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Religion: Hindu Sacred Texts in English Translation

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Hindu Texts in English Translation

As a guide to further research, consider Oxford Bibliographies Online: Hinduism and the LibGuide for South Asian Epic Traditions.

 

The Veda

The Hymns of the Rigveda, translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith (1896) available online here:

Internet Sacred Text Archive

Rig Veda : a metrically restored text with an introduction and notes / edited by Barend A. van Nooten and Gary B. Holland.

Cambridge, Mass : Dept. of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Harvard University : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 1994.

Located at Firestone Library Classics Collection (CLAS) 2318.43 vol.50

The Rig Veda : an anthology ; one hundred and eight hymns / selected, translated and annotated by Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty.

Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 1981.

Located at Firestone Library Classics Collection (CLAS) PK3016.A2 E5 1981


Upaniṣads

Upaniṣads / translated from the original Sanskrit by Patrick Olivelle.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

Located at Firestone Library (F) BL1124.52 .E5 1996 and other locations

 

Mahābhārata

The Mahābhārata / translated and edited by J.A.B. van Buitenen.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1973-

Located at Firestone Library Classics Collection (CLAS) BL1138.22 .E545 1973



Bhagavad Gītā 

The Bhagavad Gita / translated with an introduction and notes by W.J. Johnson.

Oxford [England] : New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.

Located at Firestone Library BL1138.62 .E5 1994 and other locations

The Bhagavad Gita

London ; New York : Penguin, 2008.

Located at Firestone Library (F) BL1138.62.E5 L44 2008

Īśvara Gītā

Lord Śiva's Song : the Īśvara Gītā / Translated with an introduction and notes by Andrew J. Nicholson.

Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014

Located at Firestone Library (F).


Rāmāyana

The Ramayana : a shortened modern prose version of the Indian epic : (suggested by the Tamil version of Kamban) / by R. K. Narayan.

Narayan, R. K., 1906-2001.

New York : Penguin Books, [1993?]

Located at Firestone Library (F) PR9499.3.N3 R35 1993 and other locations



Dharmaṥāstras

The dharmasūtras : the law codes of Āpastamba, Gautama, Baudhāyana, and Vasiṣṭha / translated from the original Sanskrit and edited by Patrick Olivelle.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Located at Firestone Library (F) KNS122 .D43 1999

Manu's code of law : a critical edition and translation of the Mānava-Dharmaśāstra / Patrick Olivelle ; with the editorial assistance of Suman Olivelle.

Manu (Lawgiver).

New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

Located at Firestone Library (F) KNS127.3.A4 E547 2005

The law code of Viṣṇu : a critical edition and annotated translation of the Vaiṣṇava-Dharmaśāstra / Patrick Olivelle.

Cambridge, Mass. : Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Harvard University : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2009.

Located at Firestone Library Classics Collection (CLAS) 2318.43 vol.73