Hindu texts
There are two types of Hindu texts: Hindu religious texts and Hindu classical texts. Conventionally, Hindu literature group into two categories: Shruti - that which is revealed and Smriti - that whic...
3000 Year Old Indian Sacred Texts Mention Gravity, Way Before Newton
Did Newton discover Gravity? As we have been thought in school? Or is there a possibility that people, thousands of years ago had knowledge of gravity and other natural phenomena, way before we though...
Vedas
The Vedas (/ˈveɪdəz, ˈviː-/; Sanskrit: वेद véda, "knowledge") are a large body of texts originating in ancient India. Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit lit...
Upanishad
The Upanishads (/uːˈpænɪˌʃædz, uːˈpɑːnɪˌʃɑːdz/; singular: Sanskrit: उपनिषत्, IAST: Upaniṣat, [upəniʂət̪]; plural: Sanskrit: उपनिषदः) are a collection of texts in the Vedic Sanskrit language wh...
Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit: श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता, Śrīmadbhagavadgītā, [ˈbʱəɡəʋəd̪ ɡiːˈt̪aː]), literally meaning The Song of the Bhagavan, often referred to as simply the Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu s...
Puranas
The Puranas (/pʊˈrɑːnəz/; singular: Sanskrit: पुराण purāṇa, "of ancient times") are ancient Hindu texts eulogizing various deities, primarily the divine Trimurti God in Hinduism through divine sto...
Hindu law
Hindu law in its current usage refers to the system of personal laws (i.e., marriage, adoption, inheritance) applied to Hindus, especially in India. Modern Hindu law is thus a part of the law of Ind...
Hindu mythology
Hindu mythology is a large body of traditional narratives related to Hinduism as contained in Sanskrit literature (such as the epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana, the Puranas, and the Vedas), Ancient...
Brahmana
The Brahmanas (/ˈbrɑːmənə/; Sanskrit: ब्राह्मणम्, Brāhmaṇa) are a collection of ancient Indian texts with commentaries on the four Vedas. They are primarily a digest incorporating historical, records,...
Mahabharata
The Mahabharata or Mahābhārata (/məhɑːˈbɑrətə/; Sanskrit: महाभारतम्, Mahābhāratam, [məɦaːˈbʱaːrət̪əm]) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana.Besides...
Mantra
"Mantra" (/ˈmæntrə, ˈmɑːn-, ˈmʌn-/; Sanskrit: मन्त्र) means a sacred utterance, numinous sound, or a syllable, word, phonemes, or group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual po...
Ramayana
The Ramayana or Dictionary Sanskrit: रामायणम्, Rāmāyaṇam, [rɑːˈmɑːjəɳəm]) is a Sanskrit epic poem ascribed to the Hindu sage and Sanskrit poet Valmiki. It is regarded as one of the two great In...
Sutra
A sutra (Sanskrit: सूत्र, Pāli: sutta, Ardhamagadhi: sūya) is an aphorism or a collection of aphorisms in the form of a manual or, more broadly, a text in Hinduism or Buddhism. Literally it means...
Upanishads
The Upanishads (/uːˈpænɪˌʃædz, uːˈpɑːnɪˌʃɑːdz/; singular: Sanskrit: उपनिषत्, IAST: Upaniṣat, [upəniʂət̪]; plural: Sanskrit: उपनिषदः) are a collection of texts in the Vedic Sanskrit language wh...
3000 Year Old Indian Sacred Texts Mention Gravity, Way Before Newton
Did Newton discover Gravity? As we have been thought in school? Or is there a possibility that people, thousands of years ago had knowledge of gravity and other natural phenomena, way before we though...
Araṇya-Kāṇḍa (The forest episode)
Araṇya-Kāṇḍa or The forest episode is the third chapter of the epic poem Rāmcaritmānas written by Tulsidas.
At the time of the Mughal Empire in Medieval India, Rāmcaritmānas (an epic poem) was wri...
Sarana Chatushtai
The Sarana Chatushtai is the only experiment according to Bharata Muni to obtain the correct physical configuration of Śruti swara arrangement to Shadja Grama Notes on a musical instrument (Sa, Ri, Ga...
Bhagavata Purana
The Bhāgavata Purāṇa (Devanagari: भागवतपुराण, also known as Śrīmad Bhāgavata Mahā Purāṇa, Śrīmad Bhāgavatam or Bhāgavata, literally meaning Divine-Eternal Tales of The Supreme Lord) is one of the maha...
Upapurana
The Upapuranas (Sanskrit: Upapurāṇa) are a genre of Hindu religious texts consisting of a large number of compilations differentiated from the Mahapuranas by styling them as secondary Puranas using a ...
Hamsa-Sandesha
Hamsa-Sandesha (Sanskrit: हंससन्देश; IAST: Haṃsasandeśa) or "The message of the Swan" is a Sanskrit love poem written by Vedanta Desika in the 13th century AD. A short lyric poem of 110 verses, it d...
Brahma Samhita
The Brahma Saṁhitā is a Sanskrit Pañcarātra text, composed of verses of prayer spoken by Brahma glorifying the supreme Lord Kṛṣṇa or Govinda at the beginning of creation. It is revered within Gauḍiya...
Shulba Sutras
The Shulba Sutras or Śulbasūtras (Sanskrit śulba: "string, cord, rope") are sutra texts belonging to the Śrauta ritual and containing geometry related to fire-altar construction.
The Shulba Sutr...