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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Poems (Johnson) (c. 1750-80?)
An Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1751)
On the Origin of Inequality (1754)
Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding (pub. 1754)
A Dictionary of the English Language (1755)
On Political Economy (1755)
On the Sublime and Beautiful (1756)
On Taste (Burke) (1756)
Of the Standard of Taste (Hume) (1757)
Candide (1759)
The Prince of Abyssinia (or, Rasselas) (1759)
The Theory of the Moral Sentiments (1759)
Tristam Shandy (1759-67)
Confessions (Rousseau) (c. 1762; Pub. 1782)
Emile (or, On Education) (1762)
Rameau's Nephew (1762)
The Social Contract (1762)
Philosophical Dictionary (1764)
The Plays of William Shakespeare (Johnson) (1765)
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (1765? - 2nd ed. 1768)
Sorrows of the Young Werther (1774)
Common Sense (1776)
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88)
Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (pub. 1779)
The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics (1780)
Critique of Pure Reason (1781)
The Lives of the Poets (1781)
Poems (Blake) (1783-94)
Prolegomena (1783)
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Introduction to the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1786)
Constitutional Convention Debates (1787)
Constitution of the United States (1787; effect. 1789)
Anti-Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Critique of Practical Reason (1788)
Elements of Chemistry (1789)
Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789)
Songs of Innocence (1789)
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