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This is the English translation of the Kathasaritsagara written by Somadeva around 1070. The principle story line revolves around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the Vidhyādharas (‘celestial being...
by Somadeva [1924]; translated by C. H. Tawney
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added 2018-01-18
The Isha Upanishad (or, Isopanisad) describes the nature of the supreme being (Isha) and is one of the shortest of the Upanishads. It figures as an important scripture for the Vedanta school of Hindu orthodox philosophy. This e...
by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
30,313 words read / comments (0)
added 2017-12-22
A comprehensive work on Indian Botany including plant synonyms in various languages, habitat description and uses in traditional medicine, such as Ayurveda.
by Kanhoba Ranchoddas Kirtikar [1918]
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This is the English translation of the Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Charita (literally “The lives of the sixty-three illustrious People”), a Sanskrit epic poem written by Hemachandra in the twelfth century. The work relates ...
by Helen M. Johnson [1931]
364,227 words read / comments (0)
added 2017-08-05
This volume of Chola Temples covers Kulottunga I to Rajendra III in the timeframe A.D. 1070-1280. The Cholas of Southern India left a remarkable stamp in the history of Indian architecture and sculpture. Besides that, the Chol...
by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam [1979]
143,852 words read / comments (0)
This volume of Chola Temples covers Rajaraja I to Kulottunga I in the timeframe A.D. 985-1070. The Cholas of Southern India left a remarkable stamp in the history of Indian architecture and sculpture. Besides that, the Chola d...
by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam [1975]
141,178 words read / comments (0)
added 2017-07-16
This volume of Chola Temples covers Parantaka I to Rajaraja I in the timeframe A.D. 907-985. The Cholas of Southern India left a remarkable stamp in the history of Indian architecture and sculpture. Besides that, the Chola dyn...
by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam [1960]
105,501 words read / comments (0)
added 2017-06-25
A collection of papers and essays addressing the Śakti aspect of the Śākta school of Hindu philosophy by John Woodroffe, also known as Arthur Avalon.
by John Woodroffe [1929]
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added 2017-01-16
The English translation of the Natyashastra, a Sanskrit work on drama, performing arts, theater, dance, music and various other topics. The word natyashastra also refers to a global category of literature encompassing this ancient...
by Bharata-muni [1951]; translated by Manomohan Ghosh
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