Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya | Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism

Shandilya Bhakti Sūtras

Śrī Śāṇḍilya is a great rishi of an ancient time. Śāṇḍilya's Bhakti Sūtras are numbering all total one hundred only but within this compass he has given an unambiguous Doctrine of unalloyed Bhakti and demons­trates that Bhakti is the unshakable attachment to the Supreme Godhead and that is the only way for one striving to become immortal, beatific and eternally blissful.” He says Jñāna is

Śrī Rāma Carita Mānasa Stotra

Śrī Rāma Carita Mānasa Stotra also spelt as Ramacharitamanasa, is an epic poem composed by the 16th-century Indian bhakti poet Goswami Tulsidas (c.1532–1623) and originally written in a dialect of Hindi language – a fact noteworthy because until then most of Religious Scriptures and Poems were in Sanskrit and unavailable to simple folk without special education. The present work - Śrī Rāma Carita Mānasa Stotra

Qualities of Guru according to Vedanta

The concept of the Guru is important to Indian civilization and culture. A guru is the essential necessity for the study of all sciences — art, sculpture, architecture, medicine, music, politics, law etc. and of course - for spirituality. The guru is not merely a teacher but also a guide, mentor, a surrogate parent, a role model and a friend. The term guru means “the

Vishnu Purana online

The Vishnu Purāṇa is one of the earliest of the eighteen major Purāṇas (“ancient stories”) revered by the Hindus. It is considered to be one of the most important Purāṇas and for this reason is referred to by the name Purāṇa-ratna, which means “Gem of Purāṇas.” Like some of the other Purāṇas, the Vishnu Purāṇa is presented in the form of a dialogue, in this

Nīlā Sūktam (Neela Suktam) in Sanskrit with transliteration and English translation. Do be gracious unto us. Rich in ghee, O Sāvitrī, through your sovreignity be the bounteous region rich in milk, for us. The firm among the quarters, Lady-of Vishnu, the mild, ruling over this strength, the desirable, Bṛhaspati, Mātariśva, Vāyu, the winds blowing together be gracious unto us. Supporter of the Sky, supporter of

Upanishads | Index

This is a sticky index file about all Upanishads and important commentaries on text of Upanishads. As we already remember – Upanishads are the concluding teachings of Vedas and from Vedas,and they are the very fundament of Vedanta – the Vedic Wisdom squeezed out by generations of enlightened Vedic seers,saints,teachers and their best students;

*/ Kali-Santarana Upanishad .. कलिसन्तरन .. .. kali-santarana .. कलिसन्तरनोपनिषत् kalisantaranopaniṣat ॐ सह नाववतु । सह नौ भुनक्तु । सह वीर्यं करवावहै । तेजस्वि नावधीतमस्तु मा विद्विषावहै । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ auṁ saha nāvavatu | saha nau bhunaktu | saha vīryaṁ karavāvahai | tejasvi nāvadhītamastu mā vidviṣāvahai | auṁ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ || Om, May God Protect us Both (the Teacher and the

Hanuman Chalisa

Hanuman Chalisa is without a doubt one of the most popular and significant devotional poem, prayer, invocation of Hinduism during last centuries. It is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the king of monkeys, divine half-monkey and half human, the one whose story we can read in Ramayana and a few other Hinduist scriptures. Hanuman appears there as the best and most trusted servant of god, who

Śrīmad Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa - an English translation of which you can read online following the links below – is the oldest Epic of the Hindu literature and philosophy, far more ancient as the famous Mahābhārata Epic, which is much later work. According to traditional narrative Rāmāyaṇa describes events which have taken place in the Tretā Yuga, second of the four eons (yugas) of Hindu chronology.

Viṣṇu Sūktam in Sanskrit with transliteration and English translation. I will declare the mighty deeds of Vishnu; of Him who measured out the earthly regions. Who established the highest abode , thrice setting down His footstep, widely striding. Thou art the forehead of Vishnu; thou art the back of Vishnu; ye two are the corners of Vishnu's mouth. Thou art the thread of Vishnu, thou