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The Ten Principal Upanishads

The Ten Principal Upanishads was compiled and translated to English by Shree Purohit Swami and W.B.Yeats. More than 200 Upanishads are known and they are all text explaining the Vedas, passed down orally.  The Upanishads selected for this introductory book are: The Lord (Eesha-Upanishad) At Whose Command? (Kena-Upanishad) From the Kathak Branch of theWedas (Katha-Upanishad) Questions (Prashna-Upanishad) At the Feet of […]

Fathers of the Desert VOL I+II

Fathers of the Desert was first published in English in 1867. The book describes the beliefs, lives and practices of a number of individual desert fathers and groups like the Anchorites. It also goes into details about the general spiritual life in the first six centuries in the Middleast. Fathers of the Desert is despite the […]

Philokalia – the complete set of volumes

Philokalia is a collection of spiritual instructions from the Eastern Christian tradition. The oldest are from the 4th century and the latest are from the 15 century. The collection was compiled in the eighteenth-century by St. Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain and St. Makarios of Corinth and they have only been partially available for the English speaking world since the 1950s.  This may […]

The Teachings of Ajan Chah – A Collection of Ajan Chah’s Dharma Talks

The Teachings of Ajan Chah –  A Collection of Ajan Chah’s Dharma Talks includes the following eight Dhamma books by Ajahn Chah, more of them are here on the site as single volumes: • Bodhinyana (1982) • A Taste of Freedom (fifth impression – 2002) • Living Dhamma (1992) • Food for the Heart (1992) • […]

The Sacred Books of the East – all 50 volumes

The Sacred Books of the East is an enormous  project undertaken by Max Müller and various authors from 1879 and 1910. The group’s work was published by Oxford University Press and to this day many of the translations are the only ones existing or the most precise. It is not possible to buy the complete set of these works, but Google […]

Gnosis I-III by Boris Mouravieff

Boris Mouravieff was an enigmatic ‘third man’, known to Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, who found and learned to practise what he clearly believed to be the complete system of which only fragtments had been previously published in Ouspensky’s works. Many of his discoveries are described in this trilogy, which contains the fundamental components of the Christian […]

Everything is Teaching us – A Collection of Teachings by Venerable Ajahn Chah

Everything is Teaching us – A Collection of Teachings by Venerable Ajahn Chah. A great thing about the Theravada tradition is that all books are given away for free. As they say: “The gift of Dhamma surpasses all other gifts.” This also goes for this work “Everything is Teaching us – A Collection of Teachings by […]

The Mother – Collected Works Volume 1 – 17

Here are the Collected Works of the Mother in 17 volumes, more than 7.000 pages of: “Psychic and spiritual experiences about not only the existence of God but man’s possibility of uniting with Him, of realizing Him integrally in consciousness and action, of manifesting Him upon earth in a life divine.”  The Mother, born Mirra Alfassa in […]

Complete works of Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was the chief disciple of Ramkrishna Paramhamsa (Ramakrishna) Ramkrishna Paramhamsa’s first spiritual teacher was an ascetic woman skilled in Tantra and Vaishnava bhakti. Later an Advaita Vedantin ascetic taught him non-dual meditation, and according to Ramakrishna, he experienced nirvikalpa samadhi under his guidance. Swami Vivekananda expanded on this knowledge and he is considered a […]

Buddhist Suttas A-Z – The MegaPack

Sutra Books: Here are loads of goodies for the ones who read Sustras like others watch television. These 15 books contain hundreds of poems, instructions, fairy tales and deep insights.  A random beauty I picked up last night: “The tongue is burning, favors are burning, gustative consciousness is burning, gustative impression is burning, also whatever sensation, pleasant or painful or neither […]

Mahabharata – all volumes in 12 PDF-files

Mahabharata. Here is the complete Mahabharata translated into English prose directly from the original Sanskrit text by Pratap Chandra Roy. Each of the 12 volumes is about 500 pages and they are huge files, so please be patient when downloading. The Mahabharata is one of the two major Indian hero-epics, The Ramayana being the other […]

Classics of Spiritual Philosophy and the Present

Classics of Spiritual Philosophy and the Present has been edited and compiled by Vladimir Antonov, Ph.D. The huge work takes the reader on a rough hike through thousands of years of spiritual traditions. Beginning with Pythagoras and Krishna Vladimir works his way through Christianity, Shamanism, Buddhism and a number of individual masters. From the foreword: […]

The Complete Pythagoras

The Complete Pythagoras is a compilation of two books. The first is entitled The Life Of Pythagoras and contains the four biographies of Pythagoras that have survived from antiquity: that of Iamblichus (280-333 A.D.), Porphry (233-306 A.D.), Photius (ca 820- ca 891 A.D.) and Diogenes Laertius (180 A.D.). The second is entitled Pythagorean Library and […]

Ante-Nicene Fathers – VOL I – IX

Merry Christmas. Here are the complete Ante-Nicene works subtitled “The Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325” – about 11.000 pages. The collection of books consists of 10 volumes (one volume is indexes and I could not find this in a electronic version) containing English translations of the majority of Early Christian writings. The period covers […]

A Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D.

A Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D., with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies by Henry Wace is a valuable resource for anyone interested in early Christian history. His dictionary is a comprehensive compilation of over 800 important Christian characters, challengers, and literature. It features a complete […]

Sri Aurobindo VOL I – Early Cultural Writings

Sri Aurobindo VOL I – Early Cultural Writings. During the coming weeks we will publish all available works of Sri Aurobindo. This first volume includes The Harmony of Virtue, Bankim Chandra Chat­terji, essays on Kalidasa and the Mahabharata, The National Value of Art, Conversations of the Dead, the “Chandernagore Manuscript”, book reviews, “Epistles from Abroad”, Bankim […]

RIG VEDA – Download the free English PDF ebook of the complete Rig Veda here

Rig Veda or ‘Rigveda’ means praise/verse of knowledge. It is counted among the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The others are: Yajur Veda or Yahurveda, Sama Veda and Atharva Veda. The Rig Veda is the oldest of them and it consists of 1,028 Vedic Sanskrit hymns and 10,600 verses in […]

Download The Bible – PDF Ebook version of the Bible

The King James Version of the Holy Bible – free PDF download The text of the King James Version (KJV) of the Holy Bible (also called the Authorized Version (AV) by some) is in the public domain. For the history of this Bible version you may consult this Wikipedia entry: Link. You may copy and […]

Collected Works of Sri Ramana Maharshi

Collected Works of Sri Ramana Maharshi. “Self-enquiry is the first work the Maharshi ever wrote. It was written about 1901, that is, when he was a young man of about twenty-two. He was already a Jnani (Sage) in phttp://www.holybooks.com/talks-sri-ramana-maharshi/erfect realization of the Self, in the resplendent bliss of Divine Knowledge. At that time he was living […]

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