eBooks on
Bhagavadgita & Hinduism


Spiritual Import of Religious Festivals

A compilation of different lectures delivered on various occasions throughout the twelve months of the year highlighting the significance and importance of the concerned occasions every month. This book is a highly religious compendium and deeply philosophical.

Daily Invocations

A powerful Vedic Invocation drawing into oneself the power of creation as the embodiment of God Almighty. Contains an incisive introduction followed by the significance of each Sukta, the Sanskrit verses, transliteration and English translation.

A Short History of Religious and Philosophic Thought in India

A rapid yet comprehensive survey ranging from the Vedas and the Upanishads to the Smritis, and including the Itihasas and Puranas, the Bhagavadgita, Yoga Vasishtha, etc. Good thumbnail sketches of subjects to which whole libraries and cultures are devoted.

The Heritage of Indian Culture

Swamiji speaks about the foundation and essence of India's cultural heritage.

Moksha Gita

A commentary by Swami Krishnananda on Swami Sivananda's spiritual poem called Moksha Gita or the Song of Liberation, with a glossary of Sanskrit terms.
French translation | Spanish translation

The Philosophy of the Bhagavadgita

A saga of the struggle of the individual through the various processes of life, efflorescing into union with God.
French translation | Japanese translation

The Teachings of the Bhagavadgita

A condensed version of 'The Philosophy of the Bhagavadgita', explained in Swamiji's unique fashion.
Spanish translation

Commentary on the Bhagavadgita

A detailed verse-by-verse commentary on the Bhagavadgita.

A Study of the Bhagavadgita

Another series of discourses on the Bhagavadgita that Swamiji gave to the students in the Ashram's Academy.

The Tree of Life

This is a series of 3 discourses that Swamiji gave in 1979 on the commencing verses of the Fifteenth Chapter of the Bhagavadgita.
German translation

The Spiritual Import of the Mahabharata and the Bhagavadgita

The reader is taken through the Mahabharata and through each of the chapters of the Bhagavadgita, elucidating the main points in each chapter and giving insight and guidance for all.

The Relevance of the Bhagavadgita to Humanity

This is a series of 31 discourses Swamiji gave to the students of the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy between November 1984 to January 1985.

The Glory of God - A Summary of the Srimad Bhagavata Mahapurana

Swamiji highlights the main themes in the Srimad Bhagavata, and goes into their meaning for the spiritual practitioner and seeker of Truth.

Canons of a Perfect Life

Comprehensive selections from certain Chapters of the Bhagavadgita.

India's Ancient Culture

Swamiji begins with the earliest stages of Indian culture, and discusses its evolution until the highest level of human achievement, which is liberation of the soul by the realisation of Brahman, the Absolute, through the stages of samadhi.

Glossary of Sanskrit Terms

A glossary of most of the Sanskrit terms used on this website.