Sri Sistla Ramakrishna Rao: Nail Art Ramâyana: drawn are "Nail" portraits of the entire Ramâyana of six Kandas and Uttarakanda consisting of the important episodes of this Adi Kavya with brief narratives.
Krishna Bhajan - 70 vaishnava bhajans in mp3 with chords and sing-along files.
Sri Guru Vandana: aims to present the line of Gaudiya Vaisnava spirituality as maintained by its representatives in the modern-day world. Here you will find a selection of accurate editions of their original writings, transcriptions of their speeches and conversations, recordings of their devotional songs, etc. Special emphasis is given to works originally published in the English language by the Vaisnava Acharyas.
The Path of Yoga: on-line free e-book presented by the Bhaktivedanta Book trust. His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupâda explains that beyond the postures and exercises, the ancient teachings of yoga aims at lasting, loving union with the supreme.
A Song Of Fortune: A Modern Gîtâ (classical version): Gnosis is the spiritual knowledge of Christianity which not only connects all Christians, but also all others who believe in an ideal spirit. Therefore is, concerning this true mystery, in this modern version of the Bhagavad Gîtâ the knowledge of finding liberation in the spirit called filognosy, the love for the gnosis, the love to be knowledgeable and connected in spiritual matters.
Gita for free: The aim of the Gita doctrine is to lead one to tranquility, happiness and equanimity. No rituals are prescribed. Webpresentation in seven languages: English Spanish, Dutch, Hindi, Hebrew, German, French.
The Gita Vision by Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj: Inspiring lectures on the first three chapters of the Bhagavad Gîta - the quintessence of the wisdom of the Vedanta. Formats: .pdf (125 k), .html (60 k)
Ibiblio: S'rîPediaan initiative that attempts to provide universal access in a self-study environment to the numerous texts and related commentaries, explanations etc. that comprise the body of Vedic knowledge.
Jagannatha's Chakra - Committed to open-minded, inclusive and compassionate Krishna Conscious News, Views and Discussion.
Kirtan.org: Here you will find an excellent source of information about the sacred tradition of sankirtan, or the congregational chanting of the Holy Name of the Lord.
Index of Krishnabase - Vaisnava Library: a great resource of nectar for your spiritual elevation. Here you can either browse through different files or simply use the search engine for particular word or phrase.
Krishna science: the Hare Krishna vieuw to science. A step closer to understand Krishna.
Lord Balarâma's Appearance day: links and text to the honor of Balarâma.
Mahâbhârata:the story arund the battle of Kuruksetra as conceived by Chakravarty Raj Gopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji.
Indian Idylls: from the Sanscrit; exerpts from the Mahâbhârata by Edwin Arnold 1907
The Mâhabhârata, R. Dutt translator (1899): an abridged verse translation of one of the two longest epic poems in world literature, the Mahabharata. This translation is surprisingly readable and very moving once you get used to the rhymed couplet format.
Vâlmiki Ramâyana: The by the paramaparâ preferred version of the Râmâyana in word for word translations, Sanskrit and proze.
Tulsi Ramâyana: S'rî Râmacaritamânasa (in pdf by Gita Press). It is an abbreviated version with less respect for the vaishnava point of view concerning the qualities by bhakti as opposed to qualities by birth.
Encyclopedia for Epics of Ancient India: This online encyclopedia contains materials from Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology (public domain) and links to other online resources. To find out more about the images displayed, click on the small image to see a larger version and to learn more about the image.
Glossary of Sathya Sai Baba's Vahini's : This glossary contains Sanskrit words, people, places, and literature that appear in the fifteen Vahinis and Sandeha Nivarini, all written in Telugu by Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sa
i Baba and translated into English by N. Kasturi.
Glossary of termsThis list of Sanskrit words is compiled from Ayurvedic, Buddhist, Tantric and Vedic texts.
Sanskrit dictionary Mwsdd: is a interface to the cologne(university of köln) digital Sanskrit project, wich is a digitized form of the Monier Williams dictionary. It's a windows program wich you can locally install on your PC alongside with the huge 16MB dictionary file created by the university of köln wich contains about 160.000 entries.
Sanskrit Texts and Stotras: Study Sanskrit, read Sanskrit texts, listen to Vedic pundits chant, or read Sanksrit humor. This site contains a wide variety of Sanskrit texts and stotras in the pdf format, which you can view or print for your personal use. Most of the texts are in Devanagari script, some with English translation. Many of the sahasranam texts are also encoded in transliteration (by popular demand). A lot of attention has been put into formatting the texts for maximum aesthetic appeal and ease of use.
The Gaudya Grantha Mandira Sanskrit Text RepositoryDedicated to the fond memory of Edward C. Dimock, teacher and friend, ground-breaking scholar of Caitanya Vaisnavism, translator of the Caitanya-caritamrta of Krsnadasa Kaviraja. This repository of texts is an effort to collect, edit, and make available important and often rare Sanskrit and Bengali texts that belong to the Caitanya Vaisnava tradition. It is for the use of any and all scholars of Sanskrit, Bengali, and the Caitanya Vaisnava tradition. It will eventually contain carefully edited and proofread editions of the whole corpus of Caitanya Vaisnava texts and many other important Sanskrit texts from other traditions and fields of study. The texts are available in the Postscript (.ps), Portable Document Format (.pdf) and Microsoft Word (.doc) formats and will require the necessary viewing software and/or fonts available from the index-page.
Spiritual Sky: The path to Vrâja: An online library. The goal of this web site is to collect important ideas and writings of individuals in such a way that a concurrent theme can be recognized. First to reveal the complete system for both individual and social positive evolution. Second to recognize the unity of all religion and awareness of the area where religion and social-political philosophy combine. We are all together under a spiritual sky.
Max Müller, translator(1879) The Upanishads are a continuation of the Vedic philosophy, and were written between 800 and 400 B.C. They elaborate on how the soul (Atman) can be united with the ultimate truth (Brahman) through contemplation and mediation, as well as the doctrine of Karma-- the cumulative effects of a persons' actions.
Introduction to the Upanishads, vol. 1 (
Includes the Preface to the Sacred Books of the East, Program of a Translation of the Sacred Books of the East and the Introduction to volume 1 of the Upanishads.
° The Upanishads infopage of The Advaita-Vedanta homepage: The upanishads that have been commented upon by Sankara and other teachers have have acquired extra significance as the principal or more or less "canonical" upanishads.
Upanishads:the most scientific spirit in connection with spiritual enquiryas conceived byChakravarty Raj Gopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji.
The Sama-Veda, Griffith tr. (1895) 282,861 bytes. The Sama Veda is a collection of hymns used by the priests during the Soma sacrifice. Many of these duplicate in part or in whole hymns from the Rig Veda. This is a complete translation.
The Yajur VedaA.B. Keith tr. (1914) This is a complete translation of the Yajur Veda. The Yajur Veda is a detailed manual of the Vedic sacrificial rites.
The Atharva-Veda, Bloomfield tr. (1897) 348,474 bytes The Atharva Veda also contains material from the Rig Veda, but of interest are the numerous incantations and metaphysical texts, which this anthology (part of the Sacred Books of the East series) collects and categorizes. The Atharva Veda was written down much later than the rest of the Vedas, about 200 B.C.; it may have been composed about 1000 B.C.
The Vedic Experience : an e-book.The Vedas are mankind's oldest scriptures considered by Hindus to be a direct revelation of God. One of the finest translations to the English Language is done by Professor Raimon Pannikar, who now lives in a small mountain village in Spain. Himalaya n Academy has been commissioned to publish his 1000-page anthology of the Vedic Experience in a special edition in the West, while Motilal Banarsidas has produced the Indian edition. In July of 1995 permission was given for these Vedic verses to be published on the World Wide Web: all the seven parts of Vedic Experience on line.
Time Line of Hindu History: the new model, held by all modern scholars, refuting the old of Max Muller that states that there was an aryan invasion and that the culture wouldn't be older than 3.500 years. Read also the editorial.
(Swedish) Veda: Detta är några religiösa skrifter från det antika Indien. Inte så mycket än, kanske, men det kommer nog upp mer och mer ska ni se :). Bhagavad-Gîtâ, Srîmad-Bhâgavatam.
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