IRELAND, John D.

IRELAND, John D. North London 1932 — 29.10.1998. English Bauddha. Adopted Buddhism when 18 (after reading Chr. Humphrey’s book) and began learning Pāli.

Publications: Translated: Samyutta Nikaya: An Anthology. 52 p. 1981; The Discourse Collection: Selected Texts from the Sutta Nipata. 23 p. 1983; The Udāna. Kandy 1990; Vangisa: An Early Buddhist Poet. 29 p. 1997 (end of ThG, with text); The Udana & The Itivuttaka: Two Classics from the Pali Canon. 266 p. Kandy 1997.

Articles the Wheel and Bodhi Leaves.

Sources: www.dhammawiki.com; short obituary in Buddhist Publ. Soc. Newsletter 43, 1999 in bsp.lk; Internet abounds of references to his translations, but no further information about his persons has been this far found.

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