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A growing collection of all Dhārmika scripture. We begin with English translations of the 18 Mahāpurāṇas. 

Other languages and online indices to be added soon. Also coming:

Vedas

Upaniṣads

Darśana texts

Vyākaraṇa texts

and more…

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Archaeology
A Dravido Harappan Connection
The Knowledge Structure in the Amarakosha-1
Bṛhat Essentials
The Knowledge Structure in the Amarakosha
A unique work at the edge of modern ontology and classification. Examines the Amarakośa and links it...
the crisis of hinduism
Svayaṃbodha - Śatrubodha
The Crisis of Hinduism
A chilling paper from Shri AK Saran where he argues that there is no living Hindu society in India, which...
Out of India Case in Full
Aryan Issue
Out of India Case in Full
narada
Scriptural
Nārada Purāṇa
Also called Nāradīya Purāṇa. Discusses the four Vedas and the six Vedāṅgas. Dedicates one chapter each...
Vākyapadīya - Bhartṛhari - Bṛhat Open Library
Bṛhat Essentials
Vākyapadīya
This is a text not to be missed. Bhartṛhari's linguistic vedantism is both unique and unparalleled. Describes...
New Perspectives On Our Cultural Pasts
Aryan Issue
New Perspectives On Our Cultural Pasts
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Archaeology
Aryans And The Indus Civilization
The Sarasvati River Issues And Debates
Archaeology
The Sarasvati River Issues And Debates
linga
Scriptural
Liṅga Purāṇa
Discusses Liṅgam, symbol of Śiva, and origin of the universe as per Śaivism.
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Aryan Issue
Eurasian Spreadzone And IE Dispersal
Hindu - Sikh Relationship-1
Course Material
Hindu Sikh Relationship
An extensive work that describes how Sikhs have always been honored members of Hindu society, and how...
Front-Cover-666-1
Indian Knowledge System
The Kalās
Originally a dissertation presented to the University of Berne, The Kalas has gone on to become a foundational...
Vishnu In Rigveda
Aryan Issue
Vishnu In Rigveda
The Eastern Himalayan Corridor In Prehistory
Aryan Issue
The Eastern Himalayan Corridor In Prehistory
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Aryan Issue
A Note On PIE And Nuclear Nostratic
Origin Of Rice
Aryan Issue
Origin Of Rice
Rama's Realm
Aryan Issue
Rama's Realm
Bṛhat Open Library
Course Material
Where Are They: Communists Under Communism
A fundamental śatrubodha text that turns the gaze. Exposes the rosy world of communism and revolutions...
The Formation of Human Populations in South and Central Asia
On the Meaning of Hymns to Maruts in the Rigveda
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Aryan Issue
Autochthonous Aryans
The Indo European Cloudland
Aryan Issue
The Indo European Cloudland
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Aryan Issue
Asura And Its Derivatives In Rigveda
Front-Cover- dharampal-3
Svayaṃbodha - Śatrubodha
Rediscovering India
This collection of essays and speeches Shri Dharampal showcases his extraordinary range and luminary...
amarakośaḥ
Bṛhat Essentials
Amarakośaḥ Devanāgarī
The Amarakośaḥ is a Sanskrit thesaurus, and a fundamental text in Indian ontology. Though it is among...
Sarasvati Palaeochannel Groundwater Remote Sensing
arthashastra brhat open library
Svayaṃbodha - Śatrubodha
Arthashastra
When we think of civilizational consciousness we tend to think more of the Veda and the Purāṇa, the brahman...
Whither Sikhism-1
Course Material
Whither Sikhism
A work from a time when Hindus and Sikhs were spoken of in one breath, and it was taken for granted that...
Non Aryan Names In Rig Veda
Aryan Issue
Non Aryan Names In Rig Veda
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