This year, the seminar will offer four tracks of Buddhist text translation from: Classical Chinese to English; Classical Chinese or English to Spanish; Classical Chinese to Korean; and from Sanskrit to English. Working with Buddhist monastics who are experienced translators, participants will read a selected work and related commentaries.
This seven-day seminar will be conducted in the peaceful setting of a Mahayana Buddhist monastery in Ukiah, California. It is an introduction to early Buddhist literature written in Classical Chinese. Participants will read a selected work and related Chinese commentaries. Students will work with Buddhist monastics who are experienced translators.
What is translation? How do we resolve differences regarding the translated product? Academics, translators, and clients all have different expectations of what a translation should be, and as a result, debates over the merits of translated work often get bogged down at a superficial level where convention and personal taste ultimately dominate the discussion. This event is free and open to the public. June 8, 2014
How traditional Buddhist views and practices can be adapted to the rapid social, economic, and technological changes of the modern age. Workshops focus on skills & methods to develop clarity of mind, flexibility of thought, and holistic decision-making. March 31 - April 3, 2014
Announcement from the Buddhist Text Translation Society Posted on November 30, 2013
Recently, there has been a growing number of unauthorized duplications of the Venerable Master’s lectures and talks in the form of books, DVDs, and mp3 files throughout China. We kindly ask people to follow the rules and regulations. Do not duplicate and distribute material on the Venerable Master without the permission of DRBA/BTTS...READ MORE
The Buddhist Text Translation Society presents 'Master Hua's Vision of Spreading the Buddha's Teachings' Posted on October 27, 2013
Reverend Heng Sure and staff will report on BTTS's progress, news and volunteer opportunities. The event will be webcast live at 3:15PM PST on October 27 from the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. Click HERE to watch
Buddhist Text Translation Society participates in Ukiah's Native American Fair Posted on October 5, 2013
Our volunteers, Dharma Master Jin Kai, Brooks, and Katherine helped distribute complimentary books to friendly visitors at the Ukiah's Native American Fair
Celebrating the 51st Anniversary of the Venerable Master bringing Dharma to the West Posted on June 16, 2013
Hundreds of complementary books were distributed at the City of Ten Thousand Buddha, where thousands of visitors came to celebrate the 51st Anniversary of the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua bringing the Dharma to the West