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Yoga Vashisht or Heaven Found, Score Hin Yvhf

By: R. S. Gherwal

Description: This is a translation of the Laghu Yoga Vashishta, traditionally written by the sage Vasistha, one of the teachers of Rama. This is the 'shorter' Yoga Vashishta. This is not an academic or critical translation, but it may appeal to the casual

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Gitanjali

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: An integration of two words, 'Git' and 'Anjali,' meaning song and offering respectively, the literal meaning of the word is 'offering of songs.' and because of the strong devotional tone and subliminal spiritual incitation, the book can be said to have devotion to god as its theme. It highlights the poet's intense response to the magnificence of the universe or rather an affirmation of life with all its abundance, mystery and diversity.

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A Heifer of the Dawn

By: F. W. Bain

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Ramakrishna, His Life and Sayings, Score Hin Rls

By: F. Max Müller

Description: Ramakrishna (1833-86), was a Bengali Hindu sage. Although theoretically a high-caste Brahamin by birth, he came from a poor, low-caste village and had little or no education. He did not know a word of Sanskrit and his knowledge of the Vedas

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The Little Clay Cart, Score Hin Lcc

By: Shudraka

Description: The Mricchakatika, or Little Clay Cart, is one of the oldest Indian plays known, probably written about the 2nd century BCE. This is the only work by the author King Shudraka, who preceded the more famous Kalidasa by about five centuries. Lit

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Twenty-two Goblins, Score Hin Ttg

By: Arthur W. Ryder

Description: One night the famous King Triple-victory, mighty as the king of the gods, found a monk called Patience standing under a fig tree and making a magic circle. O King, if you wish to do me a favor, go south from here some distance all alone, and

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Studies from an Eastern Home, Score Hin Seh

By: Margaret E. Noble

Description: This is a set of essays by Sister Nivedita, published posthumously. Nivedita was a woman of Irish nationality who converted to Hinduism and spent her life selflessly helping the poor women of India. This book gives a rare ground-level vista o

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The Crest-jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankarâchârya, Sco...

By: Charles Johnston

Description: The Crest Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya Show More Show Less

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Vedânta-sûtras, Part Iii, Score Hin Sbe48

By: George Thibaut

Description: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...FIRST PADA. May

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Kalidasa: Translations of Shakuntala, and Other W Orks

By: Arthur W. Ryder

Description: Kālidāsa was a renowned Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. Nothing apart from his works is known with certainty about the life of Kālidāsa, such as where he lived or the dates of his birth and death. According to legend, he was known for his beauty, which brought him to the attention of Princess Vidyottama and she married him. However, as legend has it, Kālidāsa had grown up without much ...

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The Mahabharata Book 11 : Stri Parva, Score Hin M11

By: Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Description: The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It is an epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandava princes as well as containing philosophical and devotional material, such as

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A Review of the Original Principles, Religious and Moral, of the A...

By: Holwell, J. Z. (John Zephaniah), 1711-1798

Description: Vol. 2 printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt

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The Mahabharata Book 5 : Udyoga Parva, Score Hin M05

By: Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Description: The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It is an epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandava princes as well as containing philosophical and devotional material, such as

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The Yajur Veda Taittiriya Sanhita, Score Hin Yv

By: A. B. Keith

Description: The Yajurveda is the third of the four canonical texts of Hinduism, the Vedas. By some, it is estimated to have been composed between 1,400 and 1000 BC, the Yajurveda 'Samhita', or 'compilation', contains the liturgy (mantras) needed to perfo

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The Home and the World, Score Tagore Homewrld

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: This powerful saga of the female protagonist, Bimla, traces her metamorphosis into a spiritually and intellectually evolved person in great detail. The story set against the backdrop of the Swadeshi movement in Bengal, is one of the most thou

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A Vedic Reader

By: A. A. MacDonell

Description: A Vedic Reader By Arthur Anthony Macdonell Containing Thirty Hymns Of The Rigveda In The Original Samhita And Pada Texts. About the Author: Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1854 - 1930), 7th of Lochgarry, was a noted Sanskrit scholar. Macdonell was born in India and educated at Gottingen University, then matriculated in 1876 at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, gaining a classical exhibition and three scholarships (for German, Sanskrit, and Chinese). He graduated...

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Grihya Sutras, Part 1

By: Hermann Oldenberg

Description: Let us beget offspring. Let us acquire many sons, and may they reach old age. Loving, bright, with genial minds may we see a hundred autumns, may we live a hundred autumns, may we hear a hundred autumns! --p. 282. This is part one of two of the Sacred Books of the East translation of the Grihya Sutras. The Grihya Sutras are a collection of late Vedic-era (ca. 500 BCE) household rituals and regulations, many reflecting much more ancient traditions. It is like...

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The Garuda Purana, Score Hin Gpu

By: Ernest Wood

Description: This is a translation of an abridged version of the Garuda Purana. The Garuda Purana is one of the Vishnu Puranas. It is in the form of a dialog between Vishnu and Garuda, the King of Birds. The second section of this Purana (given here) deal

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The Mahabharata Book 6 : Bhishma Parva, Score Hin M06

By: Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Description:This book of the Mahabharata is important for two reasons. First of all, it contains the Bhagavad Gita, the best-known Hindu sacred text. Secondly, this book describes the start of the enormous battle which is the center-piece of the work, spe

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Two Old Faiths : Essays on the Religions of the Hindus and the Moh...

By: Mitchell, J. Murray (John Murray), 1815-1904; Muir, William, Sir 1819-1905
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