Great Classics of India

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Mahabharata

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The Greatest Spiritual Epic of All Time by Krishna Dharma — World's Best-selling Edition

An exciting and profound story of life in ancient times, Mahabharata is at once a fascinating epic and a compendium of ethical and spiritual teachings. Krishna Dharma presents a compelling version of this most cherished of all Indian classics, in the highly readable style of a contemporary novel. Read more >> about Mahabharata

Ramayana

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India's Immortal Tale of Adventure, Love and Wisdom — World's Best-selling Edition

Revered throughout the ages for its moral and spiritual wisdom, it is a beautiful and uplifting tale of romance and high adventure, recounting the odyssey of Rama, a great king of ancient India.

Through some political trickery, Rama is exiled to the forest for fourteen years, where his brother Lakshmana and beautiful wife Sita, faithfully accompany him. There, Sita is kidnapped by the powerful demon Ravana. Along with Lakshmana and a fantastic army of supernatural creatures, Rama starts on a perilous quest to find his beloved Sita.

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is

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World's best-selling editionBhagavad-Gita is the concise summary of India's spiritual teachings.

Remarkably, the setting for this classic is a battlefield. Just before the battle, the great warrior Arjuna begins to inquire from Lord Krishna about the meaning of life. Bhagavad-gita systematically guides one along the path of self-realization. It is the main sourcebook for information on karma, reincarnation, yoga, devotion, the soul, Lord Krishna, and spiritual enlightement.

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Panchatantra

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Panchatantra in Sanskrit, means Five Wise Lessons. This book is a vivid retelling of India's most famous collection of fables, which has enthralled audiences for centuries. Full of humor, wit, and wisdom the tales combine artfully to convey basic life lessons.

These fabulous stories, originally imparted by a sage to three young princes, all illustrate that knowing how to use knowledge is more important than knowledge itself. The only non-scholarly version available, it is elegantly crafted and simple to read. Both younger readers and adults will enjoy this vivid retelling of Panchatantra.

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Prince Rama Son of the Solar Dynasty

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Prince in Exile is the first in a three volume translation of India’s literary masterpiece – Ramayana. There are many versions of this classic written for adults, but very few exist that have so carefully retold the spellbinding epic of Lord Rama along with its universal moral and spiritual lessons in such an attractive manner for children.

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Bhagavad-Gita, The Song Divine

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Woodham presents the timeless wisdom of the Gita in contemporary English poetry, bringing to life its ancient yet perennially applicable message.

About the Author: Carl Woodham began a life-long fascination with Bhagavad-gita as a philosophy student in New Mexico in 1972 as a disciple of the world's foremost Vedic scholar, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami. He is the author of numerous poems and articles, lectures frequently, and has appeared on nationally and internationally syndicated television programs. Carl Woodham studied Bhagavad-gita and other Vedic literatures for over 30 years. He lives near Gainesville, Florida

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Art Treasures of the Mahabharata

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Dive into the magnificient treasury of India's glorious past! Exquisitely crafted high-reliek sculpture brings to life the essential beauty, splendor, and nobility of the Mahabharata, India's greatest spiritual epic.

Art Treasures of the Mahabharata is a collection of captivating photographs and illustrations for a monumental work called the Glory of India, now on view in New Delhi.

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