Sanskrit Documents

The following texts are arranged in Devanagari sequence whenever possible. See File Formats for the legend and links to associated viewers. The documents in PDF format are presented separately in allfilelistpdf for user's convenience.

This file is updated occasionally with update date indicated at the bottom right of this page. Please see the main Sanskrit Documents Site for latest updates in different categories.

If you are viewing Acrobat PDF format file, please download the .pdf file first and then open it using Acrobat reader.

For XDVNG/HTML format, download and install XDVNG fonts for your platform from processing tools.

Additional documents, available for proofreading, are in all_pending and in all_pending2 directories.

Marathi, Hindi and other documents such as in subhAShita, learning and processing tools sections, or links (dictionary, links or so) are not included in this list.

Please consider voluneering for the site and sharpen your Sanskrit knowledge.

gaNesha stotra

devI stotrANi (including tantra)

Laxmi stotra


sarasvatI stotra


gAyatrI stotra


durgA stotra



(Kali, Tara, Chinnamasta, Tripura Sundari, Bhuvaneshwari, Tripura Bhairavi, Dhoomavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi, and Kamala)


nadI stotra


ShaTchakra shakti


Other forms of Devi




Additional Sanskrit documents related to Devi and Tantra are available at ambaa-L, tantra site mirrored at shivashakti and Adi Nath sampradAya site. Puja site has many Sanskrit texts of pUjA-s.

See also articles by Harshananda.


vishhnu and krishhna stotra

The vaalmikii raamaayaNa's Sanskrit text and Tulasidas's Hindi raamacharitamaanas are available at

rAma stotra

shiva stotra

hanumAna stotra

Hanumana Chalisa is translated in Sanskrit by Jagadguru Ramabhadracharya and Vaidya Shriniwas Hirlekar.

subrahmaNya stotra (kArtikeya, ShaNmuga, muruga)

Other deities' stotra



Many of the established Jyotish related texts are separately listed in Sociology and Astrology folder.

Also visit for details of worship and prayers (upAsanA) to each navagraha-s.

vaidika sUkta Short texts with Vedic accents

The following suuktas and texts have Vedic accent marks or svaras generated using Itranslator98. Please download and install the latest font sets from this site.

Texts related to Vedic svaras/accents and comments on them (svaramaJNjarii, vaidikasvarapaddhati, pratishAkhya-s, vedic anusvAra etc.) are given in the learning tools section.

If you are interested in encoding additional sUktas with Vedic accents, from Rigveda and Atharvaveda, please send a message to





  • Aryasamaj, Jamnagar has online scanned copies of Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda, Atharvaveda with Sanskrit text and Hindi Bhashya.

  • Gayatri Pariwar has another set of online scanned copies of Rigveda, Shukla Yajurveda, Samaveda, Atharvaveda, and Vedanta darshan among many other documents.

  • A portion of Krishna Yajurveda Works (Brahmana and Aranyaka) of the Taittiriya Shakha edited by Subramania Sarma, Chennai (India) is made available at Ulrich Stiehl's

  • The Vedicreserve site has complete text along with many other major Sanskrit literature.

  • Krishna Yajurveda with Swaram at , consists of many Suktas, Yajurveda texts. A volunteer group has entered large number of sUktas and displayed them in PDF formats for Telugu, Sanskrit(Devanagari), Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Oriya, and Tamil scripts, all with vedic swaras or accents. The specific texts are
    • Rudram, Pancha Suktam
    • Yajur Veda Suktas : Durga, Medha, Brahma, Saraswati, Bhagya, Pavamana, Sarpa, Navagraha, Ayushya, Apratiratham, Nakshatra, Mantra Pushpam, Dasa Shanti
    • Rig Veda Suktas : Ganapati, Brahmanaspati, Kumara, Pancha Rudram, Devi, Ratri, Bhagya, Saraswati, Manyu, Maha Sauram Purusha, Vishnu, Pavamana
    • Mahanyasam
    • Upanishats : Ganapati Atharvasirsha and Surya Upanishat
    • Taittiriya Aranyaka : Arunam, Swadhyaya Brahmanamr, Chitti Pannam, Pravargya Mantras, Pravargya Brahmanam, Taittiriya Upanishat-Seeksha Valli, Taittiriya Upanishat-Ananda Valli, Taittiriya Upanishat-Brugu Valli, Maha Narayana Upanishat
    • Taittiriya Brahamanam : Nakshatreshti, Purusha Medham, Achhidram, Aswamedham, Katakam
    • Taittiriya Samhita (complete) Kanda 1 Chapters 1-8, Kanda 2 Chapters 1-6, Kanda 3 Chapters 1-5, Kanda 4 Chapters 1-7, Kanda 5 Chapters 1-7, Kanda 6 Chapters 1-6, Kanda 7 Chapters 1-5

  • Find Ajit Krishnan's well prepared compilation of vaidik mantra and upAsanA texts at yAjushratnAkaram, prasiddhamantrasangraha. Explore his file cabinet for various texts and software utilities on

  • includes many of the sUktas from different Vedas. They are formatted nicely in different languages scripts namely Devanagari, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu. (The English/Roman representation is not phonetic.) The new sUktas are regularly added. The current (June 2012) list is Aa No Bhadraa Sooktam Aayushya Sooktam Abheekshyaam Te Sooktam Aghamarshana Sooktam Agni Sooktam Bhaagya Sooktam Bhoo Sooktam Devi Sooktam Devee Sooktam (Atharvaveda) Doorvaa Sooktam Durgaa Sooktam Ganapati Sooktam Hanumat Sooktam Hiranya Garbha Sooktam Indra Sooktam Manyu Sooktam Medhaa Sooktam Mruttikaa Sooktam Naaraayana Sooktam Naasadeeya Sooktam Nakshatra Sooktam Navagraha Sooktam Neelaa Sooktam Praatah Sooktam Purusha Sooktam Purusha Sooktam (Rigveda) Raatree Sooktam Rudra Sooktam Samputita Shree Sooktam Samvaada Sooktam Saraswatee Sooktam (Rigveda) Saraswatee Sooktam (Yajurveda) Sarpa Sooktam Shree Sooktam v4 Sumangala Sooktam Tantroktam Devi Sooktam Vishnu Sooktam

  • Ramesh Natarajan has prepared nicely formatted texts and audio/video (Youtube) clips of Mahanyasam, Devi Mahatmyam, Sundarakandam, Udakashanti, Lalita-Kali sahasranama, suktams, upanishads with plans to cover many other texts.

  • Yajurveda's English translation by Arthur Berriedale Keith [1914] is available at and at The machine encoded Sanskrit text is available under TITUS project at One needs to install the associated font to view the text.

  • There are some audio clips available at these links:, 1 in devotional section, and 2: Shanti.

  • vedas section has audio of all four vedas for download.

  • The MP3 audio files of all Vedas (including shukla and krishna yajurveda) are available at along with information and texts of Vedic Mathematics, Upanishads, stotras, lectures, and articles.

  • Audios of Rigveda, Krishna Yajurveda, Shukla Yajurveda, Samaveda, and Atharveda at, arranged by Kandam, Ashtakams, Suktas, Parvas et cetera.

  • Tamil translation of all four Vedas is available at These books are authored by Pandit MR Jambunathan (~20 books in pdf) . They are also avaialble on Scribd.


General Vedic Information

  • ITX | PS | PDF | XDVNG | GIF | UNIC - vedastuti shrImad bhAgavata purANe (new)

  • Vaidika vyakhyana mala (Volume 1) - Satwalekar, Shripad Damoda, four parts

  • Unicode Standard 4.0 (2003) does not support accented Vedic texts. Only two Vedic accents were defined by the Unicode consortium, whereas approximate 50 Vedic accents/characters/svaras would be required for encoding the various Vedic texts. See Vedic Code Set (vedic.pdf) in and 29 Samaveda accents listed in

    The set of Vedic Svara codes for copmuter implementation are grouped in

  • Vedic Archives at Gurukulam at Dombivali. This has well prepared PDF files of
    • Ashirvada and Prayer Mantras in chronological order 832k
    • Book1-UdaShanti and ShantiJapa 756k
    • Book2-Mahanyasam and Rudrakramam 758k
    • Book3-Aaranyam,Upanishad and Ghanam 1609k
    • Book4-Achidram and Ashwamedham 5110k
    • Book5-Sotrams 1791k
    • Complete Devi Bhagvatam in English 2280k
    • Pradosha Pooja Vidhi in Tamil 10121k
    • Pradosha Pooja Vidhi in Sanskrit 4387k
    • Ganam Sanskrit Version 278k
    There are also audio clips of some sUktas.

  • A list of Veda Pathashala, a traditional Vedic schools, is provided in vedapathashala.

  • Many of the vedic Suktas in Roman with svaras and English translation are available at in Sukta Sangraha. Pandit Sri Rama Ramanuja Achari has written many articles and have compiled many useful texts, such as handbook of Vaishnavas, Hindu Iconology, Vaishnava Iconology, Sanskrit tutorials, Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram with English Translation et cetera.


Videos related to Vedic studies


Find here Bhagvadgita related information, other known gItA-s and gIta-s from Bhagvatam (scroll below)


Other known gItA and gIta

Yoga and philosophy

The original/earliest version of the Yogavasishtha called "Moksopaya" is downloadable at GRETIL in various encodings, e.g. as UTF file:

Visit for a long list of Asanas, details, poses, and audio.


The following list contains informative links related to Puranas.

major works

Documents composed by Adi Shankaracharya

Many of the stotras composed by Adi Shankaracharya are in the respective deity sections. They are not listed here to avoid duplication.


Miscellaneous documents

Sociology and astrology (jyotiSha)

Many of the stotras for navagraha used for chanting from Jyotish standpoint are separately listed in navagraha folder.