Here one does not only find an overview of this sources but also more info in regard of their content, authors and their origin.
Buddhist Dictionary: Based on the book by late Ven. Nyanatiloka. This very “Theravada”-approach is a very useful enrichment to understand the context of use of words especially of Commentary and Abhidhamma-Traditions, classical Theravada and Mahavihara. The source-page is open to add words in the spirit of the author.
PTS Dictionary: Based on the Dictionary of the Pali Text Sociaty:
This brief Glossary by Ven. Thanissaro Maha Thera contains often used word-use in his teachings and translations. It has been generously given via Dhammatalks and can and will be enriched by the uses of terms of the honored Dhamma teacher. One is of course given to add words and the Ven. Translators use of them.
“The Venerable author selected generously Pali therms and draw comparisons to the original source, the Pali-Canon as well as to approaches of well known translators. In edition he gave a share of his own conclusions. The books and it's single articles are integrated in the ATI-dictionary for each word separate.” Authors page in the library
This glossary covers many of the Pali words and technical terms that you may come across in the books and articles available on this website. The “[ more ]” link that follows some entries will take you to a more detailed article (in the ATI-pages) on the selected topic. Source: glossary
Suttas and Dhammadesanā: Listing of references, based on the Subject-Index of Upāsaka John Bullitt's ATI-page and used to serve as source for Sutta-References and Dhamma-talks useful to understand the word in the Sublime Buddha's used context.
Collection of References, Suttas and techings to Dhamma words.
This index can help you locate sutta translations, articles, transcribed talks, books, and other things on this website. This is not an exhaustive index: not every text is indexed here, nor have I included references to each and every occurrence of a given topic in the texts. Nevertheless, I hope you find it helpful in steering you in the right direction. John Bullitt