Category Topics

Discussion

This category is for discussion related to the Early Buddhist Texts. Use this to develop your practice of Right Speech.
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Meta

Discussion about SuttaCentral and this forum, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.
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Translations

Translations of the EBTs, especially alternative versions or study projects, as well as discussion of passages that are difficult to translate.
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The Watercooler

Post about anything you want to discuss, serious or light, that doesn’t fit elsewhere. Enjoy some discussion, friendly chat, or just hang out with Dhamma friends.
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Q & A

Get answers for specific questions related to the EBTs. Keep this section for limited questions for which you can conceivably get a satisfactory answer, such as clarifying the meaning of a phrase or an unfamiliar idea. Don’t ask open-ended questions or for opinions.
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Feedback

Corrections, suggestions, ideas, and complaints. Please be specific, and include the exact ID of the sutta or page and a screenshot, if possible and relevant.
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Events

Events of interest to those interested in early Buddhist texts, and notices about people involved in teaching or studying them such as notice of upcoming seminars, workshops, meetings (in-person or online), courses and book and related media launches.
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Essays

Essays and analysis that treat the whole sutta, usually by experienced teachers.
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AV

Audio visual resources for EBTs, including readings, chanting, and sutta classes.
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Wiki

These are collaborative articles by the Discuss & Discover community intended to explain fundamental terms and concepts found in the Early Buddhist Texts.
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Reading Guides

This category provides structured reading guides for the Early Buddhist Texts.
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