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Mahidol University in collaboration with Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and Mahamakut Buddhist University launch BUDSIR VI for Windows and offer 2,550 program packages nationwide



Recently Mahidol University held a ceremony to launch the BUDSIR VI for Windows or the Computerization of the Pali Canon and Buddhist Reference Suite at the Office of the President, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus. This is the 11th issue under the BUDSIR (Buddhist Scriptures Information Retrieval) project over the past 20 years. The ceremony was held to celebrate the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King’s 80th Birthday Anniversary. Mahidol University also distributed 2,550 such program packages to monks, nuns, monastic institutions, Buddhist schools/study centers and interested persons, in order to promote Buddhist education and enhance the dissemination of Buddhist teachings. BUDSIR VI is currently the most complete Tipitaka database consisting of 45 volumes of Tipitaka in Pali, 45 volumes of Tipitaka in Thai translation, 107 volumes of Atthakatha, commentaries, and scriptures in Pali including Dhamma books, Dictionary of Buddhism, and Dictionary of Buddhist Terms by Pra Promkunaporn.

Post Date : February 12, 2008


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