The 2nd Advisory Board Meeting took place at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) to provide progress updates on the critical edition production and to engage in discussions regarding academic approaches to textual editing and database production.
DTP unveiled the preliminary edition of the Dīghanikāya Sīlakkhandhavagga during the launch ceremony held at the Thailand Science Park Convention Center in Pathum Thani. The purpose of the presentation was to gather opinions and recommendations from experts, which will be instrumental in producing the most comprehensive text.
DTP hosted a conference and exhibits centered around the Tripitaka-Pāli at the Thailand Science Park Convention Center in Pathum Thani. The conference featured lectures by a distinguished panel of Pāli experts, including renowned scholars such as Professor Richard Gombrich from Oxford University, Professor Oskar von Hinüber, a specialist in Pāli and ancient manuscripts, Professor Rupert Gethin, President of the Pāli Text Society, and Professor Masahiro Shimoda from the University of Tokyo.
At the international symposium hosted at Fukutake Hall, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, University of Tokyo, Professor G. Somaratne delivered a presentation on palm-leaf manuscripts from Theravada countries, focusing on the "New Project of Compiling Pāli Canonical Texts."