A collection of documents intended to support diverse societies of Buddhist practitioners. Scroll down for downloadable and printable copies!
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README.md

Towards the Establishment of a Network of Independent, Autonomous Societies of Buddhists (IASB)

Welcome to this evolutionary document describing the DNA of our little experiment with creating societies of Buddhist practitioners independent of any specific lineage or teacher.

The source code of the document is at the root of this project: IASB.md

Downloading

The latest documents can be downloaded in PDF format here:

You can also download example chant collections:

Prerequisites for building

You’ll need the following:

  • pandoc
  • tex (see documentation for pandoc above)
  • xetex
    • Linux users should check their package manager (e.g. sudo apt install texlive-xetex)
    • Max users can find it in the MacTeX distribution
  • make
    • Linux users should check their package manager (e.g. sudo apt install make)
    • Mac users can find it in a package manager like Homebrew

Building

You can build the project using make

You can clean up the output directory using make clean

Prerequisites for publishing

First, someone needs to grant you access to write to the S3 bucket where the files reside. Then, you need:

  • vanilla perl (should be preinstalled for Linux and Mac)
  • the AWS CLI

Publishing

Use ./publish