|Poster:||Alison OK||Date:||Nov 11, 2018 12:48pm|
|Forum:||news||Subject:||My Modern Met: The World’s Largest Collection of Buddhist Texts Is Now Available Online|
Used by laypeople and monks, these texts are culturally significant pieces of Buddhist history. As a politically neutral non-profit, the BDRC started preserving Tibetan texts in India and has worked on both sides of the Himalayas. Its employees have digitized materials as diverse as palm leaf manuscripts in Thailand and Sanskrit texts in Nepal, as well as the National Library of Mongolia’s entire Tibetan collection.