Usefull links to other sites

Sanskrit / Devanagari:

Sanskrit Reader Companion. A free tool developed by Gérard Huet that magnificently deconstructs Sanskrit and shows multiple translation variations, including the original root and how it was declined. (for abbreviations used, click here)
There are various other tools available, such as verb conjugation and noun declension, and a searchable digital format of the Monier-Williams dictionary.

IAST -> Devanagari -> IAST converter: (excelent tool) (archived)

Excellent grammar guide for beginners in learning Sanskrit. I have learned a great deal.

If you want to learn Sanskrit, have a look at the following excellent page:

Tool to convert files encoded in various character sets to utf-8

Text & Resources:

Sacred-Texts: Huge depot of converted free e-books; mostly from the public domain:

Charitable programs:

Behind Every Temple is a Non-Profit Organization with a mission to support, protect and promote Sanatana Dharma

Arsha Seva Kendram is a non-profit organization founded to impart the teaching and attitude of Seva.


Lots of scriptures such as the Puranas, Vedas, Sutras and many other interesting texts. All of them are in PDF or HTML format.

The Bhagavad Gita with english grammar syntax and different commentaries in sanskrit. The grammar syntax is very thorough.

Excellent site with an English translation of the Bhagavad Gita including various commentaries (also translated)

The Bhagavad Gita with 4 different commentaries, transliteration and audio for every verse.

The full Śrīmad Bhāgavatam. Transliteration and Commentary for every verse.

Plenty of free articles and books. Also supports charity projects.

Hinduism / blogs:

ManBlunder: Various articles and books with excellent commentaries free of charge.

Very good up-to-date blog with various articles on India and Hinduism. Everything is well-documented with sources.


84000: A noble cause that aims to translate the words of the Buddha.

Abhidhamma: Lots of books and information; mainly Buddhism:

Very pleasant wiki-like Buddhism-resource center:

Probably the best discussion forum for all your buddhism questions and answers:

Access to Insight: One of the best concerning Theravāda Buddhism:

City of 10,000 Buddhas: Information and Text regarding Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua


Large wiki-like site with many entries

Rangjung Yeshe Wiki: Online Tibetan-English Dictionary with nearly 200,000 entries!

ACIP: Asian Classics Inout Project. Excellent project that travels around the world to save fragile texts from extinction

Database of high-res images of Tibetan artworks. Staggering amount and incredible detail.

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