Thursday, September 29, 2005
Marathi Sant Dyaneshwar's Bhavartha Dipika or more commonly known as Dnyaneshwari
text display is developed by CDAC, India. The complete and searchable text with Sakhare Maharaj's commentary is presented. Fonts need to be installed from the site.
Independently, an Itrans encoded, searchable, and Devanagari (PS, PDF, XDVNG formats) display of the Dnyaneshwari (j~nAneshvarI, GYAneshvari) is available at Marathi section of the Sanskrit Documents site and at santsahitya site with Baraha Devanagari font.
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
A translation Prose and Verse of Yajur Veda
(Taittiriya Sanhita) by Arthur Berriedale Keith is available at intratext.com.
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
"From a Semiotic-Humanistic Point of View," Collected essays and studies, ,written and edited by Ashok R. Kelkar. The Contents
A . LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS-
B . ON LANGUAGES
C . APPLICATIONS OF LINGUISTICS
D . ON SIGNS AND SYMBOLS:SEMIOTIC
E . ON MODES OF UNDERSTANDING OR COGNITION
F . INDIAN CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH THE AGES
G . ON AESTHESIS AND ART
H . LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY IN INDIA
I . CULTURE AND SOCIETY,COGNITION AND ART IN INDIA
The cases of Marathi language and literature are covered extensively.
The e-book is part of the Central Institute of Indian Languages projects. There is a list of English e-books available. Other e-books in Indian Languages include, Bharatiya Bhasha Jyoti- Gujarati, and Bharatiya Bhasha Jyoti- Oriya . Both contain well-prepared "collectible" lessons in conversational Gujarati and Oriya with Hindi translations. Wish to have such files in Sanskrit.
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
, an 'Ascent to heaven' site presents compilation of philosophy and teachings of Shri Yogeshwarji and Maa Sarveshwari. The site welcomes visitor by a quote of Shri Yogeshwarji, ,"The ultimate aim of human life is Self - Realization." It contains Sanskrit texts of Bhagavad-Gita, Pearls from Ramayan and Mahabharat, Upanishads, Gopi Geet, Shiv Mahimna stotra and Vishnu Sahasranam along with its Gujarati translation/comments. The "saral" Gita is a metrical poetic translation of Bhagvadgita in Gujarati. The upanishads include Isha, Kena, and Shvetashvatara upanishads presented as Sanskrit text, word by word, Gujarati translation, and well studied commentary. The mp3 audio files are available for download and are well recorded by known musicians Ashit and Hema Desai.
Saturday, September 10, 2005
for an impressive collection of step-by-step yogAsana postures, instructions and display. The yoga posture index is categorized by the level of difficulty. English translation of "The Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and The Bhagavad Gita" are included along with essays and articles by scholars. The site publishes a Moksha Journal
Friday, September 09, 2005
The International Gita Society
, founded by Dr. Ramananda Prasad, provides pocket Gita, Gita classes, and lessons. It has a project of "Keep a Gita in Every Hotel Room!!" The Gita translation is available on-line in the following languages: Hindi, English, Hebrew, Dutch, Gujarati, French, German, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Galego, Russian, and Spanish.
The IGS site also gives summary synopsis of 16 Puranas which is extracted from the comprehensive translations given at urday.com.
Sunday, September 04, 2005
The Chinmaya International Foundation
site has downloadable information: Essays on Indic Studies, Bhagawat Geeta quiz questions, Holy Geeta question bank, Subhashitas (neatly arranged 100 verses with English meaning), Vedanta Unveiled, and Articles by Scholars (Kautilya's Arthashastra, Narayan, Ayurveda, Ancient Sanskrit Numerical Notations). The CIF offers courses in Sanskrit and Vedanta.