84000 - All Buddha's Words

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About this app

Access a dynamic collection of teachings on the mind, straight from the source. The 84000 app offers a growing digital library of the Buddhist sūtras set within a minimal, functional design for a clean reading experience.

Visited by people all over the world, 84000’s interactive Reading Room is a leading resource for accurate and nuanced translations of the words of the Buddha used by scholars of Buddhist Studies, Tibetan Buddhist teachers of the living tradition, and practitioners.

Find more resilience
Narratives, dialogues, stories and more that expound upon the nature of reality and offer solutions that develop the mind’s capacity for equanimity.

Share your inspirations
Easily select passages from sūtras and share real Buddha quotes with your friends and loved ones.

Travel with a growing library
With almost 200 sūtras already available, the dynamic collection on your app will continue to grow for the next 90 years.

Learn, practice, and study while offline
All our interactive tools are designed to aid your practice and to help you study, these remain fully functional even when you’re switching off in a meditation retreat or working towards a digital detox.

A dynamic collection of Buddhist sūtras encompassing teachings on everything from meditation techniques to epic and inspirational journeys and narratives; from profound presentations of philosophical logic to short stories illustrating the workings of karma.
Access to sūtra-specific introductions that articulate its key concepts, its narrative frameworks, and its socio-historical context.
Interactive reading tools such as pop-up definitions of key terms like “samsara” or “non-duality” in a comprehensive trilingual glossary.
Search function that allows you to look for characters, places, or philosophical concepts such as ‘Mañjuśrī’ ‘Vārāṇasī’ or ‘Bodhicitta’.
Ability to read bilingually or to compare translations with source Tibetan e-Kangyur folios integrated throughout the publications

- Access and read almost all the texts when offline.
- The reading page provides four reading background colors and fonts.
- Global search, which enables to search words/phrase in the entire app (the speed of search results depends on the performance of your device).
- Sort texts by Tohoku Number/Published Date/Reading Time.
- Continue to read from where you left last time.
- Select and share the texts to your friends with a jump link.
- Collect bookmarks and review them together anytime you like.

84000 is a global nonprofit initiative to translate all 231,000 pages of the Buddha’s words from the Tibetan Buddhist Canon and making them available in English, for free, for the first time ever.

As a grants-based translation project and online publication house, we leverage and integrate new technologies to make our digital library of the Buddha’s wisdom as accessible and beneficial as possible to readers, practitioners, and scholars around the world.

Our work relies upon the dedicated and collaborative effort of scholars, professionals, volunteers, advisors, and sponsors around the world, working remotely and online, across continents. Together we translate for preservation and engage through open access for the benefit of all sentient beings.

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Mar 28, 2024

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Ratings and reviews

265 reviews
Sabrina Slater
February 9, 2024
Great app, thoughtful features. There is no "path to read" these texts or correct order to read them in. Enjoy each text individually and make your own connections between them, and life. Would appreciate a "dark mode" for reading in low light
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March 9, 2024
Awesome app. Thank you. May all sentence beings recognize the truth of universe and know the nature of mind.
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Om Soha
February 22, 2022
Connecting to this incredible project which aims to translate a complete set of ancient teachings which will bring each of closer to the meanings n truth of our very existence is such an amazing experience. Whennever I feel stuck in life I just click on it to connect within. The fonts are n presentations are so neat, the function to bookmark where I left off in my last reading is wonderful!
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What's new

- New texts:
1. King Udayana of Vatsa’s Questions (Toh73)
2. The Sūtra of the Girl Sumati's Questions (Toh74)
3. The Prediction for Brahmaśrī (Toh189)
4. The Dhāraṇī “Surūpa” (Toh540/1078)
5. The Dhāraṇī “Purifying All Karmic Obscurations” (Toh743/1009)