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  • Vaisnava Biographies

    Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami vs. humanism and impersonalism
    Download - BSSTSimhaguru.txt

    Biographies of Abhirama Goswami, Baladeva Vidyabhusana, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, Madhvacarya, Pundarika Vidyanidhi, Raghunatha Bhatta Gosvami
    Download - Other_Gva.zip

    Biographies of Bhaktivinoda Thakura
    Download - Bvt.zip

    Caitanya Mangala quotes referring to A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
    Download - SPSenapatiBhakta.txt

    Career of Shree Krishna Chaitanya (Prof. N.K. Sanyal)
    Download - CareerSKC.zip

    Biographies of Gaudiya Vaisnava acaryas
    Download - Gva-ac.zip

    Biographies of Gaudiya Vaisnavas
    Download - Gvaa-y.zip

    An Era Not to be Forgotten: Srila Gaurakisora Still Lives in Our Hearts
    Translated by Vyankata dasa Brahmacari + a shorter bio
    Download - Gkisordb.zip

    Jagannatha dasa Babaji
    Download - JagannathadasaBabaji.zip

    Jayananda das ACBSP
    Download - Jayananda.zip

    Lalita Sakhi
    Download - Lalitasakhi.txt

    Lives of the Saints
    Download - Lives.zip

    The Life and Legacy of Sripada Madhvacarya Bhagavatapada (Jaya Tirtha Charana dasa)
    Download - Madhva.zip

    Narottama Vilasa (Narahari dasa)
    Download - Narottam.zip

    Nityananda lilas compilation (Caitanya Bhagavata and Bhakti ratnakara)
    Download - Nitai.zip

    Other Biographies
    Anandibai, Advaita Acarya, Akincana Krisnadas Babaji, Candidasa and Salagram story, Jiva Gosvami, Locan das Thakur, Madhva, Nimbarka, Pisima Gosvamini, Raghavendra Tirta Svami, Raghunatha dasa Gosvami, Ramanuja, Sankara, Srinivasa Acarya, Swami Krisna Prem (Ronald Nixon), Syamananda Prabhu, Vallabhacarya, Vamsidasa Babaji, Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura
    Download - OtherBios.zip

    Sri Sri Rasika-Mangala
    (Sri Gopijanavallabha dasa)
    Download - Rasika-m.zip

    Syamananda Prakasa
    (Krsnacarana dasa)
    Download - Syamprak.zip

    Vaisnava Digdarsani (Murarilala Adhikari)
    Download - Vai-digd.zip


    Philosophy

    The Apasampradayas (Suhotra Swami), The Bauls of Bengal (Robert Menger)
    Download - Apasamp.zip

    Aquinas', Anselm's, Vedic and scientific arguments
    for the Existence of God in Syllogistic Form
    Download - ArgueforGod.zip

    Bad karma - a short movie from film.bullguard.com
    Download - badkarma.zip

    Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya sampradaya (Audarya-dhama dasa)
    Download - BMG_sampradaya.zip

    Brahma sutra (Vedanta-sutra) in Devanagari (.gif 121 kB)

    Fate, Free Will and the Law of Karma (Shyamasundara dasa)
    Download - Fwkarma.zip

    Forms of God (Krsna Ksetra dasa)
    Download - Lordform.zip

    Four Vaisnava Sampradayas notes on a seminar by Atmatattva dasa
    Download - 4samp-at.zip

    Govinda Bhasya - incomplete (Baladeva Vidyabhusana)
    Download - govinda_bhasya.zip

    Govinda Bhasya (Baladeva Vidyabhusana) fragments
    Download - govinda_bhasya_fragments.zip

    Hidden Treasure Of Quran (Airavata dasa)
    Download - HiddenTreasure.zip

    Hinduismus vaisnavismus krestanstvi - prednaska
    Download - hinduismus_vaisnavismus_krestanstvi_-_prednaska.txt

    Jada-jiva-bheda, or on differentiation between matter and self (and more)
    Download - JivaSoul.zip

    Kalisantarana Upanishad
    Download - KalisantaranaUp.txt

    Krishna in the Srutis (Hare Krisna dasa, Mexico)
    Download - KrishnaInSrutis.zip

    Lauri Davi story - analysis of deconversion
    Download - Lauri_Davi.zip

    The Literary Work as Revelation: The Gaudiya Vaisnava Concept of Literature (Krsna-lila dasi, Hungary)
    Download - LitReveleation.zip

    On Logical Argument
    Download - Logic.zip

    Rhetological Fallacies
    Download - rhetological_fallacies.png

    Mezinabozensky dialog mezi rimskokatolickou cirkví a hnutim Hare Krsna
    Download - mezinabozensky-dialog-probihajici-mezi-rimskokatolickou-cirkvi-a-hnutim-hare-krsna.zip

    Mormons talk
    Download - Mormons_talk.txt

    Prameyas
    Download - Prameyas.zip

    Puranas in tables (Ekanatha dasa)
    Download - VE-Ekanath.zip

    Rabbi and I: Equality based on the Soul (Isa dasa)
    Download - Rabbi_and_I.zip

    Raganuga-bhakti and ISKCON: An Examination (Suhotra Swami)
    Download - Raganuga.zip

    Articles by Ravindra Svarupa dasa
    Download - Ravindra.zip

    References to the Hare Krishna Maha-Mantra
    Download - References_to_the_Hare_Krishna_Maha-Mantra.pdf

    Reincarnation references (world religions and modern thinkers and researchers)
    Download - Reincarnation_The_Art_of_Transmigration.pdf

    Ritvikism
    Download - ritvik.zip

    Shalagrama-shila. Shastric Evidence. (Padmanabha Gosvami of Radharamana Mandira)
    Download - ShalagramaShila.zip

    Vedanta introduction (Jahnudvipa dasa)
    Download - Vedanta-intro.zip

    Six Systems of Vedic Philosophy (Suhotra Swami)
    Download - Sixsys.zip

    Top 100 Names of God
    Download - Top100NamesBook.zip

    Triguna (Three Gunas of Prakrti) (Ratnabhusana-bhusana dasa RVSD)
    Download - Triguna.zip

    Vedanta-sutra (transliteration, translation)
    Download - Vedanta-sutra.zip

    Articles on women in Vaisnava tradition
    Download - Women.zip


    Study Guides

    Brhad-bhagavatamrta Study Guide
    Download - BBStudy.zip

    Bhagavad-gita
    Download - Bhagavad-gita.zip

    Bhagavad-gita - four popular versions compared
    Download - Comparing_four_Gitas.zip

    Brahma-samhita
    Download - Brahma-samhita.zip

    Bhagavad-arka-marici-mala (Bhaktivinoda Thakura) - 20 topics of SB
    Download - Bharka.zip

    Srimad Bhagavatam Meter (Ekanatha dasa)
    Download - SBmeter.zip

    Studying Srimad Bhagavatam From Vedanta-sutra (Suhotra Swami)
    Download - Vedanta.zip

    Demons representing anarthas (Bhakti Caitanya Swami)
    Download - DemonsAnarthas.zip

    Course on four sampradayas
    Download - FourSampradayas.zip

    Isopanisad
    Download - Isopanisad.zip

    Madhurya Kadambini text and seminar
    Download - MK_seminar.zip

    The Narada Purana: A Summary Study of the Sixth Maha-Purana (Ekanatha dasa)
    Download - NaradaP.zip

    Nectar of Devotion
    Download - NOD.zip

    Nectar of Instructtion
    Download - NOI.zip

    Perfect Questions Perfect Answers
    Download - GuidePQPA.zip

    Q&A Jaiva Dharma
    Download - Q&AJaivaDharma.zip

    Q&A Manah Siksa
    Download - Q&AManahSiksa.zip

    Srimad-Bhagavatam
    Download - Srimad-Bhagavatam.zip

    Teachings of Lord Chaitanya
    Download - Tlcguide.zip


    Bhakti-yoga

    Indradyumna Swami - A-Z of Preaching.rtf
    Download - Indradyumna_Swami_-_A-Z_of_Preaching.rtf

    Bhakta Program (two versions)
    Download - BhaktaProgram.zip

    Bhakti vrksha Manual
    Download - Bhakti-vrksha-Manual.rtf

    Brahmacari test
    Download - Brahmacari_test.zip

    Counsellor test (ISKCON Chowpatty)
    Download - Counsellor_test.zip

    Deity Worship Seminar (Krsna Ksetra dasa)
    Download - Worship.zip

    The Four Principles of Freedom (Satyaraja dasa)
    Download - Fourregs.zip

    Glories of Ekacakra dham (en, cz)
    Download - Ekacakra_dham.zip

    Indradyumna Swami, Sri Prahlada dasa - Harinama Manual
    Download - Indradyumna_Swami,_Sri_Prahlada_dasa_-_Harinama_Manual.pdf

    Krsna conscious play scripts
    Download - KCplays.zip

    Krsna's Holy Land (BVNM)
    Download - Dina_Bandhu_dasa_-_Krsna's_holy_land.rtf

    Niranjana Swami - Taking care of Krishna devotees
    Download - Niranjana_Swami_-_Taking_care_of_Krishna_devotees.pdf

    Sannyasa book (compilation from SP's books)
    Download - sannyasa_book_(SP_books_compilation).txt

    Satsvarupa dasa Goswami - Zapisnik o zdokonalovani dzapy - Japa Reform Handbook (cz)
    Download - Satsvarupa_dasa_Goswami_-_Zápisník_o_zdokonalování_džapy_-_Japa_Reform_Handbook_cz.rtf

    Padma Purana on urdhvapundra tilak
    Download - Padma_Purana_on_urdhvapundra_tilak.zip

    Srila Prabhupada in Advaita Bhavan (cz, en)
    Download - advaitabhavanlila.txt

    Srila Prabhupada's Analogies
    Download - SPanalogies.zip

    Srila Prabhupada's Maxims
    Download - Spmaxims.zip

    Vaisnava Etiquette (Bhakti Caru Swami)
    Download - VaisnavaEtiquette.zip

    Vaishnava Etiquette Manual (Radha-Gopinath Mandir)
    Download - Vaishnava_Etiquette_Manual.pdf

    Vedic clothes (dhoti, sari) in history and present time
    Download - vedic_clothes_dhoti_sari.txt

    Holy days katha compilations:
    AdvaitaAcarya.zip
    Balarama.zip
    GauraPurnima.zip
    GovardhanaPuja.zip
    Karttika_mahatmya_from_HBV_16.rtf
    KrsnaJanmastami.zip
    NityanandaTrayodasi.zip
    NrsimhaCaturdasi.zip
    Purusottama-masa.zip
    Radhastami.zip
    RamaNavami.zip
    Rathayatra.zip


    History

    Animal Sacrifices Before Deities - Tarachand Devmal Gajra 1918
    Download - Animal_Sacrifices_Before_Deities_-_Tarachand_Devmal_Gajra_1918.pdf

    Antiquity of Bhagavatam (MA thesis by Horacio Francisco Arganis Juarez - summary)
    Download - Antiquity_of_Bhagavatam_MA_thesis_summary.zip

    Sita Ram Goel - History Of Hindu-Christian Encounters AD 304 To 1996
    Download - Sita_Ram_Goel_-_History_Of_Hindu-Christian_Encounters_AD_304_To_1996.zip

    Christians in India (an assortment of files)
    Download - Christians_in_India.zip

    Report on a Southern Russia Vaisnava community in XVII-XIX centuries
    Download - VaishnavasInRussia.zip

    Indo-European Linguistics (IEL), a belief system: reclaiming history of Bharatiya languages
    Download - IEL.zip


    Practical

    All the Good Things (Sister Helen P. Mrosla)
    (appreciating others as a way to overcome first offense)
    Download - AllGoodThings.zip

    Cokolada (bh. Ondra) a souvisejici clanky
    Download - cokolada.zip

    Discussion on giving a class
    Download - Class.zip

    Counseling Devotees (Jagadisa Goswami)
    Download - Counsel.zip

    Ghost stories
    Download - ghost_stories.txt

    Goraksja a vegetarianstvi
    Download - Goraksja_a_vegetarianstvi.rtf

    Hindu dictionary by Manurishi Foundation
    Download - Manurishi.zip

    Hare Krishna Handbook
    Download - HK-Handbook.zip

    Introductory Handbook for Krsna Consciousness
    Download - IntroHandbooktoKC.zip

    Introduction Mantra Temple Guide (mantras, songs)
    Download - IntroTempleGuide.zip

    Jidlo (katastrofalni kvalita komercnich potravin v Ceske republice)
    Download - Jidlo.rtf

    Basic Management Book for ISKCON temples (Harikesa Swami)
    Download - Managing.zip

    Mudra Vidhanam - puja mudras
    Download - Mudras.zip

    Articles on dealing with parents of devotees
    Download - Parents.zip

    Articles on selecting a devotee partner
    Download - Partner.zip 67 zip

    Non-violent means of pest control
    Download - Pest.zip

    Reiki (Bhanu Swami)
    Download - Reiki_(Bhanu_Swami).rtf

    ISKCON Resources
    Download - Resource.zip

    Congregation development seminar (Radhanatha Swami)
    Download - RNSseminar.zip

    Samskaras (Bhanu Swami) and other texts
    Download - Samskaras.zip

    Seminar on social development
    Download - SocialDevelopment.zip

    Support to ISKCON by prominent persons
    Download - Support.zip

    Articles on travel health risks in India
    Download - Travel.zip

    Vegetarianske syry (dopisy ceskych vyrobcu)
    Download - vegetarianske_syry.rtf


    Sanskrit

    Sanskrit convertors
    Download - sanskrit_convertors.zip

    Indian language support installation (fonts)
    Download - indianlang.zip

    Sanskrit-English Dictionary (words extracted from BBT books)
    Download - Sanskrit-EnglishDictionary.zip

    Sanskrit course
    Download - Sanskrit-course.zip

    Sanskrit Course (Bhakti Caitanya Swami)
    Download - SanskritVyakarana.zip


    Science, academe

    Texts from Bhaktivedanta Institute
    Download - BItexts.zip

    The Ultimate Pragmatist: Kautilya’s Philosophy on SMART Power in National Security. Breena Coates (CSUSB), Col. Jeffrey Caton. International Society for Military Ethics 2010
    Download - Coates-Caton10.doc

    On eclipse (Jaya Tirtha Charana dasa)
    Download - Eclipse.zip

    Firth Shirley - End of Life: A Hindu View (Lancet 2005, Vol. 366, pp. 682-686)
    Download - Firth_Shirley_-_End_of_Life__A_Hindu_View_(Lancet_2005,_Vol._366,_pp_682-686).pdf

    Funeral Pyres Report (Prof. Sharma of Benaras Hindu University)
    Download - Sharma_H._R._-_Funeral_Pyres_Report.pdf

    Works of Suhotra Swami (pdf)

    www.suppressedscience.net.zip


    Books, texts and excerpts

    Brhad Bhagavatamrta zkracena, Gaura ganoddesa dipika, Gita Mahatmja, Srimad Bhagavata Mahatmja, Vaisnavske Upanisady, Vajra-sucika Upanisad, Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura vyber, Zabavy a historie Pana Dzagannatha v Radzapuru - formaty html, epub, mobi (4 MB)
    Download - ebook.tar

    Vaisnavske Upanisady
    Download - dole na strance

    Vedabase.net as a searchable file (also in Library)
    Download - VedaBase-en-20050126.rar rar 14 MB, unpacked 133 MB, pass: the prime reason for His advent

    Vedabase.net (.chm file)

    Aditja Hridaja stotra z Ramajany (cz)
    Download - aditja_hridaja_cz.rtf
    Download - aditja_hridaja_cz.txt

    Aitareja Upanišad (cz)
    Download - Aitareya_Upanisad_cz.rtf

    Amala Bhakta das: Tulasidevi /pribeh z Puran/ (cz)
    Download - Tulasi.zip

    Bhagavad-gita - only verses
    Download - BG_sanskrit.zip

    Bhagavad-gita - Gita Bhusana bhasya
    Download - BG_Gita_Bhusana_bhasya_(Baladeva_Vidyabhusana).zip

    Bhagavad-gita - Sarartha Varsini tika
    Download - BG_VCT_commentary_trans._Bhanu_Swami.zip

    Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura: Bhakti-tattva-viveka (cz)
    Download - Bhakti_tattva_viveka_cz.rtf

    Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura: Sva niyama dvadasaka (cz)
    Download - Bhaktivinoda_Thakura_-_Sva_niyama_dvadasaka_cz.rtf

    Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura: Brahmana and Vaisnava
    Download - Brahmana_and_Vaisnava.zip

    Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura (commentary Jayapataka Swami): Vaisnava Ke (en)
    Download - VaisnavaKe.zip

    CBh 3.3.442-464 on removing Vaisnava aparadha (cz, en)
    Download - removing_vaisnava_aparadha.zip

    Dasaratha dzataka (buddhisticky priběh Pana Ramy)
    Download - Dasaratha_dzataka_cz.txt

    Durvasa's prayer for protection (BvP 4.25)
    Download - Durvasa's_prayer_for_protection_BvP_4.25_Muni-moksana_HK.txt
    Download - Durvasa's_prayer_for_protection_BvP_4.25_Muni-moksana_ScaGoudy.rtf

    Gita Mahatmya 4 verze (cz)
    Download - Gita_Mahatmya_4x_cz.zip

    Srila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami: Sat kriya sara dipika (en)
    Download - Sat_Kriya_Sara_Dipika_&_Samskara_Dipika.pdf

    Govinda Vrndavana (Gautamiya tantra) (sa, en, ch.2 cz)
    Download - Govinda_Vrndavana_(Gautamiya_tantra)_sa_en_cz.zip

    Hanuman stories (cz, en)
    Download - Hanuman_stories.zip

    Hari bhakti vilasa (en)
    Download - hari_bhakti_vilasa.zip

    Srila Kavi Karnapura: Gaura gannodesa dipika (cz, en)
    Download - Gaura_gannodesa_dipika.zip

    Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura: Gauranga-lila-smarana-mangala-storam (cz)
    Download - Gauranga_lila_smarana_mangala_stotram_cz.rtf

    Jaganmangala kavaca (Narada Pancaratra, en)
    Download - Jaganmangala_kavaca_(Narada_Pancaratra_1.5.1-23).rtf

    Adi Sankara - Sri Kanakadhara stotra (cz, en)
    Download - Kanakadhara_stotra_(Adi_Sankara)_HK_cz_en.zip

    Katha Upanisad (cz)
    Download - Katha_Upanisad_cz.rtf

    Kena Upanišad (cz)
    Download - Kena_Upanisad_cz.rtf

    Krisna-Balaram Swami: Ekadasi /pribehy z Puran/ (cz)
    Download - Ekadasi.zip

    Lakshmi Sahasranama Stotram from Skanda Purana (Balaram)
    Download - Lakshmi_Sahasranama_Stotram_Skanda_Purana_Balaram.rtf

    Lakshmi Sahasranama Stotram from Skanda Purana (Harvard-Kyoto)
    Download - Lakshmi_Sahasranama_Stotram_Skanda_Purana_HK.txt

    Mahalaksmi sutra (Tibetan, English, Czech)
    Download - Mahalaksmi_sutra_Tibetan_English_Czech.zip

    Manyu sukta z Rig Vedy (Sanskrit, cz)
    Download - Manyu_sukta_(Rig_Veda)_cz.txt

    Mirror Of Brahma (Atma-tattva dasa's autobiography).zip
    Download - Mirror_Of_Brahma_(ATD_autobiography).zip

    Srila Narottama dasa Thakura: Prarthana (en)
    Download - prarthana.zip

    Srila Narottama dasa Thakura: Sri Prema-bhakti-candrika (cz, en)
    Download - prema_bhakti_candrika.zip

    Panchamukha Hanuman Kavacha - devanagari
    Download - pancamukhi_hanuman_kavaca_devanagari.pdf

    Panchamukha Hanuman Kavacha - ITRANS
    Download - panchamukha.itx

    Panchamukha Hanuman Kavacha - Harvard-Kyoto with English translation
    Download - pancamukhi_hanuman_kavaca_H-K.rtf

    Panchamukha Hanuman Kavacha - Balaram with English translation
    Download - pancamukhi_hanuman_kavaca_Balaram.rtf

    Panchamukha Hanuman Kavacha (devanagari, Harvard-Kyoto and Balaram with English translation, ITRANS)
    Download - pancamukha.zip

    Pankadzanghri dasa: Zabavy a historie Pana Dzagannatha v Radzapuru (cz)
    Download - Pankadzanghri_dasa_-_Zabavy_a_historie_Pana_Dzagannatha_v_Radzapuru.rtf

    Prašna Upanišad (cz)
    Download - Prasna_Upanisad_cz.rtf

    Rna mocana stotra.zip
    Download - Rna_mocana_stotra_cz_en.zip

    Srimad Bhagavatam commentaries by Sridhar Svami, Jiva Gosvami, Visvanatha Cakravarti
    Download - Satvata_tantra_sa_en_2_versions.zip

    Satvata tantra Sanskrit English 2 versions
    Download - SB_commentaries_SS_JG_VCT.zip

    Srimad Bhagavatam - only verses
    Download - SB_sanskrit.zip

    Srimad Bhagavatam phala srutis
    Download - SB_phala_srutis.zip

    Srimad Bhagavata Mahatmya from Padma Purana (cz, en)
    Download - Srimad_Bhagavata_Mahatmya_cz_en.zip

    Story about Bandhu Mohanty and Lord Jagannath (en, cz)
    Download - Bandhu_Mohanty_en_cz.txt

    Story about Paramesthi and Lord Jagannath (en, cz)
    Download - Paramesthi_en_cz.txt

    Suhotra Swami: articles Channeling, Tantra (cz, en)
    Download - channeling,_tantra.zip

    Srila Sanatana Gosvami: Brhad Bhagavatamrta zkracena (cz)
    Download - Sanatan_Gosvami_-_Brhad_Bhagavatamrta_zkracena_cz.rtf

    Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura: vyber z dila (cz)
    Download - Visvanatha_Cakravarti_Thakura_cz_vyber.zip

    Urdhvamnaja tantra o Sri Gaurangovi a Sri Navadvipu
    Download - Urdhvamnaya_tantra_on_Gauranga_and_Navadvipa_cz.txt

    Urdhvamnaya Tantra about Shri Gauranga and Shri Navadvipa
    Download - Urdhvamnaya_tantra_on_Gauranga_and_Navadvipa_en.txt

    Vajrasucika Upanisad (cz, en)
    Download - Vajrasucikopanisad.zip

    Srila Baladeva Vidjabhusana: Vedanta-sjamantaka (cz)
    Download - Vedanta_syamantaka_cz.rtf

    Srila Prabhupada - Viraha astaka (cz, en)
    Download - Viraha_astaka_cz_en.pdf

    Srila Prabhupada - Vaisistyastakam (cz)
    Download - Vaisistyastakam_cz.rtf

    Visnusahasranama from Mbh, with commentary of Baladeva Vidyabhusana (en)
    Download - Visnusahasranama_Mbh_en_Baladeva.rtf

    Vrindavan info
    Download - Vrindavan.zip

    Yamuna kavaca (cz, en)
    Download - Yamuna_kavaca_cz_en.zip

    Yamastaka (Narasimha Purana 9)
    Download - Yamastaka_(Narasimha_Purana_9).rtf

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