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David with students in Rochester, NY learning about the Illuminator dictionary. Easy-to-use: a translation tool highly valued by TLI students.

Eight-year old scholar demonstrating how to use the Illuminator dictionary to a group during the TLI Summer Seminar in 2005.

Electronic Dictionaries and Glossaries:

Illuminator Tibetan-English Dictionary

World's first properly-executed Tibetan-English dictionary. Many special features; full hypertext makes it like an encyclopedia; useful to people at all levels from beginners to experts. Contains: the most complete verb listings and explanations available anywhere; the complete Lishi'i.mgur.khang, a text on old and new terms from 1476; several Enumerations of Dharmas (Kawa Paltsheg, 8th century, Nagarjuna, various Tibetan authors; many terms and explanations of grammar not available elsewhere, especially from Situ's Great Commentary; many terms from Mahamudra and Maha-Ati; and many translations of texts with Tibetan. This is a professional product, produced from the ground up using Tibetan sources, scholars, etc. The package contains two full versions of the dictionary: one using Tibetan script directly and one using Wylie transliteration.

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For Windows.

$70.00

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New Edition! Sarat Chandra Das Tibetan-English Dictionary. A new electronic edition containing the entire, original dictionary, fully edited. The exceptional value of this dictionary has mostly been lost till now. However with the use of TibetD Reader, all of the excellent references otherwise buried in the text become immediately available. For Windows.


$75.00

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Geshe Chodrak's Tibetan-Tibetan Dictionary. The last major Tibetan-Tibetan dictionary produced in Tibet (1944) before the Communist Chinese takeover. The dictionary is large and has extensive listings of terms. The whole dictionary appears in Tibetan text as a service to Tibetans themselves and to students of the Tibetan language who want a native Tibetan dictionary uncluttered by English or Chinese definitions. The definitions given are short but clear. For Windows.

$75.00

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Mahavyutpatti Sanskrit-Tibetan-English Glossary. The great, official, glossary made at the decree of King Tri Ralpachen in the 9th Century AD as the basis for the final revisions of the Kagyur and Tangyur. Contains transliterated Sanskrit, Tibetan text, and english translations. Comes with fonts and TibetD Reader software, making it fully searchable. Can be used in conjunction with any of the other dictionaries or texts.

$45.00

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TIBETAN WORD-PROCESSORS

The Complete Tibetan Word-processing: Word and Wordperfect

A CD containing all of the PKTC word-processing tools for Windows in one place. It comes with three programs. TibetDoc stand-alone word-processor for Windows works with all of the above products to make a complete suite of Tibetan study tools. Use it to take notes from the dictionaries and texts, make our own notes, and even make your own glossaries. Tibetan! 5 for Word for Windows and Tibetan! 5 for WordPerfect for Windows allow word processing in Tibetan in Word and WordPerfect. The WordPerfect product comes with a complete set of templates. This CD is mainly useful for people who want to work in Word or must work on a Macintosh or who simply want to have all our Tibetan work-processing programs. TibetDoc V.5 (below) is actually the best way to do Tibetan word-processing and will export text to Word itself, if need be.

$99.00

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TibetDoc Word Processor and Pecha Maker version 5.2

The very best Tibetan word processor around. This is what we use to produce our Tibetan texts. TibetDoc integrates with any dictionary from PKTC, such as the Illuminator, which means you can highlight a word in any text and call up the translation with a mouse click. Included with TibetDoc is a pecha maker. You can convert any text into pecha layout with one button click. For more information, see additional description or a page on how to add images and subtitles to your TibetDoc V. 5.2 text. For Windows.

List price:
$89.00

ELECTRONIC TEXTS

Tibetan Text Collection I

Madhyamakavatara by Chandrakirti; Bodhisattvacaryavatara by Shantideva; Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa; three texts from Karmapa III Rangjung Dorje; an Enumeration of Dharmas text by Konchog Jigmey Wangpo; Moonbeams of Mahamudra by Dvagpo Tashi Namgyal. These individual texts come complete with Tibetan typeface, installation software, special reader software, complete on-line help, and more


$45.00

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Treasury Which is an Encyclopedia of Knowledge

The famous encyclopedia of Buddhism written by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye in the 19th century. The whole four volumes are in one, searchable, electronic text. Comes with Tibetan typeface, installation software, special reader software, complete on-line help, and more.


$55.00

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Buton's History of the Rise of Dharma

Buton Rinchen Drub's history of the rie and spread of the Buddhist teaching in India and then in Tibet is encyclopaedic in extent with enormous amounts of detail of names, lineages, and dates. The text, in one full volume, is in Tibetan. For Windows.

$45.00
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Five Dharmas of Maitreya

The Ornament of Manifest Realizations, The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutra Section, The Higher Continuum, The Verses Distinguishing the Middle from the Extremes, and The Verses Distinguishing Dharmas from Dharmata are the five major texts written down by Asanga after receiving the teachings from Maitreya. Also included are commentaries to the Higher Continuum by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thayay and the Ornament of Manifest Realizations by Patrul Rinpoche. The texts are in Tibetan. For Windows.

$45.00
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TIBETAN FONTS for the PC

HIGHEST QUALITY TIBETAN FONTS

All of Tibetan Computer company's products come with a standard Tibetan typeface called Tibetan Machine which is a very serviceable, generic Tibetan Typeface. Those who work with the texts and dictionaries a lot will probably want an improved typeface called Tibetan Calligraphic; TCC recommends the purchase of it for those who are doing significant amounts of work or who want to see very authentic lettering. Those who are publishing will want a better font: for them there are two choices as shown below. Samples of these special fonts are included with all of the above software and can be purchased either with the software or later. The samples can also be obtained from here.

Tibetan Calligraphic.
A very authentic Tibetan typeface, good for regular work and better quality publishing.
View sample. For Windows.
TLI offers this at 40% off retail price!

List price:
$125.00

TLI Price:
$75.00

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Tibetan Classic.
The ultimate Tibetan typeface. For Windows.

TLI offers this at 40% off retail price!

List price:
$250.00

TLI Price:
$150

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