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12 January 2023

Presentation at an Online Conference

Dr. Sumachaya Harnsukworapanich delivered a presentation titled "The Transmission of the Buddha's Teachings in the Digital Age" during the 18th World Sanskrit Conference, which was conducted in an online format.


13 January 2023

Participation in an Online Conference Demonstration

Dr. Sumachaya Harnsukworapanich participated in a digital demonstration session as part of the Computational Sanskrit and Digital Humanities (CSDH) section at the 2023 World Sanskrit Conference (WSC). Her presentation focused on "Introducing the Digital Version of the Dhammachai Tipiṭaka Edition."


6-28 April 2023

Giving Sermon on the Transmission of the Lord Buddha's Teachings

In his series of sermons, Ven. Dr. Pongsak Thaniyo addressed four significant topics:

  • 6 April 2024: The Priceless Wisdom of Lord Buddha's Teachings
  • 13 April 2023: From Oral Tradition to Written Records
  • 21 April 2023: The Deterioration of the Inscription Over Time
  • 28 April 2023: Integrating Technology for the Restoration of Ancient Inscriptions


18 April 2023

Co-Organizing an Online Seminar to Promote Palm-Leaf Manuscript Preservation and Study

On April 18, 2023, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM, the DCIBS Online Buddhist Studies Course and the Dhammachai Tipiṭaka Project collaborated to host a seminar titled "From Palm-Leaf Manuscripts to the Digital Version of Tipiṭaka: To Come into Existence, Prevail, and Prosper." The seminar comprised two sections. The first section covered the current status of palm-leaf manuscripts and featured presentations by Ven. Ammarin Santidhammo, Head of the Center for the Preservation of Palm-Leaf Manuscripts, and Dr. U-tain Wongsathit from the Faculty of Archaeology at Silpakorn University. The second section explored the production of the Dhammachai Tipiṭaka Series, the result of in-depth study of canonical text, and was presented by Ven. Dr. Thanavuddho, Director of the DCI Center for Buddhist Studies.


1 July 2023

A Celebrated Accomplishment: The Beida-Dhammachai Pali Series and Its Chinese Translation

The Chinese translation of the Majjhima Nikāya from the Beida-Dhammachai Pali Series (BDP) has earned prestigious recognition in China's ancient literature category. This remarkable achievement has not only been granted publication funding by the Chinese government but has also achieved best-seller status in Taiwan. The translation of the Pali Tipitaka into Chinese stands as a testament to the collaborative efforts of the DCI Center for Buddhist Studies and the Research Institute of Sanskrit Manuscripts and Buddhist Literature at Peking University.


19 August – 16 September 2023

Involvement in the Pali and Sanskrit Seminar

DTP scholars actively participated as speakers in the Pali and Sanskrit seminar conducted on Saturdays throughout August and September 2023. The seminar encompassed a wide array of topics:

  • August 19: Exploring the Impact of Pali and Sanskrit on the Thai Language
  • August 26: The Interplay Between Literature and Translation
  • September 2: Delving into Ancient Languages and Sacred Scripts
  • September 9: Focusing on Textual Editing and Translation
  • September 16: Depictions of Buddhist Art in Pali Texts