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Gitanjali

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: An integration of two words, 'Git' and 'Anjali,' meaning song and offering respectively, the literal meaning of the word is 'offering of songs.' and because of the strong devotional tone and subliminal spiritual incitation, the book can be said to have devotion to god as its theme. It highlights the poet's intense response to the magnificence of the universe or rather an affirmation of life with all its abundance, mystery and diversity.

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Fruit-gathering, Score Tagore Frutgath

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: Tagore is an artist of rare lyrical powers, who understands the human soul. Tagore's poems are devotions, mystical, sublimated ecstasy. They are the thoughts of a seer, the perfect union of beauty and truth in poetry. Contents: Fruit Gatherin

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The Home and the World, Score Tagore Homewrld

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: This powerful saga of the female protagonist, Bimla, traces her metamorphosis into a spiritually and intellectually evolved person in great detail. The story set against the backdrop of the Swadeshi movement in Bengal, is one of the most thou

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Stray Birds

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: First published in 1916, Stray Birds is Rabindranath's translation of the epigrams and verses of Kanika and Lekhan. Influenced by his visit to Japan, the impression of the haiku is strong in these verses, their brevity, economy and intensity are striking and their combination of wit and wisdom make this a truly unique and remarkable collection.

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The Crescent Moon

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: A collection of poems written by Tagore primarily to entertain children, The Crescent Moon moved many contemporary writers, including Andre Gide and Juan Jimenez. Tagore believed children were a symbol of hope and of the future and The Globe in its 1913 review, described these poems as 'a revelation more profound and more subtle than that in the Gitanjali'.

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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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The Mahabharata Book 14 : Aswamedha Parva, Score Hin M14

By: Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Description: This book, one of the concluding portions of the Mahabharata, is notable for several reasons. The first is a long interposed section of Upanishadic material, known the as Anugita. This occupies a large part of this book; Arjuna asks Krishna

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The Mahabharata Book 2 : Sabha Parva, Score Hin M02

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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The Garuda Purana, Score Hin Gpu

By: Ernest Wood

Description: This is a translation of an abridged version of the Garuda Purana. The Garuda Purana is one of the Vishnu Puranas. It is in the form of a dialog between Vishnu and Garuda, the King of Birds. The second section of this Purana (given here) deal

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The Mahabharata Book 1 : Adi Parva, Score Hin M01

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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Satapatha Brahmana, Part Ii, Score Hin Sbe26

By: Julius Eggeling

Description: This is part II of the Sacred Books of the East Satapatha Brahamana translation, containing Books III and IV. This volume is concerned with the construction of the ceremonial space used in the Soma sacrifice. Every act, word and item used in

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American/International Gita Society Bhagavad Gita, Score Hin Agsgita

By: Sacred Texts

Description: THE BHAGAVAD-GITA (The Sacred Song) Fifth Enlarged Paperback Edition With Introduction, Original Sanskrit Text in an easy to read format in both Devanagari and Roman, A Lucid Modern English Rendition, Explanation of selected Verses in English

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Srimad-bhagavad-gita, Score Hin Sbg

By: Swami Swarupananda

Description: This is an early 20th century translation of the Bhagavad Gita into readable modern English prose. Because it is a fairly close translation, the line numbering will correspond closely to the Sanskrit text. The original book includes the Sansk

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The Bhagavad-gita, Score Hin Gita

By: Edwin Arnold

Description: The Bhagavad Gita is technically part of Book 6 of the Mahabharata, although it is known to be a later accretion to the saga, which stands on its own merits. It is a dialog between the God Krishna and the hero Arjuna, taking place in a timele

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali the Threads of Union, Score Hin Yogasutr

By: Bongiovanni

Description: One of yoga's most important and influential works, this classic forms a keystone of Indian philosophical and religious thought.

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Satapatha Brahmana, Part 1, Score Hin Sbe12

By: Julius Eggeling

Description: This is part I of the Sacred Books of the East Satapatha Brahamana translation, containing Books I and II. Table of content: First Kânda I, 1, 1. First Adhyâya. First Brâhmana I, 1, 2. Second Brâhmana I, 1, 3. Third Brâhmana I, 1, 4. Fourt

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The Sánkhya Aphorisms of Kapila, Score Hin Sak

By: J. R. Ballantyne

Description: The Indian Stories of Francis William Bain were published early in the 20th century. They purport to be translations of unidentified manuscripts. However, these books are not directly derived from Hindu texts or traditions. Bain was eventuall

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The Ramayana in Sanskrit, Score Hin Rys

By: Sacred Texts

Description: This is a version of the Ramayana in Sanskrit derived from files created by Prof. Muneo Tokunaga of Kyoto and edited by John D. Smith. This has parallel Devanagari and Romanization. We have not attempted to cross-reference this yet with the G

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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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Kalidasa: Translations of Shakuntala, and Other W Orks

By: Arthur W. Ryder

Description: Kālidāsa was a renowned Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. Nothing apart from his works is known with certainty about the life of Kālidāsa, such as where he lived or the dates of his birth and death. According to legend, he was known for his beauty, which brought him to the attention of Princess Vidyottama and she married him. However, as legend has it, Kālidāsa had grown up without much ...

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