Common Buddhist TextGuidance and Insight from the Buddha
An anthology of extracts from Buddhist sacred texts translated from Pali, Sanskrit, Chinese, and Tibetan.
The Shorter Sutra on the Abundance of Wonderful Qualities which Adorn Sukhāvatī
This translation of one of the most popular and influential sutras in East Asian Buddhism was first published in the book Great Faith Great Wisdom.
The Collection of Verses on Precious Qualities
This is a translation of the first two chapters of the Ratnaguṇasaṃcayagāthā, one of the earliest Prajñāpāramitā, or Perfection of Wisdom, texts.
The Heart Sutra
One of the most important and influential Prajñāpāramitā texts, this short sutra is recited in many different languages by Buddhists all across the world.
Prayer to Mañjuśrī
A beautiful short prayer to the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, translated from Tibetan.
Hui Neng Becomes the Sixth Patriarch
The first chapter of the Platform Sutra of Hui Neng, which tells the story of how he attained Awakening, and became the Sixth Patriarch of Chan Buddhism. This translation was first published in the Common Buddhist Text.
Translations into Norwegian can be found here.