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Inscribing the Pali Canon in the UNESCO “Memory of the World Register”

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#1

Please join to celebrate Tripitaka Week in support of inscribing the Pali Canon in the UNESCO “Memory of the World Register”.

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney together with SuttaCentral warmly invite you for an illuminative evening with Ajahn Sujato and Dr Mark Allon.

When: Wednesday 13th of March 2019
Refreshments from 6.00pm to 6.45pm
Presentations from 7pm - 9pm
Where: The University of Sydney NSW

Seats are strictly limited, please register now:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-buddhas-words-a-gift-to-humanity-tickets-58047057311

Keynote speakers:
Ajahn Sujato: Co Founder of SuttaCentral.net

Topic: Early Buddhist Texts, Translations and Parallels.

Dr Mark Allon :
PhD (Buddhist Studies, Cambridge), BA (Asian Studies, ANU)
Chair of Department and Senior Lecturer in South Asian Buddhist Studies
Director of the Buddhist Studies Program

Topic: Buddhism in South and South East Asia


#2

This sounds really great, and I hope the goal of having the Pali canon written into the Memory of the World, is achieved!

Best wishes for the evening!

:anjal:


#3

Pehaps someon may summrise the purpose and the benefit of these inscribing.

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/memory-of-the-world/register/full-list-of-registered-heritage/registered-heritage-page-8/


#4

@sujato bhante can you please share your thoughts here?