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.

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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.

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gaNesha stotra

Following stotras are available for encoding. Write to sanskrit at cheerful.com if you are interested.

devI stotrANi (including tantra)



Laxmi stotra

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sarasvatI stotra

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gAyatrI stotra

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durgA stotra

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dashamahAvidyA


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

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nadI stotra

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ShaTchakra shakti

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Other forms of Devi

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tantra

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Additional books and Sanskrit documents related to Devi and Tantra are available at ambaa-L, Kalyanamandira, dasa mahavidhya sadhak parivar, nikhiladhAma, sadhana siddhi vigyan, Datia Peeth groups, tantric site mirrored at shivashakti and Adi Nath sampradAya site. Puja site has many Sanskrit texts of pUjA-s.

See also articles by Harshananda.

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Following stotras are available for encoding. Write to sanskrit at cheerful.com if you are interested.

vishhnu and krishhna stotra

rAma stotra

The vaalmikii raamaayaNa's Sanskrit text and Tulasidas's Hindi raamacharitamaanas are available at http://sanskrit.gde.to/mirrors/ramayana/

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

Following stotras are available for encoding. Write to sanskrit at cheerful.com if you are interested.

Navagraha

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

Also visit 9grah_upasana/ and Nava Graha Sadhana from Kalyana Mandir for details of worship and prayers (upAsanA) to each navagraha-s.

Following stotras are available for encoding. Write to sanskrit at cheerful.com if you are interested.

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 sanskrit@cheerful.com.

rigveda

sAmaveda

atharvaveda

yajurveda

  • Aryasamaj, Jamnagar has online scanned copies of Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda, Atharvaveda with Sanskrit text and Hindi Bhashya. Other links for Aryasamaj literature are archive.org, http://www.aryamantavya.in/, http://www.vedicgranth.org/, and Aryasamaj elibrary.

  • 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 http://www.sanskritweb.net/yajurveda/.

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

  • Krishna Yajurveda with Swaram at http://yajur.veda.tripod.com/ , 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. Most of these files posted a long time earlier are taken down. The team has been correcting the text and is planning to repost once finalized. Some of these are posted in Google Docs in different format as the site yajur.veda.tripod.com is getting updated.

  • 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 http://www.aupasana.com.

  • http://www.bharatiweb.com 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.) Wish that the Sanskrit words were not broken up inappropriately with the intention of helping the "chanters" and not keeping challenges for students for scholarly study. The current (July 2014) Sooktam list is Aa No Bhadraa, Aghamarshana, Agni, Aksheebyam, Asyavamiya (Suparna), Ayushya, Bhagya, Bhoo, Brahma, Brahmanapati, Bruhaspati, Devi, Devi (Atharvaveda), Durgaa, Durva, Ganapati, Go, Hanumat, Hiranya Garbha, Indra, Manyu, Medha, Mruttikaa, Nakshatra, Narayana, Nasadeeya, Navagraha, Neela, Oshadhi, Pavamana (Punyaha Vachanam), Pratah, Purusha, Purusha (Rigveda), Ratri, Rudra, Samputita Shri, Samvaada, Sanyasa, Saraswati (Rigveda), Saraswati (Yajurveda), Sarpa 1, Sarpa 2, Shri, Sumangala, Tantroktam Devi, Vastu, Vishnu, Vrushabha

  • Srimatham, Australia has compiled many sUktas in a nicely formatted booklet with Itranslator's Roman+Diacritics fonts and Vedic svaras. It can be improved with original text with anvaya for ease of students. The sUkta list includes brahma, puruSha, nArAyaNa, viShNu, shrI, bhU, nIlliA, rudra, Ano bhadrAH, Abhaya Mantra, AghamarShaNa, Aikatya, Anna, AyuShya, AyuShya-mantrANi, durgA, sarasvati, hiraNyagarbha, namaH prAchyai disha, nAsadAsiya, rAjA, navagraha, pavamAni, rakShoghna, svasti, sarpa, vAstu, sanyAsa, yama, trisuparNa MantrANi, bhadram vada, agni, gaNapatyatharvashIrShopaniShat, NArAyaNa UpaNiShad, IshAvAsya UpaNiShad, sUrya UpaNiShad.
    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.

  • Ramesh Natarajan has prepared nicely formatted texts and audio/video (Youtube) clips of Vedic Suktas, Mahanyasam, Devi Mahatmyam, Sundarakandam, Udakashanti, Lalita-Kali sahasranama, Upanishads, Homams with plans to cover many other texts. Ramesh's Chandi Homam is the only recorded complete Homam online. New clips are regularly added so explore the site and bookmark.

  • Yajurveda's English translation by Arthur Berriedale Keith [1914] is available at http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/index.htm and at http://www.hinduwebsite.com/sacredscripts/yajur_veda_intro.htm. The machine encoded Sanskrit text is available under TITUS project at http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/etcs/ind/aind/ved/yvs/ts/ts.htm. One needs to install the associated font to view the text.

  • There are some audio clips available at these links: http://sanskritdocuments.org/links5_audio.html, 1 in devotional section, and 2: Shanti.

  • gatewayforindia.com 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 http://www.uppathil.net/ along with information and texts of Vedic Mathematics, Upanishads, stotras, lectures, and articles.

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

  • Tamil translation of all four Vedas is available at http://www.vedicgranth.org/home/the-great-authors/mr-jambunathan. These books are authored by Pandit MR Jambunathan (~20 books in pdf) . They are also avaialble on Scribd.

upaveda

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 http://tdil.mit.gov.in/pchangeuni.htm and 29 Samaveda accents listed in http://www.sanskritweb.de/sans99sv.pdf.

    The set of Vedic Svara codes for copmuter implementation are grouped in http://tdil.mit.gov.in/VedicCodeSetOct02.pdf.

    A tabulated list of various Vedic Accents, vaidik svara chinha compilation 1, 2, compiled from unicode.org and CDAC. (It is compiled in devanagari by Jitender Bansal. )

  • Vedic Archives at https://sites.google.com/site/gurukulam4vedas/home 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.

  • jaTA maNiH savyAkhyA jaTAmaNirnAma lakShaNaM, Jatamani is a lakShaNa grantha of the Taittiriya Shakha of Krishna Yajurveda. (Needs proofreading and corrections.) Read an overview of the text.

Videos veda

Videos related to Vedic studies

upanishhat

bhagavadgItA and other gItAs

Other known gItA and gIta