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The Avacchedakatānirukti (of the Dīdhiti and Gādādharī) with the Subodhā commentary by N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya.
The Avacchedakatānirukti (of the Dīdhiti and Gādādharī) with the Subodhā commentary by N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya.
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Vinoba stands as a symbol for the struggle of the good against the evil, of spiritual against the mundane. He was a spiritual visionary, whose spirituality had a pragmatic stance with intense concern for the deprived. He was a brilliant scholar who could knowledge accessible to ordinary people. He was Gandhi's ardent follower, who could retain originality in thinking.


Agnihotra is a beautiful ancient spiritual practice whereby one worships the Creator through the element of fire. It is a very simple practice where one needs just a copper pyramid, some pure cow ghee and some rice. The offering is done at the exact time of sunrise and sunset, thus twice a day. The effects on mind and environment are very wonderful and Agnihotra bestows much healing, peace and goodness to the world and its people.


Amma is a Saint from Kerala who is known as the "hugging saint", she is a guide and mother to millions who come to her in her simple village in Kerala. She also travels the world much now. She is an example of Shakti and has established humanitarian projects throughout India and the world.


Yogananda called her the Bliss Permeated Mother. She is known by all who met her and even those who did not as a great Divine embodiment of Bhakti. Anandamayi Ma is renowned throughout India as a Saint, Healer, Beloved of so many. Her glance was enough to touch people deeply and transform them for always.


Ayurvedic texts are the cornerstone of Ayurvedic medicine as it has been written down by great Rishis or sages for the benifit of all mankind. The trinity of Charaka Samhita, Shushruta Samhita and Ashtanga Hrdyam are the main texts but in fact each family had their traditional texts handed down through the centuries and enscribed on palm leaf. Our Ayurvedic text section is a treasure of rare and common texts that will allow you to bathe in the deepest jewels of Ayurvedic wisdom. Dive in!


Animals are our younger brothers and sisters. Explore new dimensions on the animal world through the eyes of India, Nepal, Tibet, the Himalayas, mysticism and most of all a deep reverence and love for animals.



Salaam Alechum is a greeting used around the would by 1 billion people. Peace on Earth. Discover this ancient semitic language that is the linguisting brother of Hebrew and Aramaic.


Discover secrets of the earth, hidden glimpses of where we as a humanity have come from. India has some of the most ancient and wonderful archeological sites on the planet.


Architecture is frozen music- these are the words of the ancient seers who understood that the sacred form of a building can sooth and heal just as a music. Become immersed in sacred architecture within the Vedic Books Vaastu shelves.


Aromatherapy is the therapeutic usage of fragrances. It must be one of the most joyful healing methods available and it dates back to the beginnings of time. We all know the joy of a rose, the magic of a pine forest, the enticement of jasmine. Aromatherapy is the science and art of using these fragrances to bestow health and balance on all.


Our beautiful Arts section covers all the arts expressed and inner. Art is the expression of our creativity and ultimatly our love. Discover dance, song and the essence of the brush. Ancient India has a lot to share with our world about arts that elevate one to Godly thoughts and moods.



Auroville is a global conscious village situated in India, not too far from Pondicherry. It was the dream of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother to setup a place where all humanity could live as One in Peace and global shared evolution. Auroville is a living example that the whole world is but one family. It has a number of great lessons to teach the world about community living, living naturally, sustainable living and natural food.


Ayurveda is the ancient Indian science of life, health and living. Discover the science of lifelong health with our beautiful ayurveda books. Discover our amazing range of Ayurveda books and dive into all aspects of this eternal wisdom of health and longevity. We have clasical texts suchc as Charaka Samhita, Sushruta and the greatest Vaidyas such as Vaidya Bhagavan Dash. Discover ayurveda books that cover diet, herbs, panchakarma, marma and many lost branches of Ayurvedic healing wisdom.


The Science of Life and health and healing from ancient mother India. How to stay healthy, how to prevent diseases and how to cure them too. This is Ayurveda.



Discover the delicious world of Ayurvedic cooking! Eat your way to perfect health. Learn which foods are best for you. Discover home remedies. Learn to make dhal that's not dull! Explore all avenues of Ayurvedic Cooking at Vedic Books.


Babaji was first featured in Yogananda's classic text "Autobiography of a Yogi". He is regarded as a great Yogi by many and worhiped as a pure realized master. He is said to be still present on earth, residing in the Himlayas in his ever youthful body.


BAMS is the modern day degree of Ayurvedic studies. Here we list an easy selection of the various texts required for completing this 4 1/2 year degree in Ayurveda.


The Bhagavad Gita is one of the epic spiritual classics of this age. It contains the essence of being for human life on earth. It has been considered one of the great spiritual treasures of India and continues to shed light on life for all generations.


We have a rich selection of biographies and autobiographies (the most famous being the all time classic by Paramhamsa Yogananda - "Autobiography of a Yogi") at Vedic Books. Many of them weave tales of characters who had profound influences on the world and shaping future generations and ideals to come such as Mahatma Gandhi.


The beatiful ancient script on Sanskrit that was used before Devanagari perhaps.


Buddhism is prevalent in every corner of the world having spread from the life and teachings of the Buddha who was born a Prince and renounced his material life to pursue one of Enlightenment. Upon realizing the deepest meaning of life he journeyed teaching and spreading the simple message of Truth. Our books on Buddhism offer many perspectives and insights into this profound spiritual way of life.


Discover buddhism books that take you from ahimsa to zen at Vedic Books. We're proud of our Buddhism catalogue that spans all spheres and dimensions of buddhism books. We have a vast array of books on Tibetan Buddhism. Discover the essence, the mystery and the power of buddhism in our extensive section on Buddhism.


Ancients Buddhist texts from the time of Buddha and more recently.


Yoga books for children. Just what they need to balance their world.


For our little ones! Open your mind like a butterfly opens its wings. Discover Indian fairy-tales in our children's books - merge learning with spirituality. Our children's books section spans all dimensions and worlds! Excitement, adventure and wisdom!


Chinese Medicine is practiced all around the world and it is one of the world's great ancient medical philosophies. It is a complete medical science and has a great wisdom of diagnosis, herbal remedies, acupuncture and moxibustion. Its basis is that all diseases result from disharmony in the elemental and energetic balance of our minds and bodies. Thus when balance is restored - health flourishes.


Jesus lived and taught about love, compassion and human brotherhood. After his life, came the Christian Religion. It's very essence is love and human brotherhood, Service and humility.


India has a lot to teach the world about community in a society and it is also home of Auroville, a global conscious community. In this catagory we feature global conscious eco-villages, communities and ancient ways of living in group harmony based on simple living and high thinking.


Let your food be your medicine and your medicine your food. Ayurveda says the body is made of what we eat, we can heal all diseases through correct diet and most diseases are caused by wrongful eating.


At Vedic Books you will not find your everyday cookbook's but you will find books that take cooking, eating and food to a higher level of awareness. Ayurvedic cooking is the art of preparing food to prevent disharmony and thus disease and also the science of using food to cure ailments in the body. Our cookbooks are brimming with not only recipes but a science of how to eat, serve and prepare food so that food nourishes your life in the highest way possible. Dive into our cook books and discover a delicious would of cooking.


In Tibetan Buddhism, the successive Dalai Lamas (taa-la'i bla-ma) form a tulku lineage of Gelugpa leaders which trace back to 1391. Tibetan Buddhists believe the Dalai Lama to be the present incarnation of Avalokitesvara ("Chenrezig" [spyan ras gzigs] in Tibetan), the bodhisattva of compassion. "Dalai" means "ocean" in Mongolian, and "Lama" (bla ma) is the Tibetan equivalent of the Sanskrit word "guru", and so may mean "teacher" or "monk." The actual title "Dalai Lama" is best translated as "Ocean of Wisdom".



A selection of Vedic inspired yearly planners and diaries.


Find all the words you need to get yourself expert in ancient texts or a modern tounge.


Divination is the science of fortelling what will happen through various signs and symbols. In ancient cultures, disaster was prevented through this great science. Today it is still alive in Tibetan culture to some degree and in India one might be surprised to have your palm read on a train. Here we presente this subject, do not take foretelling as absolute as the Rishis have said that everything is ultimately in the hands of God.


The seeds of the ancient dramas are found in the Rig Veda. Viz. Pururava - Urvashi, Yama-Yami, Indra-Indrani, Sarma-Pani and Ushas Suktas. Indian Drama is one of the oldest in the world. By the mid-A.D. 300's, flourishing darma in the Sanskrit language had developed. In technique, Sanskrit plays resembled epic poems. Each play was organized around one of nine RASAS (mood - sentiments). The goal was to produce harmony, so authors avoided clashing moods and all these plays ended happily. The dramas were written on the basis of the epics and puranas. So people found much interest in the dramas. Acharya Bharat is the founder of the Indian dramaturgy. So he said that Drama is the fifth Veda. Natya Shastra states mainly NATA, NATI, Dance, Music, Instrument, Dialogue, Plot and the Stage. The imitation is the soul of the drama.


"Dzogchen" has been translated variously as Great Perfection, Great Completeness, Total Completeness, Supercompleteness. These terms also convey the idea that our nature as intrinsic awareness has many qualities that make it 'perfect'. These include indestructibility, incorruptible purity, non-discriminating openness, flawless clarity, profound simplicity, all-pervading presence and equality within all beings (i.e., the quality, quantity and functionality of this awareness is exactly the same in every being in the universe). It is said that the impressive personal qualities of the fully-enlightened Buddha derived from the fact that he was fully 'aligned' with this already-existing primordial nature.


The first education is to know our real spiritual purpose, to know that we are souls in bodies. What we call education today is largely a development of the intellect and not the heart. Ancient Vedic systems of education developed the heart and the mind in it's totality with it's understanding


Nature is our first mother. In Peru mother nature is called Pachamama - the mother of all. A baby is born and she is offered to her. We all come from nature - we all are nature - we all return to nature. At Vedic Books our books share the voice of the ancient Mother Nature who is a conscious being. We hope our section will inspire all to become more conscious of protecting and nurturing Mother Nature and our own inner-nature.


Every part of the body contains the entire Macro of the life, the mind, the thoughts. Face reading is a beautiful part of Jyotish which has now become quite rare. Through the face one sees the past, present and even the future tendancies. There are no secrets in the face.


Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese science of space. It teaches us how to construct and design our living space so as to be in harmony with the 5-elements which pervade all life both material and subtle.


Folk tales and story telling carry the spirit of a culture. In the Himalayas and the plains of India there live many great ancient story telling traditions.


Discover mystical sciences such as Body Reading, Palmistry, Tarot and the likes. In ancient India sciences to know the fortune were popular and much like a weather report - if there was a difficult period, some preventative action would be taken.


Indology books that touch hearts and minds in the French language.


Gandharva Veda is the Veda or Science of Sound Vibration Healing Resonence. This is an ancient science that was revealed by Rshis through their inner realization of sound and it's effects to ordain peace and harmony on people and humanity. Gandharva Veda is the source of Indian Classical Music, here we present ancient texts on this illustrious subject.


In ancient India gems were not valued for their monetary value but for their spiritual value. Each gemstone holds the energy of a particular planet (graha) through touching the body we increaser the energies of that planet. Using gems is a very powerful tool for harmonising body and mind and for spiritual evolution. Discover how to heal with gems!


In this category you will find all books related to Indological subjects that do not fit into our main categories. Some are on fringe aspects of main topics and others are on other smaller Indological categories. It's a lovely shelf to browse through or search for rare and otherwise difficult to find books.


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Simply select your prefered gift voucher denomination and add it to your Vedic Books shopping cart, complete payment and the voucher will be credited to your Vedic Books account. Once it is activated you will get a link where you can send the voucher to a friend via e-mail.


The Shankaracharya of North India who was renowned as a great sage by so many in his time. He was the teacher of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and many others and his wisdom and message continues to uplift and bring peace in the world today and tommorow.


Krishna is the Supreme Person, the Godhead. Krishna is the speaker of the Bhagavad-gita, which is recognized throughout the world as one of mankind's greatest books of wisdom. In the Gita, as it is also known, Krishna says repeatedly that He is God Himself, the source of everything. Arjuna, to whom Krishna is speaking, accepts Krishna's words as true, adding that the greatest spiritual authorities of that time also confirm that Krishna is God.


Asana is the very posture you are in right now. There are infinite asanas. Through the science of Hatha Yoga we learn to understand the effects of the body posture (asana) and our mind-body. Ultimatly nature is our true teacher for asana for she is always natural and spontaneous. Kids too can teach us - their bodies are flexible and without restriction!


Discover a world of radiant health at Vedic Books - our health books will open your eyes to the most ancient world of natureal health. From Ayurveda to Zen. Our health books cover a broad range of healing modalities - all are natural - no side effects 100% health!


The younger brother of Sanskrit, now spoken widely in North India.


Ayurveda books available in Hindi language.



The original name of Hinduism is "Sanatana Dharma" which means the quest for self-realization for human beings. Hinduism is one of the oldest existing religions on earth and its teachings are truly eternal and timeless. Discover Hinduism and Vedic Dharma at Vedic Books in our Hinduism aisle.


Our concept of history is constantly changing - the Vedic texts give us a consistent frame of reference and open our being to a history that is still very much unknown. That of ancient civilizations who lived without destructive technologies as we do today. They nurtured mother nature and cared for the earth. They enjoyed health and longevity. In today's history books just fragments remain of the Vedic culture that once spanned accross the world. In our history books section you can discover Vedic history, the ancient history of India and go on a journey to your Self.


Homeopathy is medicine for the masses. Its medicines are simple to prepare and very affordable and very effective. It works on the basis of the law of similars. If an onion induces tears when cut then the miniscule Homeopathic preparation of onion will thus help remedy a running nose or similar symptoms. If coffee makes one more alert then the miniscule amount of coffee in Homeopathic preparation will induce sleep. It works and India is home to many of the worlds finest Homeopaths and has developed this science further.


In ancient India icons were symbols of the Divine path, India perhaps more than anywhere else covers herself with imagery of Gods and Goddesses. Reminders of the Divine path.


Our books on India will open your heart and eyes to the world that is, was and will be India. India is a miracle in process - so many cultures, traditions and ways of life running simultaneously. It has a legacy of spirituality that is on every corner, it has generations of great saints, teachers, poets and prophets. Discover India at Vedic Books.


Indian history is the history of a nation called Bharat that has at times spanned as far as Thailand, Indonesia and Persia. India culture and it's wisdom has influenced the entire planet.


Get inspired with books that show you the bright side of life, the eternal joy that is available all the time within us all. Our Inspirational books have been hand picked and some of the greatest sages, teachers and authors offer solutions to everyday problems and a way to live an inspired life.


The word Islam means "submission," or the total surrender of one's self to God.


J Krishnamurti was a simple boy discovered on the beach by the founders of the Theosophical Society in Chennai and regognized by Madame Blavatsky as a Divine incarnation. He was sheltered and guided for many years before he became independant and traveled to the West giving very profound talks on our existence and inner awareness. His perception and description of the world was very acute and guides and helps so many to see God everywhere. His teaching s are based on the ever ancient Vedantic view of life and existence. His knowledge is accessable and profound for all who come accross is.


Jainism is one of India's most precious and fascinating religions and its followers are living examples of a life of purity, sanctity and spirituality. Little is known outside of India about Jainism, and here at Vedic Books we give you the opportunity to discover this magnificent way of life.


Dada Vaswani or Dadaji as he is known by his friends, followers and loved ones is a true Saint from Pune. A disciple of Saddhu Vaswani from Sindh in former West Pakistan. Dada's teachings are service to all mankind, love for all creatures and simple living. He is a living example of love, joy and pure living.


Judaism and Hinduism are the two oldest religions. Judaism has at it's core very essential teachings of a good and noble life based on positive and conscious actions.



Jyotish means simply "The light of God" and this ancient science of the Vedas is available and present so that we humans may live a life more aware of God in everyway. Jyotish, also called Vedic Astrology, is a complete science of understanding our individual lives, what is our deeper purpose, our strengths, our weaknesses, how to best proceed, to decide and ultimately how to be eternally happy and live a life in harmony with the world and cosmos. This is Jyotish! At Vedic Books we are proud to present you with a platter of the finest Jyotish books from beginner to advanced levels.


Jyotish means simply "The light of God" and this ancient science of the Vedas is available and present so that we humans may live a life more aware of God in everyway. Jyotish, also called Vedic Astrology, is a complete science of understanding our individual lives, what is our deeper purpose, our strengths, our weaknesses, how to best proceed, to decide and ultimately how to be eternally happy and live a life in harmony with the world and cosmos. This is Jyotish! At Vedic Books we are proud to present you with a platter of the finest Jyotish books from beginner to advanced levels. Discover Jyotish Books at Vedic Books. Our Jyotish books will teach you to unravel the mysteries of the 9 planets and the 12 signs.


Kirtan is the ecstatic singing of names of the Divine as a means to transform and purify the heart and mind of man to it's Divine origins. It has been revived largely in this age by the great Saint Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Discover books on singing the names of the Divine and discover an ecstacy unbeknown before.


Kriya yoga is an ancient method of purification and spiritual evolution based on the teachings of the Rshis of the Himalayas. It has been made known to the world in more recent times by Paramahamsa Yoganananda and his teachers Sri Yuketswar, Lahiri Mahashaya and Babaji. If one practicies this science regularly, it allows the subtle energy to be purified in the body clearing the way for God realization.


Kundalini is the vital force within the spinal column of the human physiology. All Yoga has the purpose to awaken gently and purify the spinal column and it's subtle rivers of energy.


The teacher of Sri Yuketswar and the teachers teacher of Paramahamsa Yogananda. A great exponent of Kriya Yoga and simple living.


In this category you can discover many modern and ancient Indian languages spoken on the sub-continent and the surrounding nations by many millions of people. Languages such as Hindi and so forth are used by much of India's population and most of the languages in modern India are derived from Sanskrit. Many still using the Devanagri script from writing which is nearly identical to that used in classical Sanskrit. Discover the languages of India.


Browse our newest releases, hot off the press or hot in from our yogic book finders who search up and down in the Land of the Veda for Enligtening literature.


Composed prose, novels dedicated to inspiring the mind towards a higher reality, to awakening the thoughts to seeing things in a broader perspective, to enticing you to laughter or mystery through ancient folk tales and mythology. Enjoy a dive into another world of literature.



The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana.


Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is a renowned Saint of India famous for bringing meditation to the world at large and being instrumental in the re-awakening of Vedic Wisdom globally.


A great teacher appears once in a while. Several centuries may pass by without the advent of such a one. That by which he is known is his life. He first lives and then tells others how they make live likewise. Such a teacher was Gandhi.


Chanting mantras purify the energy and physical bodies of the human physiology. They balance the atmosphere and life force (prana). Mantras should be prescribed by a learned and realized teacher who is expert in sound. Mantras are sound potencies that awaken vital energies and dormant parts of our mind.


The ancients new well of the great healing benefits of touch and of massage. In Ayurveda massage is done with medicated oils that help to penetrate deeper and can cure many-a-diseases. Our books on Massage will share with you the secrets of the ancients so you may share and enjoy the profound wonder of massage!


India's greatest gift to the world is its long line of saints, teachers and masters who have inspired generations far ahead of their lifetimes. In our Masters section we offer to you fine books (some written by the teachers themselves) by India's great saints and sages. Some of the books have become spiritual classics such as Autobiography of a Yogi and others have yet to be discovered. Dive in and Discover!


It is said that Prayer is "asking" from God and meditation is the "listening" for the response. Today more and more people are discovering the essential practice of Meditation and our books on Meditation share various techniques and insights into this practice which when incorporated into daily life causes a person to flower like a plant after first rains. Discover all dimensions of meditation books at Vedic Books. Encounter a world of inner stillness - transformation - inspiration!


In our Metaphysics section you will find all books relating to the sciences that deal with the world beyond the physical perceivable world. There is a great treasure of books on the sciences of metaphysics and we think you will enjoy them very much!


Mother Teresa grew famous for humbly ministering to lepers, the homeless and the poorest of the poor in the slums of Calcutta. In 1928 Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu joined the Sisters of Our Lady of Lareto, a Catholic order that did charity work in India. She took the name Sister Teresa and for 17 years taught school in the country. In 1950 she founded the Missionaries of Charity, a new order devoted to helping the sick and poor; the order grew to include branches in more than 100 cities around the world, and Mother Teresa became a worldwide symbol of charity, meeting with Princess Diana and many other public figures. In 1979 Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace, and in 1985 she was awarded the Medal of Freedom from the United States.


Heal with your hands by connecting the vital nadis (channels) of energy in your body and balancing the subtle forces of the physiology. Mudras are a beautiful ancient science of using the hands for healing and for yoga. Chin mudra (thumb to index finger) is good for all, always and anytime. Try it!


Music in itself is a form of Devotion and Worship. In Sanskrit there is a saying "nada brahma" which means sound is God. Our musical books offer practical and spiritual insights into music and also allow you to discover the music of India. Discover books on all aspects of Indian music.


Music is called Gandharva Veda in the ancient language of India. This means it is a way to the Eternal through sound essence. All creation starts with the Aum sound, which is the music of music. All sound is there to bring us closer to God and Indian music has an ancient history of Ragas and Sruti where sound is a science to bring you to your Self, the Health and to Inner Peace.


The Rishis said Nada Brahma, sound is God. Through sound we can heal the body and mind. Discover the beautiful subtle art of healing with sound.


For thousands of years buildings have been made from natural products, this produced homes that nourished, healed and nurtured us. Discover how to build with nature and create a healing, living structure.


Nature is the oldest healer in existence. Water, sun, earth, food, air, these all carry our basic elemental nature and can bring health and harmony to body and mind. Naturopathy, also known as Nature Cure in India.


Nepal is situated in the Himalayas between Tibet and India. It is an ancient and sacred kindom holdnig many spiritual secrets. The Buddha was born in Lumbini. Lord Rama was married in Janakpur. Rudraksha grow on the Himalayan slopes, the Rishis met and discourced in the Himalayas. Kathmandu remains ever shrouded in mystery and magnetism.


Nepal is a small country but it has been land of the marriange of Sita and Ram, the birth of the Buddha and the home to so many great saints, kings and Rishis. It hold the Himalayas and Kailash is on it's doorstep. It holds much of the history of mankind.


Our New Age books are books for the New Age that is dawning upon earth. An age of peace, healing, harmony and joy. Discover books on spiritual awakening.


We offer for you some interesting Novels on Indological and Spiritual subjects from the land of India.


As we eat so we become, this is an ancient adage of Yoga. The quality and vibration of the food we ingest forms our heart, body and mind. Organic food is essential for propper nutrition, it is the future of farming and also the past of farming, now a little forgotten. Discover masters such as Fukuoka and learn about Rshi-Krshi, the ancient Vedic farmin methods. Save insects, birds, little animals and most of all, your mind.


Osho has touched the hearts of millions around the world. His simple humerous way of teaching us about the world in so many ways was like Ganges water pouring from the peaks of human wisdom.


To paint is the bring the Divine form onto paper, this is the ancient view of painting. Paintings were done to bring the viewer through the fire element and the eyes to a new stage of awareness, to open the mind and heart.


The language that prevailed at the time of Lord Buddha. Pali is very similar to Sanskrit.


The palm is a mirror of the astrological birthchart - not just the palm but any bodily part can show our deeper self. In ancient India palms were read regularly and even in modern India you might find that man accross you on the train suddenly reading your palm! Find out about palmistry and the world within your hand at Vedic Books.


Panchakarma means five purifications. It is a systematic method of healing disease and the real jewel of Ayurvedic wisdom. It allows all toxins and doshas to be eliminated from the body and gives us health, vitality and longevity.


Paramahansa Yogananda is perhaps the most famous of the Yogis to come to the West with the profound wisdom of the ancient East. He taught the message of Kriya yoga, a profound practice of self-realization and self-purification. He is renowned for his life changing biography entitled 'Autobiography of a Yogi'.


India is home to some of the most ancient, time-tested and profound Philosophies and Philosophers in existence. Enjoy our books that broaden your mind, your views your inner sight. Vedic philosophy is a time tested way of understanding the essence of our very existence. Dive into the world of Vedic philosophy and more!


Plants are our breath of life for they are responsible for the very oxygen we breathe, vital to our functioning. Plants and trees also give us food and are the source of most of our natural medicines. Explore new dimensions in the plant world through the eyes of India, Nepal, Tibet, the Himalayas, mysticism and most of all through the various authors’ a deep reverence and love for the plant kingdom.


In our poetry and stories shelf you will find many of India's great Saint-writers, such as Kabir, who not only shared their heart song in poem with the world but were also renowned for their humanity, philosophy and mystical abilities. Discover a whole new arte of poetry and story telling at Vedic Books.


His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada appeared in this world in 1896 in Calcutta, India. In 1950 Srila Prabhupada retired from married life, adopting the vanaprasta (retired) order to devote more time to his studies and writing. When he first arrived by freighter in New York City, Srila Prabhupada was practically penniless. Only after almost a year of great difficulty did he establish the International Society for Krsna Consciousness, in July of 1966. Before he passed away on November 14, 1977, he had guided the Society and seen it grow to a worldwide confederation of more than one hundred asramas, schools, temples, institutes, and farm communities. Srila Prabhupada's most significant contribution, however, is his books. Highly respected by scholars for their authority, depth, and clarity, they are used as textbooks in numerous college courses. His writings have been translated into over fifty languages. The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, established in 1972 to publish the works of His Divine Grace, has thus become the world's largest publisher of books in the field of Indian religion and philosophy.


Prakrit meaning "original, natural, artless, normal, ordinary, usual", i.e. "vernacular", in contrast to samskrta "excellently made", both adjectives elliptically referring to vak "speech") refers to the broad family of the Indic languages and dialects spoken in ancient India. The Prakrits became literary languages, generally patronized by kings identified with the ksatriya caste, but were regarded as illegitimate by the Brahmin orthodoxy. The earliest extant use of Prakrit are the inscriptions of Asoka, emperor of Northern India, and while the various Prakrit languages are associated with different patron dynasties, with different religions and different literary traditions, none of them were at any time an informal "mother tongue" in any area of India.


As the breath, so the mind is. Pranayama is Pranayama is about cultivating prana (life force) for the body and thus the mind becomes settled and still like a calm pond in a full moon night. It is a great gift the the world, the science of breath.


Prayer works wonders, if we sincerely offer our prayers to God, we will be helped. Speak with God, each and every day have a word with God as your beginning and your end.


Discover deeper insights into Psychology. Psychology is the science of the mind and mental state.


The Puranas are the richest collection of mythology in the world. Most of them attained their final form around 500 A.D. but they were passed on as an oral tradition since the time of Krishna.


A saintly poet from Bengal. Tagore inspired many with his sweet words of reflection. "O you shaggy-headed banyan tree standing on the bank of the pond, have you forgotten the little child, like the birds that have nested in your branches and left you?"


A pure and great devotee of Mother Kali who is revered around the world and was the Guru of Vivekananda who brought Yoga to the west the first time. A great Saint of Bengal.


Throughout the history of mankind spiritual giants have appeared on very rare ocassions to exemplify the Highest Truth, guiding followers by their conduct in every moment of their lives; Sri Ramana Maharshi was such a giant. Unique in our time, He perfectly embodied the ultimate truth of Self-realisation, or complete immersion in God. Discover all kinds of amazing Ramana Maharishi Books here!




Reiki is a beautiful natural gentle system of healing. Indeed it is as old as time but recently it was revived in Japan by Dr. Mikao Usui. When practicing Reiki we become channels for the healing energy that is everywhere.


Relationships can be a powerful tool for self-relection and self-evolution. Ultimately we are loving God through the other. We are supporting each other in our evolution and enlightenment. All is a relationship but human relationship when made Divine is pure Yoga.


All religions have a common source, the very Being within, the Soul. From this point all religions, Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Islam and all others spring. Many saints say that Love is the first religion and all religions lead you to love. Love for one another (human brotherhood), love for all creation (non-violence) and love for ones self. At Vedic Books we bring you books on all religions of the world. All religions have beauty, joy, wisdom, festivity. Come join in a global celebration of the religion of love the love of religion.


Religions are the tapestry of our spiritual life. The history of our religions is the history of humanity.


Four systems of organic farming are prevalent in India: Biodynamic Krishi, Rishi Krishi, Panchgavya Krishi and Agnihotra Krishi. Biodynamic Krishi has a strict sowing and planting calendar. Rishi Krishi involves boomi sanskar and application of amrit pani.


Rukmini Devi Arundale (February 29, 1904 - February, 1986) was an Indian classical dancer, devoted to the revival and re-establishment of many of the traditional arts and crafts of India.


India is filled with sacred places that pilgrims flock to. These places are infused with the energy great masters, nature or some special place which reaches back into the depths of mythology. Discover them all here at Vedic Books without even leaving home.


Sadu Vaswan was born in Sindh and is an inspiration for millions around the world. His soft nature, his words of wisdom, his gentle teachings and profound actions were all eminant with Divine Love. His main disciple Dada Vaswani is presently residing in Pune continuing the magnificent work of his master.


Sanskrit is called by many as the "mother-of-all-languages" and indeed the deeper one goes into this ancient language, the deeper once comes to recognize that Sanskrit is the root language of many modern languages. Not only this, its construction and form and grammer are very perfect and precise. Many of India's spiritual classics are written in Sanskrit. Our wish at Vedic Books is to share with the world books that can help to revive this language for all to enjoy and discover.


Satya Sai Baba is called an 'Avatar of Love' by those who know him. He was born in Puthaparthi in 1925. Millions of people have been moved to Love and Serve by his teachings and his wisdom.


Swami Satyananda was born at Almora in 1923. In 1943 he met Swami Sivananda in Rishikesh and adopted the Dakshini sannyasa way of life. In 1955 he left his guru’s ashram to live as a wandering mendicant and later founded the International Yoga Fellowship in 1956 and the Bihar School of Yoga in 1964.Over the next 20 years Swami Satyananda toured various countries and authored over 80 books. In 1987 he founded Sivananda Math, a charitable institution for aiding rural development ,and the Yoga Research Foundation. In 1988 he renounced his mission, adopting kshetra sannyasa, and now lives as a parmahansa sannyasin.


Help yourself with books that offer healing insights and wisdom for any of life's situations. Some of the books are practical and offer techniques you can do to help yourself and others deal more with knowledge that can be applied to make your life lighter, healthier and more free.


Sex is an essential part of human life and something that is often misunderstood in modern times. Discover new avenues of sexual awareness with books on loving, and taking the art of lovemaking deeper and to higher levels of awareness. Sex is a great creative gift from God and when used in a constructive manner it offers us a form of true prayer and worship in itself.


Saivism refers to the traditions of Hinduism that focus on the deity Shiva.


Sai Baba of Shirdi preached unity and love. He was half muslim and half hindu and he is revered by all in a unity of love in India. He is one of the renowned great teachers who's sweet fragrence remains generations after his Samadhi.


Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi was born on March 21, 1923 to a Christian family in Chindawara, India. Her parents were Prasad and Cornelia Salve, direct descendants of the royal Shalivahana dynasty. Seeing the beauty of this child who was born with a spotless brilliance, they called her Nirmala, which means 'Immaculate'. Later on she came to be known by the multitudes by the name of Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi - the revered Mother who was born with her complete Self Realization and knew from a very young age that she had a unique gift which had to be made available to all mankind. As she was pondering on the many faceted problems confronting human beings, on the 5th of May, 1970, on a lonely beach of Nargol (about 150 km from Mumbai) a divine spiritual experience filled her whole being and suddenly she found an answer to her question. She discovered a historical process of en-masse Self Realisation through which thousands of people could get this connection to their Spirit and thereby their inner transformation. Sahaja (=Spontaneous) Yoga (=Union with the Self) was born.


Siddha medicine is a part of Ayurveda that was propounded in South India by the 18 Siddha's such as Agasthar and Bhoganathar. They give enlightened wisdom on healing for the upliftment of all mankind. It had a special focus on using metal preparations and alchemy of substances.


"Deep within the self is the light of God" - Guru Amar Das


Swami Sivananda was founder of the Divine Life Society. His teachings of Raja Yoga are known throughout the West. He was a living example of kindness and purity. He expemplified the life of Yoga.


Travel to the land of Arunachala, Rameshwaram the Niligiris and Kerali Ayurveda.


Discover ancient Spiritual texts that uplift and elevate the soul at Vedic Books.


The higher purpose of human life in earth is to discover and express our Spiritual natures. When this happens, all problems become very miniscule as we can see a bigger picture, an eternal play. Our books in this aisle offer insights from all avenues and angles of Spirituality - there is something here for everyone. Books that awaken and inspire.


Sri Aurobindo came to tell us: "One need not leave the earth to find the Truth, one need not leave the life to find his soul, one need not abandon the world or have only limited beliefs to enter into relation with the Divine. The Divine is everywhere, in everything and if He is hidden, it is because we do not take the trouble to discover Him." - The Mother


"The tragedy of human history is that there is decreasing happiness in the midst of increasing comforts." - Swami Chinmayananda


Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj was born in Bombay in 1897. At the age of 34 he met his Guru and three years later realized himself, taking the name of Niasargadatta. He continued to live the life of an ordinary Indian working-man but his teaching, which he set out in his master-work I Am That and which is rooted in the ancient Upanishadic tradition, made a significant philosophical break from contemporary thought. Devotees traveled from all over the world to hear Nisargadatta’s unique message, given in his unpretentious home, until his death in 1981. He is considered a spiritual master of our times.


Even as a young child Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was of a spiritual disposition - often found in peaceful meditation at a very tender age. At the age of four, His parents discovered Him reciting verses from the Bhagavad Gita. Today, Sri Sri travels & teaches internationally, reminding us that the great spiritual traditions have common goals and values. His simple message of love, practical wisdom, and compassion continues to inspire people from all walks of life, and He encourages everyone to follow their chosen religious or spiritual path while honoring the path of others. Sri Sri is the founder of the Art of Living Foundation and the International Association for Human Values.


Sufism or tasawwuf, as it is called in Arabic, is generally understood by scholars and Sufis to be the inner, mystical, or psycho-spiritual dimension of Islam. The Sufi surrenders to God, in love, over and over; which involves embracing with love at each moment the content of one's consciousness (one's perceptions, thoughts, and feelings, as well as one's sense of self) as gifts of God or, more precisely, as manifestations of God.


Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati likes to call himself a traditional teacher of Vedanta, a link in a long unbroken tradition, from Adi Shankara to the present day. Rooted in the richness of tradition, yet contemporary in his thinking and approach, he continuously edits his teaching style to ensure that the vision of Vedanta is communicated with clarity. Impeccable logic, brilliant analysis, erudition, precise use of language, together with a child like humour, make him the greatest living master of Advaita Vedanta. There is none to match his ability to make the audience see as clearly as he does.


The Author of "Living with the Himalayan Masters", Swami Rama was a Yogi who wrote his story and was loved in East and West. He was a seeker from a young age and taught many the path of Love.


Swami Ramdas, known as Vittal Rao in his pre-Sannyas days, was leading an ordinary householder’s life till God's grace descended on him in or about the year 1920. Then he was made to think deeply on the futility of worldly pursuits and the absolute necessity of pursuing the divine path for realising his identity with the Supreme Being, as a result of which alone he can get 'Peace-eternal.'


Swami Suddha is a unique teacher in a long lineage of Vedanta teachers. His style of teaching is humerous and self-illuminating. His books capture the spirit of his style of self-inquiry which always leaves one with a deeper sense of one's self.


The language of the great Siddha's and poets of South India and spoken by millions in India Today as modern Tamil. Tamil is a spiritual language much like Sanskrit and has many words that can not be translated into English in a single world.


Tantra is an illusive word meaning so many things. Ultimatly it means to search out the source of all - the Self.


The Mother was a great Western Saint of Jewish origins who lived in India and co-founded Auroville, the world's first conscious community for human unity on a global scale. She was loved by many for her beautiful words and her work uplifting mankind.


An ancient Sanskrit epic attributed to the poet Valmiki.


Theosophy is a system of belief based on mystical insight into the nature of God and the soul. "There is no religion higher than truth."



Tibetan language is a golden key to unlocking the enigma of Tibetan Buddhism and Tibetan culture. Many sacred texts are written in Tibetan and it is a beautiful and colourful language spoken by Tibetans worldwide.


Tibetan Astrology is very similar to Jyotish (Vedic Astrology). It uses the same system of planets and signs. It is very much a sister science. In Tibetan culture astrology is still very much used to guide the soul upon it's journey. Discover the fascinating world of tibetan astrology!


Tibet has been an isolated kingdom for centuries and only but a few people from outside had visited this land till recently. Buddhism spread to Tibet shortly after the time of the Buddha and it took deep and firm roots there and developed it's own shades, colors and enchantment. Tibetan Buddhism is one of the original sacred and ancient Buddhist paths and offers a door to any spiritual seeker to a higher world.


Tibet has existed since the beginning of human memory. It is a storehouse of great wisdom and has absorbed and preserved the teachings of many great Masters like Lord Buddha and so many others.


Tibetan Medicine, like Ayurveda is rooted in the philosophy of the 5-elements, the 3-doshas and so forth. Disease is the result of not obeying the laws of nature and the principals of right living. Tibetan Medicine is thus one of the ancient eternal healing systems. It has been well preserved and is presently flourishing around the world.


In Sthapatya Veda we plan towns that align and heal the citizens. Disocver ancient way of town planning based on understanding our spiritual nature and existence. The central square, open parks, alignment of the grid of the town. This is Sthapatya Veda town planning.


Vedic Books features some very special books on travel, mostly related to travels involving pilgrimage and spiritual quests. Discover Divine places within and without. Explore Kailash, Manasarovar, other ancient and holy abodes, sit under your local Banyan tree and travel with us far and wide and then travel with us within to the source of all.


upa- (near), ni- (down) and sad (to sit), thus sitting down besides the teacher. Upanisads are living ancient texts of spiritual wisdom.


Vaishnavism is one of the principal traditions of Hinduism, and is identified from other schools by its primary worship of Vishnu.


Devi Vanamali, a contemporary Hindu contemplative and teacher, lives in a small ashram in Rishikesh in the foothills of India's Himalaya Mountains. From her balcony, she looks over the Ganges River, roaring and sparkling in the gorge below. Her Krishna is no sectarian deity, and her vision transcends all narrowness. Her charming writing conveys all the wisdom of the Himalayan sages.


Vastu is the ancient Vedic science of harmony of form. It is the Vedic wisdom of construction, of architecture, of layout and design of all objects. It stems from an ancient understanding of the nature of creation. With Vaastu we can create an abode of peace and harmony where we are content and spiritually satisfied.


Discover answers to the deepest questions. Who am I ? What is the purpose of this life ? Why am I here. This is Vedanta. The end of asking, thinking, the beginning of knowing beyond thought. Being, existing, experiencing the reality moment to moment as-it-is.


The Vedas and their derivatives are India's treasurehouse of wisdom and it's greatest contribution to humanity. All the profound teachings, philosophy and practical sciences that were prevalent in ancient India, and are being revived in this day and age, are rooted in the Vedas. There are four Vedas (Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva). The Rig Veda is considered the oldest book in existence dating back many thousands of years, if not more.


Astronomy is one of the oldest sciences. Astronomers of early civilizations performed methodical observations of the night sky, and astronomical artifacts have been found from much earlier periods. 'Astronomy' literally means, "law of the stars" and refers to the science involving the observation and explanation of events occurring beyond the Earth and its atmosphere. It studies the origins, evolution, and physical and chemical properties of objects that may be observed in the sky (and are beyond the atmosphere), as well as the connected processes and phenomena.


Vedic history has been given in great details in texts such as the Mahabharata. It is a beautiful orchestra of events and mythology all woven into one.


What is Mathematics doing in a Spiritual bookstore you may wonder? Vedic Mathematics is the name given to the ancient system of Mathematics which was rediscovered from the Vedas between 1911 and 1918 by Sri Bharati Krsna Tirthaji (1884-1960). According to his research, all of mathematics is based on sixteen Sutras or word-formulae. In the Vedic system 'difficult' problems or huge sums can often be solved immediately by the Vedic method. Discover the Divinity of Vedic Mathematics at Vedic Books!


Non violence is an important step for spiritual progress. If we eat food of violence, it makes the society violent. All great religions have at their core the teachings of non-killing. This must be extended to all forms of life.


Vipassana means to see things as they really are. It is taught as a 10 day course that runs world wide, courses are in silence and one gets to explore the science of self awareness.


Vipassanā means "insight" into the impermanent nature of mind and body. Vipassana is one of India's most ancient techniques of meditation, rediscovered by Gautama Buddha 2500 years ago. It is a way of self-transformation through self-observation and introspection. It focuses on the deep interconnection between mind and body, which can be experienced directly by disciplined attention to the physical sensations that form the life of the body, and that continuously interconnect and condition the life of the mind.


The valiant monk who proclaimed in America the greatness of Hinduism and of Indian culture at a time when the West regarded India as a land of barbarians. The beloved disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, he was the living embodiment of sacrifice, dedicated his life to his country and yearned for the progress of the poor, the helpless and the downtrodden. He was the great thinker and mighty man of action whose ringing words galvanized the slumbering Indians. For ages to come he will be a source of inspiration. - D.Javare Gowea


Western astrology is the science of knowing mind, life energies and forecasting events based on the tropical zodiac. It was based largely on Greek Astrology and is very common in the West today. We all know our Sun signs and read the reports from Newspapers. Actually it is a deep psychological science that can show us our inner self.


In ancient India each woman was an embodiment of Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth and Fortune and they were honoured, revered and deeply loved. In this aisle we have books that bring nectar to the feminine flowering of humanity. Empower the woman closest to you or the woman within you with these powerful renditions of Shakti herself!


Yoga means to unite or join and it is the ancient spiritual science from India. Indeed it is a vast science covering all aspects of spiritual practice, not just the physical postures which are commonly associated with Yoga in the West. Yoga includes a way of life, a way of devotion, various physical practices and lifestyle practices and dietary guidelines. Discover Yoga in it's mystical forms in the pages of these books. Discover amazing yoga books at Vedic Books. Explore all aspects of Yoga - hatha yoga, raja yoga, karma yoga, bhakti yoga. Ultimately the yoga beyond all where there is only oneness, unity and harmony. Become yoga itself!


Patanjali was a great Sage who gave us the Yoga Sutras which are keys for helping any seeker find everlasting peace through Yoga. Each Sutra is a window through which to see the Self.


Yogi Ashwini, the Guiding Light of Dhyan Foundation, is an authority on Yoga, Tantra and various spiritual sciences. He has an Honours degree in Economics and a Master’s in Management, and is widely travelled.


Zen is beyond definition but it has the same objective as all Buddhist branches and that means to reach the ultimate objective of live, a lasting peace and happiness.

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01.Human Physiology - Expression of Veda and the Vedic Literature
02.Building Architecture of Sthapatya Veda
03.Caraka Samhita (7 vols): Text in Sanskrit with English translation
04.Astanga Hrdayam - 3 Volumes
05.Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha
06.A Systematic Course in the Ancient Tantric Techniques of Yoga and Kriya
07.Introduction to Sanskrit (Volume I and Volume II)
08.Siddhas: Masters of the basics
09.Kundalini Tantra
10.Vastu Architecture: Design Theory and Application for Everyday Life
11.Health In Your Hands: Acupressure and Natural Therapies (2 Vols.)
12.Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Lahiri Mahasay's Complete Works (Vol. 3): The Spiritual Scriputes of Ancient India The Upanisads
Maharana Kumbha
Treatment of Phonology in Dayananda
Brihaddeivagyaranjanam--Srimadramadeendeivagyakritam (Pt.1)
Simply Vegetarian
A History of Indian Philosophy (Vol. IV)
The Sanskrit Commentaries on the Pramanavarttikam from the Rahul a Sankrtyayana's Collection of Negatives (3 Vols.)
The Kavyalankara Sutras of Vamana
Moola Bandha: The Master Key
Yoga Nidra
Geeta for Children
Excellent book - easy to understand - for any age. ..
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