Books on Hinduism

Free EBooks and Texts - Hinduism Find here a vast collection on free online EBooks, Electronic and Digital texts (Etexts) in various categories for study and research

Yoga Vashisht, The Abridged Version The Yoga Vashista is available in two forms, a shot version known as Laghu Yoga Vashishta and a longer version known as Dirgha Yoga Vashishta. This translation by Rishi Singh Gherwal, who is also author of many other books, is of the short version. The Yoga Vashisht deals with many important ethical and spiritual concepts of Hinduism in the form of a long conversations between Lord Rama and sage Vashishta.

Atmabodha - Knowledge of Self Knowledge of the Self (atmabodha) is one of the well known works of Sri Adi Shankaracharya, written for the benefit of those who have cultivated detachment and want to seek freedom from ignorance and illusion. The monistic philosophy of Shankara, according to which Brahman is the one and the only reality, is well reflected in this scripture.

The Hindu-Yogi Science Of Breath, by Yogi Ramacharaka A Complete Manual of THE ORIENTAL BREATHING PHILOSOPHY of Physical, Mental, Psychic and Spiritual Development. By YOGI RAMACHARAKA

A Series of Lessons in Raja Yoga by yogi Ramacharaka Index The lessons which compose this volume, originally appeared in the shape of monthly lessons, the first of which was issued in October, 1905, and the twelfth in September, 1906. These lessons met with a hearty and generous response from the public, and the present volume is issued in response to the demand for the lessons in a permanent and durable form. There have been no changes made in the text.

The Autobiography of a Yogi by Swami Yogananda, Index Sri Yogananda proved beyond doubt that any one with devotion, determination and concentration can transcend human limitations and experience the divine and establish oneself in the divine consciousness. Any one who reads his experiences with a deep faith in the spiritual possibilities of human existence, is bound to be influenced by the powerful vibrations this book brings into his or her consciousness. Be prepared for an incredible journey into the deeper recesses of our own consciousness.

Autobiography of a Yogi The complete text of this book by Paramhansa Yogananda is available on-line.

Beyond Birth and Death A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada explains death and reincarnation as taught in Hindu scriptures, primarily the Bhagavad Gita.

Books on Hinduism: Shaivism Hinduism Shaivism related Books featuring vedas, agamas, upanishads, kasmiri saivism, virashaiva, saiva siddhantha in English, French, Hindi, German, Sanskrit, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi.

Devayan: The story of the Four Ages Devayan is a new epic in the Indian tradition. It consists of twelve volumes, with a thousand pages each, divided into thirty-two books, written in the Anusthupa metre, the classical Indian epic metre.

E Vedas Bhagavad Gita, Sri Isopanisad, Srimad Bhagavatam, and other Vedic literature available for download.

The Encyclopedia of Authentic Hinduism Articles about the origin of Hinduism, Vedas, and Upanishads.

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda as remembered by his disciple, Swami Kriyananda.

Books On Varioius Aspects of Hinduism Find here a list of selected books on the various aspects of Hinduism, history, philosophy, scriptures and sects of Hinduism, gods and goddesses, the Vedas, Puranas and the Upanishads, vedic rituals, art and temple traditions

Book On Hinduism, Hindu Religious Beliefs and Practices More books on the various aspects of Hinduism, history, philosophy, scriptures and sects of Hinduism, gods and goddesses, the Vedas, Puranas and the Upanishads, vedic rituals, art and temple traditions.

Books on the Saints and Gurus of Hinduism Selected books on Hindu saints, spiritual masters, babas, gurus and spiritual leaders who played a prominent role in the preservation and propagation of Hinduism and related sects.

Books On The History Of Hinduism And India books on the history of India from antiquity to the modern day, palaces, art, artchitecture, religious and cultural development.

Ethics of Hindu Philosophy An excerpt from the book ancient wisdom and folly by Sanderson Beck.

The Hindu Books Universe Complete text of Hindu books online.

Hindu Religious Comics Religious teaching aids for children and adults learning about hinduism.

Karma and Reincarnation Online book on the theory of karma and reincarnation in Hindu scriptures.

Moksha A journal of Hindu philosophy and religion. Includes link to old issues.

Sanskrit Books Sanskrit books and compositions of Sri Aravamudhachariar.

Spiritual Import of Religious Festivals Book by Swami Krishnananda highlighting the significance and importance of the festivals.

Stephen Knapp Information about books on Spirituality, Eastern Philosophy, and Vedic Culture.

Tattvaloka Monthly magazine of Hindu religion published by Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri, Karnataka, India. Features articles, stories, and subscription details.

Tools For Tantra This book describes Tantric Yantras. These geometric forms are used in Hindu worship. Author is Harish Johari.

Yoga, Philosophy and Hindu Religion Books published by The Divine Life Society of Rishikesh in the Himalayas. Many available for free download.


Bhagavadgita Translation

This Translation of the Bhagavadgita by Jayaram V is unique in many respects. The commentary is free from sectarian bias and offers a unique perspective on the teachings.


The book BRAHMAN is a theistic representation of the highest God of Hinduism, Brahman, based on author’s own study and understanding of the Vedic scriptures.


Selected Upanishads contains the most recent translations of 14 principal Upanishads by Jayaram V, with explanatory notes and a fresh look at the ancient Upanishads.

Think Success

In 44 well written articles on self-improvement the author introduces you to a treasure trove of transformational wisdom for a life of abundance, peace and happiness.