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  1. Hindu Universe, The - Hindu resource centre.
  2. The Hindu Universe Hindu portal. Includes an overview, complete text of scriptures, history, festivals, forums, deities, temples, activism, shopping, and newsgroup archives.
  3. The Sensuous and the Sacred On line exhibition of the works of Indian sculptural art - the temple bronzes cast a thousand years ago in the Tamil-speaking region of south India during the Chola dynasty.
  4. ReligiousTolerance.org: Hinduism Features an overview, and briefs on chief deities, sacred texts, beliefs, and the caste system.
  5. Modern Day Hinduism Information and discussions about different aspects of Hinduism. Features links to other religious sites.
  6. Advaita Vedânta An introduction to the philosophy of advaita vedanta, as taught by Sankaracharya and his followers. Includes articles on the different systems of Hindu philosophy,upanishads and history of vedanta.
  7. Hindu.org Hindu directory, with links to resources on ashrams, teachers, events, publications, philosophy, deities, arts, pilgrimages, and non violence.
  8. Bhakti Sangeet Streaming devotional songs (RealAudio) with transliterations. Also includes the traditional Hindu calendar, images of deities, a list of temples, and videos (RealMedia).
  9. alt.hindu
  10. Mantra On Net Features audio discourses and bhajans (RealAudio), prayers, screensavers, wallpapers, images, and briefs on deities. Requires registration.
  11. Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion Companion site to accompany an exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History. Features an overview of various aspects of Hinduism, including worship in the home, community, and temple.
  12. BBC Religion and Ethics: Hinduism Features an overview, history, beliefs, list of holy days, and customs.
  13. Prakash Bhajans Contains information about festivals of northern India, and transliterated text of bhajans, aartis, chaleesas, and other devotional songs.
  14. Hinduism Potpourri Articles on Hindu culture, philosophy, sacred texts, and customs.Includes pictures of deities, holy-men, and discussions of such topics as death, initiation, and weddings.
  15. Hindu Kids Universe Contains prayers, festivals, customs and culture through pictorial descriptions, and a forum for kids and parents.
  16. Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies: Bibliography An expanded version of the bibliography (of primary and secondary sources) which appeared as Volume I of Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, edited by Karl Potter.
  17. Introduction to Hinduism Contains information about the birth of the religion, the Vedas, reform movements, major gurus, and intermingling with Buddhist philosophies.
  18. Vivaaha Information about rituals, prayers, issues, and customs pertaining to Hindu marriages.
  19. Suddha Dharma Mandalam Resource on Yoga Brahma Vidya (Synthetic Science of the Absolute). Includes an overview, principles, and hierarchy.
  20. IndiaDivine.com Contains articles on Hinduism, translations of ancient texts, lessons in yoga and meditation, forums, audio lectures, FAQs, scriptures, and briefs on deities.
  21. Spiritual Knowledge Spiritual way to prevent disaster by recitation of Brahm mantra,non violence and compassion.
  22. Understanding Hinduism Includes articles and resources on the religion pertaining to the Vedantas, spirituality, the soul, deities, and quotations from the scriptures.
  23. Dharma Central Articles about spirituality, meditation and self-realization. included a schedule of pujas and lectures.
  24. Hinduism and Vedas Articles by Sri Maha Periaval. Includes his photographs, images of Goddess and links to books on Hinduism.
  25. Eeshvandana Includes general facts, the Hindu calendar and information on prayers, beliefs, chants, deities, and reincarnation.
  26. Mythological Origins of Sangeet Describes the traditional Hindu origins of Indian music and dance including a historical account of its development.
  27. Mataji Presented by the Ashirvad Society. Describes the goddess Mataji, also known as Ambaji, who is known to be the source of divine energy. Includes images, aartis, prayers, a profile of the temple, and links of interest.
  28. All Around Hinduism Photos and briefs on Sri Ganesha and Sri Rama. Also contains a collection of links to Hindu resources.
  29. Dal Sabzi for the Aatma Features writings by Shakun Narain on philosophy, articles and books on Hinduism and spirituality.
  30. Indian Bhajans Resources on bhajans in all languages,devotional songs,kirtans,lyrics, and poojas.
  31. Hinduwebsite.com Translations of scriptures, essays and links to temples.
  32. Adherents.com: Largest Hindu Communities Features statistics on countries with the largest proportion and percentages of Hindus with respect to the total population.
  33. Morari Bapu - Offers audio and video streams covering Hindu scriptures and mythology (RealMedia). Also features "shlokas" translated in English, and images of deities.
  34. Hindu Caste System An article by Dr. Subhash C. Sharma on the natural evolution of various professions in ancient India before and during Vedic times, explaining that the original Hindu vocations were not based on heredity or birth.
  35. The Avatars Information and a calendar of appearances of manifestations of Hindu gods in human form, called "Avatars".
  36. University of Wyoming : Hinduism Hindu cosmology, organization, religious life, worship, sacred literature, with a glossary, timeline & maps.
  37. Elements of Hinduism Hinduism,its beliefs and customs from the American Museum of Natural history.
  38. Sarvadharma Sangha A Hindu interfaith website promoting ecumenism, spirituality and unity through religious diversity.
  39. Hindutva: An analysis Articles on Hindus, Hinduism, Eastern religions, Mysticism, Yoga and Indian culture.
  40. Cyber Sastri Resource for south Indian brahmins based outside India. Includes a list of rituals, festive calendar, mailing list, and daily a "panchagam".
  41. Hinduism: Religion or A Way of Life? Articles on the scope of Hinduism from the traditional Aarti 'Om Jay Jagdish Hare' to Vedanta.
  42. Hinduism Online Information on Hinduism,its history, philosophy, culture, scriptures,and beliefs.
  43. Hindu Mysticism The Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads, works of Abhinavagupta, Ramakrishna, Mahendranath Gupta, and Paul Eduardo Muller-Ortega.
  44. Darshana Articles on different systems of Indian philosophy.
  45. Sanskrit Texts and Stotras Formatted Sanskrit texts and stotras in pdf format, plus learning tools, audio recordings, and books.
  46. Divyabhoomi - Information on Hindu mythology, scriptures, deities, culture, history, and heritage.
  47. Amba House Lives and sayings of saints. Jataka stories. Offer home study courses in different scriptures.
  48. Shaligram About the importance of the worship of Shaligram in Hindu religion, its origin and related articles.
  49. Hindu Puja and Bhajans A collection of Hindu pujas and bhajans. Includes articles on the pujas.
  50. The story of two Buddhas Understanding Buddha in the context of his original Vedic heritage.
  51. Sanatana Dharma Presents a counter-position to some modern social science ideas from the Sanatana Hindu viewpoint.
  52. Self Realization Essays on Spirituality, Hinduism, Self Realization, Bhagvad Gita, Yoga, Upanishads,and Mysticism by Vijay Kumar.
  53. World Hindu Conference 2003 Aims and objectives, activities, and overview of the conference to be be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for four days during May 2-5, 2003.
  54. Sanatan Society Information on yoga, tantra, chakras, gods and goddesses, epics, and mantras.
  55. Sanathana Dharma Articles on samskaras, yagna, and purusha suktha. Includes download of Totakashtakam and Pandurangashtakam.
  56. Hindu Philosophy About the history, pre suppositions, epistemic concerns, language and schools of Hindu philosophy.
  57. Indian Philosophy Before the Greeks An article about Hindu philosophy.
  58. Sankhya School A brief introduction to one of the major systems of Hindu philosophy.
  59. How to Become a Hindu A guide to the different Hindu beliefs, philosophy and a manual for adapting Hindu religion.
  60. Acharya On Line Information on various poojas, rituals, beliefs, tradition, vedas, and puraanaas in addition to customised information like muhurtas and astrological solutions for individual needs. A panel of pundits and acharyas will answer the queries of the visitors to the site.
  61. Satya Sanatana Dharma Hinduism as Sanatana Dharma, worship of Sadhasiva and the unity of Kali and Krishna.
  62. Sanatana Dharma Sadhana, prayers, rituals and concepts of Hindu religion.
  63. Sri Pancha Tattva Articles on Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna and Nityananda Avadhuta.
  64. Dasavatara A new look at Dasavatara, Navadurga and the origin of the river Ganges by Dr.Gokul Das Agrawal.
  65. Hinduism: An Overview The concepts, philosophy, customs and scriptures of Hinduism.
  66. Finding Siva A student account of religious journeys through India, learning about Hinduism along the way.
  67. Hinduism: A to Z Prayers, festivals and their significance. Includes articles on Hinduism and sanskrit dictionary.
  68. Highlights of Hinduism and Interfaith Dialogues Dialogues on religious topics from the perspective of Eastern religions.
  69. Smithsonian Institution: Puja Online guide for educators offers background information, activities, a bibliography and a resource list about Puja.
  70. Kumbha Mela Ujjain 2004 Information on the camp to be hosted by Swami Nardanand of Siddha Ashram at Kumbha Mela at Ujjain in 2004.
  71. Lamps during Diwali The reason behind the celebrations are outlined and then related to Kal Yug.
  72. Hindu New Year About how the Hindu new year is celebrated in different parts of India and outside.
  73. Janmashtami About the festival and how it is celebrated in different regions.
  74. Kumbha Mela Project 2001 Multimedia experience of the Kumbha Mela to be held in Allahabad, India 2001.
  75. Kumbh Mela 2001 20 million people expected to visit Kumbh Mela 2001 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  76. Durga Puja: Vienna Information on the celebrations of Durga Puja and other Hindu pujas in Vienna.
  77. Onam : Malayalifestivals.com Legends, rituals and celeberation of Onam festival. Links to e-cards, wallpapers, and recipes.
  78. Vishu About Vishu festival and Vishu kani.
  79. Ganesh festival: Mumbai, India History of the festival in India started by Lokmanya Tilak. Includes archives from Kesari newspaper and a photo gallery.
  80. Ganesh Festival: Akhil Dattawadi The Ganesh festival celebrations of the club in Pune, India.
  81. Durga Puja: Stuttgart The celebrations of the puja at Stuttgart.
  82. Bawarchi: Indian Festivals: Diwali Describes each of the five days of Diwali.
  83. Diwali, Divali, Dewali Short article explains the festival's origins and tells what is celebrated on each of its five days.
  84. Indian Festivals: Diwali Very brief description of the festival.
  85. IndiaExpress - Deepavali / Diwali Includes history, significance, traditions, recipes, photographs, and online greetings.
  86. Children and Diwali Read about the celebration of the five day festival. Includes links to kids and students celebrating diwali..
  87. Happy Diwali Provides the history, origin, celebration, and tradition of this holiday.
  88. TeacherLink Lesson Plan - Diwali: Hindu New Year Mini-unit designed for use in the fourth through sixth grade classroom. Provided by Utah State University.
  89. The Story of Diwali Examines the historical, cultural and religious significance of the observance.
  90. Customs and Traditions Provides information on various customs and traditions followed during the festival of Diwali.
  91. India a2z - Diwali Explains the five days of the festival.
  92. Diwali Rangoli Learn about Rangoli, the art of painting designs in front of homes during the festival.
  93. Diwali on The Net Traces the origins of the festival and describes contemporary observances.
  94. Diwali Photos and Celebrations 2001 Describes with text and photos an observance in a Tamil Brahmin household.
  95. Diwali in Kashmir Read about the celebration of Diwali by Kashmiri pundits.
  96. Can a Christian Celebrate Diwali? Case study on whether a Hindu convert to Christianity can continue celebrating Diwali by reinterpreting it.
  97. More About Diwali Interesting and practical information about the festival of lights in India.
  98. Diwali-All about it Introduces the holiday and explains how it is celebrated today.
  99. Diwali in Canada Learn about the regional interpretations of the festival including it's celebration in Canada.
  100. Diwali Rituals Learn about the worship of Goddess Lakshmi during the festival days.
  101. Hindu New Year Learn about the origin of the festival diwali, which marks the beginning of Hindu new year.
  102. Diwali Poem A poem by Hillol Ray on celebrating Diwali with Americans.
  103. Diwali Di Raat Rhea Sidhu offers an overview of the celebration of the festival in Punjab.
  104. Diwali in West Bengal Features the celebration of the five day festival in Calcutta.
  105. Diwali - the Festival of Lights Essay describes the holiday.
  106. DiwaliUtsav Includes history, customs and traditions, online greetings, recipes, and wallpapers.
  107. Fairs And Festivals Of India - Diwali A brief description of the celebration.
  108. Utsav - Diwali Brief explanation of the holiday and its importance.
  109. Ruchi's Kitchen: Diwali Festival Includes legends related to the holiday, descriptions of the five days, preparation tips, and recipes.
  110. Goa Diwali -Features pictures and celebration of diwali in Panjim and Goa.
  111. The Story of Diwali Explains what the festival symbolizes, and how it is observed.
  112. Festivals of Bharat - Deepavali Explains what the festival signifies and what each day means. From Hindunet.org.
  113. Bawarchi: Pongal Provides an overview of the festival and includes a recipe for a traditional dish.
  114. Pongal at FamilyCulture.com Offers a brief description on the holiday.
  115. Friendly Planet - Celebrating Pongal in India A tourist describes the annual festival.
  116. Pongal The Harvest Festival of Tamil Nadu Provides basic information about the festival, the rituals associated with it, and the legends behind it.
  117. Makar Sankranti Tells what the festival represents and how it is celebrated.
  118. The Hindu Universe: Pongal A short look at the festival from a religious perspective.
  119. Kamat's Potpourri - Sankranti or Pongal A short description and related photos.
  120. Happy Pongal A brief look at each of the festival's four days.
  121. TamilCanadian: Thai Pongal A brief look at the holiday, complete with links and poetry.
  122. Pongal: The Harvest Festival of Tamils Offers cards, wallpapers, and recipes. Also provides information on rituals and legends related to this harvest festival.
  123. Pongal An explanation of this Hindu holiday.
  124. Colors of India An interactive site virtually celebrating the Indian Festival of Colors (Holi). Includes information on other representations of color in India.
  125. Festivals of Bharat - Holi Summarizes several legends associated with the holiday.
  126. Holi the Festival of Colors Gives history and other information about the holiday. Offers online greeting cards, downloadable wallpapers and screensavers, recipes, gifts, links, chatroom, and message board.
  127. Holi - The Festival of Colours Provides a short overview of the holiday, including its origins, cultural significance, and modern celebrations. Includes photographs and online greetings. From IndiaExpress.
  128. Absolutely for Holi Celebrations Includes links to historical and cultural information, traditional recipes, and modern celebrations.
  129. Kamat's Potpourri - Holi Pictures show the people of India celebrating.
  130. Holi Greeting Cards Assortment of online cards, including animated selections. From dgreetings.com.
  131. Holi Describes a few of the ways the people of India celebrate.
  132. Holi - Festival Recounts the story of Prahalad, the religious foundation of the holiday.
  133. Bharatmail's Holi Page Includes links, recipes, online greetings, and background information.
  134. Andhra Today - Holi Describes how the holiday is celebrated today.
  135. Ananda Marga Information and resources on this social and spiritual organization founded in India in 1955 by Shri Anandamurti.
  136. Vishwa Hindu Parishad This organization is dedicated to serving the interests of Hinduism world wide.
  137. Shiva Vishnu Temple Cultural Centre A 23 year old cultural centre in Livermore, California. A centre for Cultural, Social, and religious activities for those interested in Hinduism
  138. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Organization aiming to establish a Hindu value system in India by promoting religious activism and unification of the Hindu society. Features photos, mission statement, archives, and prayers.
  139. Hindu Heritage Endowment A charitable endowment that seeks to provide Hindu institutions with a permanent and growing source of income , to assure their financial stability and further their diverse programs.
  140. Avadhoota Datta Peetham This peetham was founded by Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji
  141. The Mother's Service Society Pondicherry, India - This is a social science research institute dedicated to applying the principles of Sri Aurobindo's yoga to life.
  142. Hindu Unity - Soldiers of Hindutva! Awake Hindus! A somewhat strong outlook on factors and personnel who could be perceived as a "threat" to Hinduism, from the official web site of the Bajrang Dal
  143. Omkarananda Ashram: Rishikesh An institution dedicated to the dissemination of timeless human and divine values. Run schools, an ayurvedic research institution and a dance academy in addition to the spiritual activities.
  144. International Gita Society Teachings of Hinduism and the Gita on the art of peaceful living.
  145. Arsha Bodha Center A non-profit center for teachings of Ancient India like Vedanta, Bhagavad Gita, Meditation, Yoga, Sanskrit, Chanting, Children's Classes, and Vedic Heritage School.
  146. Ananda Seattle Church of Self-Realization The activities and programs of the Ananda Church of Self-Realization founded by Swami Kriyananda.
  147. Arsha Vidya Gurukulam: Saylorsburg PA Arsha Vidya means the knowledge flowing from the Rishis, the great seers of ancient India. Arsha Vidya Gurukulam offers Indians and Westerners alike an opportunity to study the profound spiritual knowledge of the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahma-sutras, and other classical Vedic texts.
  148. Hindu Students' Association Goals and upcoming events of the association of the students of the University of Toronto.
  149. Abhedashram Based in Wales, UK, this spiritual centre focuses on the propogation of Yoga and Vedanta.
  150. Sant Shri Asaramji Bapuji The first Ashram was established in 1971 in Gujarat, India, and now has many branches.
  151. Vishwa Hindu Parishad in United Kingdom Vishwa Hindu Parishad is the World Council of Hindus. It promotes the ideal of Oneness amongst Hindus.
  152. Hindu Students Council at NCSU The activities, events and projects of the Hindu Students Council at North Carolina State University.
  153. Geeta Kutir: Haridwar The activities of the organization and the ashrams and temples run by it.
  154. Sanatan Society for Scientific Spirituality The objective of the organization is to introduce Spirituality in a scientific manner to those who are curious and to guide seekers in their spiritual practice.
  155. Sanatana Dharma Hinduism site from the World Congress of Ethnic Religions.
  156. Sambodh Foundation Sambodh Foundation and its sister organisations in India and the USA are devoted to the spread of the message of the Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads based on the teachings of Swami Bodhananda.
  157. Nandinatha Sangam Nandinatha Sangam is dedicated to promote and preserve Hinduism.
  158. Sree Narayana Kendra - Delhi Sree Narayana Kendra, Delhi, is a voluntary organisation working for the social welfare of the people of India.
  159. Universal Society of Spiritual Love Society for spreading the teachings of Shri Kripalu Maharaj.
  160. Haidakhandi Samaj Organisation for spreading the teachings and messages of Sri Sri 1008 Herakhandi Baba.
  161. Shamdasani Foundation Established in 1968 in Hong Kong to help the poor and needy in the name of Sai Baba of Shirdi.
  162. Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham Charitable organization that provides amenities to pilgrims visiting Sabarimala every year.
  163. Kanchi Kamakoti Centre, California Various activities to preserve the rich and cultural heritage of Vedic Tenets throughout North America
  164. Vedanta Center: Atlanta Swami Yogeshananda teaches Vedanta, its philosophy and application in daily life.
  165. National Hindu Students Forum (UK) Organization for promotion of social, cultural, intellectual and religious activities among the Hindu students.
  166. The Maa Batakali Cultural Mission, Inc. Non-profit multi-religious organization with public charity status as a church and is dedicated to the various manifestations of the mother goddess. Features objectives, briefs on Kali Ma, temples, and a mission statement.
  167. Santhigiri Ashram The activities of the ashram of Karunakara Guru and his teachings.
  168. Sri Sri Radha Rasabihariji International society for krishna consciousness.
  169. Unity of Man Unity of Man is a cultural, spiritual and charitable organization founded to fulfill the wish of Sant Kirpal Singh.
  170. Shri Gaayatri Mandir Uses Hindu ideals to foster the development and growth of spirituality, religion, education, and culture.
  171. Kanchi Mahaswami Shatabdhi ManiMantapam Rregarding the manimantapam being built near Kanchipuram, in honour of Kanchi Maha Periyava Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati Swamigal.
  172. Basava Samithi of Australasia Basava Samithi association in Australia. Information on life of the saint and other activities of the organization.
  173. Isha Foundation Describes the site of the massive Dhyanalingam its significance and worship through meditation.
  174. Seeking Depth A network of a group of teenagers, and part of a non-profit organization in Illinois, USA. Their goal isgoal is to purify their instinctive nature, to gain an enlightened consciousness, and to experience a very present, tangible God.
  175. Ananda Marga A social and spiritual organization founded in India, working for the creation of a better society.
  176. Lav Kush Ramlila Committee This is an organization that organizes Ramlila every year in Red Fort ground, Delhi.
  177. Foundation For World Awakening Established by "Kalki Bhagavan", this institution spreads awareness about "Kalki Dharma".
  178. Dhyana Ashram Dhyana Ashram was set up in the 1980's by Swami Brahma Shree Sivananda
  179. Project Ganesh Project Ganesh dedicated to sponsoring renovation of, and research on, hindu temples, and economic development of Indian villages.
  180. Anandmurti Guru Maa Profile, teachings, meditation camps, ashram, and books.
  181. Sree Ayyappa Health And Amenities Society The Society, in Cochin, was formed to provide better health amenities free of cost to pilgrims to Sabarimala.
  182. An Ashram in Koutil Situated in Koutil, India, established by Pranavananda Bhramendra Avadutha Swamigal
  183. Cambridge University Hindu Cultural Society Full event listings and articles covering a comprehensive range of information relevant to Hinduism, and all recent newsletters.
  184. Sthaladharkal Sabha of Tiruchendur An organization of the custodians of the jewels of the temples attached to Sri Subrahmanya Swami Devasthanam.
  185. Bhakta Samaj of USA Information on the activities and chapters of the samaj. Includes the life story and teachings of Saint Kabir.
  186. Pranavananda Ashram - Location, history, philosophy and activities of the ashram at Toronto, Ontario.
  187. Gayatri Pariwar: USA Organization for the spread of Universal peace through Gayatri Maha Mantra. Includes biographies of the founders, list of centers and activities.
  188. Shri Vallabhpith An organization working for the upcoming Kumbh Mahaprava 2003 at Nasik. Details of the activities and programs.
  189. Vedic Heritage An organization founded by Sri GuruMaa Jyotishanand Saraswati in Hempstead, New York. Their projects include the construction of Shiv Shakti Mandir.
  190. Shankara Kendra - The kendra at Adambakkam and its project of vedic school and temple.
  191. Sri Yohamaya Bhuvaneswari Peetam Information on the peetam, Sri Bhuvaneswari Swamigal, and Sri Bhardwaj Swamigal. Include details of the poojas and homas conducted by them.
  192. Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Ashram: Trinidad Information on the Dattareya temple, Yoga centre, and the social and community activities of the institution in Trinidad and Tobago.
  193. HariHar Ashram: Haridwar The activities and programs of the ashram headed by Swami Awdheshanand Giri. Includes a photo gallery.
  194. Hindu Students' Association Montreal Hindu Students' Association of McGill University, Montreal
  195. Hans Samelan Sabha: UK A religious organisation working for the promotion of Hinduism in the UK.
  196. The Hindu Students Council (HSC) The University of Texas at Austin chapter of the HSC aims to promote Hinduism and Indian Culture on campus. Site contains information about weekly meetings, upcoming events, pictures, news, and links.
  197. SASTA - Sri Ayyappa Society of Tampa Inc. The mission of Sri Ayyappa Society of Tampa Inc.(SASTA) is to foster and propagate Lord Ayyappa worship.
  198. Hindu Students' Association Montreal A student body based at McGill University representing the Hindu Youth of Montreal, Canada.
  199. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Also known as RSS, this Organization strives to promote Hindu ideology
  200. Gayatri Siddh Peeth Peeth located near Kanpur where a Saint has attained Siddhi through Gayatri Maha Mantra.
  201. National Hindu Students Forum Warwick Promotes religious awareness in Hindus.

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