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Religious Studies Web Guide

Hinduism - Sacred Texts

Collections:

  • Internet Sacred Text Archive - Hinduism - Vedas, Upanishads, Puranas, Laws of Manu, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Bhagavad Gita, Vendanta, Yoga Sutras, Kalidasa etc.
  • Digital Corpus of Sanskrit - " is a searchable collection of lemmatized Sanskrit texts"
  • Gita Supersite - Texts in Sanskrit
  • Sanskrit Scriptures - Amitabha Sutras, Vajracchedika-prajnaparamita sutras, and Heart Sutra - from Digital Library of Buddhist Studies. Note need to select "Online Scriptures" from right side menu
  • Sanskrit Manuscripts from Cambridge Digital Library - the University of Cambridge has over 1600 doctrinal, exegetical, philosophical, scientific and ritual works in Sanskrit, Prakrit, Pali , Tamil and other ancient and medieval South Asian languges. A catalogue is being produced and a significant percentage of the titles will be digitzed.
  • Sanskrit Manuscripts at University of Pennsylvania - a number of the manuscripts have been digitized and are available at this site
  • Tantrik texts - Sanskrit texts in Devanagari with some English translations
  • Vedic texts at the University of Frankfurt archives - include Rgveda-Samhita, Pada-Patha, Samhita-Patha Aitareya-Brahmana, Kausitaki-Brahmana, Aitareya-Upanisad and Manu-Smrti. Select "Text Database" under "Textus" this will lead to links to the Indic texts 

 

Individual texts:

  • Bhagavad Gita - translation by Sir Edwin Arnold
  • Bhagavad Gita - translation by Edwin Arnold with concordance and word lists (alphabetical, frequency, inverse and length) - from Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText
  • Bhagavad Gita by Sri Swami Sivananda - published by The Dviine Life Society
  • Digital Shikshapatri
  • Hymns of the Atharva-Veda - translated by Maurice Bloomfield with concordance and word lis ts (alphabetical, frequency, inverse and length) - from Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText
  • Hymns of the Samaveda - translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith with concordance and word lists (alphabetical, frequency, inverse and length) from Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText
  • Mahabharata - overview and links to texts - James L. Fitzgerald at Brown University
  • Mahabharata Resources 
  • The Rig Veda - translated by Ralph R.H. Griffith with concordance and word lists (alphabe tical, frequency, inverse and length) - from Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText. Also available from Internet Sacred Text Archive
  • The Rig Veda transliterated Sanskrit with concordance and word lists (alphabetical, frequency, inverse and length) - from Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText
  • The Upanishads - translated by F. Max Muller with concordance and word Lists (alphabetical, frequency, inverse and length) - from Biblotheca Religiosa IntraText
  • The Yajur Veda - translated by A. Berriedale with concordance and word lists (alphabetical, frequency, inverse and length) from Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText 
     

 

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