Questions tagged [resource]

Use this tag to ask for resources, such as online versions of Hindu texts. If you're looking for scripture, use the 'translation-request' or 'scripture' tag

49 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
7 votes
0 answers
922 views

Where can I read Manusmriti along with all its commentaries in English?

Manusmriti has more than six commentaries so far (Bhāruci, Medhātithi, Govindarāja, Kullūka, Nārāyana, Sarvajnanarayana, Nandana, Raghavananda, Ramacandra). Only Medhatithi's commentary which has been ...
user avatar
6 votes
0 answers
169 views

How many Puranas have critical editions?

I have heard of a critical edition of Harivamsa prepared by BORI. Are there any others and are they available on the net?
S K's user avatar
  • 1
5 votes
0 answers
165 views

Details of Bhawani Mishra who build temple where goddesses speak

There is a temple of Goddess Tripura Sundari in Bihar where many people experienced goddesses talking at night times. I am quoting from this article the deities present inside the temple speak like ...
hanugm's user avatar
  • 31.6k
5 votes
0 answers
279 views

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 ...
Matthias Schmidt's user avatar
5 votes
0 answers
61 views

Mahabharata and its pre-divisions

I know that the present Mahabharata is of 1,00,000 verses. Is there any site where I can read the Bharata (24,000 verses)?
user avatar
5 votes
0 answers
1k views

Nitya Karma and Pooja Book

Namaste! Is there a book (pdf file) in English available for Nitya Karma and Pooja? The one I obtained is in Hindi. http://webstock.in/001-Epics-PDF/Nitya-Karm-Pooja-Prakash/Nitya-Karm-Pooja-...
ABCD's user avatar
  • 151
4 votes
0 answers
53 views

Is there any freely-available open data project of the Rig Veda with the rhythmic meters in it?

I am wondering if the vedic meter for the Rig Veda (or other texts) has been encoded into any freely available texts online, such that I can use it in software. That is, the metric structure of each ...
Lance's user avatar
  • 553
4 votes
0 answers
340 views

Where I can find Gita-mahatmya in original devanagari script (7 slokas in Devanagari script) from Introduction to Bhagavad-gita of Srila Prabhupada

(1) gītā-śāstram idaṁ puṇyaṁ yaḥ paṭhet prayataḥ pumān viṣṇoh padaṁ avapnoti bhaya-śokādi-varjitaḥ (2) gītādhyāyana-śīlasya prāṇayama-parasya ca naiva santi hi pāpāni pūrva-janma-...
SriJi's user avatar
  • 41
4 votes
0 answers
350 views

Lalita hridaya with English meaning

I am looking for lalita hridaya with English meaning. What is the importance of hridaya strotra.
Saurabh's user avatar
  • 717
4 votes
0 answers
884 views

Do we have a Trishati Namavali for Varahi?

Do we have Trishathi Namavali (a stotra consisting of 300 names) for Varahi? I heard it's there in "Uddamaresha Tantra" (not Uddamareshvara Tantra). If anyone can provide any information it will be ...
user1058913's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
934 views

Translation of Vishnu Dharma Purana

Viṣṇu dharma purāṇa is one of the 18 upa purāṇas. This text is available in Sanskrit online. Is it available in English or Hindi or any other Indian language?
Sarvabhouma's user avatar
  • 25.8k
3 votes
0 answers
108 views

Where can I read Tantric texts in English

Where can I read Tantric texts? Is there any online pdf? I want the mantra in English and its meaning. Are there any commentaries by a Proper Guru?
Shashaank's user avatar
  • 1,228
3 votes
0 answers
126 views

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 ...
user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
72 views

Authentic sources of shukraniti?

Where can we get authentic book of shukraniti ? Please suggest some reliable sources online or offline.
user19357's user avatar
  • 571
3 votes
2 answers
185 views

Complete Telugu translation of Agni purana

I searched several websites and did not find any complete translation of Agni Purana in Telugu. Is there any publicly available and complete Telugu translation of Agni Puran?
hanugm's user avatar
  • 31.6k
3 votes
0 answers
71 views

What texts/books deal with Hindu demonology?

I have studied Western demonology over the past two years. I would like to study it now from a Hindu perspective. So can anybody recommend me books/texts regarding it?
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
86 views

Is there any pdf of Siva Dharma and Śiva Dharmottara puran available?

Is there any pdf file of both Shiva Dharma Puran and Shiva Dharmottara Puran available ?
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
192 views

Looking for a biography of Totapuri Maharaj by Monika Mitra

I came across a lady namely, Monika Mitra who had the good fortune of being in close contact of Totapuri Maharaj who was a wandering saint. She has written the only account of the saint with the title,...
user16445's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
42 views

Online English version of the Karveer Mahatmyam

Namaste. Can anyone tell me where can I read the English version of the Karveer Mahatmyam, please? I can only find a few sources, but they are only in the Marathi language. Grateful if anyone could ...
Akilesh J's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
130 views

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....
vcx34178's user avatar
  • 121
2 votes
0 answers
70 views

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...
Pasham Vishnu Vardhan Goud's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
130 views

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, ...
Amritendu Mukhopadhyay's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
93 views

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?
Amritendu Mukhopadhyay's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
428 views

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 ...
Starbeard's user avatar
  • 109
2 votes
0 answers
39 views

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 ...
indu's user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
0 answers
304 views

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 ...
sidharth chhabra's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
263 views

Where can I read Shakta Agamas online in English?

I'm searching for Shakta Agamas online in English. Can anybody provide me the relevant links or PDFs to read these Agamas? P.S. So far, I could only find Kularnavara Tantra. You can read it here.
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
457 views

Where can I find Vishnu Yamala?

Is Vishnu Yamala available either offline or online in any one of the English / Hindi languages.
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
285 views

Where can one find online the 15 tithi khadagmalas which are chanted as per tithi?

Looking for Tithi Khadagmalas (15 Khadagmalas for the 15 Nitya Devis corresponding to the lunar dates) possibly with explanation. Where online we can find these 15 versions of Khadgamala?
Saurabh's user avatar
  • 717
2 votes
0 answers
476 views

Where can I read the Ishvaragitabhashya of Vijnanabhiksu online in English?

I would like to read the Ishvaragitabhashya, Vijnanabhiksu's commentary on the Ishvara Gita online, in English. Can anyone provide me the relevant link or PDF for it? The interesting thing about this ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
159 views

Where can I know about the eight forms of Lord Ganesh from Mudgala purana?

I would like to know where can I find a complete English version of the Mudgala Purana and also the eight forms of Lord Ganesha.
Rajesh Maharaj's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
28 views

What all good audio versions of Shiv Tandav Stotram are available online?

The version sung by Shankar Mahadevan is currently the most popular one online. I remember hearing an old version previously but couldn't find it due to the search algorithm pushing newer versions. ...
Dhrumil Dave's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
121 views

English translation of 'Sanskriti Ke Char Adhyay' by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

As the title suggests, I am looking for an English translation of 'Sanskriti Ke Char Adhyay' by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. I would be grateful if anyone could provide.
Hersh Rai's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
22 views

Is there a PDF of Vedanta Desika's Divya Charitram?

Is there a PDF of Sri Vedanta Desika's Divya Charitram? (of Dhvitheeya Brahmathanthra Swamy)
Pasham Vishnu Vardhan Goud's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
27 views

What are great books on breath Yoga?

In Bhagavad Gita,I read that one should learn to have a balanced breath. I want to know What are some sutras or literature on breath Yoga?
Āryā's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
0 answers
449 views

English translation of Ganesh purana

I'm looking to read Ganesh Puran. what is the best-unabridged copy I can get? if I could get a link or author name. it would be much appreciated.
Nakura's user avatar
  • 51
1 vote
0 answers
64 views

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, ...
RishX's user avatar
  • 3,051
1 vote
0 answers
58 views

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.
Ravikumar Srinivasan's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
43 views

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 ...
Alphecca's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
0 answers
66 views

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 ...
RAVIN BHALEKAR's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
2k views

Which is the most authentic english translation of Manu Smriti?

Which is the most authentic translation of Manu Smriti preferably literal word to word one?
RishX's user avatar
  • 3,051
1 vote
0 answers
776 views

Where can I read the Bhagavad Gita with the commentary of Vishwanath Chakravarti Thakura in English in a PDF version?

I would like to read the commentary of Vishwanath Chakravarti Thakura of the Bhagavad Gita in English in a PDF version. Can anyone provide me the site where I can download the relevant PDF file?
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
11 views

Good and clear photos of original Sanskrit Manuscript of Mahabharata in full

Are there any good photos ie easy to read and good lighting of the whole Mahabharata and Ramayana including the accused "interpolated" options? Please include a Manuscript with headers for ...
Haridasa's user avatar
  • 555
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

What is Madhvācārya's translation and commentary to ŚB 12.13.16?

I wanted to know about Śrī Madhvācārya's interpretation of ŚB 12.13.16, but I cannot find a PDF of it.
Śyāma-Sundara Dāsa's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Where to look for these texts?

What is left of Rudra Vaishnava Sampradaya and Kumara Vaishnava Sampradaya texts? This page mentions the literature of Kumara Vaishnava Sampradaya. Where can these texts be found? I am also interested ...
user28835's user avatar
  • 127
0 votes
0 answers
636 views

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.
RishX's user avatar
  • 3,051
0 votes
0 answers
109 views

Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya?

Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya ? Where will it be available?
Pasham Vishnu Vardhan Goud's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
139 views

I want K.L.joshi Visnu Purana pdf

I want H.H.Wilson and edit by K.L.joshi visnu Purana pdf
Pasham Vishnu Vardhan Goud's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
119 views

Where can I read Muvāyirappaṭi Guruparamparāprabhāva in English?

I would like to read the Muvāyirappaṭi Guruparamparāprabhāva, the biography of the great Vaishnava acharya, Sri Ramanujachaya, in English. Can anyone provide me a link for it?
user avatar