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List of Works
[Bhagavad-Gita]   [Mahabharata]   [Ramayana]   [Upanishads]   [Vedas]   [Yoga Sutras]  

Bhagavad-Gita (c. 400 BC) [gbf(50),HC]
  • HTML (4 pages) with introduction and commentary, at the Vedanta Spiritual Library (Translated by B.S. Murthy)
  • HTML (19 pages) with introduction and commentary, at Gateway to India (Translated by B.S. Murthy)
  • French PDF at the American/International Gita Society (Translated by Philippe De Coster, DD)
  • Dutch PDF at the American/International Gita Society (Translator unknown)
  • Portuguese HTML at the International Gita Society (Translated by Dr. Olavo O. Desimon)
  • PDF File (2.4MB) with introduction and commentary, at Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing Press (Translated by B.S. Murthy)
  • Text file (130 KB; 54 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Sir Edwin Arnold)
  • MP3 Audio Format (1 51MB file, or 4 6-15MB files) at Gateway to India (Translated by B.S. Murthy)

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  • Sanskrit/English Hardcover edition, translated by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, 1997, 904 pg).
  • Paperback edition titled The Bhagavad-Gita: Krishna's Counsel in Time of War, translated by Barbara Stoler Miller (Bantam Wisdom Edition, 1986).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Eknath Easwaran (Vintage Books, 2000, 256 pg).
  • Amazon Kindle edition, translated by BS Murthy (2013, 114 pg).
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Mahabharata (between c. 540-300 BC)
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan (Columbia University Press, 1997, 254 pg).
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Ramayana (c. 600? BC)
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)
  • PDF (6 pages w/ embedded viewers) at the Vedanta Spiritual Library (Translated by P.R. Ramachander)

  • Sundara Kanda
    • PDF (embedded viewer) of the Sundara Kanda - Hanuman's Odyssey, at the Vedanta Spiritual Library (Translated by BS Murthy)
    • PDF (376KB) of the Sundara Kanda - Hanuman's Odyssey, at Gateway for India (Translated by BS Murthy)
    • HTML (Multi-page) of the Sundara Kanda: Hanuman's Odyssey, at Boloji.com (Translated by BS Murthy)


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  • Amazon Kindle edition of Sundara Kanda - Hanuman's Odyssey, translated by BS Murthy (2013, 124 pg).
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Upanishads (between c. 800?-400? BC)
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Max Müller)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by Eknath Easwaran (Nilgiri Press, 2007, 368 pg).
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The Vedas (between c. 2000?-200 BC)
The Vedas are believed to have been composed c. 2000-1500 BC; codified c. 600 BC; and written down c. 300-200 BC
  • HTML of the Rig Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)
  • HTML of the Sama Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)
  • HTML of the Black Yajur Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Arthur Berriedale Keith)
  • HTML of the White Yajur Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)
  • HTML of the Atharva Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)

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  • Paperback edition of the Rig Veda, translated by Wendy Doniger (Penguin Classics, 2005, 352 pg).
  • Paperback edition of the Sama Veda, translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith (Kessinger Publishing, 2004, 200 pg).
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The Yoga Sutras (c. 150 BC)
  • HTML (Single page, 24KB) at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive (Translated by BonGiovanni)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by Sri Swami Satchidananda (Integral Yoga Publications, 1985, 108 pg).
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