Marathi Documents


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Complete Dnyaneshwari

We are pleased to present here complete etexts of Dnyaneshwari and Dasbodh. The texts are grouped by adhyAya or dashakas. We recommend the use of Unicode Devanagari display or the PDF/PS files.

Thanks to the efforts of Vishwas Bhide of Sangali, and Chhaya and Sharad Deo of Nasik. Thanks also to other volunteers (Sunder Hattangadi, Shree Devi Kumar, etc.) for additional assistance. For enhanced viewing of XDVNG display, please download XDVNGMod fonts.

Dnyaneshwari / bhAvArthadIpikA

The presentation of the texts in Baraha fonts is available at http://satsangdhara.net site.

An English translation by V. V. Shirvaikar of Dnyaneshwari is available on hinduweb.org. It is mirrored at another site where German translation by Mr D. Platthaus is also given.

Get the PDF ebook English translation of Dnyaneshwari by Manu Subedar Gita Explained; first printed in 1932 - available from Digital Library of India and then OCRed.

Please take advantage of a multimedia presentation on Dnyaneshwari by Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). It is a complete searchable text with Sakhare Maharaj's commentary. The development is sponsored by Sri Guru Sakhare Maharaj Sampradai Yashodhan Publication and Multimedia Creations Team at C-DAC. Fonts need to be installed from the site.

Another translation is available at http://www.vishwatmak.org/ performed by Swami VIshwatmak or more commonly know as Jangli Maharaj. He has also translated Atmaaram, Guru Geeta, Sai Satcharitra, Bhagwad Geeta, Ashtavakra Geeta, Guru Charitra, Dnyaneshwari, Upadesh saar, and Upanishads.

The English translation by M.R. Yardi is also available at http://www.bvbpune.org/dnyaneshawri.html (index-PDF), Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Pune site.

hA hoIla dAna pasAvo at http://hahoildaanpasavo.info is a well-prepared site presentation of 24 lectures on pasAyadAna (Pasayadan) by Shri Shirish Shantaram KavaDe. His other books are available on bookganga.com.

Pasayadana is translated in Sanskrit by L. V. Deshpande (samashloki)

Pasayadana is also translated by Shriniwas Hirlekar (shloka format). Visit http://www.shriniwas-hirlekar.com for additional Marathi translations of atharvashIrSha, ShaTpadi, sUryastavan and Sanskrit translations of hanumAna chAlisA, mArutistotra, Savarkar's sAgarA prANa taLamaLalA and jayostute poems, Sane guruji's balasAgara bhArata hovo, Kavi Kusumagraja's krAntIchA jayajayakAra and others.

Prashuram R. Gokhale has prepared a site gharogharI Dnyaneshwariwith 18 adhyAya neatly arranged in PDF files. It includes translation of difficult words, difficult ovIs, and classification and punctuations/markings useful for self study. Shri Gokhale is also planning to present Patanjai yog sutras, Ashthyadhyai of Panini, and Nirukta of Yaska in Marathi translation.


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Complete Dasbodh


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Marathi poems and folk songs

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF UNIC - bho.nDalyAchI gANI.n
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - shUra shipAI
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - yA bALA.nno by bhA\. rA\. tAMbe
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - maraNA.nta kharokhara jaga jagate.n by bhA\. rA\. tAMbe
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - mAtR^ibhUmIprata by bhA\. rA\. tAMbe
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - rikAme madhughaTa by bhA\. rA\. tAMbe
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - sAya.nkALachI shobhA by bhA\. rA\. tAMbe
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - mahArAShTra povADA by vasa.nta bApaTa
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - samateche.n he.n tuphAna uThale.n by vi.ndA kara.ndIkara
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - mana vaDhAya vaDhAya by bahinabai
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - raghunandana sA.nvaLA
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - auduMbara
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - bhillAchA pora
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - parikathe.ntila rAjakumArA
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - jagAchA nyAya
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - jANIva
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - kALa (goindAgraja)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - divALI (goindAgraja)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - jagUn bagh
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - pAnipatachA phaTakA (goindAgraja)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - kavIchA vadhuuvarA.ns Aher (goindAgraja)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - lokamAnyAsa bhAratavarShAchA AshIrvAda (govindAgraja)
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - astAchala
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - auduMbara kavitA rasagrahaNa
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - kevaLa mAjhA sahyakaDA bApaTa
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - kuNAchyA khA.ndyAvara
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - povADA, mahArAShTra bApaTa
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - upadeshapara phaTakA
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - svAta.ntrya devIchI vinavaNI kusumAgraja
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - maraNA.nta kharokhara jaga jagate.n
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - samateche.n he.n tuphAna uThale.n kara.ndIkara
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - yA bALA.nno tAmbe
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - rAnAta ekaTecha paDalele phUla
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - vajrapuruSha
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - sR^iShTIche chamatkAra
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - sukhaduHkhAMchyA dvaitAmadhunI (givindAgraja)

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    Marathi audio

  • Visit http://www.eprasaran.com/, an innovative approach to Marathi internet radio. The programs are presented live as well streamed from archive. The items include kathA-kathan, Geetanjali, ApalI AwaD, svarasandhyA, Raga based melody scape, gappA-goShTii, and question answers.

  • Visit shatataarakaa, a collection of Marathi songs (by Sachin Tatke) with links to Audio.

  • A well organized and large (over 2450) collection of Marathi songs audio with lyrics Aathavanitli Gani (Memorable Songs) at aathavanitli-gani.com conceived, crafted, and cared by Alka Tattu. The songs are grouped by titles, musician, movies, play, Raga, and types.

  • Also, get 1111 Marathi songs (at www.marathiworld.com) categorized by Singer, Lyrics, Musician, and first line gANI gaLyAtalI ....manAtalI

  • Vaksudha

  • Marathi songs and lyrics links. An organized collection from postings at Maayboli.

  • Over the phone conversation with Vaidya Dharmadhikari on milk consumption in Ayurveda, 1, 2.

  • Discourses on Kathopanishad in Marathi by Dr. Shrikrishna Deshmukh, ten days conversation in June 2006.

  • esnips.com, Various marAThI audio and books. For example, Marathi Kathakathan. Use and see the right side list for the link. "What's Hot eSnips dOwNlOaDeR allow popups."

  • scribd.com, search for marathi to get a treasure trove of Marathi books, audio and video clips.

  • http://www.musicindiaonline.com for Marathi audio. Use for downloading instructions.

  • youtube.
  • Online extraction of audio from Youtube video OR use Real Player Converter, part of Real Player, to MP3 output.

  • Bolti Pustake, a blog at http://boltipustake.blogspot.com/ for Marathi Audio Books in MP3 format. Some of the books are Agarkar darshan, amol goShTI (Sane Guruji), Dasbodh, Goshti Isapachya, and more which are read by many volunteers.

  • Listen to audio clips of lectures on Ramayana in Marathi by Niveditadidi, 7-days series.

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    Marathi Video

  • Radhadhara Madhumilinda prepared by Sudhir Joglekar.

  • Veer Savarkar, ten part lecture series by Ram Shevalakar.

  • mana karA re prasanna in two short video parts by Dr. Sanjay Upadhye. See also on Duality, mAya mhaNatA mhaNatA, gappAShTak.
  • Gulabrao Maharaj, two part lectures by Ram Shevalakar. This is part of a Shri Gulabrao Maharaj Sahitya Sammelan which included other speakers like Alka Indapwar, Anjali Khare, Vijay Bhatkar.

  • Four part interview of Satyajit Padhye, ventriloquist (son of Ramdas Padhye) on youtube. Such video's are linked from Marathi video selction on vidsurf.net.

  • Video clips of Marathi songs and Arati sung by Ramanian musicians following Sahaja Yoga Marg, founded by Mata Nirmala Devi (pUrvAShramIchyA Nirmala Salve from Yeotmal). Clips 1, 2, 3, 4 and more.

  • Six part audio-video presentation of Manache Shloka

  • Bhajans by Gayathri and Ranjani, video viThobA chalA mandirAta Rag Yaman, sakhA mAjhA nArAyaNa in Gujari Todi (minus pa?), bolAvA viThThala, Rag Bhatiyaa, bhUta moThe, Rag chandrakauns. Also listen to their Tukaram abhanga Mand, Kapi. Both singers are professional Carnatic singers.

  • Abhangs by Aruna Sairam : vR^indAvanI veNu vAjea by bhAnudAsa, paNDharI nivAsA sakhyA pANDura.ngA by nAmadeva, namo gaNaryAyA, bhaktajana vatsale by nAmadeva, ArambhI vandIna ayoddhyechA rAjA by rAmadAs swAmI, bAje mR^ida.nga, gaNesha abha.nga, collection at muscindiaonline.com. Also Aikya 2010 - A musical journey into Maharashtra, Aruna Sairam sings Saraswati Vandana followed by gondhaL, ude ga ambA bAI.
  • Abhangs by O. S. Arun : sundara te dhyAna (alternative), R^itu vasantila kokiLA (another version) followed by Ale preme mAtalAse by sa.nta tukArAm, vadana suhAsya rasALa, rAGhavaA by rAmadAsa svAmI, bhaktajana vatsale by nAmadeva.
  • Abhangs by O. S. Arun : guru dhyAyee (abhang) - kAnaDA (darbAri), sakaLa teertha (abhang) - mOhanam (bhoop), ha rAghava (abhang) - mohanakalyANi (pahADi), anAthAchyA nAthA dImAchyA dayALA, Panduranga Ale Ale, nAmAchA bajAra, pa.nDhari.
  • Sankara bhajan although not Marathi, sung by children in the bhajan competition at bhaktaswaraa educational and social trust and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Listen to the harmonium and mR^Idangam played by toung children. Also, rUpa pAhatA lochanI in tune as sung by Ranjani and Gayathri.
  • Pandharicha vaasa, a Marathi Abhang composed by Sant Namdev, sung by students of Smt. Lakshmi Raghavan in Channai.
  • ekmev.com, the site for information on Ganesh festival with audio and video clips. The gues is that the site is not popular because of the "registration" policy and incorrect transliteration of the word ekameva, "one and only", with possible angling for commercial approach.

  • Video Marathi asmitA, abhimAn gIt, Sung by 300+ well known singers and celebrities.

  • Four part video clips of Shivajirao Bhosale Vyakhyan : Samarth Ramdas.

  • Five part Shivaji Maharaj Vyakhyan by Prof Nitin Bangude Patil.

  • Thirteen part Avinash Dharmadhikari's vyAkyAn.

  • Multipart inspirational speech by Vishwas Nangare Patil.

  • Five part vyAkyAn by Vaidya Shree Anant Dharmadhikari Mumbai, charaka nirupaNam.

  • Shrimad Bhagawat katha in Marathi by Shri Vishvesh Bodas guruji on http://www.youtube.com/satsangdhara (posted by Vishwas R. Bhide). The corresponding audio files are available at archive.org. They are linked from http://satsangdhara.net/ along with many other audio clips about Dnyaneshwari, adhyAtma rAmAyaNa, bhAgavatapurANa, bramhasUtra pravachane, Gondavalekar Maharaj pravachane et cetera.
  • Family Doctor, santulan Ayurved episodes on Saam TV posted on youtube. This includes interviews of celebrities : Dr. Shri Bal Tambe, Shri Sharad Ponkshe, Prof. Arun Jamkar, conducted by Sudheer Gadgil and Mrunal Dusanis.
  • Ustream.tv, 2010 Marathi sAhitya pariShad

  • Tendulkar mulAkhat, a documentary and candid interview in reference to play gidhADa. (1hr 43min). http://www.rajshrimarathi.com
  • , sa.ndhyAsUktA.nchaayAtrik, a documentary on Grace, A thoughtful Poet (59min) and Part 2 The Wonders of Poet Grace (53 min) . http://www.rajshrimarathi.com
  • A documentary on Journey of Lord Pandhari (42min.) http://www.rajshrimarathi.com
  • kAvyAnubhav. http://www.rajshrimarathi.com
  • Maitra-Jeevache Interview of Lata Mangeshkar with questions from Hridayanath Mangeshkar.
  • Marathi short films. http://www.rajshrimarathi.com
  • andha shraddhA nirmulan, Narendra Dabholkar questioning Narendra Maharaj, Interviews with Narendra Dabholkar 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and story of Gadge Baba on Khupte tithe Gupte.
  • Two part documentary on ALandyA Do.ngarAchI goShTa, parts 1 and 2 filmed and produced by Sumant Joshi. (English parts 1 and 2.

    Anant Panchal on Dholki solo.

  • vimeo.com, search for Marathi, specifically
  • Watch Sanjya Ranade's unique renderings of video songlines, "an audio visual mirroring of a fragment of reality. The videos are unedited and untampered except the frame that is a necessary limitation of the format itself."
  • Collection of stotras with video montage, Sanskrit text, English and Marathi meanings at http://ioustotra.blogspot.com/ recited by Prakash V. Ketkar.
  • Usha Jadhav wiki information, a national award winning actress. Watch her interview in Marathi and special report on the award of Marathi film Dhag. Watch her special Hindi short films Gaali by Dipk Nanglia and 'A Life in Mumbai' - A Short Film by Manish Harishankar.
  • Nana Patekar's Interview After Receiving Padma Shri covering topics about the responsibility for receiving awards, his frankness, current news, and other subjects. He was in Aap Ki Adalat, parts 1, 2, 3, 4 in Hindi.
  • Mallakhamb Demonstration in Thane, Indian pole gymnast. Posted by Observer Research Foundation (ORF) Thane.
  • shivakalyANa rAjA, (2010) lecture by Ninad Bedekar Parts 1, 2, 3, 4. The topic is A study of Shivaji in the context of the events in the changing world : badalatyA jAgatika ghaDAmoDInsandarbhAta shivarAyA~nchA abhyAs. Part 1 includes an introduction of ORF by Gauri Mahulikar. ORF is an organization established in Delhi with branches elsewhere. It is a policy think tank, "Building Partnerships for a Global India." It has posted lectures on variety of topics at ORF YouTube video channel.
  • Interview of Harmonium Maestro Pt. Purushottam Walawalkar by Sudhir Paranjape, with Ustad Faiyaz Khan on Tabla. He had been accompanying many famous artists on harmonium for about 70 years. Accompanying cannot be taught but have to be learnt from experience and to be practiced on stage. Video Clip - History of Harmonium by Purushottam Walwalakar, in Marathi with English translation. Others are Technique of Rendering Thumri & Dadra and The Art of Accompaniment on Harmonium. He has given many tips for a successful accompanist.
  • Sudhir Paranjape's video channel hosts videos of Purushottam Walawalkar- The Versatile Artist Parts 1 and 2 (Solo Harmonium - the timeless De Haata Sharanaagataa). It is available in the CD given along with Pandit Walawalkar's book titled "Swaradarshan" published by Lakshya Trust. You may contact Shri´╗┐ Manavendrasingh Gohil (email : manvendrasinghgohil@yahoo.com ) to purchase the book-CD.


    Other languages

  • Vanmala, Remembering Tai Atya (Shyamchi Aai actress) by Mandakini Mathur (see also River Goddess 17m). (21m)
  • Annual Program without Frontiers.
  • Clean Sweep (YouTube) or Clean Sweep (vimeo), | A Short Film by Sheetal Petkar (with subtitles).
  • Hindi Rukmini
  • Extraordinary dance performance by children at IIT Kharagpur Spring festival 2011.
  • Kamera - Oscars Award Winning Indian Short Film
  • Watch relatively bold short films by the director Dipk Nanglia Taling Books Publications. Some of the notable ones are Gaali, foul word. Watch the language! Usha Jadhav.
  • Short Film 'A Blind Faith' Based on REAL LIFE STORY promoting more belief in medicinal system than the hearsay.
  • 'A Life in Mumbai' - A Short Film by Manish Harishankar. "ye shahara kitanA ajIba hai?" Main role by Usha Jadhav.
  • Time a short film byhumaramovie channel on YouTube.
  • Raga bageshri instrumental music, Flute,sitar,tabla, a historic sitar concert titled Brahm Naad in New Delhi in Nov 2008, which brought together 1094 sitar exponents on one stage, got Guinness Book of World Record. Also see Antarnaad Jan 12th 2010, where 27000 (2750 classical singers) people were on stage singing Ganesh Arati, Maa Basant Aayo Re - Raag basant Bahar, Ho Yahi Gunjan Sa Mann Me - Raag Desh,
  • Prayers to Three Yogis, To know is to remember..... by Piyush Shah.
  • Your Secret by Jean-Sebastien Monzani. Also, Unspoken Word.
  • Between Bears by Eran Hilleli.
  • Gujarati Navin Khatri, astitva by Mustaqeem Khan, Found Green, 2006 by Neha Choksi, Moseti by Junuka Deshapande .
  • The life and work of the famous Indian Architect Balkrishna Doshi by Hinterland films, see other parts also.
  • "City of Lakes, a feature film by Pacific Pictures.
  • Yonder by Emilia.
  • Two Men directed by Dominic Allen.
  • The Shoe Tree by Ian Cottage.
  • Shortcut, Matt Barlow takes a circuitous journey. Trials biking - Welsh style.
  • The Bus.
  • 10 minutes.
  • On Time.
  • The Door.
  • On the Other Side.
  • Pass it on when you're done with it.
  • Award winning Indian ad for a cause- Hostel/Holi.
  • Auto Rickshaw, Ignorance of the ability brings disability.
  • An ad.
  • Japp.
  • Heaven can wait.
  • Shishir Sathe's music video collection.
  • This is India, parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 by Helmut Stach.
  • Cities of the world, Mumbai by Helmut Stach.
  • Bandish: Indian Classical Music Show- Anjali Joshi on Santoor Ravi Brighton on Tabla. (http://www.anjalijoshi.org, http://www.ravialbright.com) Listen to chAphA bolenA, kuhU kuhU bole loyaliyA, and other popular songs as well. Presented by Brandon Mcintosh of http://www.kaliproductions.org. (58m)
  • Bandish: Indian Classical Music with Satyajit Limaye pn Basuri. Presented by Brandon Mcintosh of http://www.kaliproductions.org. (58m)
  • This is karma, by Erling Hoveid. (11m)
  • Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance by Francis Coppola. (1h 26m).
  • Born into Brothels
  • http://nubiagroup-powerpoint-collection.blogspot.com
  • Full Movie (Genetic Roulette; The Gamble of our Lives), documentary 84min.

  • Meals ready, a short film by Nithuna Dinesh.

  • Peacock Dance, a rare view.

  • http://cultureunplugged.com has documentaries Raga of Narmada River, Kumar and Kabir (Koi-Sunta Hai), Kabir,

  • Thirst on http://www.slideshare.net/jbrenman/thirst

  • Anupam Mishra: The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting on http://ted.com and an article on esamskriti.

  • Kalady: The Triumph of Faith Over Time, birthplace of Shankaracharya (1:32 hr). See also 33rd Jagadguru of Sringeri, Sri Sacchidananda Shivabhinava Narasimha Bharati Mahaswamiji who established Shankara Jayanti at Kalady. (Presentation in Sanskrit by Jagadguru Bharathi Theertha.) http://www.jagadgurus.org/ Explore biographies, audio and video clips.

    If you find any notable videos, please let us know.

  • A set of videos on Scientific Verification of Vedic Knowledge in Hinduism, parts 1, 2, 3 OR full OR full-google.

  • Vedic Science.

  • Take the world from another point of view, lectures by Richard P. Feynman.
  • http://www.enlightenment-downloads.blogspot.com/, "Your own consciousness is what matters most."
  • Swami Vivekananda and mother Kali, how Swamiji could not ask Goddess Kali money and wealth. Instead he asked for - bhakti, gyan, vivek, and vairagya, from a Bengali movie. See also Swami Vivekananda links on Wikipedia. (Tapas Datta at www.owasfilms.com is planning to make a movie on Swami Vivekananda "One Without A Second" to be released in year 2013. The site has flash-file presentations and links to articles.) Additionally, visit belurmath and http://www.vivekananda.net/ sites for plenty of information on Vivekananda,
  • Vivekananda vandana in Sanskrit, also Bandona in Bengali, parts 1 and 2
  • Aghori, living with the dead, parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
  • Supernatural revealed in India, andhashraddhA nirmulan.
  • http://indiaunheard.videovolunteers.org/ appears excellent collection for Indian subjects.(Puppetry promotes public cleanliness, Narmada land at last.) Video Volunteers is an international media organization empowering the voices of the world.s unheard communities.
  • Akshya Patra, India school lunch program.
  • An Afghan fold song from Kabul Transit, nice tune and with English subtitles.
  • Rajarani Music Festival
    Watch the newer performance 18th Jan to 20th Jan 2013, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The performance was carried out in three parts video (about 3 hrs each) of Live Musical Performance. Select the scroll down items. Watch painter Baladev Maharatha painting while the performances are going on.
    • Day 1 : Shymamala Devi, senior Odisi singer, Odisha Tourism clip, U, Srinivas on violin (at 1:05 hr),
    • Day 2 : Gutu Maharana and his students performing pakhawaj, M. Balamuralikrishna (at 57 min)
    • Day 3 : Guru Ramahari Das - Odisi singer, Bhajans-band (at about 1:35 hr), L Subramanian (at about 2:02 hrs).

    The older performance was held on 18th-20th January 2012, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

    • Day 1 : Part 1 : Inauguration, and Odishi concert by Vijay Kumar Jena and Rama Hari Dash (Mary Bihag; 3 Odishi compositions);
    • Day 1 : Part 2 : Carnatic Sangeet by O. S. Arun (vAtApi gaNapatiM bhaje.aham, Endaro mahanubhavulu, Raga Varamu Ranganatha-Tamil 1:09, Namadev Abhanga - Raga Megha - he go viThThale bhakta jana vatsale 1:34, taka dhim - Kamakshi, Tamil - tarANA); Art work by Baladev Maharatha.
    • Day 2 : Damodar Hota (Raga Kokila/Bhupali, Jagannatha Vandana-Chaturanga Odisi, Kalicharana Pattanayak's Tribhanga, Natakalyani/Chandrakauns Shivavandana, Orisi dhun, Raga Mishra Pilu Upendrabhanja's Aja kara kautiki, Kirwani(?) vanamAli gara);
      Carnatic instrumental Violin concert Duet by Kumar S. G and Ganesh S. G. (Mayamalavagowda, various compositions) Art work by Baladev Maharatha.
    • Odisi Mardala Ensemble lead by Dhaneshwar Swain (mArdala piece, vAdyasa.ngama); Vocal duet Pandit Rajan and Sajan Mishra (Raag Bageshri vilambita ekatAla kavana gata bhai mori piyA na puChe ekahu.N bAr, tarANA, dR^ita khyAl ) at 1:32
  • Government of India Video Portal hosts long video clips of Republic Day Celebrations 2013, Rajarani Music Festival 2013, Mukteswar Dance Festival 2013, including live performance and Loksabha channel.
  • A full concert by Bombay Jayashri & Ayaan Ali Khan for Aradhana Mahotsavam in Prasanthi Nilayam. Watch other concerts at Sai Concert 2012 Part 1, Part 2, Geet Sagar, Udit Narayan, Anuradha Paudwal, Hariharan , Part 3, - "A Tribute to the Legend of Pure Love - Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba"
  • Sharad on 4shared.com has live audio recordings of Kumar, Vasantrao Deshpande, Kaushiki, Devki Pandit/Kumar/Ajoy etc at Sawai Gandharva festival, and other text files.
  • Corruption and India, different versions of multitude of problems, Jaag India by Santosh GL, India Against Corruption, tell the truth, no exchange of bribes, work sincerely, Seeking Truth, corruption in India 1 A day in Life, 2 Integrity, Let us break the chain, 3 Anti-corruption, 4 We, The Corrupt Indians, 5, 6 Grassroot to Government 2, 7 Lifestyle, 8 Say no, 9 We are Corrupt, and so on.
  • A collection of short films at http://www.digitalhimalaya.com, University of Cambridge, Uniteg Kingdom. Watch trailers at Shining Spirit, and heart wrenching Punam.
  • Deutche Wunderland.
  • Tibetan Yoga Masters, Parts 1, 2, 3.
  • Pune city exploration.
  • India Video at indiavideo.org, launched in 2007 in association with UNESCO, New Delhi, has in store thousands of text and videos on Indian subjects, which will be of interest to people from different walks of life. The videos are categorized with States and Union territories, and subjects like Ayurveda,Lifestyle,Dress,Dance,Yoga,Travel,Jewelry
  • Tele-serial Upanishad Ganga, on every Sunday morning 10-10:30 on Doordarshan network DD1 starting on March 11, 2012. "Let the knowledge of the Upanishads flow uninterrupted like the Ganga and touch the hearts of everyone."
  • Manufactured Landscapes, an eyeopener (but depressing) documentary. Also see 60 Minutes CBS program on The Ship Breakers of Bangladesh.
  • Water Makes Money.
  • Gangapedia at http://gangapedia.iitk.ac.in/. This is an effort to make people aware of the "Mission : Clean Ganga," and to promote (i) river must continuously flow (Aviral Dhaara), (ii) river must not be seen as a carrier of waste loads (Nirmal Dhaara), (iii) river must have longitudinal and lateral connectivity, (iv) river must have adequate space for its various functions, (v) river must function as an ecological entity. The information is categorised as Library, gBlog, gWiki, News, Events, Videos, Photos, Music.
  • Hindi discourses by Osho (Rajneesh)

  • Series of video clips on Indian Civilization : Lost Temples of Tanjavur, What The Ancient Indians Did For The World relinked as Ancient India's Engineering skills, Seven Wonders of India, Jesus in India - Beyond Belief Documentary, Vedic Origins Of Civilization & The Fallacy Of The "Aryan Invasion" Myth , Legacy:The Origins of Civilization - India -- The Empire of the Spirit

  • India Untouched : To those who claim there is no Castism in India! Research Documentary! (1hr 50 m)

  • I AM is "a 2011 documentary film written, narrated, and directed by Tom Shadyac, a Hollywood director of such hits as "Ace Ventura,"Bruce Almighty " and other comedic films. The documentary explores Shadyac's personal journey after a 2007 bicycle accident, "the nature of humanity" and "world's ever-growing addiction to materialism." The film asks two central questions: What's Wrong With the World? and What Can We Do About it?. It is about "human connectedness, happiness, and the human spirit", and explores themes including Darwinism, Western mores, loneliness, the economy, and the drive to war. "

  • Malayalam song Ayyappa Song Udichuyarnnu Mamalamele sung by KJ Yesudas, and same by younger singer. Another song Jaya Janardana Krishna Radhika Pate, and with younger singer

    Johny Lever Comedy, DhuNDo Dance, Johny Lever Tirchi Topi Wale O Babu Bhole Bhale Oye Oye Oye, Mumbai te Kolhapur

  • Shono Kono Eke Din... Mono Haralo by Hemant Kumar, 2, Lyrics, MIDI

  • The site http://www.wimp.com/ offers interesting videos. Amazing! For example

  • Swami Vivekananda Movie Hindi Full Movie, Parts 1 and 2, 1998.

  • Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari, videos include Vijay Hi Vijay - Odisha , Yogasana postures, Swami Vivekananda in Bharat Ek Khoj by Shyam Benegal on Doordarshan (good print), Viekananda Rock Memorial Viekananda Rock Memorial construction and vivekananda rock memorial & vivekananda kendra kanyakumari

  • Documentary of Vivekananda

  • Arvind Gupta Toys, samples Make s CD spinner,

  • Speeches by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Also, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Interview by Tavleen Singh 1 and 2. Best Indian PM ever.

  • Inspirational blog articles by Scott Jeffreya. See a link Five Enlightening Documentaries (some listed above).

  • Nanak Bhajan Vari Jaon Ji, studio recording parts 1 and 2 by Gazi Khan and group, field recording by Sumitra Das Goswani, modern recording .

  • Araj Sun Li Jo Mori (rAga gAvaTI) by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Naushad Ali Kawa, Jaipur.

  • Live concert sAsoN kI mAlA pe by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, kalAm written by Khwaja Ameer Khusro (24m). Original recording, Lyrics and English translation, Video links for mp4 and mp3 downloads.

  • Partition: The Day India Burned

  • The Genius of India - Proud Untold Indian History

  • Hindi Drama Festival Videos Mumbai, Radhanath Swami Downloads : Wonderful Krishna, The Kidnapping of Princess Rukmini, The Blind Saint Bilvamangal Thakur, Sri Nrisimha Lila, Gauranga Takes Sannyas, Danvir Mayurdhvaj, The Spiritual Renaissance, The Escape of Rupa and Sanatana.

  • Incredible India Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Varanasi - Benaras, song based visual presentation of Incredible India Jai Ho

  • Contributions Of Bharat To The World, produced by Bharat Swabhiman Nyas/Trust.

  • Lamps of fire, (O. V. Title: LlÓnties de foc), Spanish with English subtitles, documentary is a portrait on the unknown life and work of the Majorcan philologist, mystic and poet Joan Mascarˇ i FornÚs, responsible for the translations from Sanskrit to English of the most important spiritual classics of the East.

  • Video collection at http://www.hinduismworldwide.in, see Swami Vasudev Jaggi's lectures, also Dr. Svoboda's lecture.

  • Mahakumbh Mela 2013 | Moksha Ki Kamna - Full Movie (English Subtitles) by SaReGaMaDevotional channel on YouTube. The film is linked from http://www.sakhasaarathi.blogspot.com/ posted on Sunday, April 28, 2013. sakhasaarathi also has quite a few devotional full audio albums to listen.

  • Another Kumbhamela 2013 documentary by Namit Arora.

  • Official Kumbhamela 2013 site http://kumbhmelaallahabad.gov.in/english/index.html . See sharp aerial pictures.

  • L'Ours (1988) - the cougar scene , The Bear (1988 film)

    Tat Tvam Asi You are That which you Seek

  • Sanskriti Series are products created with the purpose of preserving for posterity various Indian Art and Culture. Available online purchase from www.kalakendra.com . Watch Bala Gaanam Carnatic Concert by Master Anantharaman

  • Videos of Indian Classical Music Series at digital library of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts 1, C. V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi - 110 001 (India) 91+011+23388155

  • Vimukti Yoga Mission hosts many video clips on various categories such as Music, Hinduism and Vedic Culture.

  • Live Satang From Barsana Braj Vrindavan India http://www.shrimaanmandir.org/ has many interesting projects that are exceptional. The devotees of Radha Rani support the projects as volunteers. There is a Goshala having 24000 cows well fed and taken care, saved from slughter houses around. See the photographs. The other aim of Maan Mandir is to plan more than 1.25 lakh trees in the Braj Region to protect the pasture land and bring the old glory back. Maan Mandir is also engaged in protection of Kunda, Water ponds which have great religious significance. The project for cleaning and saving Yamuna river from industrial pollution is presented at http://www.saveyamuna.org.

    Watch docummentaries posted at cultureunplugged.com on Yamuna River, Yamuna: The Stolen River, Jijivisha, and Delhi - Work in Progress, and Black River Business.

  • A puppet show from Quanzhou, China a city famous for its amazing puppet shows. Each puppet is controlled by as many as 36 strings. In this show, 4 old sisters (in red dresses) sing about how beautiful they were when they were young (in white dresses). Then there is a circus procession with a red lion, and the lion tamer prevails.
  • Arun Shourie speaks on What will it take to face up to China? in Manthan Samvaad on October 2013, in Hyderabad, India. It is a forum for public discourse "thought provoking, engaging, provocative and enlightening" recorded in Hyderabad, India. See http://www.manthanindia.com/ for details with downloads and videos.
  • Darbar Arts Culture Heritage Trust's http://www.youtube.com/user/darbarfestival/videos>Darbar festival videos are presentations of HD quality classical programs.
  • Ab Kaise Dharun Dheer Thumri Manjh Khana Shobha Gurtu
  • MERU Concerts organized by Maharishi Gandharva Veda in the category Indian Classical Music. aumik Datta Jog.
  • Ustad Zakir Husain : Live-in-Concert - Masters of Percussion, with Abbos Kosimov Rakesh Chaurasia 2012, Rare Tintal Tabla Solo 2012, with Ganesh Iyer, Rakesh Chaurasia and others, Shakrit and Landon Jazz Festival, with Ustad Sultan Khan, Sarangi, with Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod, vintage Teental solo, Vintage Solo compilation, The Speaking Hand, six part interview, how tabls talks, visits and tours place of Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji.
  • Welcome to India 2012, three part BBC documentary set mostly in Kolkata, episodes 1, 2, and 3.
  • Mathematics in India - From Vedic Period to Modern Times, 40 lectures by Prof. M.D.Srinivas,Prof.M.S.Sriram and Prof.K.Ramasubramanian,Department of mathematics,IIT Bombay. For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in, National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning. The site covers over 90 full length courses in various techinical topics.
  • Aparna Rao presents high tech art work with a sense of humor on ted.com.
  • Alwar Balasubramaniam: Art of substance and absence on ted.com.

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    Marathi Learning

  • Marathi e-shALA and links
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - bArAkhaDI
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG - devanAgarI uchchAra paddhata
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG - Multiplication tables (pADhe)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG - Multiplication tables - English
  • TXT | PS | XDVNG - Marathi English Dictionary. The text file is a compilation. For more authentic dictionary, please see the The Aryabhusan school Marathi-English online dictionary, digitized at University of Chicago online collection, originally (1911) written by Shridhar Ganesh Vaze and Molesworth's digitized Marathi-English dictionary. Also see webinterface to Hindi and Marathi dictionaries and other utilities developed as a part of Resource Center for Indian Language Technology Solutions at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (Mumbai).
  • marathibhasha.com hosts several glossaries/dictionaries in Marathi/Hindi for English words as a glossary of technical terms (pAribhAShika shabdArtha sUchI) in several scientitfic and office categories. Must see the categories to get the details. A search engine with entries in English or Marathi/Hindi Devanagari is provided. It is a free tool available without any restricttions. This is part of collection of marathiwebsites.com/.
  • The Marathi Alphabet with real audio and .wav files for those wanting to learn Marathi/Hindi/Sanskrit pronunciation letter by letter.

  • Marathi English Primer, excellent preparatory book by Ganesh Hari Bhide, 1901 edition at archive.org.
  • mAhArAShTra bhASheche vyAkaraNa by Dadoba Pandurang, 1850 edition.
  • Bharatiya Bhasha Jyoti, a division of Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), has provided an excellent learning resource. Through conversation in Hindi, one can learn Marathi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, and Oriya.

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    Marathi religious texts

  • Marathi Arati Collection
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG | UNIC | GIF - chAngadevapAsaShTI
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG | UNIC | GIF - amRitAnubhava
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - advaita pratyaya (latIf shah)
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - akkalakoTa swAmI stotra
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - AryAvR^itta gItA (moropanta)
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - shrI vya.nkaTesha stotra in Marathi
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG | UNIC | GIF - devIupaniShad with Marathi meaning (Sanskrit)
  • Pasayadan (blessings from God) with Marathi-English meaning
  • PS | PDF | HTML - pasAyadAn with English word by word and verse meaning

    haripaaTha & abhang

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - shrI pa.ncharatna haripATha
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - haripatha-ekanatha
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - haripatha-GyAneshvara
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - haripatha-namadeva
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - haripatha-nivritti
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - haripatha-tukArAma
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - hari bolA - A work by Ekanath
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG | GIF - sa.nta tukArAma yA.nche sA.nkhaLIche abha.nga
  • TXT | PS | PDF sa.nta tukaaraama yaa.nche saa.nkhaLiiche abha.nga - 2 columns
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - tATIche abha.nga (muktAbA_I)

    shrii samartha raamadaasa svaamii kR^ita

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - AtmArAma
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF | UNIC - bhImarUpI stotra (ebooks)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - karuNAShTake (Audio Pravachan)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | html - manAche shloka (1, ).
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG - manAche shloka - 3 columns
  • TXT | PS | XDVNG - manAche shloka - English Translation
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG - manAche shloka - with verse & word meanings
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - rAma ma.ntrAche shloka
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - rAma ma.ntrAche shloka - with meanings
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG - rAma ma.ntrAche shloka - with meanings in 2 columns

    Other Marathi texts and kavitA

  • Gurucharitra, a Marathi relgious text including life story of Swami Narasimha Saraswati, his philosphy, with reference to stories from Purana written by Shri Saraswati Gangadhar Swami in 15-16th century. text in Marathi with English translation, English translation audio
  • ma.ngaLAgaurI pUja (svayampurohit), 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG | GIF | - savAI by Jayant Madge
  • See comprehensive scanned books at scribd under eko.aham and marAThI mandaL carefully prepared by Vishwas Bhide (see an article about his activities in a news item marAThIchyA bhaviShyAchA vishvAs.)

    See also documents scanned and uploaded by Shri Hemant Moghe of Baroda.

    Some interesting postings of scanned books are

    Shripad Vallabha Guruchartira in Marathi posted on 4shared.com posted by Sharad (requires signup. Safe.) Another copy loaded on Scribd. The Marathi translation is compiled from Shripad Shri Vallabh ashram web page of Pithapur address at http://www.sreepadasreevallabhapithapuram.org .

    gItAI, Acharya Vinoba Bhave. Complete text is available at http://www.manogat.com and http://www.vinobabhave.org/en/gitai.html (online viewing). Read also nitya nUtan gItAI, agralekh lokasattA.

    jhopALyAvarachI gItA at http://jhopalyawarchigeeta.webs.com. Composed by Dattatraya Ananta Apte in 1917.


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    Sanskrit religious texts

    Sanskrit Scriptures

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - gaNesha stotra (praNamya shirasA devaM)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - rAmarakshAa(with meanings)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - atharvashIrSha(with meanings)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - shivamAnasapUjA(with meanings)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - dattAtreya stotra
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - lakshmIstotra(with meanings)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - sUryanamaskAra mantra-s
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - navagraha stotra (with meaning, also booklet with Marathi)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | XDVNG - bhagavadgItA ( related links, gita-foundation audio, yatharthgeeta.com audio and book with commentary.
  • Sanskrit Documents Site
  • Satyanarayana Puja

    Other Sanskrit texts

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - shiva stuti
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - shiva raxA stotra (sanskrit)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - bhArata stotra (sanskrit)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - ekatmatA stotra (sanskrit)

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    Marathi articles

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - mahArAShTra dharma, lekhak, prA\. rAma shevALakara
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - kAhI marAThI mhaNI (mhaNi collection)
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - Ana.ndAchA ka.ndaharI , lekhak, pA.nDura.ngashAstrI AThavale
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - shrI samartha rAmadAsa svAmi's letter to Sambhaji
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - ameriketIla ek anubhava
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - Samartha Ramadasa on Poetry and Poets
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - shrIdAsabodhe shrotestavana nAma samAsa
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - vasa.nta pa.nchamI pA.nDura.ngashAstrI AThavale
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - svAmI vivekAna.ndA.nnA TiLakA.nchI shraddhA.njalI

    Biographies - Also see under external links

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - TiLak --- bhAg 1 is sa.nkshipta parichaya B. G. Tilak
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - TiLak --- bhAg 2 is gItArahasya prastAvanA
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - Samartha Ramadas Swami, a biography
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - V. N. Bhatkhande, Wise Scholar-chatura paNDita, a biography
  • DOC A short biographical sketch of Santa Tukavipra by Vivek Vinayak Vipra. (Word document needs Kiran font, PDF). See also Abhangas of Haripath and aaratiis composed by Santa Tukavipra and a picture of ekamukhii dattaatreya from Pandharpur.

    Complete Tukaram Gatha is available at www.tukaram.com whenever it is up and running. The page is translated is several languages.

    Scanned articles

  • JPG - Aj ulaTalI sAThI ajunI chALisa apulyA hAtI (Dattaprasad Dabholkar)
  • JPG - mUlyavyavasthechA visar (Ram Shevalkar)
  • PDF - laharIpaNAlA manahI pratisAd dete (Anil Avachat)
  • PDF - athak parishram ANi vishvAs (Sanjeev Abhyankar)
  • PDF - sakArAtmak dR^iShTikon (G. P. Pradhan)
  • JPG Nibandha : abhyAsa Ek Chanda : pU la 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • JPG mulAkhat : chandrachUD 1, 2, 3
  • Articles by Shivajirao Bhosale, Guruji, Swami Vivekananda series.

  • Links to websites with excellent lekh / articles related to Marathi

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    English articles

  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - Marathi: The Language and it's linguistic Traditions
  • TXT | PS | XDVNG - The Mystic Poets of Maharashtra
  • TXT | PS | PDF | GIF - Domesticated Birds (English translation of pALiva pakshI by Pu.La.)

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    Contributed

  • The Scale of the Universe, a flash game on http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/525347

  • Baby getting the bottle on a slide at http://www.metacafe.com/watch/202571/get_the_bottle/ and read comments on the video.

  • Scans of old calendar art (list) including Ravi Varma's paintings, scanned by Desiraju H. Rao, Hyderabad.

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    Miscellaneous information


  • Must visit Marathi Vishvakosh site at http://marathivishwakosh.in. So far 16 khaNDas are added. The Marathi encyclopaedia is searchable with unicode support and in clickable format. See the promotional videos and event photo gallery. It is also available in print (old large scape paper and excellent printing) as well as in six CDs format. The first 16 volumes were conceptualized, compiled, and edited by Tarkatirtha Laxmanshastri Joshi. Complete 18 volumes will be online with the help of CDAC, Pune, India.

    The project is undertaken by the Maharashtra Rajya Marathi Vishvakosh Nirmiti Mandal, with Dr. Vijaya Wad being the chairman. Other involved individuals are Mr. Madhav Shirvalkar, Shri. Mahesh Kulkarni, Dr. Snehalata Deshmukh, Dr. Arundhati Khandkar, Prog. R. G. Jadhav, Dr. Bhalachandra Nemade, and current chief minister Shri Prithviraj Chavhan. Maharashtra Government has sponsored and dedicated the project to all Marathi speakers.

    Watch the 3 minute video clip Vishvakosh Geet, lyrics by Dr. Vijaya Wad, sung by Shankar Mahadevan, presented by Subodh Bhave, Music by Ashok Patki

  • Visit http://ketkardnyankosh.com/ to access Dr. Shridhar Vyankatesh Ketkar's Dnyanakosh. He worked on it incessantly betwen 1916 and 1928 and was well recognized by Lokamanya Tilak, Sane guruji and others. See a list of his prolific writing. Explore and use.
          amR^itAte paijA ji.nke ashI devavANI |
          marAThIche AmhI sAre sAre abhimAnI ||
          tichyA sAgarama.nthanI lAbhe amR^ita kalasha |
          marAThIchyA vaibhavAchA mAnakarI vishvakosha ||
          sa.ntha vAhate kR^iShNAI, tichyA kAThI gAva vAI |
          tarkatIrthA.nchI bhUmI hI, marAThIchI ho puNyAI ||
          yashavante bA.ndhiyelA marAThIchA dhyAnasetU |
          vardhiShNu garbhashelA a.ntarAta shuddha hetU ||
          vR^ikSha lAviyelA dvArI aj~nAtAsa hoI j~nAta |
          sarasvatIchyA a.ngaNI marAThIchA pArijAta ||
          karI upAsakA.nchI sAdhanA aj~nAnAchA nAsha |
          marAThIchyA vaibhavAchA mAnakarI vishvakosha ||
          
  • Read the link request and participate in building of the Marathi version of wikipedia/encyclopedia. Wikipedia is an international Web-based free-content encyclopedia that is edited and maintained collaboratively by volunteers.

  • Visit Sanskrit Documents site for many Sanskrit texts, tutorials, software, dictionary, and many more.

  • Learn Sanskrit via Marathi from the site Sanskrit for Marathi Manoos maintained by Shri Shripad L. Abhyankar. He also presents various related topics in sites SaMskRutaadhyayanam with Shri S. L. Abhyankar. Many lessons are provided under the title "Learning Sanskrit in distance learning mode" in addition to help on speaking Sanskrit. Also, Learning together Sanskrit and GeetA and Upanishat study.

  • Audio introduction to Aditya Pratishthan established by Vidyavachaspati Shankar Abhyankar. Click details for information on the Pratishthan and a short biography and achievements of Shri. Shankar Abhyankar. Current projects: bhaktikosha (Encyclopaedia of Devotion) and akhila bhaaratiiya santa vidyApITha. (Note: The audio file is 23Mb in mp2 format playable on Windows Mediaplayer, Duration: 13 minutes.)

    Watch his Devotional TV Program Dnyaneshwar Maulincha Haripath, starting with part 1. Each episode is about half an hour. Accmopanying are his family members Sau. Aparna, Jitendra and Aditya, and

  • Grama Gita by Santa Tukadoji Maharaj with English meanings is available at gramgeeta.org. Read it in Marathi with English translation at marathitheva.blogspot.com.

  • Study Shrimad Bhagavata through Marathi with correspondence study program patrAdvAre shrImad bhAgavat abhyAsa, organized by Geeta Foundation, Miraj. Sign up for the four years program covering the entire Bhagavat. The Marathi translation published by Gita Press Gorakhpur will be used (two volumes). See the details in the announcement. Sincere study and devoted time is the price. Contact Shri Dilip Apte at Geeta Foundation, Chaitanya, Lokamanya Society, Pandharpur Road, Miraj, 416410, Dist Sangli, Maharashtra. Phone (0233) 2232082, 9860032082, Email geetafoundation at gmail.com. The course is starting from August 1, 2012.

    gItA subhAShitam, scanned book by Shri Patil giving details of selected verses from Gita.

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    Varied Marathi Links

  • Links are consolidated in Other Sites of Interest

  • Visit All About Maharashtra at https://www.manase.org. Also mahArAShTra visheSh, categorized as History, Geography, Industry, Holy Places, Tourist Places, Festivals and Celebrations, Music, Transportation and Communication, Art, Marathi Cinema, Sculpture, Folk Art, Topography, Agriculture, Governance, Demography, Literature, Marathi Theatre, and separate sections Districts, and Personalities.

  • Starting point of Maharashtra on Wikipedia.

  • http://www.maharashtraonline.in/, with compilation of various all-encompassing subcategories having Governmental and non-governmental information, phone numbers, addresses. The site is part of http://www.panindia.in/portals/.

  • Digital Library of India at www.new.dli.ernet.in has undertaken a long term project of scanning books in various languages and different categories. Additionally Google also hosts some books. Please visit the sites linked at scanned books page.

  • Listen to nicely compiled subhAShita by Mrs. Shubhangi S. Ranade at http://www.sanskritdeepika.org with text and Marathi meanings. Click on subhAShite for Marathi meaning and audio clips. Subhashita Sangraha holds over 1000 subhShita neatly displayed.

    The marathi documents on this page have been encoded using the ITRANS transliteration scheme. Please install xdvng fonts (for the web pages), free Adobe reader (for PDF files), and ghostview (for postscript files) to view the marathi documents in the devanagari script.

    If you would like to try out ITRANS to create your own Marathi pages, please try the web-interface to ITRANS for creating postscript, PDF files and gifs.

    Windows (95, 98 & NT)  users can try out Itranslator from OMkarananda Ashram. It is an excellent interactive program for converting ITRANS texts to devanagari scripts and transliteration for sanskrit, marathi & hindi.

    Sanscript, Aksharamukha, Baraha, and Google transliterate are some of the additional sites for creating and processing the documents/texts in to multilingual scripts.

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