Classic Vedic & Hindu texts

The Thirukural is a 2 200-year-old South Indian Tamil - Dravidian classic on ethical living. Thiru means “holy” or “sacred,” and kural describes a brief verse or literary couplet. This poetic masterpiece is one of the most revered Holy Scriptures in South India. On most part it deals with questions of ethical living, how to deal with daily situations, things that are good to note

Śaivite Hinduism explained, by Satguru Śivāya Subramuniyaswami, the head of Śaiva Siddhāṅta lineage of Śivaism. The work is large and in progress….please check back often, as new parts and knowledge will be updated constantly here….

Teachings of Haidakhan Babaji (1970-1984) as recorded by his devotees in Babaji's ashram in Haidakhan Vishwa Mahadham during last years of his presence in the physical form, during 1979-1984.

1.3.13 Curbing of Desire Desire to all, always is seed From which ceaseless births proceed. |361 If long thou must, long for non-birth It comes by longing no more for earth. |362 No such wealth is here and there As peerless wealth of non-desire. |363 To nothing crave is purity That is the fruit of verity. |364 The free are those who desire not The

2.2.10 COURAGE BEFORE COUNCILS The pure fail not in power of words Knowing grand council's moods and modes. |721 Among scholars he is scholar Who holds scholars with learned lore. |722 Many brave foes and die in fields The fearless few face wise councils. |723 Impress the learned with your lore From greater savants learn still more. |724 Grammar and logic learn so that Foes