of Buddhism. Users of this directory are WARMLY INVITED TO send any additions or corrections [following, if possible, the BERD's format] to: Dr T. Matthew Ciolek, Coombs Computing Unit, RSSS/RSPacS, Australian National University e-mail (internet) tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au ******************************** UMichigan Clearinghouse details: ******************************** title: Buddhist Electronic Resources Directory (B.E.R.D) version/edition: n/a update frequency: irregularly several times a year date: 20 June 1994 author/contact name: T.M.Ciolek author/contact e-mail address:tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au institution: Australian National University descriptive keywords: guide, internet, bitnet, buddhism, resources, networking intended audience: academics, researchers, postgraduate students =================================================================== NAME: AAR Buddhism Section Newsletter RESOURCE: E-journal LOCATION: ?, USA ACCESS: Back issues (from the #19 (1993) onwards) are available by anonymous ftp and/or COOMBSQUEST gopher at COOMBS.ANU.EDU.AU (=>Electronic Buddhist Archives & =>Buddhist Studies Facility) INQUIRIES: Jamie HUBBARD , Smith College, USA. COMMENTS: A paper/electronic newsletter serving the members of the Buddhist Section of the American Academy of Religion. ENTRY UPDATED: 9 November 93 # # # NAME: AAR Electronic Publications Committee RESOURCE: Research group LOCATION: Dept.of East Asian Languages, Univ.of California, Berkeley, USA ACCESS: ? INQUIRIES: e-mail to: Lewis LANCASTER FAX (510) 642-603; Tel (510) 642-3485 COMMENTS: L. Lancaster is the Chair of the American Academy of Religions' Electronic Publications Committee (formed 1993). The committee promotes development, distribution and use of databases concerning religion. It is planned that the AAR will distribute Mahidol University's Pali CD. It also plans to publish a CD containing all back issues of the AAR's 14 journals and an electronic dissertation series. The AAR is planning to distribute the Tipitaka portion of the Siam Edition in CD ROM format in April 94. ENTRY UPDATED: 15 March 94 # # # NAME: Access To Insight RESOURCE: BBS LOCATION: Barre, Massachusetts, USA ACCESS: dial-up BBS, ACCESS TO INSIGHT, 1-508-433-5847; Mail server handles file requests via e-mail (ftpmail) INQUIRIES: e-mail to: John BULLITT or our infoserver COMMENTS: The sysop, John Bullitt, is on the Board of Directors of =>DharmaNet International, and his BBS is an electronic link to the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Insight Meditation Society, and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. John also coordinates DharmaNet's Dharma Book Transcription Project, in cooperation with the Buddhist Publication Society in Sri Lanka, and with other authors and publishers. ENTRY UPDATED: 17 January 94 # # # NAME: ACIP Tibetan Electronic Texts Archive RESOURCE: FTP archive LOCATION: New Mexico, USA [original archive] & Canberra, Australia [mirror archive] ACCESS: [original archive] Anon. FTP to CLR.NMSU.EDU , sub-directory /pub/tibetan [mirror archive] Anon. FTP to COOMBS.ANU.EDU.AU , sub-directory /coombspapers/otherarchives/ asian-studies-archives/ acip-tibet-e-texts-archive/ Both archives are also available via the COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au, port 70) INQUIRIES: , Consortium for Lexical Research, New Mexico State University, USA DATE OF CREATION: 1990 COMMENTS: The Archives contain several documents including: * "The Philosophical Dictionary" consisting of Twelve Major Native Tibetan Philosophical Works * The Complete Cataloged Listings of Sanskrit Works in the United States Library of Congress * The Updated Cataloged Listings of Tibetan Works in the United States Library of Congress * Specialized Computer Programs for the Study and Analysis of the Asian Classics * Digital form and documentation of The Asian Classics Input Project: A WAIS database =>ANU-Tibetan-ACIP-Catalog provides an on-line index to the Archives' holdings. To order disks, brochures, ACIP programs, print-outs in native script; to make a tax-exempt contribution of used computer equipment; or for general project updates, contact: THE ASIAN CLASSICS INPUT PROJECT Washington Area Office 11911 Marmary Road Gaithersburg, Maryland USA 20878-1839 telephone: (301) 948-5569 contact: Dr. Robert Taylor, assistant project director email: acip@well.sf.ca.us For questions on editorial content, text input schedules, project participation, submission of errors found, or support of proposals for related efforts, contact: THE ASIAN CLASSICS INPUT PROJECT New York Area Office c/o The Princeton Club of New York Box 57 15 West 43rd Street New York, New York USA 10036 telephone: (201) 364-1824 attention: Michael Roach, project director John Malpas, chief programmer To learn more about the ACIP overseas data entry center, or for advice on setting up a similar operation overseas, contact: Sera Mey Dratsang Mahayana Philosophy University Bylakuppe 571-104, Mysore District Karnataka State, India attention: Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Tharchin, Abbot Ven. Thupten Pelgye, manager, Sera Mey Computer Center Several of the ACIP materials are also available via the =>BodhiNet - Buddhist Network ENTRY UPDATED: 17 January 94 # # # NAME: ANU-Asian-Religions RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: Version 2.1 Sep 1993; Version 1.0 Jun 1992; COMMENTS: A collection of bibliographic references to the selected (mainly Buddhist) Asian religions. The data used for construction of this server were supplied by: Dr T. Matthew Ciolek, Austr. Nat'l Univ. - Zen Buddhism & recent French publications on Sufism, Hassidism, Taoism; Mr Barry Howarth, Austr. Nat' l Univ. - Taoism; Dr John MacRae, Cornell Univ., USA - Chinese Buddhism; Dr Geoffrey Samuel, Newcastle Univ. - Tibetan Buddh.; Lama Choedak T. Yuthok, Canberra - Tibetan Buddhism; ENTRY UPDATED: 4 November 93 # # # NAME: ANU-Buddhist-Electrn-Rsrces RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: Nov 1993 COMMENTS: a database version of this (i.e. Buddhist Electronic Resources Directory) document stored at the Coombspaper's =>Electronic Buddhist Archives. ENTRY UPDATED: 9 December 93 # # # NAME: ANU-Cheng-Tao-Ko-Verses RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: Nov 1993 COMMENTS: CHENG-TAO-KO [Zhengdaoge], Shodoka (J.), Song of Enlightenment. A collection of 64 verses from the T'ang Dynasty China, attributed to the Zen Master Yung-chia Hsuan-chueh [Yongjia Xuanjue], aka Yoka Genkaku (J.) (665-713), and presenting the basic tenets of the Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism. Transl.from the Japanese was prepared by Robert Aitken Roshi and Eido Shimano Roshi. ENTRY UPDATED: 22 November 93 # # # NAME: ANU-Dhammapada-Verses RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: Nov 1993 COMMENTS: An anthology of 423 Buddhist verses embodying ethical and spiritual precepts arranged by subject. This 1993 translation from the Pali was prepared by John Richards ENTRY UPDATED: 16 November 93 # # # NAME: ANU-Thai-Yunnan RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr. Gehan WIJEYEWARDENE e-mail to: gew400@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: May 1992 COMMENTS: A 1.5 Mb strong collection of the annotated bibliographic references and late dr Richard Davis' research notes collection of the Thai-Yunnan Project, Dept. of Anthropology, RSPacS Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200. Phone: +61 6 249 2162; fax: +61 6 257 1893. Materials deal with Burma, Laos, Northern Thailand and Southern China, with numerous data on Theravada Buddhism and Buddhists in that region. ENTRY UPDATED: 4 November 93 # # # NAME: ANU-Tibetan-ACIP-Catalog RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: WAIS dbase inquiries: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au Tibetan etexts inquiries: Consortium for Lexical Research, New Mexico State University, USA. DATE OF CREATION: Dec 1993 COMMENTS: Tibetan Electronic Texts Input by Asian Classics Input Project (ACIP) This WAIS database provides a November 1993 list of titles of Tibetan classics (religious works, catalogues, and dictionaries )already input by Asian Classics Input Project (ACIP) and available via anonymous FTP at CLR.NMSU.EDU: /pub/tibetan [the original archive] (=> ACIP Tibetan Electronic Texts Archive) and at COOMBS.ANU.EDU.AU: /coombspapers/otherarchives/ asian-studies-archives/acip-tibet-e-texts-archive/ [a mirror archive]. ENTRY UPDATED: 9 December 93 # # # NAME: ANU-Tibetan-Electrn-Rsrces RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: Dec 1993 COMMENTS: a database version of this (i.e. Tibetan Electronic Resources Guide) document stored at the Coombspaper's Tibetan Archives /coombspapers/otherarchives/asian-studies-archives/tibetan-archives/ networked-inf-sources The dadabase utilises all Tibet/Tibetan related records from the ANU-Buddhist-Electrn-Rsrces dbase and thus from the "BERD" document. ENTRY UPDATED: 15 December 93 # # # NAME: ANU-ZenBuddhism-Calendar RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: July 1993 COMMENTS: A data base of dates, anniversaries and festivals of Zen Buddhism. It has been prepared on the basis of materials collected by Dr. T.M.Ciolek for his planned book on the history of the contemporary Zen Buddhism. ENTRY UPDATED: 4 November 93 # # # NAME: ANU-ZenBuddhism-Listserv RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via Internet public domain WAIS client software. Dbase is also accessible through the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au 150.203.76.2 or, alternatively, cheops.anu.edu.au 150.203.76.24) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: August 1993 COMMENTS: A data base of exchanges and discussions of the => ZenBuddhism-L listserv. ENTRY UPDATED: 29 October 93 # # # NAME: BodhiNet - Democractic Buddhist Network RESOURCE: BBS Echomail Network (soon to be ported as a listserve) LOCATION: Worldwide ACCESS: dial-up on a number of BBS's. For location nearest you, write to: bodhinet.nodes@tigerteam.org CURRENT ADMINISTRATOR: BodhiNet is a democratic network, so leadership may change periodically. The current Coordinator is Jeffrey Macko, who can be reached at: jmacko@tigerteam.org INQUIRIES: Jeffrey MACKO , or Jeffrey.Macko@f658.n125.z1.fidonet.org COMMENTS: BodhiNet is a democratically run Fidonet-Technology Network seeking to provide international BBS systems with online Buddhist conferences. BodhiNet will soon port its conferences to the internet in listserve format. For current information on the porting issue, contact bodhinet.listserve@tigerteam.org. ACCESS: for each of the many groups see details below COMMENTS: The ECHOMAIL conferences running so far: BN_AMONK On Dharma (Ask-A-Monk) - Ask Practice Related Questions to ordained monks and nuns of the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association. Hosted by Bhikshu Heng Sure. BN_EARLY Early Buddhist Philosophy - The original 18 schools of Indian Buddhism and their philosophical contribution to modern Buddhist understanding. Hosted by Gary Ray BN_LIFE The Life of the Buddha - A discussion of the Buddha's life and what it means for Buddhist practice. BN_BASIC Basic Buddhist Teachings - Where beginner and intermediate students can question, discuss and clarify understanding of Buddhist teachings. BN_BPF Buddhist Peace Fellowship - Information and Events Hosted by BPF National Coordinator, Alan Senauke. BN_BOOKS Buddhist Books - The latest in Buddhist practice and academic books. Great place to find bilbiographies. Studies graduate student Gary Ray. BN_EVENT Sangha Events - Events and Practice Centers. National and Internation Events that effect the Buddhist community -- retreats, conferences, projects and any other relevant information. BN_KARMA Karma Klub - For sale and detailed information regarding practice related items, books and paraphenelia. BN_ZEN Soto & Rinzai Zen - Comprehensive discussions of Zen Buddhism. Where Zen Buddhist practice and Zen academic studies can learn from each other. Host: Gary Ray - Zen Buddhist lay monk and Buddhist Studies MA Student. BUDD_ACAD Academic Buddhism - For discussion of buddhism in an scholarly framework. Host: Gary Ray, Buddhist Studies MA Student 72:1000/658 BDSTWOMEN Women & Buddhism - The role of women in Buddhism. Focused on how women, who have been marginalized in the past, can play an active role in the Buddhist community. Moderator: Kate Harper BN_DAILY Buddhism and Daily Life - How we live our lives. Very few of us live in a monastery or similar environment, how do we bring our spirituality to our every day lives? Moderator: Michael Jacob AMSTY_INT News and postings of Amnesty International - Amnesty International is an organization devoted to bringing those unjustly held, freedom. Moderator: Jennifer Pennington BN_TIBET Tibetan Bon - The indigenous religion of Tibet is intimately linked with Tibetan Buddhism. Any understanding of Tibetan Buddhist practice requires a firm grounding in Bon philosophy and practice. Likewise, a true Bon understanding lies in Buddhist doctrine. Hosted by John Bidleman BN_BON Tibetan Buddhism - Theory and practice of Tibetan Buddhism and Tibetan culture. Hosted by John Bidleman Also, the BodhiNet has received permission to *officially* distribute =>ACIP files, including unfinished texts, tantric materials, and about 40 woodblock prints in PCX format. The unfinished collection is approx. two or three times as large as the completed collection. ENTRY UPDATED: 17 February 94 # # # NAME: BUDDHA-L RESOURCE: Listserv LOCATION: Univ. of Louisville, USA ACCESS: exchanges distributed daily to the members via the e-mail INQUIRIES: e-mail to: Jim COCKS, Univ. of Louisville, INTERNET ADDRESS: JACOCK01@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU BITNET ADDRESS: JACOCK01@ULKYVM COMMENTS: this Buddhist Studies scholarly discussion group can be joined by sending an e-mail message "Subscribe BUDDHA-L yourname yoursurname, org affiliation" to (Internet): BUDDHA-L@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU. Proceedings of the forum are now (since 1993) accessible from the following gopher menu: Name=Buddhism.......Buddhist Studies Type=1 Port=702 Path=menu NETNEWS!191/BUDDHA-L.* Host=UKCC.uky.edu ENTRY UPDATED: 29 November 93 # # # NAME: BUDDHA-L fileserver RESOURCE: Listserv based fileserver LOCATION: Univ. of Louisville, USA ACCESS: to retrievie, say, file ABCXYZ from the filserver send an e-mail message Send to: listserv@ulkyvm.louisville.edu Subject: GET ABCXYZ INQUIRIES: e-mail to: Jim COCKS, Univ. of Louisville, INTERNET ADDRESS: JACOCK01@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU BITNET ADDRESS: JACOCK01@ULKYVM COMMENTS: To get a listing of all files available on the BUDDHA-L fileserver send a mail message: Send to: listserv@ulkyvm.louisville.edu Subject: GET BUDDHA-L FILELIST On the 1st June 94 the Fileserver's contents were as follows: * BUDDHA-L FILELIST for LISTSERV@ULKYVM. * ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: * * The GET/PUT authorization codes shown with each file entry describe * who is authorized to GET or PUT the file: * * ALL = Everybody * CTL = Local LISTSERV controllers (also known as "postmasters") * * ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: MOVIE REVIEWS ALL CTL V 72 397 94/05/31 11:22:01 John McRae's Listing of Movies/Videos Depicting Asian Religions LITTLE BUDDHA ALL CTL V 61 186 94/05/26 10:13:59 Little Buddha movie review by NY Times VISION MAHAYANA ALL CTL V 72 1370 94/05/03 09:42:28 Paul Mus's Vision of Mahayana in "Total India" FORT SUR ALL CTL V 67 114 93/12/21 11:16:42 Introduction to Buddhism (A. Fort at TCU) LATI RINPOCHE ALL CTL V 72 317 93/05/14 10:02:58 Lati Rinpoche interview ENTRY UPDATED: 1 June 94 # # # NAME: BuddhaNet RESOURCE: BBS LOCATION: Sydney, Australia ACCESS: dial-up BBS, +61-2-456-4483 (Intl); (02) 456-4483 (Australia) INQUIRIES: Ven. Bhante PANNYAVARO (sysop), BDMA Inc., 43 Yallambee Rd., Berowra NSW 2081,Tel (02) 456-4598. POSTAL ADDRESS: Buddha Dhamma Meditation Association Inc., PO Box 70, Berowra NSW Australia 2081. COMMENTS: BuddhaNet is open to any organisation or person with an access to a modem. File areas: [what is buddhism; meditation; zen practice; buddhist art; poetry; australian buddhist organisations list, mangala sutta] Conference/message areas: [women in buddhism; theravada; meditation; tibet news, haiku, sangha, zen and many more]. Receives regular updates from the =>DharmaNet in USA. ENTRY UPDATED: 26 August 93 # # # NAME: BUDDHIST RESOURCE: Listserv LOCATION: ? ACCESS: Exchanges are distributed to the members via the e-mail. INQUIRIES: Yoshiyuki Kawazoe (Bitnet) KAWAZOE@JPNTOHOK BITNET ADDRESS: ? COMMENTS: Forum on Indian and Buddhist Studies. The group can be joined by sending an e-mail message "subscribe BUDDHIST 'firstname' 'lastname' " to : LISTSERV@JPNTUVM0.BITNET. ENTRY UPDATED: 9 November 93 # # # NAME: Buddhist Bibliographic Project RESOURCE: Research group LOCATION: Dept of Religious Studies, Stanford University, California, USA INQUIRIES: Dr Max MOERMAN INTERNET ADDRESS: moerman@leland.stanford.edu COMMENTS: A group of graduate students and faculty under the leadership of Carl Bielefeldt and Bernard Faure in the Department of Religious Studies at Stanford Univ. are conducting a bibliographic project that will collect research materials in Buddhist Studies and make this information available to all interested scholars in the form of an annotated computerized guide. The project will include the most useful and important primary and secondary reference materials in all areas of Buddhist Studies and the related fields of Asian languages, literature, and history. The result will be a bibliography, formatted in Endnote Plus, of materials in modern Asian and European languages that can be searched, edited, updated, reproduced and shared electronically. Contributions and input from all interested parties who have or have produced bibliographies and bibliographic guides in Buddhist Studies in general or in their specific research areas are solicited and most welcome. ENTRY UPDATED: 25 October 93 # # # NAME: Buddhist Iconography Database RESOURCE: Mac/Laserdisc database LOCATION: Dept of the History of Art, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, USA ACCESS: ? INQUIRIES: Dr. John C. HUNTINGTON e-mail to: jhunting@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu; History Of Art (College Of The Arts), 100 Hayes Hall 108 N Oval Mall Columbus, Oh 43210, USA; Fax (614) 292-4401; Tel (614) 292-7481 DATE OF CREATION: ? COMMENTS: A database of slides of Buddhist art and iconography from all over Asia. Classified according to themses and particular elements. In 1993 the volume of data was approx 3 Gigabytes. ENTRY UPDATED: 5 November 93 # # # NAME: Buddhist Research Information Centre (BRIC) RESOURCE: Research group LOCATION: Buddhist & Pali University at Baudhaloka Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka ACCESS: ??? INQUIRIES: Vice Chancellor, Buddhist & Pali University, Baudhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka e-mail to: Prof. V. K. Samaranayake" DATE OF CREATION: May 1993 COMMENTS: The Buddhist & Pali University at Baudhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7 is to establish a Buddhist Research Information Centre with UNESCO assistance. To begin with they have arranged two workshops one local and one international during Dec 93 and Jan 94 resp. The Buddhist & Pali University invites those interested to share with them relevant information and Buddhist research material in your possession and to send views, comments, ideas,questions on this project. Correspondance and replies should be directed to Vice Chancellor, Buddhist & Pali University, Baudhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka. E-Mail messages sent to will be sent to them. ENTRY UPDATED: 9 December 93 # # # NAME: Buddhist WWW Server RESOURCE: World Wide Web LOCATION: University of Texas, HSC, Houston,USA ACCESS: http://oac3.hsc.uth.tmc.edu/staff/snewton/zen/index.html INQUIRIES: Steven E. NEWTON e-mail to: snewton@oac.hsc.uth.tmc.edu DATE OF CREATION: January 1994 COMMENTS: A WWW based system serving hyper-text (HTLM) Zen Buddhism documents (incl. a glossary of Zen terms), and offering a gopher link to the =>Chogye Zen Texts Archive and the =>Electronic Buddhist Archives. ENTRY UPDATED: 8 February 94 # # # NAME: Buddhist Studies Facility (COOMBSQUEST,ANU) RESOURCE: Gopher LOCATION: Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via COOMBSQUEST gopher to coombs.anu.edu.au 150.203.76.2 or, alternatively, cheops.anu.edu.au 150.203.76.24 (subdirectory Selected Social Sciences Study Facilities) INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: May 1993 COMMENTS: A gopher based system linking electronic archives, databases as well as individual documents world-wide dealing with the Buddhism as well as other Asian religions (Bahai, Hinduism, Islam, Taoism). It is a part of the wider information system called "COOMBSQUEST - Social Sciences & Humanities Information Facility at the Australian National University". Makes several direct links to the =>Electronic Buddhist Archives as well as to the following resources: =>ANU-Asian-Religions =>ANU-Buddhist-Electrn-Rsrces =>ANU-Thai-Yunnan =>ANU-Tibetan-ACIP-Catalog =>ANU-ZenBuddhism-Calendar =>ANU-ZenBuddhism-Listserv =>Clear Mind =>Gassho =>Tantric-News ENTRY UPDATED: 20 January 94 # # # NAME: Chogye Zen Texts Archive RESOURCE: Gopher LOCATION: University of Texas, HSC, Houston,USA ACCESS: Gopher pointer: Name=Chogye Zen Texts Archive [sutras] (UT Houston-HSC,USA) Type=1 Port=70 Path=1/computers/oac_staff/S_Newton/zen Host=oac3.hsc.uth.tmc.edu WWW pointer: http://oac3.hsc.uth.tmc.edu/staff/snewton/zen/index.html INQUIRIES: Steven E. NEWTON e-mail to: snewton@oac.hsc.uth.tmc.edu DATE OF CREATION: ? August 1993 COMMENTS: A gopher based system linking electronic archives, databases as well as individual documents world-wide dealing with the Zen Buddhism. Makes several a direct link to the =>Electronic Buddhist Archives. In Jan 94 the gopher-based system became a sub-set of the =>Buddhist WWW Server ENTRY UPDATED: 8 February 94 # # # NAME: Clear Mind Newsletter RESOURCE: E-journal LOCATION: Canberra, Australia ACCESS: available by anonymous ftp and/or COOMBSQUEST gopher at COOMBS.ANU.EDU.AU (=>Electronic Buddhist Archives & =>Buddhist Studies Facility). The Journal is also accessible from the following gopher menu: # Name=CLEAR-MIND - Tibetan Buddh.Newsletter (CICnet,USA) Type=1 Port=70 Path=1/e-serials/alphabetic/c/clear-mind Host=gopher.cic.net # DESCRIPTION: Electronic copies of a paper newsletter (published 4 times/year) serving the Sakya Losal Choe Dzong Tibetan Buddhist Center in Canberra, Australia. INQUIRIES: For more information about the Clear Mind Newsletter or about Sakya Losal Choe Dzong center, please e-mail the Editor, Lama CHOEDAK Yuthok . Postal address: 2 Sage Cl., Chisholm, Canberra ACT 2905, Australia. ENTRY UPDATED: 20 January 94 # # # NAME: Cybermonk RESOURCE: E-mail questions-answers service LOCATION: Zen Mountain Monastery/Dharma Communications, USA ACCESS: via e-mail message to DESCRIPTION: We at Zen Mountain Monastery/Dharma Communications would like to let all readers of the =>Universal Zendo mailing list know about our email "Questions to Cybermonk offering. In response to questions regarding practice posted here, we would like to extend an invitation to anyone interested to email your questions to dharmacom@delphi.com - subject line: Question to Cybermonk. All questions are as confidential as email allows and will be answered by Senior monastics here at Zen Mountain Monastery. We welcome the opportunity serve the Dharma through the internet. Prajna Paramita Muge Daido, Abbott, Zen Mountain Monastery INQUIRIES: to find out more about Zen Mountain Monastery please send your mailing address to the above email address or call USA 914-688-2228 to request a program catalog. ENTRY UPDATED: 1 June 94 # # # NAME: DEFA - Dharma Electronic Files Archive RESOURCE: FTP archive LOCATION: Berkeley, CA, USA ACCESS: Anon. FTP to ftp.netcom.com, sub-directory /pub/dharma INQUIRIES: Barry KAPKE , or Barry.Kapke@f33.n125.z1.fidonet.org DATE OF CREATION: July 1993 COMMENTS: The Dharma Electronic File Archives (D.E.F.A.) act as an electronic repository for Buddhist canonical texts, commentaries, dharma talks, research papers, articles, bibliographies, newsletters, and other materials relevant to the scope of Buddhism, inclusive of all schools. These archives are intended to serve as a bridge between =>DharmaNet and Internet. ENTRY UPDATED: 28 October 93 # # # NAME: DharmaNet International RESOURCE: BBS LOCATION: Berkeley, CA, USA ACCESS: dial-up BBS, BODY DHARMA ONLINE, 1-510-836-4717; Also, anonymous FTP access via the =>DEFA anon. ftp archives INQUIRIES: Barry KAPKE , or Barry.Kapke@f33.n125.z1.fidonet.org COMMENTS: DharmaNet is a Fidonet-Technology Network seeking to provide a trans-national web of Buddhist sites, a virtual online sangha. It seeks to disseminate information through e-mail (netmail), newsgroups, text file libraries, and an automated file distribution network, as well as to offer community and support to its members and participants. The file DHARMA.ZIP contains various informational documents about DharmaNet as well as a list of member sites. In contact with the Australian =>BuddhaNet. Some of the DharmaNet materials are now available on Internet via the =>DEFA anon. ftp archives. DharmaNet is also accessible from the following gopher menu: # Name=DharmaNet Archives (CICnet,USA) Type=1 Port=70 Path=1/Religious.Texts/DharmaNet Host=fir.cic.net # ENTRY UPDATED: 20 January 94 # # # NAME: (several) DharmaNet discussion groups RESOURCE: Electronic Conference LOCATION: Berkeley, CA, USA ACCESS: for each of the many groups see details below INQUIRIES: For information about DharmaNet, locating DharmaNet sites, or joining DharmaNet, please contact Barry KAPKE at BODY DHARMA ONLINE (data: 1-510-836-4717), or e-mail to dharma@netcom.com NAME: AHIMSA (Practice/Philosophy of Non-Violence) DESC: Discussion of the Buddhist principle & practice of Ahimsa, or non- injury to sentient beings, whether by word, thought, or act. This area is also appropriate to the discussion of vegetarianism as an ethical choice. MOD: Barry Kapke, 1:125/33@fidonet.org OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: DHARMA (Buddhist Philosophy & Practice) DESC: Buddhist theory, philosophy & practice. All schools welcome. MOD: Barry Kapke, 1:125/33@fidonet.org OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: DN_SERVE (Dharma Trading) DESC: A conference where network users can freely trade in, and discuss the availability of, products and services specifically related to spreading the Dharma. This is *NOT* a 'general' buy/sell echo. Mod: Michael Wass, 3:711/918@fidonet.org OWNER: Moderator NAME: EMPTY_HAND (Spirituality & Martial Arts) DESC: Discussion of theory and practice of martial arts and their spirit of avoiding conflict and violence. All schools welcome. MOD: G. Adam Stanislav, 1:129/39@fidonet.org OWNER: Moderator NAME: HAIKU (Haiku Poetry & Prose) DESC: Creation, posting and discussion of varying forms of poetry and prose of a disciplined and enlightened nature. Mainly concentrating on Haiku, a Japanese form of structured poetry from the 16th century, but open to other forms. Both original and quoted works are welcome. MOD: Michael Wass, 3:711/918@fidonet.org OWNER: Moderator NAME: HUM_RACE (Race & Buddhism) DESC: Discussion of racial issues and concerns in the context of Buddhist teachings and practice; how to bring a Buddhist perspective to anti-racism and ethnic diversity work at an individual, community, and societal level; and how to address and work to eliminate racism in the sangha. MOD: Open OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: MEDITATION (Meditation) DESC: Discussion relating to the practice, techniques, and experience of meditation. Helpful advice for the neophyte. MOD: G. Adam Stanislav, 1:129/39@fidonet.org OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: PEACEWORK (Engaged Buddhism) DESC: Discussion of ethics and social responsibility from a Buddhist perspective and an exploration of the philosophy and practice of an "engaged", or socially activist, Buddhism. MOD: Barry Kapke, 1:125/33@fidonet.org OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: PURELAND (Pure Land Buddhism) DESC: Discussion relating to the practice, teachers and teachings of the Pure Land traditions of Buddhism. MOD: Open OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: SANGHA (Int'l Dharma Events & Community Listings) DESC: Buddhist "calendar." National listing of classes, retreats, dharma events, sitting groups, visiting teachers, etc. MOD: Barry Kapke, 1:125/33@fidonet.org OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: SHILA (Buddhist Ethics) DESC: Discussion of Buddhist ethical precepts that form the foundation for the conduct of monks, nuns, and laypersons. This echo provides a place for grappling with difficult moral and practical questions within the support of an online sangha. MOD: Barry Kapke, 1:125/33@fidonet.org OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: THERAVADA (Theravada Buddhism) DESC: Discussion relating to the practice, teachers and teachings of the Theravada traditions of Buddhism. MOD: John Bullitt, 96:903/1@dharmanet OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: TIBET_NEWS (Tibet News & Culture) DESC: Discussion of issues and events relating to Tibetan culture, history, and social/political developments. CanTibNet Newsletter. The engagement of Buddhist values in the struggle for human rights and political independence is also explored, although the companion echo VAJRAYANA is more appropriate to the discussion of Tibetan Buddhism and its practice. MOD: Barry Kapke, 1:125/33@fidonet.org OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: VAJRAYANA (Vajrayana Buddhism) Discussion relating to the practice, teachers and teachings of the Vajrayana traditions of Buddhism. MOD: Open OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: VINAYA (Monastic Community) DESC: Discussion of rules and regulations governing the communal life of Buddhist monks and nuns. MOD: Open OWNER: DharmaNet NAME: YEN_KI (Buddhism & American Culture) DESC: Discussion relating to Buddhism from an American perspective and the everyday life in America from a Buddhist perspective. Participants could talk just about anything that is on their minds from baseball to abortion to is Jesus a bodhisattva to movies to crime to whatever, and see how being a Buddhist helps them deal with that whatever. MOD: G. Adam Stanislav, 1:129/39@fidonet.org OWNER: Moderator NAME: ZEN (Zen Buddhism) DESC: Discussion relating to the practice, teachers and teachings of Zen Buddhism. All schools of Zen Buddhism are welcome. MOD: Open Forum OWNER: DharmaNet ENTRY UPDATED: 17 January 94 # # # NAME: EBA - Electronic Buddhist Archives RESOURCE: FTP archive LOCATION: Coombspapers Soc. Sci. Research Data Bank, Aust. National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: via anonymous ftp to coombs.anu.edu.au (subdirectory coombspapers/otherarchives). Also available via also via =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au 150.203.76.2 or, alternatively, cheops.anu.edu.au 150.203.76.24 INQUIRIES: Dr T.Mathew CIOLEK e-mail to: tmciolek@coombs.anu.edu.au DATE OF CREATION: December 1991 COMMENTS: users are invited to deposit with this Archive high quality English language documents dealing with Buddhist studies/issues (esp. Zen and Tibetan) (both historical and present). DIRECTORY STRUCTURE [9 December 93] : DIRECTORY: /coombspapers/otherarchives/electronic-buddhist-archives Subdir: /buddhism-general/information Subdir: /buddhism-general/directories Subdir: /buddhism-general/e-journals/aar-newsletter Subdir: /buddhism-general/e-journals/gassho-journal Subdir: /buddhism-general/e-texts/information Subdir: /buddhism-general/e-texts/sutras-originals Subdir: /buddhism-general/e-texts/sutras-translations Subdir: /buddhism-general/theses-abstracts Subdir: /buddhism-theravada Subdir: /buddhism-theravada/teachings Subdir: /buddhism-tibetan/research Subdir: /buddhism-tibetan/clear-mind-nwsltr Subdir: /buddhism-tibetan/sakya-teachings Subdir: /buddhism-vietnamese Subdir: /buddhism-zen/information Subdir: /buddhism-zen/information/zen-groups Subdir: /buddhism-zen/poetry/australia Subdir: /buddhism-zen/poetry/china Subdir: /buddhism-zen/poetry/japan Subdir: /buddhism-zen/poetry/korea Subdir: /buddhism-zen/poetry/new-zealand Subdir: /buddhism-zen/poetry/usa Subdir: /buddhism-zen/poetry/vietnam Subdir: /buddhism-zen/research Subdir: /buddhism-zen/ritual Subdir: /buddhism-zen/ritual/diamond-sangha/current-texts Subdir: /buddhism-zen/ritual/diamond-sangha/old-texts Subdir: /buddhism-zen/ritual/sw-chogye-zen-center Subdir: /buddhism-zen/teachings Also, the Archives contain several files in the following sub-directories of the other-asian-religions section Subdir: /hassidism Subdir: /hinduism Subdir: /islam Subdir: /shamanism Subdir: /sufism Subdir: /taoism/information Subdir: /taoism/ttc-translations Subdir: /taoism/zen-taoism-teachings ENTRY UPDATED: 20 June 94 # # # NAME: EBTI - Electronic Buddhist Text Initiative RESOURCE: Research group LOCATION: Dept.of East Asian Languages, Univ.of California, Berkeley, USA ACCESS: ? INQUIRIES: Lewis LANCASTER ; FAX (510) 642-603; Tel (510) 642-3485 COMMENTS: L. Lancaster is the Chair of the newly formed Electronic Publications Committee for the American Academy of Religion. The EBTI group (formed April 26, 1993) is an association of about 25 groups involved in the input of Buddhist materials. The current Chair of the advisory board is L. Lancaster and Urs App of the =>International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism is the coordinator. In summer 93, a team from the EBTI made a tour of input operations in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul. EBTI has also set up seminars in several of these cities to help people with the coding and input problems. ENTRY UPDATED: 5 November 93 # # # NAME: EMPTINESS RESOURCE: Listserv LOCATION: USA ACCESS: Exchanges are distributed to the members via the e-mail. INQUIRIES: Dr Kent D.Palmer COMMENTS: Forum on Buddhist Philosophy. Anything to do with the philosophy of Buddhism or how that philosophy relates to other philosophies are fair game. Administrative matters should be sent to thinknet@world.std.com. The group can be joined by sending the following message to thinknet@world.std.com: SUBSCRIBE EMPTINESS YourFullName UserId@internet.address EXCHANGES should be directed to: emptiness@world.std.com In early Feb 94 there 123 subscribers to the list COMMENTS2: THINKNET@WORLD.STD.COM is a platform for several other philosophical forums. Suggestions for creation of new specialist lists are accepted. A Computer Bulletin Board System (THINKNET BBS) is also associated with these lists supporting more general discussion and storing the backlog. To access the BBS call 714-638-0876. QWK mail readers are supported. Thinknet BBS is a member of DialogNet which is a network of Philosophy oriented BBS systems. ENTRY UPDATED: 11 February 94 # # # NAME: GASSHO RESOURCE: E-journal ISSN #: 1072-2971 DESCRIPTION: An electronic journal serving the global Buddhist community. It is intended to promote and support dialogue between monks, nuns, lay teachers, laypractitioners, scholars, and students. It is open to all schools and traditions of Buddhism. TO SUBSCRIBE: Send e-mail to dharma@netcom.com stating that you would like to subscribe to GASSHO. This is NOT a Listserv. SUBMISSIONS: Submissions should be e-mailed to dharma@netcom.com specifying that it is intended for consideration to GASSHO. The file 'writers-guide' may be retrieved by anonymous ftp from the site FTP.NETCOM.COM in the subdirectory /pub/dharma/Gassho. RELATED LIST: GASSHO is associated with =>DharmaNet International, a Fidonet-technology network of Buddhist BBSs. DharmaNet provides numerous newsgroups of related interest, but they are not presently accessible via Internet. PERIODICITY: Bi-monthly (every two months). BACK ISSUES: Back issues will be available by anonymous ftp to the. site FTP.NETCOM.COM in the subdirectory /pub/dharma/Gassho. Back issues are also available by anonymous ftp and/or COOMBSQUEST gopher at COOMBS.ANU.EDU.AU (=>Electronic Buddhist Archives & =>Buddhist Studies Facility). The Journal is also accessible from the following gopher menu: # Name=GASSHO - Electronic Jrnl of DharmaNet Intl (CICnet,USA) Type=1 Port=70 Path=1/Religious.Texts/DharmaNet/Gassho Host=fir.cic.net # CONTACT: For more information about GASSHO or about DharmaNet Int'l, please e-mail Barry KAPKE (dharma@netcom.com). Postal address: P.O. Box 4951, Berkeley CA 94704-4951 USA. COMMENTS: ENTRY UPDATED: 20 January 94 # # # NAME: International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism RESOURCE: Research group LOCATION: Hanazono University, Kyoto, Japan INQUIRIES: Dr Urs APP INTERNET ADDRESS: Urs App Christian Wittern BITNET ADDRESS: D54682@JPNKUDPC TEL (075) 811 5181 (ext 280) FAX (075) 811 9664 NOTES: e-mail sent from Internet has occasional problems with reaching the IRIZB. The Institute publishes a newsletter (no 3 in July 1993) entitled "The Electronic Bodhidharma" dedicated to the issued of computerised input, storage, retrieval and analyses of texts in the Asian & English languages. Since 1993 joint research projects with the =>EBTI group. ENTRY UPDATED: 29 November 93 # # # NAME: RELIGION - Religions Discussion Group RESOURCE: Listserv LOCATION: Harvard Center for the Study of World Religions, USA ACCESS: The LISTSERV list RELIGION will only allow subscribers access to its files. Subsciption is open to all by sending the command SUBSCRIBE RELIGION your name [eg. subscribe religion A.B. Charles ] to subscription address (see below) INQUIRIES: Moderator - Tim BRYSON tbry@harvarda.harvard.edu INTERNET Subscription Address: listserv@harvarda.harvard.edu BITNET Subscription Address: listserv@harvarda INTERNET Mailing Address: religion@harvarda.harvard.edu BITNET Mailing Address: religion@harvarda COMMENTS: RELIGION is a LISTSERV list for the scholarly discussion of religions. It is sponsored by the Harvard Center for the Study of World Religions. Unlike lists with similar names, RELIGION does not deal with matters of personal faith or theology. Rather, it's aim is to encourage discussion of the historical and comparative study and teaching of religions. Relevant approaches include history, sociology, psychology, philosophy, literary criticism, and anthropology. Relevant issues include methodology in the study and teaching of religions; comparative themes such as myth, ritual, mysticism, community, and inter-religious contact; and issues specific to particular traditions. Some of the materials available from the listserv: Carpenter, David. Syllabus from the seminar, Buddhism. (1991). Available from RELIGION listserv as BUDDHSM2 SYLLABUS. Dalton, James S. Syllabus from the seminar, Religious Tradition: A Study of Buddhism. (1991). Available from RELIGION listserv BUDDHISM SYLLABUS. Hori, G. Victor Sogen. Syllabus to the seminar, Zen Buddhism. (1992). Available from RELIGION listserv ZEN SYLLABUS. Queen, Christopher. Syllabus from the seminar, Buddhism in America. (1992). Available from RELIGION listserv BUDDAMER SYLLABUS. Sperling, Elliot. Syllabus from the seminar, Tibetan Religions. (1993). Available from RELIGION listserv TIBET SYLLABUS. ENTRY UPDATED: 5 November 93 # # # NAME: Tantric-News RESOURCE: WAIS database LOCATION: University of North California, USA ACCESS: via the standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: James H. Sanford, Department of Religious Studies, 101 Saunders Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N. C. 27514 Charles Orzech Department of Religious Studies, 200 Foust Hall, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, N.C. 27401 DATE OF CREATION: 10 July 1993 COMMENTS: According to the compilers the database should deal "with the Hindu tantra, Indian Buddhist tantra, the Bauls, any siddhas, Tibetan Buddhism, Sahajiya, golden pill Taoism, Chen-yen, Shingon, and Taimitsu Buddhism. We only leave Mongolian Buddhism, Bengali Sufism, and Tangut Manicheaism off the initial list becasue we are too ignorant to make a judgement as to the fit and/or bare existence of same. Possibly we should consider serious work on Western alchemy as well." ENTRY UPDATED: 18 November 93 # # # NAME: STS NEWS - Tantric Studies Newsletter RESOURCE: E-journal Name=STS NEWS - Tantric Studies Newsletter (U.Nth Carolina,USA) Type=1 Port=70 Path=1/../.pub/academic/religious_studies/asian/Tantric_Studies/Newsletter Host=calypso.oit.unc.edu LOCATION: University of North California, USA ACCESS: via the anon. ftp to calypso.oit.unc.edu, subdir: pub/academic/religiou s_studies/asian/Tantric_Studies/Newsletter and the gopher: Name=STS NEWS - Tantric Studies Newsletter Type=1 Port=70 Path=1/../.pub/academic/religious_studies/asian/Tantric_Studies/Newsletter Host=calypso.oit.unc.edu There is also a convenient access through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: James H. Sanford, Department of Religious Studies, 101 Saunders Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N. C. 27514 Charles Orzech Department of Religious Studies, 200 Foust Hall, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, N.C. 27401 DATE OF CREATION: ??? COMMENTS: According to the editors the newsletter will deal "with the Hindu tantra, Indian Buddhist tantra, the Bauls, any siddhas, Tibetan Buddhism, Sahajiya, golden pill Taoism, Chen-yen, Shingon, and Taimitsu Buddhism. We only leave Mongolian Buddhism, Bengali Sufism, and Tangut Manicheaism off the initial list becasue we are too ignorant to make a judgement as to the fit and/or bare existence of same. Possibly we should consider serious work on Western alchemy as well." ENTRY UPDATED: 18 November 93 # # # NAME: TIGER TEAM BUDDHIST INFORMATION NETWORK RESOURCE: BBS LOCATION: Berkeley, California, USA ACCESS: Data communications is: 510/268-0102. Multiple phone lines available. INQUIRIES: e-mail to: info@tigerteam.org INTERNET ADDRESS: Gary RAY (Founder, Bay Buddhist Net), Gary.Ray@tigerteam.org COMMENTS: It is an Online Buddhist Information Service. Access to the resource is free (Donors of data receive increased access). Disseminates information on various forms of Buddhism: * Free internet e-mail * Hooked to the several Buddhism/Taoism listservs * Receives Usenet SOC.RELIGION.EASTERN and ALT.MEDITATION newsgroups, as well as various Asian culture groups. * Active =>DharmaNet member - Home of ZEN BUDDHISM, SCHOLARS BUDDHISM, WOMEN & BUDDHISM conferences and BAY BUDDHIST NET * Local Discussion groups include the BUDDHIST PEACE FELLOWSHIP, ON-DHARMA (Ask a bhikshu or bhikshuni about spiritual practice), and the KARMA KLUB, a Buddhist "lounge." BUDDHIST MATERIALS: * Distributor of ASIAN CLASSIC INPUT PROJECT materials * Distributor of DHARMA REALM BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION sutras, commentaries and Dharma talks. * Complete library of the materials from the COOMBSPAPERS' =>Electronic Buddhist Archives. * Large collection of Buddhist artwork, including rare Tibetan block prints and full color professionally scanned items. Also contains sound files, including chanting monks, the Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh. * Large collection of Asian language tutorials, word processors and dictionaries. Home of "Tibetan (and Pali) Flashcards for Windows." * Distributor of CWP - Chinese Word Processor and KAPIAN - Chinese Flash Cards, as well as Reality Software religious studies programs. NEARBY FUTURE PLANS: * PALI CANON on CD-ROM available for online searches by June 1994. * Direct connection to the Internet by January, 1995. ENTRY UPDATED: 5 November 93 # # # NAME: Universal Zendo RESOURCE: Listserv LOCATION: Linkoeping, Sweden ACCESS: Exchanges are distributed to the members via the e-mail. INQUIRIES: Mikael CARDELL INTERNET ADDRESS: zendo@lysator.liu.se COMMENTS: This list was started as a reaction against more scholarly lists like =>BUDDHA-L and is supposed to deal with *applied* Zen Buddhism --- the everyday practice. The list is open for anyone who wants to discuss religious practice even though the majority of the list subscribers are Zen Buddhists. The group can be joined by sending an e-mail message "subscribe zendo 'firstname' 'lastname' to (Internet): zendo-request@lysator.liu.se. ENTRY UPDATED: 9 November 93 # # # NAME: ZenBuddhism-L RESOURCE: Listserv LOCATION: Australian National Univ., Canberra, Australia ACCESS: Exchanges are distributed daily to the members via the e-mail. The proceedings are are automatically archived. They are retrievable world-wide via the =>ANU-ZenBuddhism-Listserv standard WAIS software and through the =>Buddhist Studies Facility on COOMBSQUEST gopher (coombs.anu.edu.au and cheops.anu.edu.au) INQUIRIES: Dr. T.Matthew CIOLEK INTERNET ADDRESS: zenbuddhism-l@coombs.anu.edu.au COMMENTS: Zen Buddhism Studies and Practice discussion group can be joined by sending an e-mail message "subscribe zenbuddhism-l your e-mail address" [ eg: subscribe zenbuddhism-l xyz@abacus.computer.ca ] to (Internet): majordomo@coombs.anu.edu.au. ENTRY UPDATED: 4 November 93 # # # NAME: 5_RINGS PODnet discussion group RESOURCE: Electronic Conference LOCATION: California, USA ACCESS: see details below INQUIRIES: For information about PODnet, locating PODnet sites, or joining PODnet, please contact Chuck HAYNES at CASA DE LA LUZ (data: 1-1-512-219-9853). NAME: 5_RINGS (Five Rings) DESC: Named "5_RINGS" after the Musashi book of the same name, the original intent of this conference was to allow a forum for discussion about using "Strategy" to overcome the problems of daily living. While this is STILL part of what the conference is about, another topic, "Buddhist Practice", has grown to be equally valid. Either topic is gladly accepted. MOD: "That Old Frog" (AKA Ryugen Fisher), 7:440/1 MOD: Yung Kang (AKA G. Adam Stanislav), 93:9050/5 OWNER: Alternet ENTRY UPDATED: 9 November 93 # # # =================================================================== end of file .

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