Links

There are many online resources form Dharma materials, here are a few that have been useful to us:

The Forest Way

http://www.forestway.org/

Founded in 1993 by Matthew Flickstein, the Forest Way provides teaching and extended training in the Theravada tradition.  Several Fort Wayne Dharma members are currently studying through The Forest Way.

Deep Spring Center

http://www.deepspring.org/

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Deep Spring is one of the larger Theravadan centers in the Midwest.  Ann Barden, who lead our Spring 2009 retreat is a regular teacher at Deep Spring.

Insight Meditation Society

http://www.dharma.org/

IMS is a major center for Vipassana mediation on the east coast.  Retreats are held throughout the year.  The website also includes an introduction to meditation.

Spirit Rock

http://www.spiritrock.org/

Spirit Rock is an Insight Meditation center just north of San Francisco.

Audio Dharma

http://www.audiodharma.org/

This site includes a wide collection of downloadable Dharma talks by Gil Fronsdal and other teachers.  There is even a meditation timer to download or use online.

Access to Insight

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/

Access to Insight includes a large collection of English translations from the Pali canon, one of the first recorded collections of the Buddha’s teachings.

Buddhism Glossary

http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/history/b_gloss2.htm

Provided by Buddha Net, this glossary includes definitions of a wide range of Pali and Sanskrit terms used in Buddhist study.

Buddhist Lists

http://www.imsb.org/buddhalists/index.php

Provided by Insight Meditation South Bay, this site provides summaries of many of the lists used by the Buddha in his teachings.  Each list is described in a separate document adding background that explains the background and function of each list.