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The Advaita Ashrama has its origins in 1896, when Swami Vivekananda was travelling through the Alps recuperating, and expressed the desire to have a similar place in India, for retreat and study of Vedas.
Sri Sarada Devi
Online books on Sri Sarada Devi: The Gospel According to Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi: the Holy Mother, and Teachings of Sri Sarada Devi
Ramakrishna Math, Chennai
The Ramakrishna Order’s center in Chennai, one of the leading publishers of English-language books in Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Vedanta.
The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture
The Institute is well known for its philanthropic, educational and cultural activities all over the world. Based on the philosophy of the unity of human life, the Institute endeavours to make people aware of the richness of different cultures all over the world.
American Vedantist Magazine
American Vedantist is a not-for-profit online journal dedicated to developing Vedanta in the West and to facilitating companionship among Vedantists.
Sri Ma Trust
English translation of ‘Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita’ by M. (Mahendra Nath Gupta) and more.
Ramakrishna Vedanta Math
Established in 1939 by Swami Abhedananda, a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, now managed by the Board of Trustees who are all Sannyasins of the Ramakrishna Order.
An Introduction to Hinduism
A guide to various aspects of Indian religious thought and inter-religious understanding and religious tolerance.
Ramana Maharshi Site
The Society of Abidance in Truth is a spiritual non-profit organization consecrated to the teachings of Advaita Vedanta, especially as revealed by Sri Ramana Maharshi. These teachings emphasize nondual Self-Knowledge and deal with Self-Realization.
This site is an attempt at providing an easy and structured online introduction to the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta, as taught by SankarAcArya and his followers.
The Future of Hinduism
From the banks of the Ganges to the cities of North America and Europe, this ancient faith is on the move. The future of Hinduism — in its intellectual, political, artistic, and cultural facets — has an increasingly globalized manifestation.
Official Ramana Maharshi Website
This website is dedicated to Arunachala and the great saints and sages who were attracted by it thoughout the ages, including that of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi.
Making Vedanta Relevant to Today’s Children
One doesn’t have to ignore Vedanta until one reaches a certain age, or level of experience. The attempt here is to present a case study of practically implementing the education of basic Vedantic concepts to children.
Ancient Indian Scriptures (The Bhagavad Gita and The Dhammapada)
It is not surprising that thinkers as diverse as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Mahatma Gandhi have found inspiration in the Bhagavad Gita, the great Hindu religious poem.
Bhagavad Gita (in different languages)
The Bhagavad- Gita is considered by eastern and western scholars alike to be among the greatest spiritual books the world has ever known.
Bhagavad Gita (Theosophical University Press)
Recension by William Quan Judge. Combined with his Essays on the Gita.
The Sacred Books of the East started off with the Max Müller translation of the Upanishads; complete extexts of these key works are available here. This edition contains a dozen of the most important Upanishads, which are fundamental texts of Hinduism.
Provides comprehensive information on Hinduism, Hindu dharma, Hinduism resources, the Dhamma teachings of Buddhism, Buddhist philosophy and practice, main aspects of Jain dharma, beliefs and practices of Jainism, Sikhism, and Zoroastrianism.
The Sanskrit Web Site (English/Spanish)
Here you will find massive contents about Sanskrit language, Indian philosophies, translations, sacred sounds, hatha yoga postures, Sanskrit names and so forth. (Aquí hallarás contenidos masivos sobre lenguaje sánscrito, filosofías de India, traducciones)
Academic Info: Hinduism
Hinduism Gateway – Directory of Online Resources
Institute of Vedanta and Sanskrit
Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, and other classical Indian disciplines.
The word Shaivam refers to “associated with shiva”. Also known as Shaivism. www.shaivam.org is dedicated to worship of lord Shiva
Hindu worship known as puja is the act of showing reverence to a god or to aspects of the divine. This online guide for educators offers background information, activities, a bibliography and a resource list about puja.
Dedicated to the worship of the Goddess Kali in the mother/child relationship. Following the devotional tradition of Sri Ramakrishna, we respect all revelations of Divinity.
Art of Sri Yantra
Sacred Art and Geometry
Creating diagrams of the Yantra.
Vedanta Spiritual Library
Vedanta Literature, Hindu Scriptures, Spiritual Books and other writings related to Sanatana Dharma [Bhagavad Gita, Brahma-Sutra, 108+ Upanishads, Vedic Hymns, 60+ Stotras of Adi Sankara, 410+ Other Stotras, Purana Stories and 280+ Carnatic Music Kritis]
Other World Religions
The Bahá’í Faith
Throughout history, God has revealed Himself to humanity through a series of divine Messengers, whose teachings guide and educate us and provide the basis for the advancement of human society.
Judaism – Jewish Culture and the Yiddish Language
For over a thousand years, the Yiddish language has been a central part of the identity of Jewish people throughout the world.
Islam – Sufism — Sufis — Sufi Orders
Extensive Sufi resources.
Islam – The Threshold Society
The Threshold Society, rooted within the traditions of Sufism and inspired by the life and work of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, is a non-profit educational foundation with the purpose of facilitating the experience of Divine Unity, Love, and Truth in the world
Christianity – Contemplative Outreach
Centering Prayer is a method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer, prayer in which we experience God’s presence within us, closer than breathing, closer than thinking, closer than consciousness itself.
Christianity – Mount Calvary Monastery
Mount Calvary Monastery and its Retreat House was established in 1947 by Fr. Karl Tiedemann, OHC, as the retreat and conference center of the Order of the Holy Cross on the West Coast.
Christianity – Saint Andrew’s Abbey
St. Andrew’s Abbey is a Roman Catholic Benedictine Monastery. Nestled in the northern foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, St. Andrew’s Abbey lies on the edge of the Mojave Desert at an altitude of 3,600 feet.
Christianity – Monastery of Christ in the Desert
The Monastery of Christ in the Desert, Abiquiu, New Mexico, U.S.A., was founded in 1964 and is situated in a beautiful canyon in northwestern New Mexico, surrounded by miles of government-protected wilderness, thus assuring and promoting solitude.
Christianity – Orthodox Christianity Information Center
Welcome to the OCIC Web site, one of the largest and oldest sites on Orthodox Christianity. Think of the OCIC as a vast online article repository, with over 700 articles and 6,000 printed pages.
Christianity – The Vatican
Information about the Pope and the Vatican.
Christianity – Theology Degrees Online
Guide to online Theology Degree programs.
Buddhism – Thich Nat Han
The premier publisher of Thich Nhat Hanh and other teachers of engaged Buddhism, we offer books for beginners, experienced practitioners, children, and families.
Buddhism – Dalai Lama
Central Tibet Administration – Restoring Freedom for Tibetans
Sikhism – Reflections on Gurbani
Our attempt is to Reflect on various themes mentioned in the Universal Teaching of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib; try to understand the Gurbani through the Gurbani and then share.
The Complete Guide to Historical Religion in America
A list of websites that contain more information about the history of religion in America.
Interreligious Council of Southern California
The Interreligious Council of Southern California is a unique model of interreligious cooperation and collaboration made possible by the rich and diverse population of the region.
Monastic Interreligious Dialogue
Catholic monastics committed to fostering interreligious and intermonastic dialogue with contemplative practitioners of diverse religious traditions.
CrossCurrents is a global network for people of faith and intelligence who are committed to connecting the wisdom of the heart and the life of the mind.
Inner Directions Foundation
Inner Directions is a nonprofit organization dedicated to publishing distinctive books, digital video, and online media that express the heart of authentic spirituality.
General Religious Sources
Links to various religious resources.
Academic Info: Religious Studies
Directory of Online Resources for the Academic Study of Religion
The Pluralism Project at Harvard University
We document the contours of our multi-religious society, explore new forms of interfaith engagement, study the impact of religious diversity in civic life, and contextualize these findings within a global framework.
United Religions Initiative
URI is a global grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities and the world.
Inspiration. Spirituality. Faith.
Religion can be explained as a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containi
The objective of this website is to gather the great prayers written by the spiritual visionaries of our planet into an online database representing all life affirming traditions.
American Service to India
Works in partnership with programs whose goal is to train men and women born into cycles of illiteracy, disease, and other handicaps brought on by extreme poverty and that provide successful strategies for breaking this cycle.
Online scriptures of different religions.
A selection of the great Seer Poets.