Buddhist Digital Resource Center applies the transformative power of technology to advance the preservation and accessibility of Buddhist literature. BDRC Lib provides mobile access to the complete BDRC Library operating at

BDRC Lib works offline to search thousands of titles in the library. Included are titles of independently published works, as well as titles that have been included in collections (via the outline feature of the BDRC Library). The app’s search tool works offline and online. Once the app is online, connected to the internet or a mobile data platform, readers can browse scanned page images, share texts, and download PDFs.

BDRC is planning additional features, so please stay tuned for updates. Future releases will include collaborative features that give users the ability to request that a text be scanned, suggest edits to records, and suggest a text for inclusion in the library. BDRC will also release a desktop version of the mobile app that provides direct access to the BDRC Library on a computer.

What’s New

Version 1.1.2

What's new in version 1.1.2?
- Select location during setup
- Settings panel (language and location)
- Various minor bug fixes and interface text updates
- New dataset 2017.12.11

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
5 Ratings
5 Ratings
ayu mangal ,


It would be great if you can make work without internet like many other apps.

Erdbaatar ,

Worst app

The worst app I’ve ever experienced in App Store. I just simply doesn’t work!!


Buddhist Digital Resource Center
259.9 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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