Tibetan Bibliography Database
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  • Tibetan Buddhist Research Center
    The Tibetan Buddhist Research Center is a registered non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation, organization and dissemination of Tibetan literature. Using the latest technnological solutions, and a dedicated team of scholars, engineers, librarians, and technicians, TBRC aims to make the extraordinary literature of the Tibetan people available to all.
    As a research library specializing in Oriental studies, Toyo Bunko collects historical texts from locales across a wide array of locales, China, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Siberia, Central Asia, Tibet, West Asia, Egypt, India, and Southeast Asia. Toyo Bunko's myriad holdings form a valuable corpus of cultural heritage that facilitates research on Asian history as well as culture. Toyo Bunko is seen as a leader not only in Japan, but is also considered one of the top five Asian studies research institutions in the world. In order to make all of Toyo Bunko's resources publically available, a rapidly evolving database for online searching is being compiled. In addition, Toyo Bunko also provides copies of requested book portions.
  • The Tibetan & Himalayan Library
    Provides research tools and web-based technologies that offer access to a wide range of knowledge regarding Tibetan and Himalayan culture, history and religion.
  • RangjungYesheWiki.
    RangjungYesheWiki : The Tibetan-English Dictionary of Buddhist Culture from Rangjung Yeshe Version 4 presents Dharma terminology as a free lotsawa-tool for translations of Buddhist literature. It aims to assist translators of Dharma scriptures of the three vehicles - Hinayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana. Begun in 1979, it slowly grew to a collection of more than 276,000 entries !!
  • Himalayan Art Resources
    Himalayan art resources : an online educational resource with over 35,000 images : this database identifies and catalogues all images (comprised of painting, sculpture, ritual objects, murals, etc.).
  • Rangjung Yeshe Tibetan-English Dharma Dictionary
    Nitartha international, with the gracious permission of Rangjung Yeshe Publications, is proud to provide online access to the Rangjung Yeshe Tibetan-English Dictionary. From this site you can rapidly search 85,000 Tibetan terms for their English translations
  • Revue d'études tibétaines
    The Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines is a twice-yearly (October and April) journal published by the UMR 8155 (CRCAO) of the CNRS, Paris. The Director of the RET is Dr Jean-Luc Achard (jeanluc.achard@sfr.fr.), and the editorial board includes Drs. Anne Chayet and Pierre Arènes. The first eighteen volumes are available as a free PDF downloads
  • Lotsawa House
    Lotsawa House is a virtual library providing free translations of important texts of Tibetan Buddhism, into English and other languages by translators from the Rigpa Lotsawa team and their friends
  • Centre d'Etudes Himalayennes
    Le laboratoire “Centre d'Etudes Himalayennes ”, est une Unité Propre de Recherche du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (UPR 299 du CNRS). Les chercheurs du laboratoire entendent contribuer aux connaissances sur les sociétés des régions himalayennes et tibétaines et sur leur rapport au milieu naturel. Les recherches sont menées dans les domaines de l’ethnologie, de l’histoire, de la philologie, de l’agronomie et de la géographie.
  • Institut für Südasien-, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde
    Institut für Südasien-, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde Universität Wien (ISTB)
  • The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is the only Higher Education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.
  • Tibetan Studies WWW Virtual Library
    The Internet Guide to Tibetan Studies edited by Dr T. Matthew Ciolek and other virtual librarians.
  • Blog de Stéphane Arguillière
    Recherches sur Klong-chen rab-’byams (Tibet, 1308-1364), ses sources et sa postérité par Stéphane Arguillère
  • Zangthal
    Zangthal : A site to freely share translations of Tibetan Buddhist texts, especially those relating to Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, by Karen Liljenberg.
  • rgyud bla ma
    traduction française du rgyud bla ma par Etienne Loyon, sous l’autorité du Khenpo Tshultrim Gyamtso Rimpoché
  • Bibliothèque Nationale de France.
    Les fonds de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France comprennent actuellement plus de quatorze millions de livres et d'imprimés, deux cent cinquante mille volumes de manuscrits, trois cent soixante mille collections de périodiques.
  • The British Library - The world's knowledge.
  • Library of Congress.
  • Archive of websites on Tibet.