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Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Score Hin Hyp

By: Pancham Sinh

Description: Possibly the oldest extant text about Hatha Yoga, The Hatha Yoga Pradipika was written about the 15th century CE, by Swami Swatmarama, a disciple of Swami Goraknath. PRODUCTION NOTES: This edition incorporates the text of the 1914 Pancham S

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Great Systems of Yoga, Score Hin Gsoy

By: Ernest Wood

Description: This is a short review of the major schools of yoga, including Hindu, Buddhist and Sufi varieties. Wood, whose translation of the The Garuda Purana is also at this site, was a founding Theosophist and wrote extensively on Hinduism, and Yoga i

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The Mahabharata Book 5 : Udyoga Parva, Score Hin M05

By: Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Description: The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It is an epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandava princes as well as containing philosophical and devotional material, such as

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Black Marigolds

By: E. Powys Mathers

Description: This is a versified translation of the Caurapancasika. This love poem of fifty stanzas was written by the Kasmiri poet Bilhana Kavi in the 11th century. The story runs that the Brahman Bilhana had a clandestine love affair with Princess Yaminipurnatilaka, the daughter of King Madanabhirama. He was discovered and Bilhana wrote this poem in prison before he learned whether he would be executed or banished. The historic outcome is unknown, which adds to the rea...

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Old Deccan Days, Score Hin Odd

By: Mary Frere

DescriptionOld Deccan Tales is a collection of folk tales from India’s rich fairyland where rajas, ranis, rakshas, jackals, magicians, and cobras prevail. Children will enjoy the daring, brave, and wonderful creatures and people that populate the stories

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The Laws of Manu, Score Hin Manu

By: George Bühler

Description: 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. Traditionally the text of the Vedas was coeval with the

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The Mahabharata Book 13 : Anusasana Parva, Score Hin M13

By: Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Description: The Anusasana Parva, like the Santi Parva before it, is a long hiatus in the narrative of the Mahabharata. Set on the deathbed of Bhishma, the Anusasana Parva is a huge treasure-trove of Brahmanic lore which is obviously a later interpolation

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Two Old Faiths : Essays on the Religions of the Hindus and the Moh...

By: Mitchell, J. Murray (John Murray), 1815-1904; Muir, William, Sir 1819-1905
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The Web of Indian Life, Score Hin Wil

By: Margaret E. Noble

Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best

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Relax with Yoga, Score Hin Rwy

By: Arthur Liebers

Description: This is a short guide to modern western Raja Yoga, illustrated by a couple of dozen photos of yogic postures (asanas). This little book is a surprisingly comprehensive introduction to the metaphysical background of yogic practice, along with

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The Little Clay Cart, Score Hin Lcc

By: Shudraka

Description: The Mricchakatika, or Little Clay Cart, is one of the oldest Indian plays known, probably written about the 2nd century BCE. This is the only work by the author King Shudraka, who preceded the more famous Kalidasa by about five centuries. Lit

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The Satapatha Brahmana, Part Iv, Score Hin Sbe43

By: Julius Eggeling

DescriptionThis is part IV of the Sacred Books of the East Satapatha Brahamana translation, containing Books VIII, IX and X. Table of Contents: Eighth Kânda VIII, 1, 1. First Adhyâya. First Brâhmana VIII, 1, 2. Second Brâhmana VIII, 1, 3. Third Brâhman

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The Satapatha Brahmana, Part Iii, Score Hin Sbe41

By: Julius Eggeling

Description: This is part III of the Sacred Books of the East Satapatha Brahamana translation, containing Books V, VI and VII. This portion is notable for the description of the extended Vedic creation myth. This includes a mention of a 'cosmic egg,' a ke

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Vedânta-sûtras, Part Iii, Score Hin Sbe48

By: George Thibaut

Description: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...FIRST PADA. May

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The Yajur Veda Taittiriya Sanhita, Score Hin Yv

By: A. B. Keith

Description: The Yajurveda is the third of the four canonical texts of Hinduism, the Vedas. By some, it is estimated to have been composed between 1,400 and 1000 BC, the Yajurveda 'Samhita', or 'compilation', contains the liturgy (mantras) needed to perfo

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The Upanishads, Part I, Score Hin Sbe01

By: Max Müller

Description: The Upanishads (Sanskrit: उपनिषद्, IAST: Upaniṣad, IPA: [upəniʂəd]) are a collection of philosophical texts which form the theoretical basis for the Hindu religion. They are also known as Vedanta (the end of the Veda). The Upanishads are co

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The Minor Law Books, Score Hin Sbe33

By: Julius Jolly

Description: This is a translation of the Hindu law books written about the sixth century CE by Narada and Brihaspati. These are later works than the other legal writings in the Sacred Books of the East series, such as The Laws of Manu (SBE25), The Instit

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Sadhana, the Realisation of Life, Score Tagore Sadh

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We h

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In the Great God's Hair, Score Bain 04Dos

By: F. W. Bain

Description: The title of each of the books in this series indicates some aspect of the Vedic/Sanskrit Religion-Philosophic Tradition. The Great God is of course Shiwa, whose matted hair catches and conducts the descent of the river or life in its passage

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