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===Purpose of this site===
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<h4>Mission</h4>
 
The purpose of this online encyclopedia is to:
 
The purpose of this online encyclopedia is to:
 
* Explain the basic concepts of Buddhism in a manner that is of interest to both the general public and Buddhist practitioners
 
* Explain the basic concepts of Buddhism in a manner that is of interest to both the general public and Buddhist practitioners
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* Provide clear explanations of a wide range of Buddhist terms and concepts in a manner similar to the [[Abhidharma]] traditions of Buddhism
 
* Provide clear explanations of a wide range of Buddhist terms and concepts in a manner similar to the [[Abhidharma]] traditions of Buddhism
  
===Work in progress===
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<h4>Work in progress</h4>
 
This site is a work in progress. It is being developed by a few wayward dharma students in order to further our own understanding. We hope that others may benefit from this effort.  
 
This site is a work in progress. It is being developed by a few wayward dharma students in order to further our own understanding. We hope that others may benefit from this effort.  
  
===See also===
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<h4>Read more</h4>
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* [[EOB:About the editors|About the editors]]
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* [[EOB:About: Brief history|About: Brief history]]
 
* [[EOB:About copyright|About copyright]]
 
* [[EOB:About copyright|About copyright]]
* [[EOB:About: Brief history|About: Brief history]]
 
* [[EOB:About the editors|About the editors]]
 
* [[EOB:About mission statement]]
 

Revision as of 14:45, 10 June 2018

Mission

The purpose of this online encyclopedia is to:

  • Explain the basic concepts of Buddhism in a manner that is of interest to both the general public and Buddhist practitioners
  • Respectfully and without bias present the distinctions between the major traditions within Buddhism
  • Provide clear explanations of a wide range of Buddhist terms and concepts in a manner similar to the Abhidharma traditions of Buddhism

Work in progress

This site is a work in progress. It is being developed by a few wayward dharma students in order to further our own understanding. We hope that others may benefit from this effort.

Read more