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Where can I read Sridhara Swami's commentary on the Srimad Bhagavatam online?

I would want to read Sridhara Swami's commentary of the Srimad Bhagavatam online in English. Can anyone of you provide me the relevant pdf or link?
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Is the complete Shiva Purana available online in English?

I already have a PDF of 812 pages in Hindi language but I find that the language/words used are sometimes a bit tough to understand. I have visited some sites which have downloadable versions in ...
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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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What are some online sources to get unabridged Hindu Scriptures or to learn Hinduism?

What are some good websites to find unabridged versions of Hindu Scriptures and to learn Hinduism (with proper interpretations)? Also, see: Where can I find/get basic information about Hinduism on ...
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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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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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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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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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Are any English translations of the Parashar Samhita available online?

The Parashar Samhita is an interesting book that chronicles the life of Lord Hanuman as narrated by Rishi Parashar, the author of Parashar Smriti and the Parashar Hora Shastra. I found the Sanskrit ...
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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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Resources to learn about Hinduism for an ex muslim who has been agnostic for about 10 years [duplicate]

Om swastiastu. I'm an ex-muslim who has been agnostic for about 10 years. I’ve read Bhagavad Gita (translated by Eknath Easwaran) and the Katha Upanishad (translated and explained by the same author). ...
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What is the location of this verse from Skanda Purana?

Madhvacharya in 52nd verse of his sarvasastra tattparya nirnaya which is the first chapter of Mahabharata Tattparya Nirnaya quotes the following verse from Skanda Purana skAnde.apyuktaM shivenaiva ...
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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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Complete English translations of Puranas

Some English translations of Puranas can be found online here: Vishnu purana (a) Garuda purana (abridged) (b) Garuda purana (full) Bagavata Purana Shiva Purana Linga purana (a) Brahmanda Purana (b) ...
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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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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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Can someone provide non-ISKCON online resources for Krishna-related scriptures?

If you search for something like Bhagavatam, you get overwhelmed by "supreme personality of godhead" type material.
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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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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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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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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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How many commentaries are there of the Srimad Bhagavatam?

I would like to have the list of commentators of the Srimad Bhagavatam (the one dedicated to Lord Krishna). How many of these commentaries have being translated to English? Are any of the commentaries ...
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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 of someone has it kindly provide a link. Thanks
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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 do mlecchas come from? [duplicate]

Do any Puranas elaborate on the origin of the Śaka, Hūṇā, Yavanas, etc? I have only heard suggestions like being the progeny of Asuras or rogue members of different Varnas.
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Where can I read Guthartha Dipika of Madhusudana Saraswati online, in English?

I would like to read the Guthartha Dipika, Madhusudana Saraswati's commentary on the Bhagavad Gita online, in English. Can anyone provide me the relevant link or PDF for it?
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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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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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Should ONLY ISKCON English translations of Scripture be cited when Traditional versions are also available? [closed]

ISKCON has more or less denied being Hindus. They focus on only a small subset of Hindu scripture but their translations are often significantly different from translations by established Hindu ...
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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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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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English or Telugu translation of Narasimha Purana

Could anyone tell me which is the best translation of Narasimha Purana in English or Telugu? I'm looking for a physical book.
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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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Where can I find/get basic information about Hinduism on the web?

I think getting information and knowledge about Hinduism is very useful for knowing and learning about Hinduism. So, I want to ask: Where can I find/get basic information and knowledge about Hinduism ...
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What are the differences between the Jaya version and the main Mahabharata?

And also, is the Jaya version available online in English?
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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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Rangaramanujacharya's commentary on upanishads

Where can I find Sri Rangaramanujacharya's commentaries on the Upanishads?
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Origin of Dhanvantari's maha mantra and moola mantra

Request you to let me know in which book can I find the Dhanvantri moola mantra and Maha Mantra. Also kindly mention the correct wording in Sanskrit of both the mantras.
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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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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 ?