The historical Buddha was a Hindu prince about BC named Siddhartha Gautama who renounced the world, achieved spiritual enlightenment through the practice of meditation, and founded the Buddhist religion. Buddha means "The Enlightened One" and is an honorific title.
Translations from the Katha, Prasna and Chhandogya Upanishads. Puranas The Puranas are post-Vedic texts which typically contain a complete narrative of the history of the Universe from creation to destruction, genealogies of the kings, heroes and demigods, and descriptions of Hindu cosmology and geography.
There are 17 or 18 canonical Puranas, divided into three categories, each named after a deity: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Wilson  A primary text of the Vaishnava branch of Hinduism, and one of the canonical Puranas of the Vishnu category.
Among the portions of interest are a cycle of legends of the boyhood deeds of Krishna and Rama. Wilson was one of the first Europeans to translate a Hindu sacred text from the original Sanskrit. His style and annotations are exceptional and very readable.
Subrahmanyam  A Vishnu Purana with Dantesque descriptions of the afterlife, and details of Hindu funeral rites. Hollings  English translation of a popular Hindi retelling of the Krishna cycle, based on the tenth book of the Bhagavata Purana. This is a collection of laws attributed to Manu.Ancient Origins articles related to Ramayana in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends.
Starting November, the Indian Railways will start a special train, ‘Shri Ramayana Express’, which will cover important destinations related to the epic in a day journey.
The train will be. History of Sri Lanka.
About Mahavamsa | Mahavamsa Chapters | Mahavamsa Simplified. Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
known as Ceylon before is an island nation in South Asia, located about 31 kilometers (18½ mi) off the southern coast of India. The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic (Penguin Classics) [R.
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It is a part of Hindu mythology.
One cannot understand Hindu Dharma unless one knows Rama and Seeta. History of Sri Lanka. About Mahavamsa | Mahavamsa Chapters | Mahavamsa Simplified. Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. known as Ceylon before is an island nation in South Asia, located about 31 kilometers (18½ mi) off the southern coast of India.