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What are the important texts of Shrouta Shaivism?

Srouta Shaiv Siddhant or Shrouta Shaivism is an Shaiva tradition. One important scripture i am aware is Srikantha's Bhashya on Brahmasutra (?) What are the important scriptures of Shrouta Shaivism ...
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Summarized Srimada Bhagavad Geeta verses

I belong to a Hindu family where my family members read Srimada Bhagvad Geeta. I tried to read it but it has long pages with 'shlokas' and all. Whenever I start to read I'm never able to carry on much....
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From where can I get english translation of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadever Jivanvrttanta by Ram Chandra Datta?

Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadever Jivanvrttanta, written by Ram Chandra Datta is regarded as the first biography of Ramakrishna. It goes into great detail about the sadhanas done by Ramakrishna. I want ...
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What is the source of the verse that says that everything is established in yajna (fire sacrifice)?

yajneshu devastisthanti yajne sarvam pratisthitam| yajnena dhriyate prithvi yajnastarayati prajah|| annena bhuta jibanti parjanyadannasambhavah| parjanyo jayate yajnat sarvam yajnamayam tatah|| ...
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What was guru tradition of Sridhara Swami?

Are there any references of guru tradition of Sridhara Swami (commentator of Bhagavatam)? I did not find any information on him, his life etc., besides some blogs such as https://gaudiyascripture....
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Is translation of the following excerpt from Appayya Dikshita's Brahma Sutra Bhashya available in English?

Can anyone provide English translation of the following texts which are from Appayya Dikshita's Brahmasutra Bhasya? Has this text been translated into English? णाजातशत्रुणा का लोके माह्मणस्य महावि वि...
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Where can I find an English or Bengali book on Havan/Yajna/Homa?

I am looking for a book on "how to perform Havan (Hawan/Yajna/Hom)" in English or Bengali. But, unfortunately, I could not find it. There are many books in Hindi. But I can't read Hindi. So, ...
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How to type पत्ते with half त् as in त्य [closed]

I know this is not directly related to Hinduism but as this community seems to have a background of typing in in Devnaagari / Hindi / Sanskrit. I have searched a lot. I hope someone will answer... I ...
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Authentic sources of shukraniti?

Where can we get authentic book of shukraniti ? Please suggest some reliable sources online or offline.
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Where can I find the English translation of Parashara Smriti?

People say that Parashara Smriti is for Kali Yuga. So it is no doubt an important text. Is there any English translation available?
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Can anybody share the ebook link of Manubhashya of Medhatithi Part II (English Translation)?

I got Part I to V except for part II. The translator of the book is Ganganath Jha.
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What are the academic journals on Hinduism?

Can anybody suggest any academic journal on Hindu studies where scholars publish their peer-reviewed article on Hindu Theology and Philosophy? I am talking about academic journals and not magazines.
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What are the popular free online magazines on Hinduism?

Can anybody suggest any popular online magazine on Hinduism? If possible, please suggest more than one.
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Official arguments of TTD about birth place of Hanuman

TTD made an official announcement about birth place of Hanuman on (today) 21-April-2020. 1 2 3 4 TTD announced that Tirumala is the birth place of Hanuman. Although there are some statements in news ...
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Where can I get PDF of Srimad Bhagavata by Swami Tapasyananda?

I am looking for PDF of Swami Tapasyananda's (of Ramakrishna Mission) commentary on Bhagavatam Purana.
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What is the meaning of the verse Bhārate Bhātu Bhāratī?

What is the meaning of the following verse? भारते भातु भारती (Bhārate Bhātu Bhāratī) What is the source of this verse?
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What is the source of the liberation story that involves Narada and two ascetics?

There is a story on liberation, which I like. But unfortunately, I do not know the source. Can someone please help? In short, the story goes something like this. Once Narada met two ascetics. He said ...
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How is the SrIsUktam revealed in the sAmaveda?

OM namaH sAmavedAya As this post describes, a form of the puruShasUkta is found in the sAmaveda, How is Purusha Sukta revealed in Samaveda?. Malola Kannan has also recited SrI sUktam from sAmaveda, ...
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Background of the Viśvasara Tantra

What is the origin of the Viśvasara Tantra? Does anyone know, when about it was written? It is given as the source for the Guru stotram, but I have not been able to find out more, except that all ...
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Is it true that gita had 3 author [closed]

scroll.in the source The First Author wrote most of Adhyayas 1 to 6. The period of writing was of the Older Upanishads and pre-Buddhist, around 600 BCE. The principal philosophical issue is Sannyasa ...
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Where can I get Bhavisyottara purana pdf?

The Uttaraparvan is large with 208 chapters.[3] Though nominally attached to the Bhavishya Purana, is usually considered to be an independent work, also known as the Bhaviṣyottara Purāṇa, and as such ...
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Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya?

Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya ? Where will it be available?
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Specific source of narayana upanishad

It is known that this is from Krishna yajurvedam It is not clear as to the exact source like which aranyaka.. which samhita.. this post is to know if some one can tell the exact source of narayana ...
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Who is the father of rishi Shandilya?

Who is the father of Rishi Shandilya after whom Shandilya gotra is named? The wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shandilya_(Rishi) gives no light on this. https://familypedia.wikia.org/wiki/...
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Basic Texts on Mantra Shastra

I am looking for some texts that could teach the basics of Mantra Shastra. I am specially interested in their reasoning, pronunciation and historical context. Kindly recommend texts of the same kind.
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Where can I download "An introduction to the commentary on Vedas" by Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati?

I am looking for a book named "An introduction to the commentary on the Vedas" which is the english translation of "RigVedAdi Bhasya Bhoomika" by Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati, ...
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MoolRamayanam how to get a copy

Many years ago (mid 60s) the sahitya syllabus of the pramana patriya course at the Sanskrit University in Benaras included the Moolaramayanam. A very slim volume which summarised the whole epic in a ...
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Where to find P.K.leelamma's translation of the Devi Shapthasathi into english online?

Is the book written by Smt P K Leelamma on Devi Mahathmyam available online? please let me know thru email. It is a Ramakrishna Mission Trissur publication of the 1930s.
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any resources for the sorrow of god

We've all had ample resources(albeit they are not enough or typical) for learning the mahimas(greatness), beauty, qualities, nature, form, motives, leelas of god. Yet there remains one more book. ...
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Where can I find an unabridged English translation of Harivamsa?

I know about the KM Ganguli translation of Mahabharata. Did he also translate Harivamsa Parva? If so, where can I find his (or any other) English translation?
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Looking for a source

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw3JrfnBc7Q I am looking for the source of the story explained in this video. By "source", I'm referring to some kind of written text, which probably would be ...
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Sanskrit/vedic text describing relationship between male and female

I wanted to know if there is a sanskrit/vedic text that describes as to why there is these two forms of existence of life i.e. a male and a female and what their relationship is(things like why they ...
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Original version of Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram bhajan?

I would like to know about the original source and version and the author of the famous bhajan Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram. This bhajan was later edited and popularized by Gandhi. This was widely ...
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Where can I download PDF of english translation of Sri Chaitanya Bhagavat? [duplicate]

I would like to know where I can download English translation of Sri Chaiyanya Bhagavat by Vrindavan Das Thakur.
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I want K.L.joshi Visnu Purana pdf

I want H.H.Wilson and edit by K.L.joshi visnu Purana pdf
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Looking for english/hindi commentary on parshuram kalpa sutra?

Parshuram kalpa sutra is a manual for srividya. I am searching for good english and hindi commentary on it. Online or book links please.
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Rangaramanujacharya's commentary on upanishads

Where can I find Sri Rangaramanujacharya's commentaries on the Upanishads?
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Is setubandha by bhaskaraya online pdf available?

Is "Setubandha" by bhaskaraya available online in Sanskrit/ Hindi/ English. if not where can i get a book ?
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Is Varivasya Rahasyam avaliable as online pdf?

I am unable to find Varivasya Rahasyam online pdf. Appreciate if someone can point online or give link for a good printed book.
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Where to buy the four Vedas in Sanskrit without commentary or translation?

I've found the vedas in translation all over the Internet, but I can't find a store which sells the Sanskrit text alone. I am looking for a hardcover copy. Every edition I've found which includes the ...
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Udyoga Parva - Mahabharata BORI edition with the footnotes

I am looking for the BORI critical edition of the Mahabharata in Sanskrit, with footnotes, so that I can see the different variations available for a text. I saw archive.org has a few of those pdfs. I ...
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Where can I get English or Kannada translation of Khandanatraya of Shri Madhwacharya?

If you have online links of one or more of Khandanatraya Granthams of Shri Madhwacharya with Kannada or English translation, please share it. Khandanatraya: 1. Mayavada khandana 2. Upadhi khandana 3. ...
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Where can I find yoga vashishta in pdf format?

I wanted to download Yoga Vashishta in PDF format with commentary in English by a reliable source. Where can I get it?
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Is there any English translation available for Tattvartha Deepa Nibandha?

I am looking for this text for a while now. I have searched the internet thoroughly but I could not find it. Does anybody know where can I find the work mentioned in the title, in English, as an e ...
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English translation of Garga Samhita on Krishna

Garga Samhita is written by sage Garga. Is there any English translation for Garga Samhita available online?
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Is there an English translation of "Sarvartha Siddhi" by Vedanta Desika?

I'm looking for an English translation of "Sarvartha Siddhi" by Vedanta Desika. In fact I'm only interested in one part of it, "I.69", in which a reference to Yadavaprakasa and his theory of time is ...
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Does anyone have access to the texts or manuscripts of the Parameswara Tantram and the Vadavanaliya Tantram?

Paarameshwara tantra ( Contains Unmatta bhairava panchanga) Vaadavaanaliya Tantra ( Contains Shweta Kaalii panchanga) Does anyone have access to the texts or manuscripts of these two Tantras? Is it ...
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English or Hindi translation of Vyasa Smriti

Is there any site or way to get a pdf or epub of Hindi/English translation of Vyasa Smriti? I have searched many sites and couldn't find it. Please if someone has it kindly provide a link.
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In need of Atharva Veda books translated by Dr Tulsi Ram

I have vol 1 of Atharva veda by tulsi ram.May I have the link to the rest of the volumes?
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What are some good books (in English) about or by Nigamananda Paramhamsa?

Most of the stuff available online is in Bengali and Odiya. Is there any English book available to understand the teachings of Swami Nigamananda?
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