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Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« on: December 07, 2009, 09:18:20 pm »
Greetings,

A potentially valuable reference for Theravada Buddhist

Google Saffron (Theravada Search Engine)
http://www.google.com/coop/cse?cx=005450833152705498271:hcbjbznmwso

If you have any suggestions for Theravada-specific sites and references which you would like to see included in the search engine, please let me know.

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2009, 10:24:21 am »
Thank you, what an interesting resource!!  <3
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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2010, 04:08:52 am »
Greetings,

A potentially valuable reference for Theravada Buddhist

Google Saffron (Theravada Search Engine)
http://www.google.com/coop/cse?cx=005450833152705498271:hcbjbznmwso

If you have any suggestions for Theravada-specific sites and references which you would like to see included in the search engine, please let me know.

Metta,
Retro. :)


Suggest these websites be included:

http://dsal.uchicago.edu/dictionaries/pali/

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/

http://what-buddha-said.net/
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-Dhammpada, 19, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2010, 03:11:33 pm »
Greetings Ron,

Yep... already got those quality sites referenced!

 :dharma:

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Retro. :)

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2010, 07:04:46 am »

Thanks, Retro.  Making this thread a "sticky" to keep it readily available to our board members.

Thanks again for your efforts.


Greetings Ron,

Yep... already got those quality sites referenced!

 :dharma:

Metta,
Retro. :)
What Makes an Elder? :
A head of gray hairs doesn't mean one's an elder. Advanced in years, one's called an old fool.
But one in whom there is truth, restraint, rectitude, gentleness,self-control, he's called an elder, his impurities disgorged, enlightened.
-Dhammpada, 19, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2010, 01:35:22 pm »
Retro do you have Urban Dharma in there?
I'm sorry for showing my laziness by just asking...


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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2010, 01:47:47 pm »
The more I use it, the more I love it.  What a wonderful resource and thank you so much for sharing it with us at FS!! :headbow:
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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2010, 01:57:27 pm »
Greetings Laura,

Retro do you have Urban Dharma in there?
I'm sorry for showing my laziness by just asking...

I was looking into this yesterday in fact... but it's tricky to isolate the Theravada material from the non-Theravada material, on account of the fact their folder structures don't work on Theravada / Non Theravada lines. It was a little easier to do at somewhere, say, like Buddhanet, where I could pick and choose certain folders at the site that contained Theravada material.

And of course, that's not having anything against Mahayana, but if I was to include all sites that addressed both forms of Buddhism, you may as well just be using regular Google for these searches. For a specialised search engine of this nature, it's more about what it filters out, than what it allows in.

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Retro. :)

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2010, 02:19:35 pm »
Hi Retro,

I'm perplexed because I've only seen the dhamma there.  I'm missing part of the site!

Do you want me to look at the folders and see if it can reasonably be separated?

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Laura

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2010, 06:09:13 pm »
Greetings Laura,

If you do find a folder pattern I can work with, that would be great.

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2010, 04:01:36 am »
May I humbly suggest the following site: http://allisburning.org/

It's a project I contributed to some months ago and thought it would have its place in here  :pray:
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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2014, 10:33:18 am »
Hi

Could you please add http://www.thripitakaya.org/ site on your web page.

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Re: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2015, 06:24:48 am »
Excellent search engine, thank you for posting.
" Better than a thousand useless words is one useful word, hearing which one attains peace."

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/kn/dhp/dhp.08.budd.html

 


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