CST4 is a desktop client for browsing and searching the Pāli Canon. It is the successor to the Chaṭṭha Saṅgāyana CD 3.0 (CSCD3).
New release March 2022
System requirements: Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7.
You may need to enable the .NET Framework 4.8 Runtime, a component of Windows
Version 4.0 installer updated January 2022 with corrected Tipiṭaka text files.
System requirements: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 or XP.
You may need to enable the .NET Framework 2.0, a component of Windows.
The CST4 source code is available on GitHub
To type Roman-script Unicode Pali, download and install a Pali keyboard.
To run the program, click the “Chattha Sangayana Tipitaka 4.0” shortcut created by the installer. The search index is generated the first time the program runs. This can take up to 15 minutes.
To report bugs, make suggestions or request additional features, please send an email to the development team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your input is highly appreciated.
Video Introduction to CST4