Note: Some texts are buried
deep in e-archives. If title link does not work, click source.
On-line version of 160,000 term Monier-Williams'
Sanskrit-English Dictionary, searchable in either English or Sanskrit.
The WWW Virtual Library's catalog of important
internet resources on Hinduism. Needs updating.
Section from Paul Flesher's Exploring
Religions covers Hindu cosmology, organization, religious life,
worship, sacred literature, with a glossary, timeline & maps (U of
Academy's extensive directory to
websites pf Hindu teachers
& organizations, temples
& ashrams, publications,
& philosophy, culture
Hindu megasite presents Mike Magee's on-line
translations of important texts
illustrating the beliefs & practices of tradition of devotion to Shiva
& Kali that has influenced many Hindus for the past millennium. Includes
helpful guides to basic gods,
material, & an extensive glossary
of basic tantric terms.
Paul Brians presents Michael Meyers'
translations of 4 key Vedic poems (Creation Hymn, to Agni, to Indra & the
PRF Brown of Mountain Man Graphics presents R.
C. Zaehner's translations of 2 poems to Visvakarman & the Sacrifice of the
Primal Man, & links to web pages challenging the view that Vedic history
began with the Aryan invasion.
Spirit-WWW's gateway to Hinduism on-line
provides Nathan Parker's overview
of Vedantic scriptures & concepts,
and links to articles, book excerpts & other Hindu resources.
Himalayan Academy presents Raimon
Panniker's elegant anthology of new translations of the Vedas with commentary.
The most extensive version of Vedic scholarship on-line.
Research on Vedic models of speech, breathing,
knowledge & meditation presented by Bhadraiah Mallampalli.
PRF Brown of Mountain Man Graphics presents the
dialogue between a sage & the god of death (Yama) that concerns the nature
of the inner human.
Translation of the Sanskrit text posted by Comparative
Swami Krishnanda's detailed exposition.
Sreedhar Chintalapaty of the U. of Memphis
analyzes the etymology
& history of the Upanishads, their relation
to the Vedas & the central concepts
Gita HomePage provides links
to all versions on the WWW, chapter summaries,
& a FAQ
Transliterated text, translation &
commentary by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupata with illustrations from the
original 1972 edition.
Arvind Ramanujam posts Alladi Mahadeva Sastri's
translation of the Hindu classic with photos
Rakesh Mullick offers Sanskrit, transliteration
& English translation of the Gita. (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Postscript
readers, both available FREE for download).
Gilles Schauffelberger & Guy Vincent
present their new French translation of Sanskrit epic.
John Smith's revision of Muneo Tokunaga's
English translation world's longest epic, tracing
the history of the Pandu dynasty & featuring the exploits of lord
Krishna. Free registration required (Cambridge U).
Bill Hemminger's elegant cyber-anthology
includes a modern translation of the Bhagavad
Gita by Ramanand Prasad & Soumon
De's essay on the historical
context of the Gita & its relation to Hindu doctrines.
Jean Johnson's NYU course materials on the
classic story used to train Indian youths includes lesson plans with notes on
10 scenes from the Ramayana
Hypertext of the massive epic about the
adventures of Rama, the romantic avatar of Vishnu, posted by the Hindu
Theology & Devotion
Mike Magee's gateway to the Hindu tantric
manifestations of the feminine side of divinity (Hindu
Excerpts from Anand Hudli's article on the
popular elephant-headed deity.
Lavish French website offers almost 800 images,
myths & legends, shrines & devotion associated with the
Introduction to the history,
theology & practice
of the bhakti movement devoted to the 16th c. Bengalese leader Caitanya.
Sivaya Subramuniyaswami's introduction to basics
of bhakti & major deities, from Hinduism
Hindu Students Council capsule descriptions of
major deities illustrate Sivaya Subramunyaswami's introduction to Hindu
Digital photographer Vasant Nayak provides
multimedia glimpses of the dark avatar of Brahman.
Schools & Teachers
S. Vidyasankar presents a FAQ
sheet & detailed analysis of research on the 8th c. CE sage Shankara,
& compares his non-dualism
with other Indian
Shrisha Rao's elegant site features the Tattvavaada's
Prameya-s (Vyasa Tiirtha's essay
on the 9 basic principles of Vedanta), the Brahma
Suutra (with introduction on the six
schools of Hinduism) & other downloadable
sources such as Ananda
Tiirtha's 14th c. commentary
on the Mahabharata. Site features Sanskrit text, transliteration &
detailed English commentary.
Links to biography, bibliography &
religious celebrations of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupata.
Introduction to the Hare Krisha movement.
On-line library provides e-texts &
audio files from order founded by Sri Kritiratna Prabhu.
Biographical sketches & bibliographies of
the 20th c. Hindu nationalist who integrated mundane action with divine
consciousness & the French woman (Mirra Alfassa) who developed his vision
& work as an international program.
Site memorializing the martyred architect of
modern Indian independence includes some of Mohandas' memorable reflections on
Most extensive electronic archive of biographical
data, writings, photos,
files memorializing the author of Indian independence & developer of
the tactics of non-violent resistence (posted by Gandhiserve Foundation).
Essays on Sri Aurobindo's integral yoga.
Website for FREE downloads of disquieting
conversations with the modern itinerant sage who has been described as a
"spiritual terrorist": including Mystique of Enlightenment, Mind is
a Myth, Thought is Your Enemy, Courage to Stand Alone & No Way Out.
International website of Yoga Vedanta Centers
maintains over 100 pp. with graphics, audio & animations, presenting the 5
principles (including meditation)
& biographical sketches of founders Swamis Vishnu-devananda
as well as the 8
limbs of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras.
Octavian Sarbatoare's introduction to tantric
yoga includes essays on hindu
scriptures, core concepts & practices leading to awareness,
liberation, as well as a rationalist reading of Patanjali's
Lucid overview, definitions & yoga
resources (both on- & off-line) with explanation & examples of Sanskrit
Brent Boyd provides capsules comparisons of 7
types of yoga (bhakti,
& links to key yoga sites..
Digging. Help fill holes.
This page was revised 17 February 2005