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Is there an online database that either contains the Buddhist canon in either English or Chinese?

I've had a difficult time tracking down first hand sources other than the usual suspects (Heart Sutra, Prajnaparamita sutra, etc). I've been looking for anything related to pratityasamutpada in the abhidharma, but I don't even know where to look, or even if English translations exist.

Does anyone know where to look?

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    You might want to try buddhism.stackexchange.com – Eliran Sep 28 '18 at 3:04
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  • My first guess was going to be ctext.org but I didn't see classic buddhist texts there. – virmaior Sep 28 '18 at 3:43
  • yeah ctext only has original chinese sources, but not even original Buddhist sources written in China such as 坛经 – Taojingwu Sep 28 '18 at 3:51
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This is a partial answer since I know little about Buddhism, however, I have found the following sites useful for other purposes.

The Internet Archive may contain works of interest. By copying the word "pratityasamutpada" and pasting it in their Search box I was able to find this text: Pratityasamutpada In The Abhidharmasamuccaya, Kritzer, 1995 You may be able to find other texts of interest there.

The Internet Sacred Text Archive contains works related to Buddhism: Searching there may provide something of interest.


Reference

Internet Archive: https://archive.org/

Internet Sacred Text Archive: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/

  • I'll definitely look around on the Internet Archive, but I've tried the Internet Sacred Text Archive before, and couldn't find what I was looking for, and their collection is not even remotely complete. – Taojingwu Sep 28 '18 at 3:58

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