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The Sacred Books of the East (SBE) series, comprising fifty volumes, was published by the Oxford University Press between 1879 and 1910. It has translations of key sacred texts of Hinduism, Buddhistdhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianoastrianism, Jainism, and Islam. The series was edited by the famous linguist and scholar of comparative religion, Max Müller. He wrote three of the volumes, and collaborated on three others. Some of these are the only translations available in English. The SBE has been designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as part of the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works.

All fifty volumes of this work are in this digital library on CD-ROM. Titles on the disk are:


Vol.

Group Published Translator Title and contents
1 Hindu 1879 Max Müller The Upanishads, Part 1 of 2. Chandogya Upanishad. Talavakara (Kena) Upanishad. Aitareya Upanishad. Kausitaki Upanishad. Vajasaneyi (Isa) Upanishad.
2 Hindu 1879 Georg Bühler The Sacred Laws of the Aryas, vol. 1 of 2. The sacred laws of the Aryas as taught in the school of Apastamba, Gautama, Vâsishtha, and Baudhâyana. pt. I. Apastamba and Gautama. (The Dharma Sutras).
3 China 1879 James Legge The Sacred Books of China, vol. 1 of 6. Part I of The Texts of Confucianism. The Shû king. The religions portions of the Shih king. The Hsiâo king.
4 Zoroastrian 1880 James Darmesteter The Zend-Avesta, vol. 1 of 3. The Vendîdâd.
5 Zoroastrian 1880 E. W. West Pahlavi Texts, vol. 1 of 5. The Bundahis, Bahman Yast, and Shayast La-Shayast.
6 Islam 1880 E. H. Palmer The Qur'an, vol. 1 of 2.
7 Hindu 1880 Julius Jolly The Institutes of Visnu.
8 Hindu 1882 Kâshinâth Trimbak Telang The Bhagavadgita With the Sanatsugâtiya and the Anugitâ.
9 Islam 1880 E. H. Palmer The Qur'an, vol. 2 of 2.
10 Buddhist 1881 F. Max Müller (Dhammapada)Viggo Fausböll (Sutta-Nipata) The Dhammapada and The Sutta-Nipâta, a collection of discourses; being one of the canonical books of the Buddhists, translated from Pali; and The Dhammapada, a collection of verses, translated from Pali.
11 Buddhist 1881 T. W. Rhys Davids Buddhist Suttas. The Mahâ-parinibbâna Suttanta, The Dhamma-kakka-ppavattana Sutta, The Tevigga Suttanta, The Âkankheyya Sutta, The Ketokhila Sutta, The Mahâ-Sudassana Suttanta, The Sabbâsava Sutta.
12 Hindu 1882 Julius Eggeling The Satapatha Brahmana  according to the text of the Mâdhyandina school, vol. 1 of 5.
13 Buddhist 1881 T. W. Rhys Davids and Hermann Oldenberg Vinaya Texts, vol. 1 of 3. The Patimokkha. The Mahavagga, I-IV.
14 Hindu 1882 Georg Bühler The Sacred Laws of the Aryas, vol. 2 of 2. The sacred laws of the Aryas as taught in the school of Apastamba, Gautama, Vâsishtha, and Baudhâyana. pt. II. Vâsishtha and Baudhâyana.
15 Hindu 1884 Max Müller The Upanishads, part 2 of 2. Katha Upanishad. Mundaka Upanishad. Taittiriya Upanishad. Brhadaranyaka Upanishad. Svetasvatara Upanishad. Prasña Upanishad. Maitrayani Upanishad.
16 China 1882 James Legge The Sacred Books of China, vol. 2 of 6. Part II of The Texts of Confucianism. The Yi King: (I Ching).
17 Buddhist 1882 T. W. Rhys Davids and Hermann Oldenberg Vinaya Texts, vol. 2 of 3. The Mahavagga, V-X, the Kullavagga I-II.
18 Zoroastrian 1882 E. W. West Pahlavi Texts, vol. 2 of 5. The Dâdistân-î Dinik and the Epistles of Mânûskîhar.
19 Buddhist 1883 Samuel Beal The Fo-sho-hing-tsan-king, a life of Buddha, by Ashvaghosha, Bodhisattva; translated from Sanskrit into Chinese by Dharmaraksha, A. D. 420.
20 Buddhist 1885 T. W. Rhys Davids and Hermann Oldenberg Vinaya Texts, vol. 3 of 3. The Kullavagga, IV-XII.
21 Buddhist 1884 H. Kern The Saddharma-Pundarika or The Lotus of the True Law.
22 Jain 1884 Hermann Jacobi Gaina Sûtras, vol. 1 of 2, translated from the Prâkrit. The Âkârânga sûtra. The Kalpa sûtra.
23 Zoroastrian 1883 James Darmesteter The Zend-Avesta, vol. 2 of 3. The Sîrôzahs, Yasts, and Nyâyis.
24 Zoroastrian 1884 E. W. West Pahlavi Texts, vol. 3 of 5. Dinai Mainög-i khirad, Sikand-Gümanik Vigar, Sad Dar.
25 Hindu 1886 Georg Bühler The Laws of Manu. Translated, with extracts from seven commentaries.
26 Jain 1885 Julius Eggeling The Satapatha Brahmana  according to the text of the Mâdhyandina school, vol. 2 of 5, Books III-IV
27 China 1885 James Legge The Sacred Books of China, vol. 3 of 6. Part III of the texts of Confucianism. The Lî Kî, part 1 of 2.
28 China 1885 James Legge The Sacred Books of China, vol. 4 of 6. Part IV of the texts of Confucianism. The Lî Kî, part 2 of 2.
29 Hindu 1886 Hermann Oldenberg The Grihya-sutras; rules of Vedic domestic ceremonies. vol. 1 of 2. Sankhyayana-Grihya-sutra. Asvalayana-Grihya-sutra. Paraskara-Grihya-sutra. Khadia-Grihya-sutra.
30 Hindu 1892 Hermann Oldenberg, Max Müller The Grihya-sutras; rules of Vedic domestic ceremonies. vol. 2 of 2. Gobhila, Hiranyakesin, Apastamba (Olderberg); Yajña Paribhashasutras (Müller).
31 Zoroastrian 1887 Lawrence Heyworth Mills The Zend-Avkesta, vol. 3 of 3. The Yasna, Visparad, Afrînagân, Gâhs, and miscellaneous fragments.
32 Hindu 1891 Max Müller Vedic Hymns, vol. 1 of 2. Hymns to the Maruts, Rudra, Vâyu, and Vâta., with a bibliographical list of the more important publications on the Rig-veda.
33 Hindu 1889 Julius Jolly The Minor Law-Books: Brihaspati. (Part 1 of 1).
34 Hindu 1890 George Thibaut The Vedanta-Sutras, vol. 1 of 3. Commentary by Sankaracharya, part 1 of 2. Adhyâya I-II (Pâda I-II).
35 Buddhist 1890 T. W. Rhys Davids The Questions of King Milinda, vol. 1 of 2. Milindapañha.
36 Buddhist 1894 T. W. Rhys Davids The Questions of King Milinda, vol. 2 of 2. Milindapañha.
37 Zoroastrian 1892 E. W. West Pahlavi Texts, vol. 4 of 5. Contents of the Nasks.
38 Hindu 1896 George Thibaut The Vedanta-Sutras, vol. 2 of 3, commentary by Sankaracharya, part 1 of 2. Adhyâya II (Pâda III-IV) -IV.
39 China 1891 James Legge The Texts of Taoism, Part 1 of 2. The Sacred Books of China, vol. 5 of 6. Also: The Tâo the king (Tao te Ching): The writings of Kwang-tze, books I-XVII.
40 China 1891 James Legge The Texts of Taoism, Part 2 of 2. Includes The Writings of Kwang Tse, books XVII-XXXIII, The Thâi-shang tractate of actions and their retributions, other Taoist texts, and the Index to vols. 39 and 40.
41 Hindu 1894 Julius Eggeling The Satapatha Brahmana  according to the text of the Mâdhyandina school, vol. 3 of 5. Books V, VI, VII.
42 Hindu 1897 Maurice Bloomfield Hymns of the Atharvaveda, Together With Extracts From the Ritual Books and the Commentaries.
43 Hindu 1897 Julius Eggeling The Satapatha Brahmana  according to the text of the Mâdhyandina school, vol. 4 of 5, Books VII, IX, X.
44 Hindu 1900 Julius Eggeling The Satapatha Brahmana according to the text of the Mâdhyandina school, vol. 5 of 5, Books XI, XII, XIII, XIV.
45 Jain 1895 Hermann Jacobi Gaina Sûtras, vol. 2 of 2, translated from Prâkrit. The Uttarâdhyayana Sûtra, The Sûtrakritânga Sûtra.
46 Hindu 1897 Hermann Oldenberg Vedic Hymns, vol. 2 of 2. Hymns to Agni (Mandalas I-V).
47 Zoroastrian 1897 E. W. West Pahlavi Texts, vol. 5 of 5. Marvels of Zoroastrianoastrianism.
48 Hindu 1904 George Thibaut The Vedanta-Sutras, vol. 3 of 3, with the commentary of Râmânuja.
49 Buddhist 1894 Edward Byles Cowell, F. Max Müller and Takakusu Junjiro Buddhist Mahâyâna Texts. Part 1. The Buddhistdha-karita of Asvaghosha, translated from the Sanskrit by E. B. Cowell. Part 2. The larger Sukhâvatî-vyûha, the smaller Sukhâvatî-vyûha, the Vagrakkedikâ, the larger Pragñâ-pâramitâ-hridaya-sûtra, the smaller Pragñâ-pâramitâ-hridaya-sûtra, translated by F. Max Müller. The Amitâyur dhyâna-sûtra, translated by J. Takakusu.
50 index 1910 Moriz Winternitz, with a preface by Arthur Anthony Macdonell General index to the names and subject-matter of the sacred books of the East.


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