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Mythology (Epics) and Puranas of India

The two great epics of India are the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. It is said that to understand these two stories is in large measure to understand India. Certainly, the Ramayana and Mahabharata have exercised a profound influence upon India. Her poets and dramatists, have found a rich source of material in the legends of the epics, the national heroes whom the stories celebrate, and the truths of which they are a dramatic expression.

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Cradle Tales of Hinduism

by Sister Nivedita
(Margaret Noble)

329 pages, Indian paperback
81-85301-93-X $7.95

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Devi Mahatmyam (w. Devanagri)
translated by Swami Jagadiswarananda

The Devi Mahamyam (also known as the Chandi),is a sacred text used by Hindus for daily chanting to the Divine Mother.

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170 pages, Indian paperback
978-81-7120-139-6 $4.95
173 pages Indian paperback - English transliteration
81-7120-946-7 $5.00
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Ganapati: Song of the Self
by John Grimes
213 pages, US paperback
$16.95

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Ganesh: The Auspicious...The Beginning
by Shakunthala Jagannathan
and Nanditha Krishna
113 pages large paperback
$15.95

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Hindu Gods and Goddesses
by Swami Harshananda
198 pages, Indian paperback
81-7120-110-5 $5.95

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Hindu Gods: The Spirit of the Divine
by Prija Hemenway
96 pages US hardback
$16.95

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Lalita Sahasranam
translated by Swami Tapasyananda
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282 pages, Indian paperback
81-7823-099-2 $5.95
71 minutes, Indian audio CD
$10.95
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Myths and Legends of the Hindus and Buddhists
by Sister Nivedita and Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
402 pages Indian Hardback
81-7505-197-3 $12.95

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Puranic Encyclopedia
by Vetta Mani
922 pages, large hardback
$95.00

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Ramayana (Rajagopalachari)
by Rajagopalachari
352 pages Indian paperback
$8.95

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Shiva: An Introduction
By Devdutt Pattanaik
136 pages large Indian paperback
$20.00

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Siva Mahimna Stotram
translated by Swami Pavitrananda
83 pages small paperback
81-85301-38-7 $1.00

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Tirumantirum: A Tamil Scriptural Classic
by Tirumular
translated by Dr. B. Natarajan
483 pages, large hardback
81-7120-383-3 $18.95

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Uddhava Gita: The Last Message of Sri Krishna
translated by Swami Madhavananda
376 pages Indian paperback
81-7505-115-9 $6.95

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Visnu Sahasranamam
translated into English by Swami Tapasyananda
216 pages Indian paperback
81-7120-420-1 $5.95

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Bhagavata Mahapurana (Gita Press edition)
Rendered into English by C.L. Goswami. M.A., Shastri
Here is our most popular translation of the Bhagavata Mahapurana in the famed Gita Press edition. These are two huge books!
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1564 pages, 2-volume set large Indian hardbacks
(retail only) $40.00
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Gopal Krishna (movie)
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85 minutes color DVD
$14.95
85 minutes color video NTSC (USA)
$14.95
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Hanuman DVD
Directed by V.G. Samant
90 minutes, DVD from India, NTSC format
$18.95

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Hari Darshan: The Story of Prahlad
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99 minutes, color US-VHS
$14.95
99 minutes, color US-DVD
$14.95
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Krishna DVD...aayo natkhat nandlal
directed by Aman Khan
2 DVDs, approx. 100 minutes in color
(retail only) $18.95

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Mahabharata (by Ganguli)
translated by Ganguli
Over 3,000 pages, 4 volumes, large Indian paperbacks
(retail only) $150.00

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Mahabharata (by Rajagopalachari)
translated by Rajagopalachari
352 pages, paperback
(retail only) $8.95

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Mahabharata (by Subramaniam)
translated by Kamala Subramaniam
781 pages, large Indian hardback
(retail only) $40.00

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Mahabharata (comics)
288 pages Indian paperback
(retail only) $20.00

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Mahabharata (movie): NTSC video tape
Color 150 minutes, VHS NTSC video tape
$14.95

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Pictorial Mahabharata, Vol. 2
by Swami Raghaveshananda
Illustrations by Padmavasan
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44 pages, large Indian paperback, Volume 1
978-81-7120-315-4 $6.50
44 pages, large Indian paperback
978-81-7120-406-9 $6.50
48 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 3
978-81-7120-445-8 $6.95
54 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 4
978-81-7120-763-3 $6.50
36 pages Indian paperback. Volume 5
978-81-7120-830-2 $4.95
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Pictorial Mahabharata 3
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44 pages, large Indian paperback, Volume 1
978-81-7120-315-4 $6.50
44 pages, large Indian paperback
978-81-7120-406-9 $6.50
48 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 3
978-81-7120-445-8 $6.95
54 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 4
978-81-7120-763-3 $6.50
36 pages Indian paperback. Volume 5
978-81-7120-830-2 $4.95
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Mahabharata for Children Vol I: The Story Begins
by Swami Rhagaveshananda
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44 pages, large Indian paperback, Volume 1
978-81-7120-315-4 $6.50
44 pages, large Indian paperback
978-81-7120-406-9 $6.50
48 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 3
978-81-7120-445-8 $6.95
54 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 4
978-81-7120-763-3 $6.50
36 pages Indian paperback. Volume 5
978-81-7120-830-2 $4.95
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Pictorial Mahabharata 4
by Swami Raghaveshananda
Illustrations by Padmavasan
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44 pages, large Indian paperback, Volume 1
978-81-7120-315-4 $6.50
44 pages, large Indian paperback
978-81-7120-406-9 $6.50
48 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 3
978-81-7120-445-8 $6.95
54 pages large Indian paperback, Volume 4
978-81-7120-763-3 $6.50
36 pages Indian paperback. Volume 5
978-81-7120-830-2 $4.95
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Mahabharata for Children, Vol V: The Conclusion
by Swami Raghaveshananda
36 pages Indian paperback. Volume 5
978-81-7120-830-2 $4.95

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Ramand Sagar's Ramayana (DVD)
Produced by Ramand Sagar
Over 40 hours. 16 Indian DVDs, NTSC format
$125.00

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Ramayana (Children's edition)
288 pages, set of 12 volumes, paperbacks
$10.50

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Ramayana (Subramaniam)
translated by Kamala Subramaniam
611 pages, hardback
$35.00

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Ramayana for Children
by Swami Raghaveshananda
artwork by Padmavasan
44 pages, large Indian paperback
81-7120-102-4 $4.95

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Srimad Bhagavatam: The Wisdom of God
translated by Swami Prabhavananda
329 pages, Indian paperback
81-7823-315-0 $5.95

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Srimad Ramayana (Sarma)
by D.S. Sarma
385 pages, paperback
81-7120-222-5 $5.95

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Stories for Children by Swami Vivekananda
by Swami Vivekananda
34 pages, paperback
978-81-85301-71-6 $3.95

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Stories of Divine Children
by Swami Raghaveshananda
38 pages, large paperback
81-7120-591-7 $4.95

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Valmiki (movie DVD)
B&W 101 minutes video
$14.95

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Valmiki's Ramayana CD
Vocal Artist Dr. M. Balamurali Krishna
Guest Artist: Dr. N. Ramani - flute
about 45 minutes, Indian audio CD
(retail only) $9.95

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Srimad Bhagavata (tr. Tapasyananda) 4-vol. set
translated by Swami Tapasyananda
1645 pages large Indian hardbacks
81-7823-046-1 $84.00 $80.00 On Sale!

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Adversities are Opportunities: Stories From Ancient India
Retold by Swami Sunirmalananda
90 pages, Indian paperback
978-81-7823-670-4 $3.50

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Devi Mahatmyam - w. transliteration
translated by Swami Jagadiswarananda
The Devi Mahamyam (also known as the Chandi),is a sacred text used by Hindus for daily chanting to the Divine Mother throughout India, in particular in Bengal.
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173 pages Indian paperback - English transliteration
81-7120-946-7 $5.00
170 pages, Indian paperback
978-81-7120-139-6 $4.95
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The Story of Sri Krishna for Children - 1

by Swami Raghaveshananda

Illustrations by Padmavasan


This is the story of the child Krishna written for children. It's a large paperback with many drawing, some in color that portray his dramatic life.
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42 pages large Indian paperback
81-7120-278-0 $5.95
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The Story of Sri Krishna for Children - 2

by Swami Raghaveshananda

Illustrations by Padmavasan


This is the story of the child Krishna written for children. It's a large paperback with many drawing, some in color that portray his dramatic life.
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60 pages large Indian paperback
81-7120-140-7 $6.95
42 pages large Indian paperback
81-7120-278-0 $5.95
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Ancient Sages
by Swami Satyamayananda
224 pages Indian paperback
8175053569 $8.95

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Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion: Geography - History - Literature
411 pages paperback
$10.00

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Pictorial Mahabharata
by Swami Raghaveshananda
272 pages large Indian hardback
978-81-7823-669-8 $24.95

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Stories of Lord Siva
English Rendering by Prof. C.S. Ramakrishnan
80 pages large Indian paperback
978-81-7823-597-4 $8.95


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