The directory provides primary source materials collected and published by Sakya temples and dharma centers from around the globe in various languages. The directory links students and practitioners to a wide variety of textual, audio, and visual resources to aid them in their studies and practices.

Personal Website of His Holiness the Sakya Trichen

His Holiness’ personal website contains a plethora of precious materials such as videos and teachings by His Holiness, freely distributed e-books, interviews, and online issues of Melody of Dharma – a publication of the Office of Sakya Dolma Phodrang dedicated to the Dharma Activities of His Holiness the Sakya Trizin, offering current news as well as lineage history and teachings. The site also contains a list of all affiliated Sakya Centers across the world. Click here to enter.

Tsechen Kunchab Ling

Tsechen Kunchab Ling, Temple of All-Encompassing Great Compassion, in Walden, New York is the seat of the Sakya Dolma Phodrang in the Americas. Tsechen Kunchab Ling hosts a repository of oral and written teachings by Sakya Masters and teachers. Click here to enter.

Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

The North American seat of the Sakya Phuntsok Phodrang. Visit their resource pages for recorded and published lectures, teachings, prayers, etc. Click here to enter.

The Sakya Tradition

An Initiative to preserve and translate the teachings of the Glorious Sakya Tradition their growing archive contains precious teachings from our Sakya masters in various languages and formats. Click here to enter.

Sakya Research Centre

The SRC is a web application for Tibetan historical and literary research. It is designed as an open online platform and reference system and is based on a corpus of machine-readable digital texts in Tibetan that are embedded in an interlinked, relational database. Data is entered and processed by a group of Tibetan-language scholars and Western Tibetologists. The database additionally includes standard works of Tibetan historiographical literature, as well as numerous genealogies, hagiographies, teaching records and religious histories related especially to the Sakya sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Click here to enter.

North American Sakya Monlam for World Peace – Prayer Book

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European Sakya Monlam Foundation – Prayer Book

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International Buddhist Academy

The International Buddhist Academy in Kathmandu was founded in 2001 by Ven. Khenchen Appey Rinpoche for the preservation, translation and transmission of the Dharma, and the training of a new generation of monastic leaders. Their site hosts various online meditation and philosophical courses,  e-books, and other digital resources for download: Click here to enter.

A Sakya Digital Library

Following the advice of His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin, the Ven. Khenchen Appey Rinpoche (1927-2010) stressed the importance of collecting, digitizing and publishing important texts to ensure an authentic and complete transmission of the Dharma for future generations. Recovering and publishing many volumes of important scriptures from the Sakya tradition, Rinpoche has made immeasurable contributions to the Dharma in general and to the Sakya tradition in particular. A Sakya Digital Library is a collection of Dharma treasures (Tibetan only) compiled under direction of the late Khenchen Appey Rinpoche. Click here to enter.

Khenpo Appey Foundation

Khenpo Appey Foundation (KAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of Buddhist study and practice. Inspired by Khenchen Appey Rinpoche’s vision, the foundation’s primary aim is to extend the Buddha’s wisdom and compassion as widely as possible, in order to benefit all beings. The foundation hosts several translations and publications for students to download: Click here to enter.

Chödung Karmo Translation Group

Dedicated to producing translations of some of the most important classical treatises within the Sakya tradition, as well as publishing teachings from the great masters of our time and introductory volumes. Click here to enter.

Sakya Institute for Buddhist Studies

In collaboration with Mangalam, the institute provides online courses, podcasts, books, and quizzes for the thorough study of Buddhist teachings. Participants will be guided through carefully curated content before their understanding of the materials is quizzed. Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of a course. Click here to enter.

Vikramasila Foundation

A nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to the teachings of the Buddha. The Foundation oversees programs in the United States and the Himalayas. Their foundation hosts on their site prayers books, practice texts, and recorded Mahayana teachings. Click here to enter.

Ewam Choden Tibetan Buddhist Center

Established to provide an opportunity for the practice and study of Tibetan Buddhism and culture. The center hosts an expanding archive of recorded dharma lectures and teachings. Click here to enter.

Sakya Thupten Dargye Ling, the Minnesota Sakya Center

Serving the spiritual needs of the local Buddhist community, Sakya Thupten Dargye Ling provides not only Dharma teachings appropriate to many levels of interest and understanding, but is also dedicated to preserving the teachings of the Buddhist traditions and the Sakya lineage. Their resource section contains prayers & practice texts, archived video & audio recordings, and more. Click here to enter.

Sakya Losal Choe Dzong

Sakya Losal Choe Dzong (SLCD), the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra is one of the most established Buddhist centres in Australia. SLCD hosts a comprehensive online library archive of Dharma teachings in audio, video and transcript form to listen, watch or download.  Click here to enter.

Buddhist Digital Resource Center

Buddhist Digital Resource Center (formerly Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center) is dedicated to preserving and sharing Buddhist texts through the union of technology and scholarship.  Click here to enter.

The Himalayan Library

The Himalayan Library is an archive of Buddhist Tibetan and Chinese texts in their respective native languages that houses texts on the five major and five minor sciences — or fields of knowledge — of Buddhism.  Click here to enter.

Sakya History Resources

Sakya History Resources is an educational initiative of Khöndung Asanga Vajra Rinpoche to shed light on the golden spiritual and political history of the Palden Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism for the modern audience in an accessible way on social media. Click here to enter.

Adarshah Reader | Reflecting Ancient Texts in New Ways

Adarshah provides access to multiple digital versions of the Kangyur, Tengyur, Sungbum, and Yungdrung Bon. Their research database is essential for translators, academics, and independent researchers. Click here to enter.


AIBS | The American Institute of Buddhist Studies

The American Institute of Buddhist Studies was founded in 1972 with the ambitious mandate to translate and publish the original Indian Buddhist artistic, scientific, and religious works collected in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ‘gyur). AIBS has an extensive digital research database for translators and academics known as “The Buddhist Canons Research Database“. Click here to enter.


84000 | Translating the Words of the Buddha

84000’s mission is to translate all of the Buddha’s words into modern languages, and provide open and free access to the entire Tibetan Buddhist Canon (Kangyur and Tengyur). Click here to enter.


Khyentse Vision Project | Translating the Works of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

Khyentse Vision Project translates and publishes the core writings of the nineteenth-century scholar and treasure revealer Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. His two major collections are his Collected Works (Kabum) and Seven Transmissions (Kabab Dun)—totaling over 30,000 Tibetan pages. KVP catalogs and produces research on these collections for the benefit of future translators and researchers. Click here to enter.