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.

Dnyaneshwari / bhAvArthadIpikA

The presentation of the texts in Baraha fonts is available at site.

An English translation by V. V. Shirvaikar of Dnyaneshwari is available on 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 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 (index-PDF), Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Pune site.

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

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

Pasayadana is also translated by Shriniwas Hirlekar (shloka format). Visit 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.


Complete Dasbodh

  • The following encoded texts are grouped by dashakas. We recommend the use of Unicode Devanagari display that allows Devanagari search or the PDF/PS files. (The ITX file would be easier for Roman letter/word search using Itrans notation or reprocessing selected text using Itranslator.)

  • Click on the (audio) above to listen to the particular dashak. The audio of the entire Dasabodh (selection edited for audio) has been completed by Meena Tapaswi. The recordings are available at under "Creative Commons" copyright. The unicode Devanagari/Marathi text of portion of audio is colorcoded in special text that is available upon request. (Send feedback on the audio clips to tapaswimeena at

  • Another complete audio is preapred by by Shri Dilip Apte based on Gitapress copy. It is also available at

  • A similar presentation of the complete Dasabodh is available at sites along with Dnyaneshwari and Eknathi Bhagwat, and Valmiki Ramayan.

  • shrImad dAsabodh - marAThI gadyarupAntarAsahit are available in two parts on scribd, complete samAs 1-8 (335 pages) and samAs 9-20 (321 pages). These are individually scanned and posted by eko.aham.

  • Shri Vijay Chitgopkar from Nagpur has prepared a Windows based software tool of complete Dasboth with its verse and word indices. Here is the procedure : Download dasbodh2 from eDasbodh on Sudhan Sanganak Pranali or mirror1, mirror2. , unzip it by double clicking, extract all in a folder. In its own DASBODH2 folder, double click on DAS.EXE and you will hear an instrumental audio clip with a fullscreen display of "shukAsArikhe pUrNa vairAgya ...." verse. Browse around to familiarize with the organizational details. If you have any questions, write to Shri Vijay Chitgopkar on his email address vijaychitgopkar @at@ gmail dot com .

  • A complete shrImat grantharAj dAsabodha is available at in scanned images based format with selectable sections. The book is categorized for pArAyaN, marked so with dashak and samAs. The scans are of high quality. The site works well with Internet Explorer (needs QuickTime plugin for page start-up clips.) It is developed by Satkaryottejak Sabha, Vagdevata Mandir at Dhule.

  • Join the patrAdvAre dAsabodha abhyAsakrama at, a site celebrating 400th birth year anniversary of Swami Ramdas. The site has details of a three years' correspondence course in Marathi for self-study of Dasabodh. (The same text promoting the self study is available at manogat online group web-site.) The course is administered by Shri Samartha Seva mandal, Sajjangad with the help of local chapters.

    The site also has excellent downloadable collection of books (multilingual) and articles, and long audio and video clips of scholars.

    Sign up for the correspondence course by filling up the Pravesh patra as a firm contract (sankalpa?) with yourself to pursue this whole-heartedly. The textbooks are given below, used as a guidance, and commit yourself for the important and memorable life-time event. [Older (O) scan-file size is shown in megabytes (Mb). Download only to participate or study, not just for the collection.]
    First Year - pravesha svAdhyAya and bhAvArtha (samAs and 12 Question Set) O1 5.6Mb O2 7Mb
    Second Year - parichaya svAdhyAya (samAs and 12 Question Set) O1 8.6MbbhavArtha (Of related samAs) O2 7Mb
    Third Year - prabodha svAdhyAya (samAs and 12 Question Set) O1 12MbbhavArtha (Of related samAs) O2 9.4Mb
    The course is offerred by

      Shreemad Shree Grantharaj Dasabodh Adhyayan Samitee,
      ShreeSamartha Society, Near Dhanvantari Sabhagruha,
      Patwardhan Baug, Pune- 411004
      Contact Number Shri Ganu - +919604302998, email Mr. Vitekar or info [at]
    This is a non profit organisation for the social work and creating spiritual literacy in today's youth. There is no course fee or admission fee; the fee is the willingness! All the six books cost about Rs.75+ together and are made available here at no cost.

  • A series of articles covering philosphy in Dasbodh dAsabodhAtIl tattvadnyAn is available at This and many other related articles are written by Prof. K. V. Apte; see pustak va lekhakAbaddal in the dAsabodhAtIl tattvadnyAn section.

  • Pravachan audio by Dr. Sushama Tai Watve, pravachan Dasbodh ADhAvA. (57.5 m).

  • Visit Swaroopyog Pratishthan site for lectures and articles by Swami Madhavanand, Dr. Madhav Nagarkar. Use Marathi section and click on the Dasbodh to get to the current article in Dasbodh Swadhyay series. The archived, well presented articles in this series, starting from the first in January 2005, are available. The English section has similar articles starting from March 2005.

  • Dasbodh study has taken a modern turn :
    A new 12-session webinar series has been started on Saturday, January 16, 2010 (till April 3, 2010) to study Dasbodh with Shri Arvind Apte. The webinar is organized by Amar Kanade, Kedar Phanse, and volunteers. Register for it from, listen, and participate. The webinar files are available at in various video formats.
    Sessions (audio and coordinated slides) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
    The slides are also available separately : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
    See also corresponding newsletters 1-8.
    Contact [at] for other details .

    Sign up for the planned 8-session webinars for Sanskrit Subhshitas for Sunday evenings (8:30 PM CST, IST 7am next day) starting on 28th March 2010 through May 16th. Details and signup page are available at sanskritsubhashita page. Sessions will be delivered by Dr. Saroja Bhate. She was Head of the Sanskrit Department at University of Pune and is currently an honarary secretary at Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI). She has authored and coauthored several books, articles and delivers lectures worldwide. To get a brief overview of her work, please visit the following link Saroja Bhate.

  • Read extracts from Dasbodh and Manache shlok translated by Dhananjay Kadwane.

  • The Ramdasanche samagra grantha parts are available in scanned books form in part 1 (13 bhImarUpI stotre, junA dAsbodh, pa.nchake, prAsa.ngik etc.) and part 2, which includes Dasbodh.

  • In an attempt to present everything related to Dasbodh at one stop, a web site is devoted to Dasbodh and literature of Samartha Ramadas Swami. The well presented collection includes scanned books and texts gathered from various places over a long period.

  • An official websitea of Shri Ramdas Swami Sansthan at Sajjangad is at Among other information and gellery, it has a list of centers and people involved in the activities at various places.

  • Read the English translation of Dasbodh at OR same from written by Mr. K. V. Belsare.

  • Get a deeper understanding of management principles and implementation from Dasbodh from a book : Sprinklings Of Management From Dasbodh written by Mr. W. G. Tambwekar. His other book is "Dasbodh : An Elixir of Human Excellence."


Marathi poems and folk songs

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


    Marathi audio

  • Visit, 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 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 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.

  •, 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."

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

  • 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 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.


    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

  • 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 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 Chennai.

  •, 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.

  • Narmada Parikrama by Pratibha and Sudhir Chitale, सौ प्रतिभा सुधिर चितळे आणि श्री सुधिर चितळे यांनी केलेल्या नर्मदा परिक्रमेचे अनुभव क्रमशः भाग एक ते अठरा
  • 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 (posted by Vishwas R. Bhide). The corresponding audio files are available at They are linked from along with many other audio clips about Dnyaneshwari, adhyAtma rAmAyaNa, bhAgavatapurANa, bramhasUtra pravachane, Gondavalekar Maharaj pravachane et cetera.

  • Watch pravachans on Mahabharata by Late Mangalatai Oak who had been active over 50 years presenting studied informative lectures and kIrtans in Marathi. Her short videos of pravachans on Mahabharata are available on YouTube under the playlist of Mangalatai Oak Mahabharatatil Pravachane. The long audio lectures are downloadable at, produced by her son Shashikant Oak. A second version at had description related to the videos.

  • 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.

  •, 2010 Marathi sAhitya pariShad

  • Tendulkar mulAkhat, a documentary and candid interview in reference to play gidhADa. (1hr 43min).

  • A documentary on Journey of Lord Pandhari (42min.)

  • kAvyAnubhav.

  • Maitra-Jeevache Interview of Lata Mangeshkar with questions from Hridayanath Mangeshkar.

  • Marathi short films.

  • 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.

    A four part concert by Anant Panchal on Dholki solo.

  •, 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 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 : ) 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. (, Listen to chAphA bolenA, kuhU kuhU bole loyaliyA, and other popular songs as well. Presented by Brandon Mcintosh of (58m)
  • Bandish: Indian Classical Music with Satyajit Limaye pn Basuri. Presented by Brandon Mcintosh of (58m)
  • This is karma, by Erling Hoveid. (11m)
  • Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance by Francis Coppola. (1h 26m).
  • Born into Brothels
  • Full Movie (Genetic Roulette; The Gamble of our Lives), documentary 84min.

  • Meals ready, a short film by Nithuna Dinesh.

  • Peacock Dance, a rare view.

  • has documentaries Raga of Narmada River, Kumar and Kabir (Koi-Sunta Hai), Kabir,

  • Thirst on

  • Anupam Mishra: The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting on 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.) 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.
  •, "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 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 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.
  • 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 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, 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, 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 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 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.

    Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev interviewed by Barha Dutt, addressing various questions including, science, technology, Cows, beef eating, gadgets, yoga, et cetera 1, 2

  • 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: Llnties de foc), Spanish with English subtitles, documentary is a portrait on the unknown life and work of the Majorcan philologist, mystic and poet Joan Mascar i Forns, responsible for the translations from Sanskrit to English of the most important spiritual classics of the East.

  • Video collection at, 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 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 . 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 . 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 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

    Watch docummentaries posted at 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 for details with downloads and videos.
  • Darbar Arts Culture Heritage Trust's>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, 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
  • Alwar Balasubramaniam: Art of substance and absence on
  • Wilderness Films India's 'A Visual mapping of the Indian Subcontinent' initiative, the largest global collection of HD internet and television content on South Asia with 40,000 clips in store. Their business development plans and details aer given in the main site
  • What the Ancient Knew, series involving countries Greece, Rome, Japan, India, Egypt, and other Mystries and Discoveries.

    Pavi Mehta talks in Centifolia 2013 - Engineering, "Change Yourself, Change the World."

  • Hindu Nectar: Spiritual Wanderings in India, a daughter's journey distilling the nectar of the stories and songs she heard as a child." The channel Indian Diplomacy at has large number of well prepared video clips titled Citiscapes, Islam In India, a River Story-Brahmaputra, Indian Nobel Laureates, a Nation Celebrates, the Making of a Nation series, India in Space, Sewa banking, Dharma - The path of righteousness, India the Cyber Frontiers, Indian Legends, all in different languages.


    Marathi Learning

  • Marathi e-shALA and links
  • ITX | PDF | - bArAkhaDI
  • ITX | PDF - devanAgarI uchchAra paddhata
  • ITX | PS | PDF - Multiplication tables (pADhe)
  • ITX | PS | PDF - Multiplication tables - English
  • TXT | - 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).
  • 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
  • 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
  • mAhArAShTra bhASheche vyAkaraNa by Dadoba Pandurang, 1850 edition. दादोबा तर्खडकरांचे "महाराष्ट्र भाषेचे व्याकरण"
  • 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.


    Marathi religious texts

  • Marathi Arati Collection
  • ITX | UNIC | GIF - chAngadevapAsaShTI
  • ITX | PDF | UNIC - amRitAnubhava
  • ITX | PDF | GIF - advaita pratyaya (latIf shah)
  • ITX | PS | PDF | GIF - akkalakoTa swAmI stotra
  • ITX | PDF - AryAvR^itta gItA (moropanta)
  • ITX | PDF | GIF - shrI vya.nkaTesha stotra in Marathi
  • GIF | ITX | PS | HTML - 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
  • Sartha Mantrapushpanjali DOC, PDF, written by late Prof. Madhav N. Acharya (Foreword by Prof. Manohar Railkar)

    haripaaTha & abhang

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

    shrii samartha raamadaasa svaamii kR^ita

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

    Other Marathi texts and kavitA

  • Gurucharitra (available at is 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. It is also available with text in Marathi with English translation, archive, and formatted text at Marathi. Additional information is at Gurucharitra Wikipage. English translation audio
  • ma.ngaLAgaurI pUja (svayampurohit), 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
  • ITX | PDF | 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.) Vishwasji is posting these books at as it is more user friendly and readily accessible.

    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 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 .

  • Bhagvadgita with word by word and verse meanings in Marathi. The text of all 18 adhyAyas is compiled by Sachin Haldankar.

    gItAI, Acharya Vinoba Bhave. Complete text is available at and (online viewing). Read also nitya nUtan gItAI, agralekh lokasattA.

    jhopALyAvarachI gItA at Composed by Dattatraya Ananta Apte in 1917.

    kAvyarachanechI lokapriya vRRitte by Narendra Gole, parts 1 and 2नरेंद्र गोळे: काव्यरचनेची लोकप्रिय वृत्ते with some audio clips.


    Sanskrit religious texts

    Sanskrit Scriptures

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

    Other Sanskrit texts

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


    Marathi articles

  • ITX | PS | PDF | - mahArAShTra dharma, lekhak, prA\. rAma shevALakara
  • ITX | PDF | - kAhI marAThI mhaNI (mhaNi collection)
  • ITX | PS | PDF - Ana.ndAchA ka.ndaharI , lekhak, pA.nDura.ngashAstrI AThavale
  • ITX | PS | PDF | - shrI samartha rAmadAsa svAmi's letter to Sambhaji
  • ITX | PS | PDF | - ameriketIla ek anubhava
  • ITX | PS | PDF | - Samartha Ramadasa on Poetry and Poets
  • ITX | PDF | - 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

  • ITX | PS | PDF | - TiLak --- bhAg 1 is sa.nkshipta parichaya B. G. Tilak
  • ITX | PS | PDF | - TiLak --- bhAg 2 is gItArahasya prastAvanA
  • PS | PDF | - Samartha Ramadas Swami, a biography
  • PDF | - 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 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


    English articles

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



  • The Scale of the Universe, a flash game on

  • Baby getting the bottle on a slide at and read comments on the video.

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


    Miscellaneous information

  • Must visit Marathi Vishvakosh site at 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 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 It is also available at along with other Marathi texts.

  • 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 The course is starting from August 1, 2012.

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


    Varied Marathi Links

  • Links are consolidated in Other Sites of Interest

  • Visit All About Maharashtra at 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.

  •, with compilation of various all-encompassing subcategories having Governmental and non-governmental information, phone numbers, addresses. The site is part of

  • Digital Library of India at 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 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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