BuddhaNet's Top 10 Buddhist Websites

Below is a list of Top 10 Buddhist Websites, as recommended by BuddhaNet, in no particular order. For a full list of other Buddhist websites available on BuddhaNet, please visit our Buddhist Links section

Himalayan Art
Features over 1500 artworks from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia. Art from leading private and museum collections, accompanied by scholarship, cataloging and interpretation. Firstly, the Website exhibits images of art from museum, university and private collections around the world. Secondly, the Website catalogs all Himalayan art objects that are known through past or present collections or publications.
Quiet Mountain
Quiet Mountain Tibetan Buddhist Resource Guide is one of the most comprehensive Buddhist resources on the web period. With its newly designed entry page, it continues to be a work in progress worth visiting over and over. A must see for those interested in Tibetan lineages.
Zen Art by Monk SongYoon
This is the Web site of a Zen monk-artist in Korea, Ven. SongYoon: "As a contemporary seeker on the Path, I have chosen painting as my own special way of living amongst the people. My training as a monk — sutra study, chanting, meditation — prepared me well for this experience. Particularly the meditation".
Women Active in Buddhism
The Web's first comprehensive collection of links and resources on contemporary Buddhist women. Female teachers, activists, scholars, nuns, and yoginis (practitioners) may be found on these pages, as well as teachings and special events, projects, organisations, bibliographic and contact information. We also offer a complete guide to the many female meditational deities found in Tibetan Buddhist practice.

The Alan Watts Electronic University
Alan Watts become widely recognized for his Zen writings and for The Book On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are. He died in 1973 at his home in California, and is survived by his second wife and seven children. This site features the work of Alan Watts as compiled by his son, Mark. It includes a Library and Galley, an Audio Collection, Rare Books and Pamphlets, Animations and MP3s and Videos.

Access to Insight
Readings in Theravada Buddhism. Access to Insight is an Internet website dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and useful information concerning the practice and study of Theravada Buddhism, as it has been handed down to us through both the written word of the Pali Canon and the living example of the Sangha.One of the best places on the Net to find Theravada texts.

Journal of Global Buddhism
The Journal of Global Buddhism has been established to promote the study of Buddhism's globalization and its transcontinental interrelatedness. The Journal of Global Buddhism is a scholarly academic journal employing a blind peer review evaluation process, and is innovative in adopting a totally electronic mode of publication.
Osel Shen Phen Ling
A Tibetan centres affiliated to the Dalai Lama inspired "The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition". This Tibetan Buddhist site has some great graphics and good content, so is certainly worth a visit.  It has a Virtual Thangka gallery with excellent graphics and brilliant Buddhist screen saver which can be downloaded for free!

Shambala Publications
A major Buddhist publisher - well worth a visit for the excellent offerings. Shambhala has specialized in books that present creative and conscious ways of transforming the individual, the society, and the planet. Shambhala worldview publishes in a wide variety of subject areas, including psychology and the sciences, the arts and creativity, business and economics, and health and healing.

eZine version of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review (Magazine) Tricycle was founded in 1991 as a non-profit quarterly magazine. The essential components of a tricycle–three, vehicle, and wheel–correspond to concepts found throughout Buddhist history. We speak of three treasures: the Buddha, dharma, sangha; of turning the wheel of dharma; and of the three great vehicles of Buddhism: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.


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