Temple chanting book

This is the chanting book we use at the temple.

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Copy for printing

Basic Buddhism

Just Be Good!

This site has a great deal of information on Buddhism, including free e-books that you can download. Physical copies of these books are distributed in Singapore.

BuddhaNet

BuddhaNet has a huge collection of resources about Buddhism, including an e-library, a section on Buddhist studies, starting from basic Buddhism and including an online study guide, an audio section and an online magazine. Some of the resources are Mahayana, but there are a lot of Theravada resources.

SuttaCentral

SuttaCentral has a huge number of ancient Buddhist texts online, including most, if not all, of the Tipitaka. The original Pali text can be viewed as well as English translations and translations into several other languages.

Buddhism for Beginners Group

This blog has a huge amount of free e-books on Buddhism available for download. If you click on the menu on the left side of the screen, you can see a list of titles.

Reading Faithfully

This site contains links to ebooks of the four largest collections of suttas (discourses) in the Sutta Pitaka of the Tripitaka.

Some of the e-books in the following section are also really good for a basic introduction to Buddhism.

E-Books

Good Question, Good Answer by Venerable S. Dhammika

An excellent book for newcomers to Buddhism, Venerable Dhammika answers many of the questions that those new to Buddhism ask.

The Buddha, His Life and Teachings by Venerable Piyadassi, Thera

A brief introduction to the life of the Buddha, His enlightenment and teachings.

The Buddha and His Teachings by Venerable Narada Mahathera

Over 500 pages, this book is an in-depth introduction to Buddhism, including the text of the Buddha's first two discourses.

Buddhism Course

Written by a Malaysian lay Buddhist, this course introduces the basics of Theravada Buddhism. Introduces Buddhist teachings beyond the basics, including realms of rebirth, world cycles and bases of meritorious action.

Dhammakaya

Global Buddhist Network

The television channel of Wat Phra Dhammakaya (formerly known as the Dhammakaya Media Channel or DMC), this site contains videos, news, ebooks and more.