Chanting Book Project Notes

Chanting Book Project

Scope:

  1. Phase 1 – Structure and Text
    1. STRUCTURECopy the existing structure for the purpose of bringing a familiar work online and bridging the gap from a familiar publication to the digital realm.
      1. Coordinate existing and new structure to reflect modern book construction as well as create expanded digital media based on the existing material
      2. Adding or Updating Missing Sections (Appendix / Dedication / Index)
      3. Format (Currently A4)
    2. TEXT – Copy the existing text of every page of the Chanting Book. Keep all sections and preserve the work as is unless there are obvious errors.
      1. Proof Reading
      2. Scholarly Review of Transliteration, Sources and Translations
  2. Phase 2 – Electronic Books
    1. Once the Wat Pasantidhamma chanting book is copied, structured and edited I will comb this and prepare it for eBooks (Kindle, Kobo, Google Play Books, PDF, etc.)
  3. Phase 3 – Recording (Audio)
    1. Audio of the chants
    2. Dhamma Talks based on Book Sutta, Chants and Meditation
    3. Audio of the Chanting Book
  4. Phase 4 – Video
    1. Video of the Chants
      1. With Sub Titles
    2. Meditation Instructional Video
      1. With Subtitles
    3. Dhamma Talks based on Book Sutta, Chants and Meditation
  5. Phase 5 – Publication Hard Copy
    1. Chanting Book Hard Copy

Phase 1 – Structure and Text

Structure:

  1. Existing Structure
    1. Front Matter
      1. Chanting Book Cover
      2. Inside Cover (Blank)
      3. Title Page
      4. Copyright Page
      5. INTRODUCTION
      6. The Pālī Alphabet
      7. CONTENTS
    2. Body Matter
      1. PART 1: Morning Chanting
      2. PART 2: Evening Chanting
      3. PART 3: Special Sutta
      4. PART 4: Meditation
    3. Back Matter
      1. List of Contributors
      2. Buddhavacana
  2. New Structure
    1. Cover
      1. Front Cover
      2. Front End-Paper
      3. Spine
      4. Back End-Paper
      5. Back Cover
    2. Front Matter
      1. Half Title
      2. Frontispiece
      3. Title Page
      4. Colophon
      5. Dedication
      6. Epigraph
      7. Table of Contents
      8. Foreword
      9. Preface
      10. Acknowledgments
      11. Introduction
    3. Body Matter
      1. PART 1: Morning Chanting
      2. PART 2: Evening Chanting
      3. PART 3: Special Sutta
      4. PART 4: Meditation
    4. Back Matter
      1. Afterword
      2. Conclusion
      3. Appendix
      4. Glossary
      5. Bibliography
      6. Index

Text:

Front Matter
      1. Chanting Book Cover
      2. Inside Cover (Blank)
      3. Title Page
      4. Copyright Page
      5. Dedication (New Structure)
      6. INTRODUCTION
      7. The Pālī Alphabet
      8. CONTENTS
    1. Body Matter
      1. PART 1: Morning Chanting
      2. PART 2: Evening Chanting
      3. PART 3: Special Sutta
      4. PART 4: Meditation
    2. Back Matter
      1. List of Contributors
      2. Buddhavacana



Phase 2 – Electronic Books




Phase 3 – Recording (Audio)




Phase 4 – Video




Phase 5 – Publication Hard Copy

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