Bhagavad-Gita and Other Hindu Texts

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[Bhagavad-Gita]   [Mahabharata]   [Ramayana]   [Upanishads]   [Vedas]   [Yoga Sutras]  

Bhagavad-Gita (c. 400 BC) [gbf(50),HC]
  • HTML (19 pages) with introduction and commentary, at Gateway for India (Translated by B.S. Murthy)
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Sir Edwin Arnold)
  • French Flipbook at Archive.org (Translated by Philippe De Coster, DD)
  • Dutch PDF at the International Gita Society (Translator unknown)
  • Portuguese HTML at the International Gita Society (Translated by Dr. Olavo O. Desimon)
  • Spanish PDF (direct link) at Biblioteca Virtual Universal
  • Swedish Multi-Format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Nino Runeberg)
  • PDF File (2.4MB) with introduction and commentary, at Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing Press (Translated by B.S. Murthy)
  • MP3 Audio Format (1 51MB file, or 4 6-15MB files) at Gateway for 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 Text 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 Text Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)

  • Sundara Kanda
    • PDF (376KB) of the Sundara Kanda - Hanuman's Odyssey, at Gateway for India (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 Text Archive (Translated by Max Müller)
  • Spanish PDF (direct link) of the first five Valli of the Kata Upanishad at Biblioteca Virtual Universal

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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 Text Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)
  • HTML of the Sama Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Text Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)
  • HTML of the Black Yajur Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Text Archive (Translated by Arthur Berriedale Keith)
  • HTML of the White Yajur Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Text Archive (Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith)
  • HTML of the Atharva Veda (Multi-page, indexed) at the Internet Sacred Text 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 Text 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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Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades (c. 220?)
The Enneads (250)
On the Incarnation (c. 318)
Ecclesiastical History (c. 325)
Life of Antony (c. 356-362)
Sermons (Chrysostom) (c. 370-404)
Letters (Chrysostom) (c. 370-404)
On the Priesthood (c. 386)
On the Teacher (c. 388)
Commentary on Galatians (c. 390?)
Christian Doctrine (397-426)
On the Trinity (400-416)
Confessions (Augustine) (c. 401)
The City of God (413-426)
Enchiridion (Augustine) (421)
The Rule of St. Benedict (c. 530?)
The Quran (c. 632)
Beowulf (c. 725)
Tales from the 1001 Nights (c. 850?)
The Destruction of Dá Derga's Hostel (c. 900?; mss. c. 1100)
The Tale of Genji (c. 1008-1021)
Shahnameh (1010)
The Mabinogion (c. 1050?)
Monologium (1077)
Proslogium (1087)
The Song of Roland (c. 1100)
The Rubaiyat (c. 1120)
Letters of Abelard and Heloise (c. 1130-1136)
On Loving God (c. 1130?)
Sermons on the Song of Songs (1136-1153)
The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs (12th century)
Guide of the Perplexed (1180-1190)
The Nibelungenlied (c. 1200)
Magna Carta (1215)
The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi (c. 1250-1261)
The Saga of Burnt Njal (13th century)
On the Principles of Nature (1252-1256)
Summa Contra Gentiles (1261-1264)
Summa Theologica (1265-1273)
The New Life (c. 1292-1294)
The Cloud of Unknowing (c. 1300)
The Divine Comedy (c. 1306-1321)
Inferno (c. 1306-1314)
On Monarchy (c. 1309-1313)
Purgatorio (c. 1315-1318)
Paradiso (c. 1319-1321)
Sonnets (Petrarch) (c. 1327-1374)
Ascent of Mt. Ventoux (c. 1336)
The Decameron (1351)
The Spiritual Dialogue (St. Catherine of Siena) (1370)
Troilus and Criseyde (c. 1385)
Canterbury Tales (c. 1386)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Late 14th century)
On the Imitation of Christ (1418)
The Spiritual Dialogue (St. Catherine of Genoa) (1447)
Le Morte d'Arthur (c. 1470)
Notebooks (da Vinci) (c. 1478-1518)
The Dignity of Man (c. 1486)
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