Hindu Scriptures

Hindu Scriptures

Vedic Hindu sacred literature is a treasury of hymns, legends, mythology, philosophy, science and ethics. From among this vast body of writings, each lineage recognizes a select portion as its secondary scripture, called smṛiti. Especially central are the ancient Sanskrit texts, such as the Itihāsas, Purāṇas and Dharma Śāstras, which are widely termed the classical smṛiti. Yes, this is the Great Index of all Smṛiti or Secondary Vedic writings – such as these – Gītās, Purāṇas, Itihāsas, Śāstras and similar...

Vedic & Hindu Scriptures
Śrīmad Bhāgavatam Purāṇa

The Bhāgavata Purāṇa (Devanagari: भागवतपुराण, also known as Śrīmad Bhāgavatam or Bhāgavata, literally meaning Divine-Eternal Tales of The Supreme Lord) is one of the Maha (Sanskrit: 'great') Purāṇic texts of Hinduism, with its focus on bhakti (religious devotion) to Supreme God

Vishnu Purana online

The Vishnu Purāṇa is one of the earliest of the eighteen major Purāṇas (“ancient stories”) revered by the Hindus. It is considered to be one of the most important Purāṇas and for this reason is referred to by the name Purāṇa-ratna, which means “Gem of Purāṇas.” Like some of the


Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam Purāṇa for all Devi bhaktas, devotees of Divine Mother. This is the most important and ancient Purāṇa for all Śaktas.

Devī Māhātmyam | Durgā Saptashatī

The Devi Mahātmyam or Devi Mahātmya (Sanskrit: देवीमाहात्म्यम्), or "Glory of the Goddess") is a very popular devotional text in Hinduism and a root text of Śaktism, from Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa describing the victory of the goddess Durgā over the demon Mahishasura. Devī Māhātmyam is

Śrīmad Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa - an English translation of which you can read online following the links below – is the oldest Epic of the Hindu literature and philosophy, far more ancient as the famous Mahābhārata Epic, which is much later work. According to traditional narrative