Friends of Buddhism
Articles during the year
6 May 2022 ☉ VvB has a long history of publishing articles. It started in 1968 with the paper magazine Saddharma, that was published until 1995. From 2004-2011 we had the magazine Vorm en Leegte (‘Form and Emptiness’) and from 2011-2015 Boeddha magazine. After that we began publishing articles on the internet, each season a volume of articles. However,…
20 April 2022 ☉ The foundation Friends of Buddhism is pleased to announce that at 14 March 2022 Alie Rozendal has joined the board. She will be taking over the management of the Secretariat from Rozanne van der Veur, who announced the wish to end her tasks on the board in the autumn of 2022. In this article Alie…
A unique translation project
The Pali-Canon (Pali: Tipitaka) is the most complete extant collection of teachings (sutta’s) of the Buddha. The Pali-Canon originates with the teachings the Buddha gave in the last 45 years of his life, when he was active as a spiritual teacher. The Dutch translation project started by the ‘Stichting Vrienden van het Boeddhisme’ (Friends of Buddhism Association) led to a series of Dutch language books, covering a sustantial part of the Sutta-Pitaka.