Links to Other Websites
Here is a list of over 300 other websites that can help you along your spiritual path and research. This is to help keep you informed regarding news and events on India, its culture and related topics, and other resources to assist you. Check back with us from time to time because we will be adding newer sites.
They are divided into categories, such as for:
1) Acquiring additional books and devotional items that you may like,
2) Vaishnavism and Hare Krishna sites,
3) Acquiring or reading numerous sacred texts, commentaries or songs online,
4) Vedic Philosophy and Hinduism in General, plus some Current Issues and Information
5) Temples of India and others around the world,
6) Sites of Krishna and Gaudiya Temples
7) Ancient Vedic culture and history of India, and for learning Sanskrit or Hindi.
8) Vedic Astrology,
9) Yoga and Hatha Yoga,
10) Auyurveda and health issues,
11) Sites on Vastu, Vedic Science of Home Architectural Arrangement
12) Personal websites of others involved in Vedic research, writing, and activities,
13) Current news and issues, information, culture, events, resources, and travel in India,
14) Indian groceries, cooking utensils, and some recipes,
15) Information on traveling to India and elsewhere, and US-India relations,
16) Hindu organizations and Indian related issues,
17) Sites that Deal with Prejudice and Atrocities Against Indians and Hindus
18) For children, about their education, training, camps, children's online magazines, games, stories, etc., and on Missing Children and what to do.
19) U. S. Government related links and media contacts.
20) Sites for Critical Research into Other Religions
21) Additional Sites for Your Assistance.
22) Informational Videos on Various Spiritual and Other Topics.
At the bottom of the page is the link to a new addition called "Websites to the Fourth Dimension". This takes you to other topics regarding numerous mysteries around this planet and universe, as well as the real news behind the events that we hear about.
Don't forget about the numerous links we have to websites about vegetarianism, recipes and many more resources on our "Vegetarian Resources" page.
1. Sites for Additional Books, Deities, Paraphernalia, Spiritual Art, etc.
http://www.krishna.com -- a newer site on many aspects of Krishna Consciousness and Vedic philosophy with books, CDs, DVDs, and other devotional items and resources to assist you. Also has Krishna radio with programs you can listen to with lectures, stories, music, etc.
http://www.prabhupada.com -- the online store for the Bhaktivedanta Archives, for books, CDs, software, art, etc.
http://www.blservices.com -- a company in Belgium serving people in Europe. It carries a multitude of spiritual books (including Stephen Knapp's), CDs, tapes, videos, etc., and the books of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Located at: B. L. Services, Petite Somme 2, 6940 Durbuy, Belgium / Phone: +3286323280 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
http://vedicresource.com -- a site for all kinds of books (including those of Stephen Knapp), tapes & CDs, Deities, clothes, meditation beads, incense, and many other items to help you with your spiritual life. Also, you can call them at 800-829-2579 to ask for their complete catalog.www.rasbihari.com
http://www.rasbihari.com -- an outlet in Vrindavana, India based on the store that carries lot os books and devotional items, as well as a few of Stephen Knapp's books.
http://divyabooks.com/shop/ -- the bookstore of Vaibhav Agrawal in Vrindavana across from the Bankhandi Mahadev Temple at the beginning of Loi Bazar, also carries some of the Indian versions of my books.
Http://www.harekrishna.com/~ara or http://www.webcom.com/~ara - this is the Hare Krishna home page, site for many spiritual books, such as Bhagavad-gita, Srimad-Bhagavatam, and more as published by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. You can also contact them by calling 800-927-4152, and ask for their complete catalog. This site also contains links for more information about the philosophy, spiritual masters, books, and many other topics related to the Vedic Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition of spiritual development and the Hare Krishna Movement.
http://www.webcom.com/ara/col/catalog/welcome.html -- The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) Catalog, order all their books directly.
http://www.golden-wheel.net/fullhind.html -- a huge bibliography of books on Vedic philosophy and Hinduism, all available through Amazon.com, and more links to Hindu oriented websites.
http://www.bharatvani.org/books/hindusoc/ch8.htm -- site of Bharatvani Institute with articles and books on the Aryan Invasion Theory, Hindu Human Rights, and other issues, with writers like Sita Ram Goel, David Frawley, and others.
http://www.Vedicarts.com -- An enterprise dedicated to delivering Vedic knowledge, its culture and stories to children through books of all kinds, coloring books, cassettes, crafts, kits, puzzles, teenage classics, and more.
http://www.matchless-gifts.com -- in India, has all kinds of videos, video and audio CDs of holy places, festivals, songs, texts, etc.
http://www.gosai.com/books/ -- a site offering many books that get to the heart of the purpose and process of devotional or bhakti yoga.
http://books.arshavidya.org -- online bookstore of the Arsha Vidya Guruklum of Saylorsburg, PA, for many philosophical books from India, and those hard to find.
http://www.indianbookscentre.com -- An online bookstore for Indian books.
http://indusbook.com/cgi-bin/indus455 -- Another online bookstore in Oregon of India books.
http://www.vedamsbooks.com -- For books from India.
http://users.erols.com/nataraj -- Nataraj Book Publishers and distributors, offers a large list of South Asian books.
http://www.southasiabooks.com -- site for the America outlet of imported books of all kinds from India.
http://www.rudraksha-ratna.com -- Rudra Center offers quality holy rudraksha beads, gemstones, yantras, malas, puja articles, etc.
http://www.indousplaza.com -- site of Butala Emporium for all things India, including books, musical instruments, puja paraphernalia, arts & handicrafts, Ayurveda preparations, and much more.
http://www.krishnaimages.com -- a site for purchasing and of the Iskcon BBT paintings on canvas.
http://www.tazarat.com -- a large site for Indian bronzes, deities, and antiques.
http://www.divine-rudraksha.com -- Information about Rudrakshas, Yantras, Puja items, mantras, with online shopping for global delivery.
http://www.holyrudraksha.com -- Description and information about Rudraksha, Yantra and their mantras, Parad (mercury), and other Vedic items with online shopping and global delivery.
http://www.krishnaland.com -- the beautiful site of Vishnu das and his Vedic and devotional art.
where to get wholesale copies of the books of Srila Prabhupada's.
2. Sites Related to the Hare Krishna Movement (Iskcon) and Vaishnavism in General
Http://www.iskcon.org/hkindex -- links to most Iskcon (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) affiliated websites for spiritual information, resources, frequently asked questions about Iskcon, etc.
http://iskcon.org -- the complete picture of the Hare Krishna organization with many or your questions answered here.
http://www.iskcon.net/namahatta -- This site is aimed at those who want to know more about how to practice Bhakti-yoga or Krishna Consciousness at home by a gradual process, starting with the basics and culminating in pure love of God. A most important site.
http://www.iskcon.org/kchome/index.html -- a simple site on practicing Krishna Consciousness at home.
http://krishnascience.com -- various sciences applied in Krishna consciousness for a greater spiritual undersatanding.
Http://www.krsna.com -- website for the "Back to Godhead" magazine, Bhaktivedanta Archives, various Iskcon related projects, and other links to additional sites.
http://news.iskcon.org/ -- site for the newspaper "Hare Krishna World" or "Iskcon News" which contains news of the Hare Krishna Movement.
http://www.prabhupada.tv -- site of Illuminated Television website, with videos of Srila Prabhupada and the devotees' memories of him, etc.
http://www.itvproductions.net -- Iskcon TeleVision Productions, offers many videos on the Hare Krishna Movement, its activities, Srila Prabhupada, life in India and the glories of Vedic culture, temples, holy places, cooking classes, etc.
http://www.prabhupada.com -- site of the Bhaktivedanta Archives and the publications they provide. They also provide the Vedabase, which is a CD complete with all of the books of Srila Prabhupada and much more, all in a searchable Folio format, information on which can be obtained at http://www.vedabase.com.
Http://harekrishnatemple.com -- a cyber Hare Krishna temple devoted to Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
http://www.afn.org/~bvi/ or www.binstitute.org -- The Bhaktivedanta Institute, synthesizing science and spirituality since 1974, dealing with scientific matters in a spiritual light.
http://brcindia.com/ -- The Bhaktivedanta Research Center in Kolkata, which researches and collects rare and valuable manuscripts regarding all aspects of the Gaudiya tradition.
Http://www.ifast.net - the site for the "Institute for Applied Spiritual Technology" and the books and activities of Bhaktitirtha Swami.
http://www.veda.harekrsna.cz -- Vedic knowledge online, includes articles, books, Vedic texts, biographies of Vaishnava saints, links to many other Iskcon sites, frequently asked questions on Vedic philosophy, etc.
http://religion.krishna.org -- many articles on comparative religion and Krishna Consciousness, their connections or dissimilarities.
http://www.hknet.org.nz/index-int.htm -- the International Hare Krishna spiritual resource network, provides links to all kinds of sites, including those of temples all over the world, books, information, personal websites, and more.
http://www.iskcon.net/hktv/ -- site of Hare Krishna Television, based in Houston, Texas.
http://www.vaisnavi.com -- a site for women Vaishnavis, related to all areas of interest amongst women devotees.
http://www.ffl.org -- Food for Life Global for vegetarian food relief.
http://www.indiadivine.com/main.htm -- The Bhaktivedanta Ashrama in Mysore, India. This has many articles, discussions, online Vedic scriptures, numerous links to other websites, audio lectures, and more.
http://www.gopaljiu.org -- the site for the Gopal Jiu and the Krishna Kathamrita Bindu magazines for studies of Vaishnavism. Associated with Gour Govinda Swami.
http://www.festivalofindia.org.pl -- site for the annual summer Festival of India in Poland and Europe.
http://www.traveling-preacher.com/homepage.htm -- website of H. H. Indradyumna Swami.
http://www.namahatta.org -- the official website of Iskcon's Congregational Ministry, with writings of many dynamic preachers, articles, reports, ideas, online books, etc.
http://dmoz.org/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Hinduism/Vaishnava -- A large site with lots of links to websites about Vaishnavism, Hare Krishna and Iskcon.
http://www.naturalnirvana.com/Vegetarian/Vegetarian-Links/HareKrishna.htm -- lots of links to Hare Krishna and Vedic sites.
http://www.hare-krishna.com -- all about Deity worship in temples, in your home, and all the pujas, offerings, etc.
http://www.avatara.org -- a site that links you to other sites that are dedicated to the main avataras of the Lord that explain many things about Them.
http://www.avatara.org/narasimha -- site on Lord Narasimha, offers paintings, stories, prayers, etc.
http://www.harekrsna.cz/nrsimha/html/home.html -- site on Lord Narasimhadeva.
http://www.geocities.com/visoka123/visoka/Jayananda/Jayananda_Website.htm -- website dedicate to Jayananda, a great contemporary devotee who made the first Rathayatras possible in America, and was very inspiring in many ways.
http://www.jpsoffice.com -- site of Jayapataka Swami's office, tells of his activities.
http://www.srilagourgovindaswami.org -- the beautiful and official site of Srila Gour Govinda Swami.
http://www.wva-vvrs.org -- The site for the World Vaishnava Association, presenting much information about spiritual masters of the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition, and many of the available books by them. Plus, it promotes unity and better relations with all Vaishnava associations.
Http://www.ramanuja.org -- home page of the Sri Vaishnavas.
http://www.veda.harekrsna.cz/encyclopedia/pramana.htm -- transcendental knowledge based on Sri Jiva Gosvami's Tattva Sandarbha.
http://www.prabhupadaconnect.com -- a site to help you connect with Srila Prabhupada with his lectures, writings, articles, and more.
http://www.harekrishnala.com -- site of the major Krishna temple in Los Angeles, with programs, live feed of the temple room and Deities, Gift shop, restaurant, etc.
http://www.utahkrishnas.com -- site of the beautiful Krishna temple in Spanish Fork, Utah and their radio broadcasts you can listen to online.
http://www.detroitiskconlive.com or http://www.detroitiskcon.org -- the website for the Detroit Iskcon center. Also, the link to the temple monthly newsletter is:
Also, to see numerous photos of the Detroit Fisher Mansion / Hare Krishna Temple from the Glory Days of 1981 to 1987, you can use this link to view the Gallery:
http://www.krishnanyc.com/projects.html -- site of the Krishna temple at 26 2nd Avenue in New York City, Srila Prabhupada's original center. Also, http://www.krishnanyc.org.
http://www.distributebooks.com -- on ways to distribute more of Srila Prabhupada's books.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SeniorDevoteeGodsisters/ -- a yahoo group for Senior Godsisters looking for other Senior Godsisters, focusing on Krishna nectar & Prabhupada experiences.
http://webcom.com/~ara -- Hare Krishna Home page for more information on the movement, with articles, online books, send for additional books, and more.
http://www.harekrishnaturkey.com -- A Hare Krishna site that explains everything in Turkish.
http://www.salagram.net -- a great site on all aspects of spiritual development.
http://graciouskrishna.com -- a website dedicated to Krishna. Here you will get Krishna pictures, bhajans, online Bhagavad-gita, Ramayana, Mahabharata, and much more.
http://www.careforcows.org -- if you like to care for cows, this site is for an organization that cares for sick, injured or abandoned cows of Vrindavana. They do amazing work in caring for all kinds of conditions in which cows may be found. They are always expanding, taking of more cows, depending on funds, which you can help with.
http://varnashrama.org/ -- a site for discussing and establishing varnashrama dharma in society.
http://www.scienceofidentityfoundation.org/ -- Official website of Science of Identity Foundation, Information about Science of Identity Foundation with articles and video lectures.
http://www.yogavaisnava.com/3/mp3.htm -- offers numerous kirtans
and bhajans that can be downloaded
http://www.mahamantra.it -- offers numerous kirtans and bhajans that can be downloaded.
http://www.harekrishna.es -- Hare Krishna website in Spanish.
http://vanipedia.org -- "Vanipedia is a dynamic, interactive encyclopedia of all of Srila Prabhupada's words (vani)."
www.absolute-truth.net -- an informative website covering many topics from the Iskcon Sri Jagannath Mandir in Bangalore.
http://narasimhalila.com/home.html -- a beautiful website with lots of pastime stories of the Deity of Lord Narasimhadeva in Mayapur that shows how He interacts with so many people.
http://gosai.com/ -- site of the Sri Narasingha Ashrama with tons of articles on numerous topics.
3. Sites for Access to Sacred Vedic Texts, Commentaries and Songs
http://www.iskcon.org/sastra/bg.html -- offers "The Bhagavad-gita As It Is," with transliterated Sanskrit, word-by-word synonyms, English translations, and commentary by Srila Prabhupada of all 700 verses.
http://krishnaisgod.com/the-complete-bhagavad-gita-as-it-is-free-ebook-download/ -- for The Bhagavad-gita As It Is free download.
http://www.krishna.com/gita/index.htm -- the Bhagavad-gita online, read the whole Gita, hear the audio, lectures , read articles on the Gita, etc.
http://vedabase.net/bg/ -- Read the English version of Bhagavad-gita online.
http://www.krsnabook.com/index.html -- the online copy of the complete "Krsna" Book, summary of the Tenth Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, by Srila Prabhupada.
http://www.asitis.com -- provides "Bhagavad-gita As It Is", by Srila Prabhupada.
http://our-spiritual-journey.com -- This site "The Bhagavad-gita for All Ages" describes three different editions of the Bhagavad-gita by Visakha dasi for various age groups, such as Bhagavad-gita for children, "Our Most Dear Friend"; a Bhagavad-gita for teens, "Bhagavad-gita: A Photographic Essay"; and a third edition book for including the Gita in daily life: "Harmony and the Bhagavad-gita."
http://srimadbhagavatam.com -- a beautiful site with the Srimad-Bhagavatam (Bhagavata Purana) online in both Sanskrit, Roman transliterations and English translation.
http://srimadbhagvatam.com -- site on the glories of the Srimad-Bhagavatam.
http://krishnaisgod.com/the-complete-krishna-book-series-volume-1-2-3-free-ebook-download/ -- Enjoy reading the glorious pastimes of Lord Krishna with this free download of the "Krsna" book, summary of the Tenth Canto of the Srimad-Bhagavatam.
http://harekrishnatemple.com/modules.php?name=Downloads&d_op=viewdownload&cid+3 -- a site where you can download many of the books by Srila Prabhupada.
http://wald.heim.at/sherwood/530002/ -- a site where all of Srila Prabhupada's books are available for downloading only.
http://www.hare-krishna.org/srila-prabhupada-books.htm -- another site where you can download the books of Srila Prabhupada that are listed here.
http://gauranga1.tripod.com/library/id25.html -- lots of books for reading online or downloading. Includes Bhakativinoda Thakur, Sanatana Gosvami, Jiva Gosvami, Raghunatha das Gosvami, Narottama dasa Thakura, Ramananda Raya, etc.
http://www.iskcon.org/sastra/bs.html -- the Brahma-Samhita by Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur online.
http://webcom.com/~ara/col/books/YM/poy/contents.html -- the Path of Yoga online.
http://www.philosophy.ru/library/asiatica/indica/authors -- lots more Vedic oriented books online.
http://www.iskcon.org/sastra/vs.html -- lots of Vaishnava songs by Bhaktivinoda Thakur, Narottama dasa Thakur, and others.
http://web.tiscali.it/gopala/Vaishnava-Songs/index.html -- where you can read or download the words to numerous songs composed by the Vaishnava Acharyas.
http://www.webcom.com/ara/col/books/VEG/ht -- the online copy of "The Higher Taste: A Guide to Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking and a Karma-Free Diet." A complete cookbook with dozens of vegetarian recipes.
http://www.bhagavad-gita.org -- all about Bhagavad-gita, with audio lectures and films online.
http://www.gita-society.com -- all about the Bhagavad-gita, free classes, online editions of the Gita and other information.
http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/index.htm -- a source for online and downloads of various Vedic texts in English, includes Vedas, Upanishads, Mahabharata, Ramayana, etc. Also use http://www.sacred-texts.com/index.htm.
http://www.sacred-texts.com -- a site with access to all kinds of sacred texts from a wide variety of traditions.
http://www.DharmicScriptures.org -- downloadable forms of all Vedas in Microsoft Word and other Dharmic texts, such as the Major and Minor Puranas and others.
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/etext05/8sutr10.txt -- the Vedanta Sutras with commentary by Ramanuja. Also http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/etext05/8sutr10.zip -- for downloading the zip files of the Vedanta Sutras with commentary by Ramanuja.
http://www.mum.edu/vedicreserve -- a Maharishi Mahesh Yogi site with lots of Vedic texts available in pdf. format.
http://sanskrit.safire.com -- offers a wide range of Sanskrit texts, some also translated into English, for reading online or downloading, mostly in pdf. Sahasranams of Vishnu, Shiva, Lalita, Radha-Krishna, Durga. Lakshmi, etc. (However, I found that some of the links on this site do not work)
http://sanskrit.bhaarat.com/Dale -- another link to Sanskrit texts and translations of all kinds.
http://sanskrit.safire.com/pdf/VISHNU2.PDF -- the Vishnu Sahasranam in Sanskrit in Adobe format.
http://sanskrit.gde.to/TextsElsewhere.html -- a listing of web sites that offer Sanskrit texts online. Also: http://sanskrit.gde.to.
http://www.vedamantram.com -- offers many audio files of various stotras, stutis and suktams, such as from the Upanishads and others.
http://www.vedah.com/vedah/rv/firstash/test_i.htm -- The first Ashtaka of the Rig Veda.
http://www.celextel.org -- Celextal's Online Spiritual Library. Has English translations of Bhagavad-gita, Brahma Sutras, 76 Upanishads, some of Adi Shankara's books, and more.
http://stotraratna.awardspace.com/index.html -- Another site with numerous stotras and srutis for chanting and reading with English translations.
http://rajathathacorner.awardspace.com -- For reading children stories and rhymes.
http://stotraratna.awardspace.com/sruthi.html -- Mantras, Essays, Vikramadithya stories, Samkshepa Dharma Sastram, Kerala temples.
http://www.mssc.edu/projectsouthasia/history/primarydocs/arthashastra/index.htm -- Kautilya's Arthashastra.
http://www.hindulinks.org/Scriptures/index.html -- offers various texts and articles about the Vedic scriptures.
http://www.dharmakshetra.com/literature/vedas/atharva%veda.html -- the English translation of the Atharva Veda.
http://www.hinduwebsite.com/sacredscripts/hinduism_scripts.htm -- Many Vedic scriptures, including the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad-gita, Laws of Manu, Yoga Sutras, Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc.
http://www.valmikiramayan.net -- a complete online Ramayana in both Sanskrit and English translations.
www.ramayanaepic.com -- a summary study of the Ramayana.
http://www.hinduwebsite.com/hinduscriptlinks.htm -- links to other sites on Vedic and Hindu scriptures or information about them.
http://www.sivanandadlshq.org/religions/religions.htm -- information on various aspects of Hinduism and its scriptures.
http://www.swaveda.com/Religion/Vedas/Vedas.htm -- English translations of the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad-gita, etc. However, the timeline that is offered on this website is quite inaccurate. Also http://www.swaveda.com/etext.php.
http://www.prapatti.com -- contains lots of stotras and prayers to all the divine personalities in Sanskrit, Tamil, and other languages.
http://bhagavad-gita.org/index-arabic.html -- ARABIC SRIMAD BHAGAVAD GITA ONLINE.
http://protectacow.typepad.com/photos/nectar_of_instruction_ara/index.html -- Another copy of an Arabic Bhagavad-gita online.
http://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de/ebene_1/fiindolo/gret_utf.htm -- Sanskrit texts of all kinds in Roman transliteration.
http://www.omkarananda-ashram.org/Sanskrit/Itranslt.html#downloads -- this is where you can download a Sanskrit reader that you can use with other word processing programs to use or read Sanskrit. Also: http://www.omkarananda-ashram.org/Sanskrit/Itranslt.html.
http://www.vedpuran.com -- a site that offers copies of the major Puranas and four Vedas, but in Sanskrit only. --
Additional Sacred Texts and Material
http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/library/cac.htm -- the apocryphal texts of the Nag Hammadi Library.
http:///www.webcom.com/~gnosis/library/polem.htm -- polemical works against gnosis.
4. Sites for Vedic Philosophy and Hinduism in General, plus Current Issues and Information
http://www.hinduism.co.za -- a site with lots of articles on the various aspects and basics of Hinduism.
http://www.vina.org - site of the Vaishnava Internet News Agency, articles on all kinds of spiritual topics and events.
Http://www.hinduweb.org - has many links to sites related to the Hindu and Vedic culture, resources, books, temple art, and much more.
http://www.gosai.com -- Gateway to Ancient India. Has articles and information on Vedic discoveries, Indian archeology, the Aryan Invasion Myth, philosophical traditions, pilgrimage places, Vedic sciences, and more.
Http://www.philo.demon.co.uk/vedanta.htm -- a balanced introduction into the philosophy of Vedanta and an explanation against the impersonalist or mayavada philosophy that accepts that God is an impersonal force or Brahman only.
http://www.geocities.com/dipalsarvesh -- a personal website with lots of info and articles on various aspects of Vedic culture, date of the Mahabharata, the falsity of the Aryan Invasion Theory, Vedic science and mathematics, and much more.
http://hinduism.about.com/?once=true& -- A large site with many links to various websites offering all kinds of information about Hinduism, both modern and ancient.
Http://www.ahista.com/dvt/vedchant.html - site on Vedas and Vedic knowledge and mantras.
http://www.swordoftruth.com/swordoftruth/multimedia/krishnapresentation/html/introduction.html -- This presentation shows how reverence for Lord Krishna is a consistent and unifying theme of all cultural traditions in every state of India. Very nice and informative.
http://spirituality.indiatimes.com -- a positive site on the many aspects of spiritual paths and spiritual teachers and leaders in India and abroad.
http://www.thevedicfoundation.org -- a site and organization for reestablishing the greatness of Hinduism.
http://www.dmoz.org/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Hinduism -- A large site with hundreds of links available for all kinds of websites about Hinduism in general.
http://www.hindulinks.org -- Another site that can provide a large number of links for reaching additional websites for a host of topics and issues related to Hinduism.
http://www.hindunet.org/home.shtml -- a site that can connect you with many other Hindu related organizations, discussions, temple directories, and links, presenting a variety of information on all aspects of Hinduism and Vedic culture.
http://www.swaminarayan.org -- site of the large Swaminarayan (BAPS) group.
http://urday.com/indexb.asp -- a site on the many beliefs and practices of all religions found in India, from Hinduism, Vaishnavism, Jainism, Sikhism, Christianity, Islam, etc., plus astrology, poojas, online arati, Vedas, Ayurveda, etc. Also try http://www.urday.com.
http://onlinedarshan.com -- allows you to do a simple darshan and puja to prints of the main Deities of Hinduism, with accompanying audio prayers that you can recite along with the arati.
Http://www.goloka.com - a general interest site with many Indian paintings in particular styles.
http://htmlgear.lycos.com/link/control.link?u=gauranga1&i=2&a=render&style=list -- a site with links to many devotional and spiritual sites.
http://www.geocities.com/lavlesh/contents-sudheer.html -- Sudheer's site with many insightful articles on numerous aspects of the scientific contributions of ancient Indian and Hindu culture.
http://www.hinduism.co.za/amazing.htm -- plenty of articles on Vedic culture's connection with scientific and historical discoveries.
http://www.bharatvani.org/books.html -- has online books on Hindu issues by Sita Ram Goel, David Frawley and others. Many contemporary topics covered, like the Aryan Invasion Theory, Muslim atrocities and invasions of India, etc.
http://www.shivashakti.com -- information on different aspects of the tantrik tradition, groups, teachings, and texts.
http://www.hinduwisdom.info -- a large site with lots of basic information about Hinduism.
http://www.123greetings.com/links/events/durga_puja/happy/ -- a nice little site about Durga Puja and other events and information.
http://sify.com/samacharreligion/festivals/durgapuja/index.php -- site on Goddess Durga and her legends, stories, worship, etc.
http://www.hinduwebsite.com/hinduismlinks.htm -- links to information on various aspects of Hinduism.
http://www.bvinst.edu -- the site of the Bhaktivedanta Institute, for the advanced studies in consciousness and science.
http://www.binstitute.org -- the other site for the Bhaktivedanta Institute for the studies of science and spiritual consciousness together. Features books of Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami and other scientific activities and achievements in spirituality and science.
http://www.hinduism.co.za/vedic.htm -- a site that has explanations and examples and teachings on Vedic mathematics.
http://www.rakshabandhan.net -- a site that describes and facilitates the festival of Rakshabandhan, wherein the sister honors her brothers.
http://www.vedicsociety.org -- Vedic Society is a family of worldwide workers and volunteers working to serve the society through ancient wisdom to make today's world more harmonious for all.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hinduradio -- The Hindu Radio show, features news items, issues of the day, and pieces about philosophical and cultural developments.
http://www.hindu-festivals.com -- a site on the great festivals of India, also offers free ecards on Hindu Festivals.
5. Sites that will take you to Vedic temples in India and sites around the world
Http://www.iskcon.net/darshan - a site that offers a virtual darshan through color photos of the many Deities in temples around the world.
http://mathura-vrindavan.com -- a site on Lord Krishna and the holiest places of Mathura and Vrindavan.
http://www.vrindavanmvt.com -- gateway to visiting Vrindavana.
http://www.radhadamodarmandir.com -- site of the famous Radha Damodar temple in Vrindavana.
http://ori.nic.in/jagannath -- the site of Lord Jagannatha's temple in Jagannatha Puri. You can also use http://ori1.nic.in/jaga/.
http://www.neonblue.com/tfs/nathindex.htm -- a site all about Lord Jagannatha in Puri.
http://www.jagannathpuri.blessingsonthenet.com -- a site on the temple in Jagannatha Puri, and a gateway to many other important temples.
http://www.badrinath-kedarnath.org -- website of the temples in Badrinatha and Kedarnatha in the Himalayas, as well as links to other important temples of India.
Http://www.hindunet.org/temple_info - information of numerous Hindu, Jain, Sikh and Buddhist temples around the world, includes maps, history, scriptures, directories of temples, pilgrimage sites, photos, temples in the news, with lots more info and links.
Http://www.balaji.net - a large and interesting site for the Sri Venkateswara temple in Tirupati, India, one of the most famous temples in the world.
http://www.tirumala.org -- all about the temple of Sri Balaji (Venkateswara) at Tirupati
http://sribalaji.com -- another site on the temple of Tirupati and Lord Balaji.
http://www.guruvayurdevaswom.com -- official site for the Vishnu temple in Guruvayur.
http://www.vaishnodevi.com -- site for the famous Vaishnodevi temple near Jammu, India.
http://www.ahobilamutt.org -- site on the temple at Lord Narasimhadeva's appearance place in South India.
http://www.indiantemples.com -- a large site of information, locations and photos of over 2000 temples and pilgrimage places in India. You can also use http://www.templenet.com.
http://www.indiantemplesportal.com -- for temples all over India.
http://maps.google.com.au/maps?hl=en&q=108%20Divya%20Desams%20Virtual%20Tour%20on%20google%20maps&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wl -- A cool site that will take you to all the Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu, with extra web addresses to give you lots of information on each temple.
http://www.templepages.com -- a site that offers miscellaneous information about temples of South India.
http://www.kumbakonam.info -- a great site all about the wonderful temples of Kumbakonam, South India.
http://www.templenet.com/desam.htm -- temple of Vishnu, Shiva and others in India.
http://www.templenet.com -- the ultimate source of all kinds of information on all kinds of temples in India.
http://travel.indiamart.com/places-of-worship -- A site that can take you to many places of pilgrimage and temples around India. You can also check out http://travel.indiamart.com/pilgrimage.
http://www.geocities.com/BourbonStreet/Delta/5349/ -- a site on the temples of the nine planets in India.
http://www.geocities.com/vinodsrivatsanparthasarathy/SriVaishnavaDivyaDesams.html -- offers descriptions of the 108 Divya Desams, the 108 most holy places to Lord Vishnu.
http://www.divyadesamonline.com/hindu-temples.asp -- a site that provides descriptions of the 108 Divya Desams, the 108 most important temples to Lord Vishnu.
http://srivaishnavam.com/divyadesam108/index.html -- another site that provides information and photos on the 108 Divyadesams of Lord Vishnu.
http://www.art-and-archaeology.com -- has a list of India's archeological sites, and has a glossary of many terms related to India's sites.
http://www.koausa.org/index.html -- A site on all aspects of Kashmir, its temples, religion, history, politics, and the damage that has been done to Kashmir and it's Hindu people by the campaign of intimidation and terrorism from the militant wing of the Islamic secessionists, and how you can contribute to saving the refugees and orphaned children from the war there.
http://members.tripod.com/~Bhagavan/temples.htm -- a site connecting you with other temple websites from various places in the world.
http://siddhanta.shaivam.org/toi.html -- seeing temples outside India.
http://www.indianet.com/ganesh/tonline.html -- a listing of websites of Hindu temples of North America. You can also check http://www.hindumandir.us/ .
http://www.nchtuk.org -- site of the National Council of Hindu Temples in the United Kingdom, lists of temples and more information.
http://www.dcunitedtemples.org -- for descriptions and addresses of all the prominent Hindu temples in the Washington, D.C. area.
http://www.caribbeanhindu.com -- a site on the news, events, temples, noteworthy people and issues that concern the Hindus and temples in the Caribbean region.
http://www.mandirnet.org -- site for Hinduism and lots of information about the significance of temples and temples around the world.
http://www.theangkorguide.com -- all about the fabulous temples at Angkor Wat.
http://www.cambodian.com/angkor/ -- another site on the temples of Angkor Wat.
http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/vasu -- provides lists and images of Vedic temples around the world, and basic precepts of Hinduism.
http://www.sacredsites.com -- an extensive site about traveling to and photographing the sacred sites from all over the world in all the major countries and cultures.
http://www.travelblog.org/Photos/21378.html and http://www.travelblog.org/Bloggers/Stephan-and-Klaudia beautiful photos of travel through the orient.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8931191297840928556 -- "Lost Temples of India" and other videos on India and its temples.
http://dharsanam.blogspot.com -- a blog that has lots of information about numerous and smaller temples of India, with legends and photos. Updated regularly.
http://www.baliwaves.com/2009/06/bali-temples/ and http://goseasia.about.com/od/bali/tp/Must-See-Temples-In-Bali-Indonesia.htm for the beautiful temples in Bali.
6. Sites of Krishna and Gaudiya Temples (More can be found in the Temple Directories)
http://www.iskcon.net/utah -- a beautiful site on the new Iskcon temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.
http://www.iskcondc.org -- The site of the Hare Krishna temple in the Washington, D.C. area.
http://www.iskconchicago.com -- The beautiful and informative site for the Hare Krishna temple in Chicago.
http://www.radhagovinda.net -- site for the New York Krishna temple and information about its programs and more.
http://www.krishnanyc.com -- site on the first Iskcon temple in America at 26 2nd Avenue, New York City. Lists its programs, festivals, newsletter, etc.
http://www.newvrindaban.com -- site for the rural New Vrindaban community in West Virginia, with directions, listing of facilities, darshan of the Deities, etc.
http://www.mayapur.info -- site on the Mayapur, India temple and its projects and festivals.
http://www.harekrishna.asn.au -- a site on Iskcon Australia with lots of lectures to hear or read, books, articles, and information on all Krishna temples in Australia.
http://www.veda.ru -- site of the Moscow Center of Vedic Culture, in Russian or English.
http://www.detroitiskcon.org -- site of the Detroit Iskcon temple.
http://newgovardhan.us -- site of San Diego Iskcon.
http://www.scsmath.com -- site for the Shri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, headquartered in Nabadvipa, India, with branches around the world.
http://www.krishnanyc.com -- site of the original temple Srila Prabhupada started at 26 2nd Ave., New York.
http://www.hindubooks.org/sudheer_birodkar/hindu_history/contents.html -- an extensive site with lots of information on "Ancient India's Contribution to Our World's Material Culture."
http://www.encyclopediaofauthentichinduism.org -- has articles and answers typical questions on Hindu philosophy, based on "The True History and the Religion of India."
http://www.hinduism.co.za/oldest.htm -- a page that explains how Hinduism is the world's oldest culture.
Http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/arth/meister/pakistan.html - a site on the ancient Vedic and Hindu temples in Pakistan.
http://harappa.com -- a site for the study and information about the Indus Valley and more, with photos, articles, artifacts, etc.
http://www.mohenjodaro.net -- and http://www.imagesofasia.com -- offers photos of the ancient site.
http://www.hindunet.org/saraswati/maritime/maritime01.htm -- site with information on proof of the Sarasvati River and its culture.
http://www.hindunet.org/saraswati/adibadri/adibadri1.htm -- site on the discoveries along the ancient Sarasvati River area.
http://www.picatype.com/dig/dig.htm -- news and updates on Indian archeology findings.
http://www.archaeologyonline.net -- This site by David Osborn is
informative and well illustrated. The site presents a wide range of new
information, including that from marine archeology, satellite imagery, carbon
dating and linguistic analysis. Shows the real origins of Vedic culture. You can
also go to
http://indianculture.about.com/culture/indianculture/msub13.htm -- A site that offers many links for the study of ancient India.
http://members.tripod.com/ayodhya2000/table_of_contents.htm -- A site on Ayodhya and the ancient temple of Lord Rama by N. S. Rajaram. Also check: http://members.tripod.com/ayodhya2000/
http://www.ayodhya.com -- another site on the sacred city of Lord Rama, Ayodhya.
http://www.hindunet.org/hindu_history/modern/moghal_link.html -- has in-depth articles about the Muslim atrocities committed against Hindus and India throughout history.
http://www.umassd.edu/indic/waves -- the website for WAVES, the World Association for Vedic Studies.
http://www.hindu-university.edu -- the site of the Hindu University of America in Orlando, Florida. Offers courses on Hinduism, awards Masters and Doctoral degrees, has conferences, etc.
http://www.magicalmethods.com -- for learning and spreading the wonder of Vedic mathematics, offers tutorials, books, and more.
http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Projects/Pearce/index.html -- all about Hindu and Indian mathematics, its history, development, ancient texts, etc.
http://www.geocities.com/ifihhome/articles/bbl002.html -- B. B. Lal's recent lecture on the falsity of the myths about India's history, such as the Aryan Invasion Theory and others.
http://www.hamsa.org -- offers the free book by Ishwar Sharan, "The Myth of Saint Thomas and the Mylapore Shiva Temple".
http://www.vedicempire.net -- a site dedicated to the history and achievements of Vedic culture.
http://www.ifih.org -- International Forum for India's Heritage, has articles, books, notice of conferences, and other resources on the significance and study of India's ancient heritage and its affect on the world.
http://dsal.uchicago.edu/ -- The Digital Library of South Asia, contains references, maps, photographs, books and journals on the history of India.
Sites for Learning Sanskrit or Hindi
http://www.angelfire.com/ma/vivekananda/sanscrit.html -- A site for an etymological study of Sanskrit.
http://www.samskriti-bharati.org -- for learning Sanskrit. Offers lessons, residential courses, books, CDs, magazines and more for teaching Sanskrit. Also try: http://www.samskrita-bharati.org/newsite/index.php.
http://www.samskrti.org & http://www.samskriti.org/html/sanskrit_courses.htm -- on courses on Sanskrit.
http://www.americansanskrit.com -- Vyass Houston's Sanskrit study program and schedule of learning sessions that take place around the country, as well as programs for home study that you can purchase.
http://www.hindiclass.com -- a site for learning Hindi.
http://www.learninghindi.com -- programs and tolls to learn Hindi.
8. Sites on Vedic Astrology
http://www.vedicastrology.com -- the site of Chakrapani Ullal and his services, with articles, newsletter and forecasts for the U.S. and elsewhere.
http://www.vedicsoftware.com -- site on Vedic astrology and the astrologer Andrew Foss. Offers information on readings, courses to learn it, and Vedic astrology software with many features to assist you in readings.
http://www.jeffreyarmstrong.com -- site on writer, lecturer, and Vedic Astrologer, Jeffrey Armstrong. Also: http://www.creditcardmerchant.com/jeffrey/jeffrey2/index.html.
http://www.vedicworld.org -- this website of Howard Beckman's offers information about Vedic astrology and the use of gemology with it, and the means to use Howard's knowledge for an astrological reading for yourself. It also offers much more information about Vedic culture and its many benefits.
http://www.vedicastrology.org -- the American Council of Vedic Astrology. Lists the certified Vedic astrologers in America, offers courses, conferences, events, etc.
http://www.jyotishweb.org/home.asp -- site on Vedic astrology, offers horoscopes, and ways to learn about it.
http://www.jyotish.net -- offers basic info about Vedic astrology.
http://www.astrovastuguide.com -- nice site on Vedic astrology and Vastu by Nikunj Suthar.
-- the site for Patita Pavana's work as Mithuna Twins astrological
services. You can also read his monthly newsletters at:
9. Yoga and Hatha Yoga
http://www.amrityoga.com -- site for hatha-yoga as taught by Yogi Amrit Desai.
http://www.parayoga.com -- site on the Hatha Yoga techniques as taught by Rod Stryker in Carbondale, CO.
http://www.yogajournal.com -- the site for the Yoga Journal magazine.
http://www.gaiam.com -- for yoga props, mats, clothes, Yoga instructions on CDs & DVDs, and lifestyle productions, this catalog can help.
http://yoga.researcheasy.com -- a site on all aspects of yoga with articles, yoga retreats, instruction, etc. all accessed through links.
10. Auyurveda and Health Issues
http://www.ayurveda.com -- the Ayurveda Institute of Doctor Vasant Lad in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
http://www.drpaneri.com -- site on Ayurveda curing Parkinson's and other diseases, and info about Dr. Paneri and others.
http://www.healingmission.com -- the site of Dr. Pratichi Mathur on Ayurveda, introductory articles on what it is, and information on her own practice.
http://www.drsvoboda.com -- site of Dr. Svoboda, on Ayurveda and his practice.
http://www.vaisnavascare.com -- a network a Vaishnavas for offering counseling, assistance, resources and education for the terminally ill and their family.
http://www.ayurvedaonline.com -- Ayurveda Products, services and education.
http://www.vadikherbs.com -- an online bazaar of Indian Ayurveda products.
http://www.banyanbotanicals.com -- a site that offers many Ayurvedic herbs and products.
http://www.ayurveda-ayurvedic.com -- this site is the Maharishi Ayurveda natural medicine approach with a special emphasis on women's health issues from author and clinician Nancy Lonsdorf M.D.
http://www.dreddyclinic.com -- Dr. Eddys Integrated Medical Clinic & Ayurveda School located in Thailand. Offers Integrated Medical Clinic and Ayurveda School, a unique healthcare facility, combining the strengths and knowledge of both traditional western and alternative medicine in a holistic manner.
http://www.bazaarofindia.com -- mostly on Ayurveda herbal products, medicines, listing of Ayurvedic practitioners, etc.
http://www.ayurveda-herbs.com -- Ayurveda Alternative Herbal Medicine, Traditional Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Remedies for various illnesses, Alternative Medicine, Herbal Supplements, Herbs, Essential Oils, Diet Consulting, Massage oils, Teas and Spices.
http://www.aumedicine.com -- site of Elizabeth Ray Stoller for advancing the cause of Ayurveda.
11. Sites on Vastu, Vedic Science of Architectural Arrangement
http://www.sereneinteriors.com/vastu-shastra.htm -- This is a great site on Vastu, lots of information, articles, and consulting.
http://www.vastusindhu.com/ -- the site of Arun Naik, Vastu consultant, offers lots of introductory info about the benefits and functions of Vastu, along with consultant services.
http://www.vastu-design.com -- site of Michael Borden on designing your house in Vastu principles, offers training and design services.
http://www.mgc-vastu.com -- Designs according to Maharishi Sthapatya Veda.
http://www.btsquarepeg.com/vastu -- offers a short, free, online book on Vastu.
http://www.ads-vastu.com -- offers a tutorial in Vastu.
http://www.sampatti.com/fengshui/vs1.shtml -- a good intro to Vastu.
http://www.vastukalp.com -- Vimal Jhajharia's site on Vastu house design.
http://www.transcendencedesign.com -- lots of free info on the site, including a 21-page yantra guidebook that can be downloaded. I do Vastu design consultations for homes, gardens, and businesses. Vastu consultations for homes, gardens, and businesses, yantras (sacred geometry) for spatial rectification & sumptuous natural products for the home.
12. Personal Websites of Others Involved in Vedic Research, Writing, and Activities
http://www.mnsbooks.com/ -- the nice website of Mahanidhi Swami with all of his books that you can order, and some articles and audios that you can download.
http://www.mcremo.com -- website for Michael Cremo, author of such books as "Forbidden Archeology" and "The Hidden History of the Human Race," with additional articles and a large list to other websites on more mysteries and discoveries.
http://www.vedanet.com/index.html -- the American Institute of Vedic Studies and David Frawley, a Vedic astrologer, Ayurveda practitioner, and author of many books on Vedic culture and India.
http://www.dharmacentral.com -- the web site of Frank Morales, an active speaker and academic in the field of Vedic and Indian studies.
http://www.ee.lsu.edu/kak/home.html -- Home page of Professor Subhash Kak at Louisiana State University, and http://www.ee.lsu.edu/kak/books.html for the listing of his books. http://www.ece.lsu.edu/kak/hist.html -- lists his numerous articles. Also http://subhashkak.voiceofdharma.com has information, along with many articles online or where to find them.
http://www.rameshnrao.com -- site of professor and writer Ramesh N. Rao, with many of his insightful articles on issues and information relating to Hinduism.
http://www.sacredvoices.com -- the site for Andy Fraenkel for his many talents of telling stories from various cultures of the world.
http://www.planetaryjewels.com -- a site of Howard Beckman (Hamsavatar das) a certified gemologist as well as Vedic astrologer, author, lecturer, providing information about the Vedic aspect of gemology and astrology. Also has info on his books about the same subject and gives you the means to buy top quality gems for what you need astrologically and according to Ayurveda.
http://www.home.wanadoo.nl/indira.dasi -- Indira dasi's beautiful site especially on Indian dance, of which she is a student and dancer. Also info on the Gaudiya Vaishnava spiritual tradition.
http://my.tele2.ee/svs/ -- Madhavendra Puri's site on Science and the Vaishnava Sastras, and how there is proof of God from chemical analysis.
http://www.bluemonsoonmusic.com -- a site for the music and CDs of Michael Cassidy (Mangalananda das) and Ron Marinelli (Uttamasloka das), and devotional music of all types.
http://www.thousandsuns.org -- site of Linda Johnson, author of "An Idiot's Guide to Hinduism" and other books.
http://www.india-unveiled.com -- site of Robert Arnett, author and photographer of the book "India Unveiled", one of the best photographic books of India available. Also see, http://www.atmanpress.com.
http://www.amma.org -- site of Mother Ammachi, the hugging saint, and all her activities, charities, tours, lectures, and books.
http://www.karunamayi.org -- site of Mother Karunamayi and her activities, tours, retreats, books, charity projects, etc.
http://www.athenasgarden.com -- Jean Alley's site for networking toward World Peace and World Peace products.
http://theknowledgeden.com -- The Knowledge Den hosts a wealth of free Ebooks on many topics including Ancient History, Mythology, Ancient Books, Scrolls, and Texts, many from Ancient India.
13. Websites for Current News and Issues, Information, Hindu Culture, Events, Resources, and Travel in India
http://indianculture.about.com/culture/indianculture/mbody.htm -- A site that offers many links to general information about many aspects of India and its culture.
http://www.theindianculture.com -- A portal that introduces the basics of Indian culture & history, religions & philosophies, dance & music, art & paintings, forts & temples, writers & poets, and cuisine.
http://indianculture.about.com/culture/indianculture/msub6.htm -- Offers links to many sites for various aspects of Indian culture and Eastern philosophy.
http://www.nic.in -- a gateway for all kinds of information about the government of India on the web.
http://www.indiainformation.com -- a search engine for all things Indian, including culture, travel, religion, entertainment, crafts, temples, history, etc.
http://www.Samachar.com -- a site that covers all of the important headlines of the major publications of India.
http://www.IndiaCause.com -- news and headlines of all aspects and areas of India, from many Indian sources, as well as from many news sources around the world.
http://www.India-Today.com - site for one of the major magazines of India.
http://indiatimes.com -- the site of the Times of India publications, with news, articles, and links to many additional resources.
http://IndiaTribune.com -- site for India Tribune Weekly newspaper.
http://Rediff.com -- one of the foremost news sites about India.http://www.indiaworld.co.in -- all kinds of news and information.
http://www.indolink.com -- another link for all kinds of news and articles, etc., of India.
http://www.socialcause.org -- news and articles on the latest issues in India.
Http://www.freeindia.org -- news and articles about India and additional links to related sites.
http://swordoftruth.com/swordoftruth/aboutus/aboutus.html -- A site that offers news and editorials on events in India, articles, books, information, additional links on Indian culture and Aryan invasion theory, and more.
http://www.sarvesamachar.com -- Hindu news portal, covering recent news events in India and numerous articles and editorials on Hindu related news and issues.
http://www.hinduvoice.net -- postings on news and views on Hindu related issues and news.
http://www.dailypioneer.com -- Indian newspaper for recent news in various fields of activity.
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/india.htm -- for a variety of online newspapers covering news and aspects of India.
http://www.ndtv.com -- the Indian television network site.
http://alpha.newsx.com/ -- current India news with video clips in English.
http://www.w3newspapers.com/india/ -- a link that takes you to all the major newspapers in India, and more.
14. Sites for Indian Groceries, Cooking Utensils, and Recipes
[See more on the Vegetarian Resources page]
http://www.Mahabazaar.com - a cyber shop offering travel information and tickets, groceries, Indian recipes, books, news about events, and more.
Http://www.deliciousindia.com - an Indian cyber mall on Indian cooking with recipes, utensils, and more.
http://www.ethnicsuperstore.com -- great for ordering Indian and Middle Eastern foods if you live in a small town with no access to any Indian grocery stores.
http://www.Bhojan.org -- site for information on Hindu vegetarian resources.
http://www.rajafoods.com -- site for the Swad brand name foods, offers descriptions of products and over 150 vegetarian Indian recipes.
15. Sites for Information on Traveling to India and Elsewhere, and US-India Relations
http://www.usindiafriendship.net - An excellent online resource for keeping up with relations between India and the US, covers issues, news, and viewpoints on U.S.-India relations.
http://travel.indiamart.com -- a huge site with lots of information on many different cities, areas of India, temples, tourist sites, booking tours, hotels, maps, the culture, trekking, travel guide info, architecture, excavations, arts & crafts, pilgrimages, safaris, and lots more. Not much left out.
http://www.india-travel.com -- information on areas, cities, weather forecasts, train and airline timetables, tour packages, etc.
http://www.shubhyatra.com/railway/ -- train schedule for all Indian railway lines.
http://indian-airlines.nic.in -- site for the Indian Airlines.
http://mapsofindia.com -- a multitude of maps of India for all kinds of purposes.
http://spiritualguides.net -- supplies much information about traveling to the spiritual sites of India, and how to get the guidebooks that help.
http://upgov.up.nic.in -- government website of Uttar Pradesh, India.
http://www.up-tourism.com -- Tourism for Uttar Pradesh.
http://www.himachaltourism.com -- site for tourism in Himachal Pradesh.
http://www.westbengaltourism.com -- a somewhat useful site for tourism in West Bengal.
http://www.andhrapradesh.com -- site for tourism in Andhra Pradesh.
http://www.aptourism.com -- another site for tourism in Andhra Pradesh.
http://www.keralatourism.org -- site for tourism in Kerala.
http://www.famous-india.com -- a travel guide to India for famous places, people, buildings, cities, parks, etc.
Http://indiatogether.org/us/lobby.htm - site on U.S./India relations.
http://www.travel.state.gov/india.html - U. S. State Department's travel information of all kinds, especially for India. If this is not available, you can also do a search for India on the website to pull up whatever articles are there, especially for news and any cautions.
http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html - regional travel warnings put up by the U.S. State Department.
http://www.cdc.gov -- the Center for Disease Control can provide updated information on diseases and travel warnings when you click on the travel links. The page that focuses on India is reached at: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/indianrg.htm.
Http://chicago.indianconsulate.com -- the Indian Consulate in Chicago. Also http://www.indianconsulate.com.
http://www.travisaindia.com -- is the TRAVISA OUTSOURCING, 17 North State Street, Suite no. 950, Chicago IL 60602 (phone: 312-346-2367), the agency that the Indian Consulate in Chicago has authorized to collect and deliver visa applications. It is also used by the other Indian consulates in the USA. You can also try: https://indiavisa.travisaoutsourcing.com/get-a-visa
http://www.immihelp.com/directory/indianconsulatesusa.html -- where you can find the other Indian consulates in the USA.
http://www.indianembassy.org -- Homepage for the Indian embassy in Washington, D.C.
http://www.indianembassy.org/visa.php -- information on Indian visa application.
http://travel.state.gov/passport/forms/ds11/ds11_842.html -- to get passport application forms.
http://travel.state.gov/passport/renew/renew_833.html -- how to renew your passport by mail in the U.S.
http://iafdb.travel.state.gov -- locator to find the nearest passport agency near you in the U.S. by zip code.
http://www.mapsofindia.com -- find all kinds of maps for India.
16. Sites of Organizations for Hindu and Indian Related Issues
http://www.hscnet.org -- site for the Hindu Student Council, which has chapters all across America.
http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/ -- HAF continues to represent Hindu Americans by interacting with leaders in government, the media, academia, and non-governmental organizations.
http://www.hssworld.org -- also http://www.hssus.org -- site for the Hindu Svayamsevak Sangh of America, works in many ways for the preservation of Vedic standards and principles, and publishes many useful books and booklets for helping others to understand the depth of the Vedic traditions, customs and practices.
http://www.americanfriends.org/index.html -- American Friends of India, for intellectual activism tracking Indo/US relations and Indian cultural and political news.
http://www.hvk.org -- site of the Hindu Vivek Kendra, a group which tracks and comments and discusses issues related to India and Hinduism.
http://www.ekalvidya.org -- an organization dedicated to eradicating illiteracy in tribal regions in India, supports one-teacher schools where a dollar a day can educate 30 to 40 children in rural villages.
http://vhp.org -- site for the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Delhi, India, for information on more issues related to India and Hinduism.
http://www.vhp-america.org -- site for the American chapter of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, centered in Houston, Texas.
http://www.rss.org -- site of the Rashtriya SwayamSevak Sangh, its history and activities.
http://www.organiser.org/dynamic/ -- the site of The Organiser paper.
http://bjp.org -- Look more closely at the developments in India through the site of the BJP party in India.
http://www.prajna.org/index.htm -- site for the Bharati Prajna, a group and publication discussing the cultural and political issues of Hindus and Indians.
http://www.apnaghar.org -- a crisis organization in the Midwest US especially for women of Asian descent who are battered or abandoned, or domestic violence, etc.
http://www.sakhi.com -- for South Asian Women who are facing domestic violence, based in New York, contact info, and links to many other organizations throughout the United States.
http://www.umiacs.umd.edu/users/sawweb/sawnet -- South Asian Women's Network dealing with crisis issues, and has links to many other sites for South Asian women and families.
http://www.chynetwork.org -- Chy is the Coalition of Hindu Youth, an umbrella organization among Hindu youth and Hindu youth organizations to foster unity and share resources. In the long run, the purpose of the CHY is to ensure the sustainability and prosperity of Sanatana Dharma by uniting the Hindu youth.
17. Sites that Deal with Prejudice and Atrocities Against Indians and Hindus
http://www.IndiaCause.com -- a site that discusses and promotes activism on Hindu and India related issues, and for the defense of Hindu culture.
http://www.hinduhumanrights.org -- discusses and presents news and information about persecution, prejudice, atrocities and other issues against Hindus.
http://www.hrcbm.org -- Human Rights Congress for Bangladesh Minorities, covering issues and fighting for rights against Muslim terrorist activities, rapes, atrocities, etc. Heavy information.
http://www.Mayerdak.com -- provides details about the atrocities in Bangladesh against the minority Hindus and Buddhists.
http://www.hinduholocaust.com -- the Online Hindu Holocaust Museum, dedicated to the millions of Hindu lives that have been lost by Islamic & Christian invaders. You may also use http://www.mantra.com/holocaust if the first site does not deliver.
Hindu Organization working for awakening Hindu soul and uniting Hindus globally
based at Maharashtra and Goa.
http://www.geocities.com/saterrorwatch/index.htm -- site of the South Asia Terror Watch, all about terror activities of Islamic Jihadis.
http://www.satp.org -- the South Asian Terrorism Portal for updates on global terrorism.
http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/sair -- South Asian Intelligence Review weekly assessment.
http://www.kentaxrecords.com/iaca/feature_survey.htm -- is the site of Indians Against Christian Aggression. It discusses and tracks the intentions and plans of Christians who want to rid India of Hinduism and make it a Christian state. Also available through http://www.christreview.org.
http://www.christianaggression.com -- news & articles that monitor acts of aggression, conversion tactics, etc., of Christians.
http://web.amnesty.org/library/Index/ENGASA130062001?open&of=ENG-2S4 -- BANGLADESH Attacks on members of the Hindu minority.
http://www.factusa.org -- site for the Foundation Against Continuing Terrorism, a traveling exhibit focused on the atrocities and terrorism and killing of Hindus that have gone on in Kashmir at the hands of Pakistani-aided Islamic terrorists.
http://www.aurangzeb.info/ -- a site that explains Aurangzeb as he was according to Mughal Records, an exhibition by FACT - India.
http://defenders-of-dharma.blogspot.com/ -- An exhibition showcasing the bravery, fearlessness and sacrifices of the Sikhs during the Mughal, British and post independence periods that show how they defended the universal Dharma.
http://mathomathis.blogspot.com/2011/05/max-muller-in-india_21.html -- letters of Max Mueller that show his real attitude toward India and its Vedic culture.
18. Sites For or About Children, Their Education, Training, Camps, or Games, etc., and Information About Missing Children and to Report on Them
http://balagokulam.org -- a site for children and teaching them the values of Vedic culture. Also has children's stories, quizes, activities, guidance for teachers, and links to additional sites that may be useful.
http://www.hindukids.org -- site of Hindu Kids Universe. Has all kinds of interactive things for children, such as learning the alphabet, vegetarianism, Hindu dharma, India's history, Gods & Goddesses, online games, stories from Vedic texts, and more.
http://www.gameskidsplay.net -- games for children on the web.
http://www.netfundu.com -- has riddles, tricks, coloring, humor, etc., for children on the web.
http://www.pitara.com -- site with an Indian flavor for stories, news, poems, books, games, activities, e-pals, and links to additional sites for a children's web directory to arts & crafts, hobbies & sports, and more.
http://www.vedicarts.com -- Vedic Arts Publications, produces books of all kinds for children on the stories of the Vedic literature.
http://hinduism.about.com/od/hinduismforkids/index.htm?nl=1 -- a site on Hinduism for children, contains additional links to sites with books, Indian history, stories on legends, sages, Kings & Queens, coloring books, etc.
http://www.krsnaforkids.com -- includes DVD movies of plays and puppet shows for children.
http://www.dimdima.com -- an online children's magazine with all kinds of topics for children, stories, science, books, discussions, and more.
http://www.desikids.co.uk -- for children and parents of Hindu origin. Has religious, legendary and moralistic books, CDs & DVDs for educating the youth in the culture of India.
http://www.missingkids.com -- alerts on missing children
http://www.cybertipline.com -- on missing and exploited children, to file a report on children or suspects.
19. U. S. Government Related Links and Media Contacts
President@whitehouse.gov -- or mailto:email@example.com are the email addresses to reach the president of the United States.
http://www.senate.gov/contacting -- is the site for locating and writing to members of the Senate.
http://www.house.gov -- is the site for the list of representatives located by name. Includes events and what topics or issues are currently on the house floor.
http://www.house.gov/house/MemberWWW_by_State.htm is the site for finding your representatives by state.
http://www.congress.org -- another site to find your local government representatives by entering your zip code, and then clicking "Go".
http://www.vote-smart.org/index.phtml -- this site is for contacting your government representatives by their district office address, in-state addresses, fax numbers, email addresses, etc.
http://www.enterprisemission.com/help.htm -- a huge list of important government and news media related links and contacts.
20. Sites for Critical Research into Other Religions
http://www.burningcross.net -- Explore the history and origins of a mysterious Jewish cult that became one of the most powerful religions in the world — through deception, religious intolerance, and mass-murder! Site contains many articles, interviews, movies and pictures.
http://www.exposingchristianity.com/Inquisition.html -- reveals
the insanity and the torture that went on in the name of Christianity.
http://tombofjesus.com -- has lots of photos of the tomb of Jesus in Srinagar, and many articles that relate how Jesus traveled through India and died in Kashmir after his crucifixion. Plus several books and more links to websites for additional information on this controversial topic.
http://www.tjresearch.info/ecumensm.htm -- James Deardorff's site on the evidence of the lost years of Jesus and where he went.
http://hamsa.org/resurrection.htm -- another page on whether Jesus died on the cross or not.
http://www.hamsa.org -- site on the myth of St. Thomas and the Mylapore Shiva Temple and historicity of Jesus.
http://jesus-and-bible-debunked.freewebsitehostimg.com -- has lots of testimonies, opinions, and research from noteworthy people that Jesus never existed.
http://www.jesusneverexisted.com -- a site who's motto is "Illuminating the terrifying history of a morbid cult that destroyed the ancient world." Very interesting site for research. Also has pages of pictures of Christian torture instruments, and tales of its hideous dark side.
http://www.jesuspuzzle.com -- Was there really an historical Jesus? This site of Earl Doherty offers much research to make its case that there may not have been a Jesus as presently accepted.
http://home.earthlink.net/~pgwhacker/ChristianOrigins/PaganChrists.html -- lists other pre-Christian Jesus figures that Christ was styled after.
http://www.findarticles/com/p/articles/mi_m1111/is_1822_304/ai_83553507 -- Archeology refutes Bible's claim to history.
http://www.meteorbooks.com -- has well-presented book on the expose of Mother Theresa, what she really was working for.
http://www.faithfreedom.org -- a site on the controversies of Islam by ex-Muslims that show the ill-logical foundations of the religion.
http://www.militantislammonitor.org -- monitors the militant nature within Islam.
http://www.prophetofdoom.net -- another site that shows some of the ironies in the teachings of Islam.
http://www.answering-islam.org/Quran/Contra/ -- a site that presents numerous mistakes in the Koran.
http://www.beconvinced.com/RELIGION/CONTRADICTIONS.htm -- list contradictions found in the Bible and Koran.
http://www.skepticsannotatedbible.com/contra/by_name.html -- contradictions in the Bible.
http://www.infidels.org/library/modern/donald_morgan/inconsistencies.html -- a list of 666 contradictions found in the Bible, with links to other absurdities and atrocities the Bible contains.
http://www.evilbible.com/ -- This web site is designed to spread the vicious truth about the Bible. For far too long priests and preachers have completely ignored the vicious criminal acts that the Bible promotes. This site shows the reality of what is in the Bible.
www.islamreview.com -- a site which gives numerous articles and books that reveal Islam in a completely different light of truth and those who have experience at it from a far less than complimentary way. See it for yourself.
www.islamreview.org -- this is a site similar to but different from the above with additional references to reveal Islam as it is, a Religion of Peace at War with the World.
http://www.liveforall.com -- a very nice site that offers simple and quick reviews of all major religions in the world, which can help relieve people of much misunderstanding that seems to pervade the world.
www.christianaggression.org -- a site that reports the recent news and various activities of Christian aggression against other religions.
http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/Muhammad/myths-mu-tortured-by.htm -- correcting the myths and learning the truth about the life of Prophet Muhammed.
http://wikiislam.net/wiki/History_of_Jihad_Against_the_Hindus -- the history of Jihad against the Hindus.
21. Additional Sites for Your Assistance
http://www.soaringspirit.com or http://www.nexusmagazine.com/miracle.man.html -- sites on Joao Teixeria de Faria, one of the most powerful spiritual healers on the planet, located at Casa de Dom Inacio, Brazil. This site gives much info about him, how to visit him, what he can do, etc. You can also use this site for additional information: http://www.friendsofthecasa.org, or http://www.MIRACLESOFJOHNOFGOD.com.
http://www.watercure.com -- Some of the complicated diseases have the simplest cures. Find out how such things as ulcers, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, headaches, the process of aging, and other pains and diseases are related to a lack of water intake. This site gives you the means to begin curing yourself of numerous problems with a method on water intake, based on the work of Dr. Batmanghelidj, and his book "Your Body's Many Cries for Water."
http://www.healthfreedomrights.com -- deals with the means and issues to provide continuing our rights to choose the way to treat ourselves, whether with herbs, vitamins, or other alternative means.
http://www.fmiclinic.com & http://www.iahf.com -- both these sites and the one above also have information on codex and the laws that have been proposed for regulating the sale of all vitamins, herbs and organic foods that will put many of these alternative health avenues out of business.
http://www.healthfreedomusa.org -- Natural Solutions Foundation - information on health freedom threats, Codex, FDA, Vaccinations, Genetically Modified Foods, etc.
http://www.spiritualdivorce.com -- Since so many people go through divorces, this site by Debbie Ford can help you learn how to take divorce as a means to start a new and uplifting life.
http://www.webmd.com -- a site for all kinds of medical information, even to get free advice from a doctor.
http://www.iris.edu/seismon/ -- a site that monitors and lists earthquakes.
http://www.lifeaftertheoilcrash.net -- a site that explains the oil age is over, the problem of the decreasing amount of oil and its rising cost and how it will affect the world.
http://www.umsonline.org -- University Of Metaphysical Sciences, offers New Age news and articles and courses for Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, D.D., Ph.D., Degrees in Metaphysics, Free newsletter, online store. Internet downloads or postal mail delivery of courses, non-profit 501(c)3…
www.getyourbreathback.com -- describes a book by Paresh Jivanji and his Ayurvedic system by which people can be cured of asthma.
www.acf.hhs.gov/trafficking -- Site for Administration for
Children and Families, Campaign to Rescue & Restore Victims of Human
Information and Referral Hotline at 1-888-373-7888. The hotline will help
you determine if you have encountered victims of human trafficking, will
identify local resources available in your community to help victims, and will
help you coordinate with local social service organizations to help protect and
serve victims so they can begin the process of restoring their lives.
http://winrock.org -- is another site that can help.
THE FOLLOWING SITES deal with a major concern of mine that needs to be stopped at any cost, and that is human trafficking.
http://ex-oriente-lux.org -- news, reports and testimonials from victims of human trafficking, and what you can do about it.
http://www.freetheslaves.net -- news and ways of freeing and ending slavery around the world.
http://www.globalrights.org -- Gobal Rights is a human rights advocacy group that emphasizes promoting women's human rights and combating discrimination
http://www.polarisproject.org -- news about and against sex trafficking.
http://www.dhs.gov -- Department of Homeland Security
the State Department's venue and hotline for giving tips against modern day
slavery whenever you may notice such conditions.
22. Informational Videos on Various Spiritual and Other Topics
http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/mark_bittman_on_what_s_wrong_with_what_we_eat.html -- a very good video on why we need to change our eating habits away from eating meat.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jmj-_BB6zWY&feature=related -- Bad Manna - A first hand report on the effects of missionary activities in India: Heart breaking video to see how Christian Missionaries are dividing and bringing animosity in India.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xEuhtjRX8I -- "Invasion Through Conversion" in two parts presents another view of Christian conversion through deception in India.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY4Q2xx7BTc&feature=related -- "Scientific Verification of Vedic Knowledge in Hinduism - 1" shows the authenticity of Vedic culture and the falsity of the Aryan Invasion Theory.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MO8-JCK45tc&NR=1 -- "ARYAN invasion theory, proven false -- INDIA".
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-515319560256183936&q=money+masteres&total=1845&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=0 -- Film documentary on "The Money Masters: How International Bankers Gained Control of America." Very interesting.
http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/ -- This is a two-hour movie. I've seen nothing more convincing in its explanation in dispelling the myths that surround us, from Christianity and the influences that it derived from, the 911 event, the Federal Reserve and the tax system, the financial purpose of the 1929 stock market collapse, the world wars, war in Iraq, how homeland Security is but a means to take away an increasing number of your freedoms, and the North American Union (which will dissolve the U.S. Constitution) and the development of the Amero, which will replace the dollar.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2461177575671329682 -- the video ZeitGeist Part Two, "The Continuation of the Never Ending War" takes you farther behind the illusion of what is portrayed to be happening in the world.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7065205277695921912 -- the video ZeitGeist Addendum, how we are controlled by those who control the money supply and economy.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=530806696524042736 -- the video ZeitGeist Part 3, "How The Bankers Control the World." Most revealing!
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6030443037963555139 -- This is a great video that covers all the major areas of information, economically, politically, environmentally, etc. that most people don't realize is going on in the world! It shows how our rights of the many are being taken away for the agenda and benefits of the few elite.
http://www.storyofstuff.com -- reveals the truth about how things are gathered and manufactured in the relentless consumer society that is never satisfied.
http://www.hulu.com/watch/67878/the-future-of-food -- the movie "The Future of Food" reveals the real plans and damage already done from manipulating humanity's food supplies by corporate interests and what happens if we depend on Genetically Modified foods. A must watch for everyone. You can also see it at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU8XrioF4CE.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKGMTxRwnJo -- "The World According to Monsanto" shows the demonic plans and arrangements being made and what has been done by Monsanto's plans to dominate the seed and agriculture business.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKGMTxRwnJo -- "Secret FDA Memos Reveal Concerns About Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs" is a video, along with others recommended with it, show the various dangers of genetically modified foods. Learn about it.
-- both show how a grass roots efforts have been going on to help
farmers of India get back to the old and traditional organic ways of
farming to produce nutritious food and to release them from incurring
the debts that have lead many farmers to suicide by engaging in the
costly and ineffectual process of chemical farming with Monsanto's
terminator seeds and being forced to buy so much chemical fertilizers
http://www.poisonontheplatter.com -- reveals the consequences of the chemical farming that uses pesticides and chemical fertilizers to produce food and how we ingest it and the damage it does. Deals especially with India.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6926416900837431282&ei=ELAiS4mGNYSSrALh3vCeBw&q=+%22slow+poisoning+of+india%22&hl=en -- the movie "The Slow Poisoning of India" deals with the increasing use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers.
http://www.onedollardvdproject.com/DVD-new/Order.html -- here you can purchase the inexpensive copies of the DVDs and CDs of important documentaries, presentations and interviews of what is really going on behind the scenes in regard to our economical system, medicines, politics, military acts, and what the New World Order really is.
http://www.breakthematrix.com and http://www.bytestyle.tv -- both of these show the latest plans and news of what the banking and politically elite are doing in their attempt to stifle our freedoms, increase their profits, and push their agenda, often at the expense of the real benefit of humanity.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgehzC_m-5c -- it's time to wake up.
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