Exotic India has a tremendous library of books on Hinduism. With almost 10,000 volumes to choose from, it is the greatest online resource to study Hinduism ever compiled. And they are all available through our convenient and secure online store. Encounter the profound wisdom and spiritual liberation that have guided billions of believers for thousands of years. Our books include the greatest and most important works in world history like the Vedas. The Vedas are the foundation of Hinduism and Indian literature, and they are said to have been breathed into life by the gods.
Each serves its own purpose in guiding you through the timeless knowledge of existence. We also have commentaries and explanations of these texts, from ancient times to present day. We also have Itihasas (epic histories) for sale. The Mahabharata is possibly the oldest epic ever, a sprawling story that contains the gem of the spiritual world: the Bhagavad Gita. The Ramayana is similarly important, telling the tale of Rama, avatar of the god Vishnu, as he journeys through the world.
These Hindu books for sale not only give you an understanding of the greatest mythological and spiritual tradition on earth, but they also help guide you on your own path. Because of this, these works are made available to serve humanity. Exotic India is proud to provide the largest selection of Hindu books. With so many titles, you can seek guidance and understanding for every part of life. The Vedas are the foundation of Hinduism. They are four in number:
Each Veda is divided into four parts: Samhita, Brahmana, Aranyaka and Upanishads.
Following the Vedas come the collection of Hindu Books called the Srauta Sutras. These describe how the mantras of the Vedas have to be used in the various sacrifices or Yajnas. Next are the collection of books known as Grhya Sutras. These detail how a follower of Hinduism should conduct himself. Then come the Dharma Sutras, which delineate what Dharma is and how it should be followed. After the Dharma sutras are the Itihasas (epic histories) like Ramayana and Mahabharata (of which Bhagavad Gita is a part) and the Puranas, which are eighteen in number, the most famous of which are the Shrimad Bhagawatam and Shiva Purana.
A study of Hindu books indicates that Hinduism is not merely a religion, but a way of life, where spiritual progress is made possible for everyone, whatever be his or her station in life. Presented here is the world's largest collection of Hindu books, covering all the aspects of this profound religion.
Q1. How many books are there in Hindu mythology?
are, in general, 18 sources that are held in high regard. Hindu literature
addresses every facet of life, including logic, relationships, art, economics,
philosophy, and language. Ritual components can be found in all four Vedas (Rigveda, Yajurveda,
Under these four Vedas,
there are more than 200 Upanishads,
or philosophical treatises. There are auxiliary disciplines that are compiled
into 6 collections known as the Vedangas
to complement the study of the 4 Vedas. Daily instruction is provided through
Mimasa, and Nyaya. Hindus are
influenced by three groups of manuals: Dharmasutras,
Grihaysutras, and Agamas.
Q2. What are the 3 most important Hindu gods?
is often said that there is a trinity of Hindu gods: Brahma
the creator, Vishnu the preserver and Shiva the destroyer. But while Vishnu and Shiva have
followers and temples all over India, Brahma is not worshiped as a major deity.
Many consider the doctrine of the trimurti
to be an attempt to reconcile different approaches to the divine with each
other and with the philosophical doctrine of ultimate reality (brahman). The concept was known at least
by the time of Kalidasa’s
poem Kumarasambhava (“Birth of
the War God”; 4th–5th century CE).
was the first religious book?
Rig Veda is the earliest of the four Vedas, and the philological and linguistic
evidence indicates that the Rig Veda is
one of the oldest existing religious texts in any Indo-European language. It is
a large collection of hymns in praise of the gods, which are chanted in various
rituals. They were composed in an archaic language named Vedic that gradually
evolved into classical Sanskrit. The Rig Veda consists of 1028 hymns, organised
into ten books known as maṇḍalas. Each maṇḍala has sūktas (hymns)
formed by individual strophes from which the name Rig Veda arises.
is the best book in religion?
a conversation between Arjun and Krishna, is the foremost important religious
text. Within the course of giving Arjun all manner of spiritual and material
advice, Krishna explains karma, the
Self, the Supreme Self, the aim of yoga, the difference between our Self and
our material, how our surroundings affect our consciousness, and the way to
realize the perfection of life. It is the essence of Vedic knowledge. Its
teachings are within the exemplar manner by putting ideal humans, sometimes the
God himself, in situations of huge dilemma. It also explains the assorted
situations that humans face throughout their life and how they ought to handle
do you write a religious book?
main difference between a book about faith and other books is not so much what
is seen, but what is unseen. The most popular faith-based books have story
settings where people overcoming impossible challenges. Faith comes to life
through stories, and those stories will be remembered longer than any list of
does and don’ts. A good story helps ensure your words have staying power.
Moreover, the more implausible the story, the more you need to anchor it in
details that make it seem real.
Q6. What is the purpose of religious books?
religious literatures are an ideal source of wisdom. These types of books cover
many primary topics ranging from economics, polity, war, peace, love,
relationships, spirituality, dilemmas, and insight to history to human bonds.
Holy literature is not only a great source of informative knowledge but, they
are a useful source of creativity too. These texts include a lot of actual
historical accounts. It aids us avoid repetition of the same errors of the
past, with substantial lessons and values associated with each such event.
Q7. What is called religious book?
are more commonly referred to as religious books. They
vary greatly in form, volume, age, and degree of sacredness, but their common
attribute is that their words are regarded by the devout as sacred. Sacred
words differ from ordinary words in that they are believed either to possess or
convey spiritual and magical powers or to be the means through which a divine
being or other sacred reality is revealed in phrases and sentences full of
power and truth.
Q8. How many religious books are there?
Christianity, the Old and New Testament, and the Apocrypha, which are regarded
as Scriptures by 2/3 of Christians (Catholics and Orthodox) are followed. Islam
considers the holy Qur’an as
their primary religious book. Hinduism has Rig Veda, Bhagavad Gita,
Veda. The followers of Buddhism refer to Dhammapada,
Pali Canon. The adherents of Judaism read Tanakh and the Talmud. The Sikhs
regard the Adi
Granth as their holy book. In Jains, the Tattvartha
Sutra is followed. In Zoroastrianism,
the Avesta is considered as the holy book.
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