"Work done with selfish motives is inferior by far to the selfless service or Karma-yoga. Therefore be a Karma-yogi, O Arjuna. Those who seek to enjoy the fruits of their work are verily unhappy because one has no control over the results." - Bhagavad Gita
Hinduism is an ancient religion with diverse traditions such as Vaishnavism,
Shaivism, Shaktism and others. Each tradition has a long list of Hindu texts, with
subgenre based on syncretization of ideas from Samkhya, Nyaya, Yoga, Vedanta
and other schools of Hindu philosophy. Of these some called Sruti are broadly ...
Hinduism consists of an extensive collection of ancient religious writings and oral
accounts that expound upon eternal truths, some of which Hindus believe to have
been divinely revealed and realized by their ancient sages and enlightened
individuals. Hindu scriptures (such as the Vedas,. Upanishads, Agamas, and ...
Hindu texts are manuscripts and historic literature related to any of the diverse
traditions within Hinduism. A few texts are shared resources across these
traditions and broadly considered as Hindu scriptures. These include the Vedas
and the Upanishads. Scholars hesitate in defining the term "Hindu scripture"
given the ...
From the earliest times, the Upanishads attracted the attention of scholars from
various religions and schools of philosophy. Jains, Buddhists and Hindus alike
tried to understand them and interpret them according to their own beliefs and
traditions. The Upanishads are not organized texts as they are not products of
This section will contain the listing and *actual files* of all major, authoritative
Dharmic (“Hindu”) Scriptures in Sanskrit with English translation in 3 formats: 1)
Online (in HTML) ... This is an indexed MS Word document containing the
English text of all 4 Vedas. It is based on ... Jaiminiya Upanishad Brahmana.pdf 8
. Kanviyam ...
Dharmo rakshati rakshitah (Dharma protects those who protect it). The Vedas. An
English-only, indexed version of the 4 Veda Samhitas in one document. Issue 1,
Draft 2. Compiled by the Dharmic Scriptures Team. November 24, 2002. Ano
Bhadraha Kritavayo Yantu Vishwataha (Let noble thoughts come from every side
International Society for Iranian Studies. Muslim Studies of Hinduism? A
Reconsideration of Arabic and Persian Translations from. Indian Languages ...
from Indian languages into Arabic into Persian, four main categories of texts
stand out ...... Erhard Bobel-Gross, Sirr-i akbar, Die Persische Upanishad
Hindu scripture tells us that the central core of one''s self. (antaratman) is
identifiable with the cosmic whole (Brahman). The Upanishads state : "The self
within ... When Thoreau began his intensive study of Hindu scriptures, he wrote in
his .... Miscellaneous Essays, Sri William Jones translation of Menu Roer''s
Similarly, Agama, which names the sacred sectarian revelations, means. “
descent of knowledge.” The Vedas and Agamas are eternal truths transmitted by
God through great clai- raudient and clairvoyant rishis. They are Hinduism''s
primary and most authoritative scriptures, expound- ing life''s sacredness and
man''s purpose ...
Beautifully formatted Sanskrit texts and stotras in the pdf format, which you can
view or print for your personal use. ... PDF. Bhagavad Gita (Chapters 1-6)
Translated by His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, S-E, 280 ... Miscellaneous
Stotras. Link, Description, Language, Verses ...
The Vedas (Sanskrit वेदाः véda, "knowledge") are a large body of texts
originating in ancient India. Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the
oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism. The
Vedas are said to be apauruṣeya ("not of human agency").They are supposed to
have been ...
The Hindu‑Yogi System of Practical Water Cure. Life Beyond Death ...
Upanishads. The Aphorisms of the Wise. A Collection of Texts, Aphorisms,
Sayings, Proverbs, Etc., from. “The Upanishads,” or Sacred Writings of India,
Compiled and. Adapted from over Fifty ... edition published 2010 isbn: 978‑1‑
Hindu scriptures are the oldest in the world, Sanatana-Dharma is so called, not
only because it is eternal, but also because it is protected by God and because it
can make us eternal. Vaidika-Dharma means the religion of the Vedas. The
Vedas are the foundational scriptures of Hinduism. The ancient Rishis and sages
Most of Major Hindu Scriptures for Free in PDF. Webmasters generally password-
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The Upanishads a part of the Vedas, are ancient Sanskrit texts that contain some
of the central philosophical concepts and ideas of Hinduism, some of which are
shared with Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Among the most important
literature in the history of Indian religions and culture, the Upanishads played an
Hinduism Scriptures. Complete English translation of the four Vedas, major and
minor Upanishads, Dharmashastras or Hindu law books, Bhagavadgita, Puranas
, Tantric texts, Yoga Texts, the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata and some
Jan 5, 2012 ... The most important texts of Hindus are vedas, upanishads, and the epics like
Ramayana and Mahabharata along with Bhagavad Gita. Zoroastrianism ...
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Aug 24, 2017 ... It is here that we find all the fundamental teachings that are central to Hinduism
— the concepts of ''karma'' (action), ''samsara'' (reincarnation), ''moksha'' ...
Historians and Indologists have put the date of composition of the Upanishads
from around 800 - 400 B.C., though many of the verse versions may have ...
The Vedas are a collection of hymns and other religious texts composed in India
between about 1500 and 1000 BCE. ... The origin of the Vedas can be traced
back as far as 1500 BCE, when a large group of nomads called the Aryans,
coming from central Asia, crossed the Hindu Kush Mountains, migrating into the
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reform?" Question: "What is the relationship between society and its members?
Bhagavad Gita refers to the instructions given by Lord Krishna to Arjun on the
battlefield of Kurukshetra. Gita is most practical of the Hindu scriptures and along
with Upanishads and Brahma-Sutras forms the philosophy of Vedanta. In these
lectures, Swami Paritushtananda elaborates on the importance of this philosophy
And Dharma, as the meaning of life, the way to live the existance on Earth. Some
kingdoms were known as Atlantis, Mu and Lemuria, but they were just a late
period of Vedic (Spiritually Aware) Society, in different expressions of knowledge.
We often refer it as "Hinduism", but it is more correct calling it Vedic-Culture.
I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita. Vishnu is
trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty and to impress him takes
on his multi-armed form and says, "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of
worlds." I suppose we all ...
Scriptures are divided into Shrutis (those which were heard by sages in deep
meditation) and smritis (those which were recorded or memorized); Vedas are
the known ancient Hindu scriptures. Other famous scriptures are Upanishads,
Bhagavad Gita, Agamas, puranas. Ramayana and Mahabharata are considered
as the ...
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Schriften, die von Max Müller herausgegeben wurde und bei der Oxford
University Press zwischen 1879 und 1910 erschienen ist. Sie enthält die
wichtigsten heiligen ...
Aug 25, 2017 ... The Samaveda (Sanskrit: सामवेद, sāmaveda, from sāman “song” and veda “
knowledge”), is the Veda of melodies and chants. It is an ancient Vedic Sanskrit
text, and part of the scriptures of Hinduism. One of the four Vedas, it is a liturgical
text whose 1,875 verses are primary derived from the Rigveda.
Hindu scripture often is referred to collectively as the Vedas, a Sanskrit word
meaning “knowledge” (from the root vid- “to know”; cognate to wit, wisdom). In
one sense .... Most prominent among the smrti texts are the Purānas, the Epics,
the Dharma literature, and the Agamas, as well as other miscellaneous works.
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Mar 9, 2011 ... The original Vedas are the oldest sacred writings of the Hindus and are
composed of spiritually focused wisdom written in Sanskrit between 2000-1000
B.C. The spiritually inspired thinkers who wrote these early Vedas often imply a
oneness with the Divine. The Vedas are the ancient scriptures or revelation ...
Vaidika-Dharma means the religion of the Vedas. The Vedas are the
foundational scriptures of Hinduism. The ancient Rishis and sages of India have
expressed their intuitive spiritual experiences (Aparoksha-Anubhuti) in the
Upanishads. These experiences are direct and infallible. Hinduism regards the
May 27, 1994 ... The early portions of the Hindu scriptures known as the Vedas describe a
number of deities who for the most part are personifications of natural
phenomena, such as storms and fire. Prayers and sacrifices were offered to these
gods. An extensive system of priestly rituals and sacrifices was eventually ...
One of my biggest challenges in writing about Sanatana Dharma (Hindusim) is
trying to summarize vast amounts of information from Vedic scriptures and make
content easy to understand for readers. Thank you for your time and patience. I
hope you''ll be inspired to include puja as a part of your daily life and your
The Vedas. There are four Vedas, the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and
Atharva Veda. The Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism. They also had a vast
influence on Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. The Rig Veda, the oldest of the
four Vedas, was composed about 1500 B.C., and codified about 600 B.C. It is ...
Oct 3, 2014 ... Press.) While Hinduism is incredibly diverse (consider also that there are about
41,000 denominations of Christianity worldwide1) and there is no way to
adequately capture that diversity in a few pages. In response, the authors will
focus on the Upanishads, the most foundational texts of Hinduism.
Jul 15, 2016 ... All theological arguments, of course, are rooted in various texts -- the Bhagavad
Gita forms the basis for much Vaisnava worship (focusing on Vishnu, and
particularly Krishna as the Godhead), and various Puranas (holy texts in the
Hindu corpus) advocate certain Gods (from Shiva to Vishnu and others).
The original Hindu scripture called Veda (consisting of about 20,000, mantras (
hymns) is divided into four compilations, called (a) Rig Veda, (b) Yajur Veda, (c)
Sama Veda and (d) Atharva Veda. Respectively, the earlier portions of these
Vedas consist of (a) hymns (mantras) in metrical or poetic form, (b) a manual of
Early indologists wished to control & convert the followers of Vedic Culture,
therefore they widely propagated that the Vedas were simply mythology. ...
Thomas Macaulay, who introduced English education into India wanted to make
the residents into a race that was: "Indian in blood and color, but English in taste,
in opinion, ...
The Vedas are considered the oldest Hindu texts. Scholars believe that they were
written down some 2,500 years ago, though the tradition often dates them to the
beginning of Kali-yuga (circa 3000 BCE). Some Hindus say that there was
originally only one Veda, the Yajur, which was later divided into four. Scholars ...
Feb 1, 1997 ... Newsgroups: soc.religion.hindu ... The seeds of Upanishadic thoughts are sown
in mystical hymns like these. ... [This Cosmology Hymn has been translated by:
Colebrooke, "Miscellaneous Essays" pp 33-4; Muir, "Original Sanskrit Texts, V, pp
356-7; Wallis, "Cosmology of the Rigveda", pp 59ff; Whitney, ...
The present edition blends images of the Holy Hill, Guru Ramana, Arunachala
Temple and Sri Ramanasramam, with the sayings of the saints and scriptures
including ... But Hinduism, if properly understood, is an umbrella that covers all
formulae for worship, and the core truth of all religions leads to the same goal.
Jul 1, 2013 ... Ancient Hindu literature is divided into two elements: shruti and smriti. Shruti,
meaning ''listening'' or ''hearing'', consists of sacred texts and scripts like the Vedas
and the Upanishads that are traditionally understood as divine revelation. They
are principally oral texts and can best be transmitted as such.
Whilst other ancient civilizations have long ceased to exist, Indian civilization has
continued to grow despite revolutionary changes. The ancient ... "Crowds of
eager scholars flowed to it for instruction in the three Vedas and in the eighteen
branches of knowledge. ..... 236), Colebrooke (Miscellaneous Essays, i. 436 ff.).
INS Mysore (D 60). Depiction. A mythological double-headed Eagle , called
Genda-Bherunda, a figure commonly drawn on the ancient carvings of Southern
India. Drawn From. The State Coat of Arms of the erstwhile State of Mysore. It has
been taken from the ''Raittiriya Upanishad'', one of the sacred scriptures of
In the Bhagavad Gita, God appears in human form as Krishna, to guide Arjuna in
the fight / don''t fight dilemma that Arjuna faces. What might this 18 chapter holiest
of the Hindu scriptures teach us in the dilemma we now face concerning global
terrorism? Krishna''s advice fits neither of the two extremes that are presently ...
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