Data based research papers in clear and concise English language in any field of Buddhism and related fields are published in The Maha Bodhi Journal. Authors are advised to follow strictly the guidelines.
Manuscripts in soft copy signed by author are to be sent to the Editor, The Maha Bodhi, Maha Bodhi International Publication and Media Division, Maha Bodhi Society of India, email@example.com, 4A, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata 700 073, with a “declaration” that ‘it
has been neither published nor submitted for publication in full or in summery form elsewhere and it will not be sent elsewhere for publication till the Editor’s view is known’.
Guidelines to be followed
Manuscripts 1.5 spaced although, not more than 5000 words, should be typed with 2.5 cm on left side. First page should contain title of the paper, author’s name, his present position, Institutional affiliation, Mailing address, Mobile number, and E-mail address and preferably an abstract of the paper (in 100 words). The author’s identity must not be disclosed elsewhere in any form. All materials must have objective justification for their inclusion; brevity should always be maintained. tables, figures, graphs etc. should be used only when absolutely necessary. Those should be numbered in Arabic numerals material-wise.
Only absolutely essential references should be given. When cited these appear in the end-note, with indications by superscript and should be listed at the end of the paper as Notes and References and Notes chronologically in the following manner (MLA style sheet):
Book References: 1) Braun, Erik. The Birth of insight, Meditation, Modern Buddhism and the Burmese Monk Ledi Sayadaw. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.
2) India, Publication Division. Buddhism in Afghanistan. Delhi: Manager of Publication, 1958.
Journal References: Kabat-Zinn, Jon. “An Outpatient Program in Behavioural Medicine for Chronic Pain Patients Based on the Practice of Mindfulness Meditation: Theoretical Considerations and Preliminary Results.” General Hospital Psychiatry, 1982, 4: 33–47.
“In” References: Chung, Jin-il and Kieffer-Pülz, Petra. “The Karmavācanās for the Determination of sīmā and ticīvareṇa avippavāsa”, In Dhammaratana, Bhikkhu T. and Pāsādika,
Bhikkhu (Eids.), Dharmadūta, Mélanges offerts au vénérable Thích Huyên-Vi à l’occasion de son soixante-dixième anniversaire, Paris: Édition You-Feng, 1977. 13–55.
Opinion expressed, facts stated or conclusions drawn in signed papers are entirely the author’s responsibility and in no case this authority is responsible for them. Papers are published on the understanding that the author has obtained necessary consent form the proper authority.
The Editors reserve the right to reject any manuscript without showing any cause, beside that to
revise, delete or condense, unless it conforms to the rules. Manuscripts are not returned.