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There are tons of resources both online and offline. Offline Sources samskritabharati is an organisation of volunteers who are committed to Sanskrit, and they conduct free Sanskrit classes. They have many years of experience at this, and teach spoken Sanskrit without going through an intimidating grammar-only approach. Look at Samskrit in your locality and ...


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Mahabharata of Geeta Press Gorakhpur is the most famous version available in Hindi language.     It is available in multiple sets and is a huge book. You can directly buy from their website or store or from some website like this. Alternatively, if you wish to read it online then you can download its pdf version from here. Note these are ...


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Advaita Ashrama publishes a lot of books on Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, scriptures etc..Check out this link to browse their books which you can order online. Books are available in Bengali, English, Hindi, Nepali, Sanskrit, Urdu, English-Bengali. Here is the direct link of Ashtavakra Samhita which you want to buy. It contains original Sanskrit ...


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The story of Shiva is as the name suggests covered in detail in Srimad Shiva Purana. Srimad Bhagavad Mahapurana also entails various leelas of Shiva. Srimad Devi Bhagavatam covers episodes of Shiva's glory relevant to Devi - Sati, Parvati, Kali. Linga Purana is also detailed narration Shiva and his glories and why we worship him as a linga. [This aspect is ...


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Following are some books on Brahma Sutra comprising analysis of principal commentaries of Adi Shankaracharya (Advaita), Sri Ramanujacharya (Vishishtadvaita and Madhvacharya (Dvaita) available on Exotic India: A Glossary of Technical Terms in The Commentaries of Sankara, Ramanuja and Madhva on The Brahma - Sutras (Set of 2 Volumes) The Vedanta (A Study ...


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First of all, for those who don't know, the Naalayira Divya Prabandham is Nathamuni's collection of the 4000 verses of the Alwars. In any case, I know of two English translations of the entire Naalayira Divya Prabhandham, both of them online: http://4000divyaprabandam.blogspot.com, which gives English translations and explanations for all the Alwar ...


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Issue with many such Gita-s is the translation problem. These translations were done with scarce resources & less availability of Sanskrit experts. In the current age of internet, this issue is resolved. Here are few strategies: Use Gita supersite and choose the translations & purports you want. Only issue is, one need to go 1 by 1. IMO, ...


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From an Ayurvedic perspective, there is the the Sharirasthana of the Sushruta-samhita which deals with anatomy and the human body (sharira), and various other subjects: http://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/sushruta-samhita-volume-3-sharirasthana A small chapter from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad also deals with the Sharira (body): http://www.wisdomlib....


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The defining text of the Nyaya school (one of the six Astika schools) is Gautama's Nyaya Sutras. This book by Mahamahopadhyaya Satish Chandra Vidyabhushan provides the Nyaya Sutras in Sanskrit, along with an English translation and commentary on each Sutra. One note of caution: it's fine to read about the Nyaya school in order to learn the logical ...


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Since you want to learn more about Shiva, there are many places you can start. I don't know your level of background, but if you know nothing at all you may want to start by reading the comic book series Amar Chitra Katha, which tells lots of stories of Shiva. Here are a few relevant Amar Chitra Katha comics, in no particular order: Tales of Shiva - ...


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Jiddu Krishnamurti an Iyer Brahmin although didn't identify himself with any sect or creed, his teachings are extremely valuable to the followers of Hinduism especially for Advait Vedantists, and Kashmiri Shaivas as he lays ground for their followers to practice Self-related teachings more ardently and also because his teachings are not at all in ...


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Koorma is a metaphor and not a specific branch of yoga. What you are asking about is Raja Yoga. Swami Vivekananda said (Complete Works, V7, p 71; available here - http://www.advaitaashrama.org/cw/content.php): Control the mind, cut off the senses, then you are a Yogi; after that all the rest will come...You continually do it unconsciously as when your ...


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Paramhamsa is actually the name of a class of ascetics. Other classes are Kuticaka, Bahudaka, Hamsa etc. A Paramhamsa is considered as the one who have spiritually evolved the most among these classes. Several references to them can be found in the minor Upanishads and other scriptures. Here is one such reference from the Narada Parivrajaka Upanishad (...


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Well, we have the various Upavedas associated with the four Vedas. Dhanurveda, Ayurveda, Gandharvaveda etc. There are four Upavedas: Dhanurveda, Gandharvaveda, Ayurveda and Arthasastra. Some schools hold Sthapatyaveda as the fourth Upaveda instead of Arthasastra. Dhanurveda is the science of warfare. Gandharvaveda is the study if aesthetics ...


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OSHO's discourse on Vigyan Bhairav Tantra is a masterpiece. He has done a detailed analysis on all the 112 meditation techniques of Vigyan Bhairav Tantra. Here are two volumes of ebook of OSHO's Vigyan Bhairav Tantra: Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - Vol 1 Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - Vol 2 The Book of the Secrets: A New Commentary, The original series of 80 ...


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Part 1 of Jayadratha Yamala is available in pdf. You need to create an account to look at the preview. (Clicking on below link takes you to pdf) https://www.scribd.com/document/51868775/Jayadratha-Yamalam-Part-1-Ok However it does not contain the coveted and elusive Bagalaamukhi sahasranamam.


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I havent read this version, but reading the description, this should be good. This is from Ramanasharam and based on a book published by Ramakrishna ashram There is also a free audio download available here http://www.sriramanamaharshi.org/resource_centre/audio/ashtavakra-gita/ You may also search Ramakrishna Mission bookstores


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An English translation by Manmatha Nath Dutt is available online here in proofread HTML. Also see a Sanskrit/English edition which is available here in PDF format. If you are looking to buy the book, I can recommend two editions, one by Dutt, edition 2012 and the other by various translators, edition 2007


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My first suggestion would be. Read story of the devotee of shiva called 'nayanar' http://www.dlshq.org/download/nayanar.htm and Second suggestion is to Purchase Shiva Purana it is easily available in any local spiritual book shop. But first few chapter is about karm kand so I will suggest to read it from middle from where you get interest into it.


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Yes, For Ramanujacharya's Bhashya on Srimad Bhagvad Gita, there's one good book available: The Gitabhashya of Ramamuja, translated by M. R. Sampath kumaran, published by Anantacharya Indological Research Institute 1988. You can purchase the physical book or read/get it from Internet Archive The English translation of Madhvacharya's Bhashya on Bhagvad Gita ...


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https://archive.org/details/historyofindianp04dasguoft/page/n8/mode/2up A history of Indian philosophy..5 volumes. by Dasgupta, Surendranath, 1885-1952; Dasgupta, Surama Sharirik bhashya I.e. shankarbhashya of Sankaracharya - the bhashya on Brahmasutra. And many more books in Hindi or other Indian languages.


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The well accepted and most authentic biography of Adi Shankracharya is "Shankara Digvijaya" by Vidyaranya Madhavacharya who was 12th Jagadguru of Sringeri Sharada Peetha. Biography of Adi Shankaracharya based on Madhaviya Shankra Digvijaya is available for reading online in five parts from Sringeri Sharada Peetha official website: Madhaviya Shankara ...


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Based on the following statement of the OP, I am providing answer. So I got little skeptic and started to believe in Mantras from Vedas only. If you are looking for Video of recitation of mantras from Rig Veda, the following is the link for hearing them. http://vedicheritage.gov.in/samhitas/rigveda/shakala-samhita/mandal-01/ You can select Mandala ...


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Here I am compiling a brief list of useful books related to astrology both for beginners and for advance users. Some of the books also are in Hindi language, and all the books are directly downloadable via the link which are in PDF and MS word format. Vedic Astrology by SUVRATSUT - (MS word) Vedanta Jyotish (vedic Astrology) - by SUVRATSUT – (MS word) ...


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Vedic astrology by PVR Narasimha Rao There is not a very good collection of books on Astrology for online reads. And if they are there, not many are from validated sources or legal copy. I have read and listen to the works of PVR Narasimha Rao. He is taking astrology to a new level. This is good for beginners. There is also other way of learning astrology,...


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I have a copy of the Bhasa Pariccheda with Siddhanta-Muktavali by Visvanatha-Nyaya-Pancanana. It is done by Swami Madhavananda with original Sanskrit, English translation and commentary. It is a manual on the Nyaya-Vaisesika philosophy. It is available through Advaita Ashrama - http://advaitaashrama.org/ and also Motilal Banarsidass - http://www.mlbd.com/


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One of the users mentioned Gita Press, which is a good translation. Here is the link: http://book.gitapress.org/product-category/topic/ramayan/ Another is by Parimal Publication, Delhi. Here is the link: http://www.parimalpublication.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=218 Rajaji's version is an abridged one. It is good, but it ...


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Here I would like to suggest a good Hindi translation of Atharva Veda Sanhita by ShriRam Sharma Acharya. ,Published by Yug Nirman Yojna. This book is with original sanskrit shlokas and can be downloaded via the link provided in PDF format. As you requested here is the link ,where this book is avaliable for online purchase AWGP Also here is the Hindi ...


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BhAvaprakAsh (by BhAva Mishra) is a good (probably the best) book on the subject. It can be bought here (Original Sanskrit+Hindi translation). Or from here (Original Sanskrit+English translation). Plenty of options to choose from here. About the book: Bhava Prakash (14th century) This is the most important text, written by Bhava-Mishra on the ...


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