Library of Sacred Vedic Texts and More
This page is still being put together and we will be adding more links and online texts as we find them. If you have any that would be worth adding, please let us know.
Sites for Access to Sacred Vedic Texts, Commentaries, Songs, etc.
http://www.asitis.com -- provides "Bhagavad-gita As It Is", by Srila Prabhupada.
http://www.bhagavad-gita.org -- all about Bhagavad-gita, with audio lectures and films online.
http://www.celextel.org -- Celextel's Online Spiritual Library, contains English translations of Bhagavad-gita, Brahma Sutras, 76 Upanisads, some of Adi Shankara's books, and others.
http://www.Dharmicscriptures.org -- downloadable forms of all Vedas, Major and Minor Puranas, and other Dharmic texts.
http://www.encyclopediaofauthentichinduism.org -- presents articles and answers to typical questions about Hinduism, based on the book, "The True History and the Religion of India."
http://freeprabhupadabooks.tripod.com -- offers many free RTF format editions of Srila Prabhupada's books, downloadable in zip files to be unzipped with WinZip.
http://gauranga1.tripod.com/library/id25.html -- lots of books for reading online or downloading. Includes Bhakativinoda Thakur, Sanatana Gosvami, Jiva Gosvami, Raghunatha das Gosvami, Narottama dasa Thakura, Ramananda Raya, etc.
http://www.gita-society.com -- all about the Bhagavad-gita, free classes, online editions of the Gita and other information.
http://www.hare-krishna.org/srila-prabhupada-books.htm -- another site where you can download the books of Srila Prabhupada that are listed here.
http://harekrishnatemple.com/modules.php?name=Downloads&d_op=viewdownload&cid+3 -- a site where you can download many of the books by Srila Prabhupada.
http://www.hindubooks.org/david_frawley/ -- the online books of David Frawley.
http://www.hindulinks.org/Scriptures/index.html -- offers various texts and articles about the Vedic scriptures.
http://www.hindunet.org/vedas/rigveda/ss/rigveda/ -- the Rig Veda.
http://www.hinduwebsite.com/sacredscripts/hinduism_scripts.htm -- English translations of some of the main sacred Vedic texts.
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/etext05/8sutr10.txt -- has the Vedanta Sutras with commentary by Ramanuja.
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/etext05/8sutr10.zip -- for downloading the Vedanta Sutras listed above.
http://www.iskcon.org/sastra/bg.html -- offers "The Bhagavad-gita As It Is," with transliterated Sanskrit, word-by-word synonyms, English translations, and commentary by Srila Prabhupada of all 700 verses.
http://www.iskcon.org/sastra/bs.html -- the Brahma-Samhita by Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur online.
http://www.iskcon.org/sastra/vs.html -- lots of Vaishnava songs by Bhaktivinoda Thakur, Narottama dasa Thakur, and others.
http://www.krishna.com/gita/index.htm -- the Bhagavad-gita online, read the whole Gita, hear the audio, lectures , read articles on the Gita, etc.
http://www.krsnabook.com/index.html -- the online copy of the complete "Krsna" Book, summary of the Tenth Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, by Srila Prabhupada.
http://www.mssc.edu/projectsouthasia/history/primarydocs/arthashastra/index.htm -- Kautilya's Arthasashtra.
http://www.mum.edu/vedicreserve -- a Maharishi Mahesh Yogi site with lots of Vedic texts available in pdf. format.
http://www.philosophy.ru/library/asiatica/indica/authors -- lots more Vedic oriented books online.
http://www.sacred-texts.com -- a site with access to all kinds of sacred texts from a wide variety of traditions.
http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/index.htm -- a source for online and downloads of various Vedic texts in English, includes Vedas, Upanishads, Mahabharata, Ramayana, etc.
http://sanskrit.gde.to/TextsElsewhere.html -- a listing of web sites that offer Sanskrit texts online.
http://sanskrit.safire.com -- offers a wide range of Sanskrit texts, some also translated into English, for reading online or downloading, mostly in pdf. Sahasranams of Vishnu, Shiva, Lalita, Radha-Krishna, Durga. Lakshmi, etc. (However, I found that some of the links on this site do not work)
http://sanskrit.safire.com/pdf/VISHNU2.PDF -- the Vishnu Sahasranam in Sanskrit in Adobe format.
http://srimadbhagavatam.com -- a beautiful site with the Srimad-Bhagavatam (Bhagavata Purana) online in Sanskrit, Roman transliterations and English translations.
http://www.srivaishnava.org -- has the Rig Veda based on the Sayana and Wilson interpretations along with other texts ands stotras.
http://web.tiscali.it/gopala/Vaishnava-Songs/index.html -- where you can read or download the words to numerous songs composed by the Vaishnava Acharyas.
http://www.valmikiramayan.net -- a complete online Ramayana with both Sanskrit and English translations.
http://www.vedah.com/vedah/rv/firstash/test_i.htm -- the first Ashtaka of the Rig Veda.
http://www.vedamantram.com -- offers many audio files of various stotras, stutis and suktams, such as from the Upanishads and others.
http://wald.heim.at/sherwood/530002/ -- a site where all of Srila Prabhupada's books are available for downloading only.
http://www.webcom.com/ara/col/books/VEG/ht -- the online copy of "The Higher Taste: A Guide to Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking and a Karma-Free Diet." A complete cookbook with dozens of vegetarian recipes.
http://webcom.com/~ara/col/books/YM/poy/contents.html -- the Path of Yoga online.
http://www.dharmakshetra.com/literature/vedas/atharva%veda.html -- the English translation of the Atharva Veda.
http://www.hinduwebsite.com/sacredscripts/hinduism_scripts.htm -- Many Vedic scriptures, including the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad-gita, Laws of Manu, Yoga Sutras, Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc.
http://www.hinduwebsite.com/hinduscriptlinks.htm -- links to other sites on Vedic and Hindu scriptures or information about them.
http://www.sivanandadlshq.org/religions/religions.htm -- information on various aspects of Hinduism and its scriptures.
http://www.swaveda.com/Religion/Vedas/Vedas.htm -- English translations of the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad-gita, etc. However, the timeline that is offered on this website is quite inaccurate.
Sacred Texts Other Than Vedic
http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/library/cac.htm -- the Apocryphal texts of the Nag Hammadi Library.
http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/library/polem.htm -- the library of works against gnosis.