Q1. What are the best books about Hindu
Hinduism is also known as Sanatana Dharma. It goes beyond
religiosity and faith but talks about the constitutional position of all living
entities and their relationship with the Supreme. It is a science and answers
all the questions that one may be inquisitive to know about. The knowledge of
Hindu mythology is given in the Vedas or the Vedic scriptures.
The best books about this subject matter are “श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता: यथारूप- Srimad Bhagavad Gita: As It Is (With Original Sanskrit
Text, Meaning, Translation and Detailed Meaning)” by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Srila Prabhupada, “क्यों (हमारी हिन्दू मान्यताऐं और उनके पौराणिक आधार) - Why (Our Hindu Recognitions and
Their Mythological Basis)” by Shashi Mohan Behal.
Q2. What are all the best Hindu mythology books?
The philosophy of Hinduism is the oldest and is considered to
be eternal which means that it has no beginning and no end. Thus, it is also
known as Sanatana Dharma. There are many Sampradayas or authentic systems of
knowledge of the Absolute Truth in Hinduism. Therefore, in order to understand
philosophy properly, it is essential to read authentic books. Some of the
relevant books are “वेद विज्ञान चिन्तन: Science of The Vedas” by Prof. Vraj Bihari Choube, “श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता: यथारूप-
Srimad Bhagavad Gita: As It Is (With Original Sanskrit Text, Meaning, Translation
and Detailed Meaning)” by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, “हिन्दू षड्दर्शन: Six Systems of Hindu Philosophy” by Swami Pratyagatmanand Saraswati.
Q3. What are some books about the Hindu gods and
According to the Vedic scriptures,
there are 33 types of demigods (Devi-Devata) who are empowered by the Supreme
authority, Vishnu or Krishna, to take charge of the different administrative
departments in the material world. There are many authentic books written by
various saints and Acharyas that explain the position of the demigods and the
Supreme Lord. You may check out “श्री गीतगोविन्दम (संस्कृत
एवम् हिन्दी अनुवाद) - Shri Gita Govinda with Detailed
Commentary in Hindi'' by Shril Jaydev Goswami, “प्रमुख देवता: The Principal God of Hinduism
(Picture Book)” published by Gita Press, “प्रमुख देवियाँ: The Principal Hindu Goddesses
(Picture Book)” by Gita Press.
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