New Policy on Translating
As of now, we have allowed those who have
translated the website to use the
Therefore, there is maitreya.org/english, maitreya.org/french,
However, we are finding more and more problems with doing it this way.
For example, the ‘search’ function searches the
entire website and often finds pages in the wrong language section.
This especially happens with pages that were copied from the English
website a long time ago but were never translated. These pages are
therefore not up-to-date, and people often find and use them without
realizing that they are old and not on the main English website.
Also, many of these language sections no longer
have someone updating and fixing them, so they are full of broken links
and formatting problems.
Therefore, to keep the teachings pure and simple, we are returning the
website back to English-only.
This does not mean that we do not want the website
to be translated and so allow anyone in the world to read
Maitreya’s teachings in other languages.
It just means that the
www.maitreya.org domain will be only the English site (with some
Those who wish to translate the site should place
their translations on their own websites.
They can contact us about it and apply for a Seal of Approval
for their translation. If they recieve the Seal of Approval, we may decide to place a link on
www.maitreya.org to their translation
site. However, the
translation will be their project and their responsibility, and will not
overlap with the original Revelation in English.
Sometime in the future, when we have the resources
and personnel, we may decide to create official versions of the website
in other languages which we could keep constantly updated and working
smoothly. At this point,
however, returning this to an individual, volunteer effort seems to be
the only possibility.
For those of you who are currently managing one of
the non-English www.maitreya.org sites,
we will contact you and work out how to move your sites to another place
without losing any of your hard work.
All thanks to God.