Nitartha international provides technological and educational resources to bring the living wisdom of the East to the world community. We bring together traditional scholars, adepts, software developers and professionals from varying fields to preserve endangered Asian texts, art and educational systems. Our main focus is to support traditional Tibetan Buddhist institutions. More
Nitartha has a number of programs to educate and illuminate the interested public in the ancient wisdom of Tibet and its appropriate place for the modern mind, including the Tibetan Calendar Project, the Compendium Project, and the Thangka Project. We also provide educational tools, such as our software and technolog to enhance and extend the work by other contributions to the preservation of Tibetan literature and learning, such as our implementation of the online Tibetan-English dictionary (now upgraded to Version 3) . The premier educational venue for Nitartha is Nitartha Institute, an annual month-long seminar program. The Institute maintains its own web site here.
Nitartha-Sambhota Tibetan language word processing system v. 4.0, reclaims its place as the leading Tibetan publishing software, noted for its unparalled variety and fidelity in fontography, ease of use, unparalleled compatibility with all current versions of the MS Windows operating system and MS Word for Windows, beginning version compatability with recent Apple OS's, and maintenance of latest technical standards for future data integration into Unicode data formats. To showcase the 4.0 release, we have opened a new website featuring information, support and instant ordering and download of Nitartha-Sambhota software. More
Nitartha publishes texts in Tibetan language, and as translations into English. Tibetan language publications include the eighth Karmapa's Dakgyu Drubpay Shingta (his commentary on the Umala-jukpa), and Lorik and Takrik by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche. More
Our most important English language publication is Mahamudra: The Ocean of Definitive Meaning by the ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje. This text may be purchased by qualified individuals. Nitartha has recently implemented a new shipment cycle system for this text. Through Nitartha Institute, a number of other important works are in the process of being published. More