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Sacred Books of the World

These are English translations without the original language (unless stated otherwise) in large print with small margins, for viewing on a laptop, Kindle, phone, etc.

Sacred Books - Word Files

New Page! - All the sacred books are now available to download as Word files (MS Word 2007). Click on the above title to open. 

Sacred Books-  list of titles available below to download:-

(a) Christianity

The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ

The Holy Bible - complete King James version

The Book of Genesis - edited

The Life of Moses - books 2-5 of the Bible - edited

The Imitation of Christ - Thomas a'Kempis

The Gospel of Thomas

The Gospel of Mary

(b) Hinduism

Devi Mahatmyam - from the Markandeya Purana

Srimad Devi Bhagavatam - the full Purana

18 Maha-puranas - abridged

Jnaneshwara - Amrut'anubhava (+life and works)

Patanjali's Yoga Sutras

Tripura Rahasya

Sharada Chatus-shati

Kena Upanishad

Brahma Sutras

The Poems of Kabir

Sadhana by Rabindranath Tagore

(c) Other religions

Dhammapada - sayings of the Buddha

The Life of Guru Nanak

The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ
This is a translation of a Buddhist manuscript from Ladakh by a Russian in 1887. Shri Mataji has quoted from this book which gave rise to the later book 'Jesus Lived in India'. It contains some inspiring quotes by Jesus in a different vein to the Bible and describes His battle with the Brahmins. 52 pages.
The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [274.2 KB]
The Holy Bible - complete.
The original 'King James' English Bible, in our usual format (large font, small margins) without verse numbers (hopefully making it more readable) but with chapters and headings retained. 2939 pages.
Adobe Acrobat document [8.6 MB]

The Bible - selected books. The original 'King James' English versions, with material not relevant to the story edited out.

The first book Genesis recounts the Creation, Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood, and the stories of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph. Some long genealologies have been edited out. 117 pages.
Adobe Acrobat document [550.6 KB]
The Life of Moses
The next four books of the Bible, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy, tell the story of Moses and the Children of Israel. Editing includes removing the many laws given to Moses by God (except for the Ten Commandments) and lengthy details of the construction of the Ark, Tabernacle, etc. 83 pages.
The Story of Moses - ExLND-KJV.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [436.6 KB]
The Imitation of Christ
Thomas a Kempis' (c.1430) classic guide to spiritual life is glowing with humility, love, devotion and surrender to the Divine. 212 pages.
The Imitation of Christ.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.3 MB]
The Gospel of Thomas
This gospel of Jesus's favourite disciple is without narrative and contains some quotes which are not in the Bible. 23 pages.
Gospel of Thomas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [130.5 KB]
The Gospel of Mary
A collection of Jesus's quotes which are not in the Bible. 3 pages.
Gospel of Mary.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [62.2 KB]
The Devi Mahatmyam
'The Glory of the Goddess' from the Markandeya Purana recounts the slaying of the demons by the Supreme Goddess. The Sanskrit of the four great Hymns is included. 56 pages.
Devi Mahatmyam.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [851.5 KB]
Srimad Devi Bhagavatam
'The Divine Qualities of the Goddess' is one of the three great texts of Shakti worship. The book contains many details on the worship of the Goddess as well as stories of the Deities. 1200 pages.
Srimad Devi Bhagavatam.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [6.1 MB]
18 Puranas
Condensed stories from the Puranas without the names and praises of the Deities.1360 pages.
18 Puranas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.0 MB]
The Brahma Sutras
With the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita, the Brahma Sutras form the bedrock of Vedanta (Hindu) Philosophy. It establishes that all is the Formless Brahman and refutes other doctrines (Buddhist, Jain, Samkhya, etc.) Sivananda's translation. 782 pages.
Brahma Sutra.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.7 MB]
Jnaneshwara - Amrut'anabhava
This other great work of Shri Jnaneshwara expounding the 'Immortal Experience' of Divine Connection was recommended by Shri Mataji: Also included are two smaller poems, and His life-story with historical background.
272 pages. pdf. Click below to download.
Jnaneshwara -life and works.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.2 MB]
Patanjali's Yoga Sutras
In just 196 lines Patanjali (c.200 BCE) outlines the path to Oneness with the Divine and the obstacles that may be encountered. The Sanskrit text is given with a translation and some commentary. Updated 4-7-21. pdf. 218 pages.
Patanjali-sanskrit commentary.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
The Poems of Kabir
- The 15th century Bhakti Saint's inspiring poetry is still very popular today. Translated by Rabindranath Tagore. 48 pages. pdf. Click below to download.
Poems of Kabir.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [252.0 KB]
Kena Upanishad
In only 34 verses this ancient text from the Sama Veda discusses the nature of the Divine. 22 pages.
Kena Upanishad.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [346.5 KB]
Tripura Rahasya
In this Sanskrit classic, which was a favourite of Shri Ramana Maharshi, Shri Dattatreya explains to Shri Parashurama the path to knowing and becoming one with the Ultimate Reality through stories and philosophical discourses. 252 pages
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
Sharada Chatus-shati.
400 verses lucidly expounding the Tantra philosophy embodied in the Shri Lalita Sahasranama -'thousand names' (and Sahaja Yoga) - all about Chakras, Kundalini, etc.. 31 pages.
Sharada Chatus-shati..pdf
.pdf File [239.8 KB]
In this delightful book Rabindranath Tagore explains the path to self-realisation quoting from the Upanishads. 121 pages.
Sadhana - Tagore.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [632.8 KB]
The Sayings of the Buddha poetically rendered in 26 chapters. 68 pages.
Adobe Acrobat document [144.2 KB]
The Life of Guru Nanak
- with some background on the Sikh religion and the Guru Granth Sahib including many of Guru Nanak's wonderful poems translated. By Max Macauliffe (1909) a British government officer who converted to Sikhism. (revised 24-09-2019, larger print)
268 pages. pdf. Click below to download.
Life of Guru Nanak.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [989.8 KB]

What's new.....

Materials added in the last three months includes . .

Patanjali's Yoga Sutras (Sacred Books page)

Sahaja Yoga Joke Book - updated 03-03-21. (SY Books page)

Sadhana by Rabindranath Tagore (Sacred Books page)

Navaratri - prayers, praises and hymns enlarged and updated. (SY Books page)

Print copies of the SY Songbook, Navaratri and Om Namaste Ganapataye can now be ordered from (Links on the SY Books page)

New Page! - Sacred Books - Word Files. Click on this link to access all the sacred books as Word files (MS Word 2007)

The Holy Bible - the complete and unedited King James Bible, without verse numbers. (Sacred Books page)

The Life of Guru Nanak - revised with larger font (Sacred Books page)

The Sahaja Bhajan Book - a collection of 78 bhajans, some well-known, some not, with the tunes given in musical notation and guitar chords. (SY Books page)

Australian SY Songbook - complete (2019) - The Australian SY Songbook with some additions. (SY Books page)

Visit these pages:

Home page

Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide

Glossary of Sanskrit words in SY

Names and Praises of the Deities

Sets of 108 and 1000 names

Sanskrit praises

Short Introductions to the Deities (coming soon........)

SY Books 

- available to download

  • Sahaja Yoga Songbook
  • Sahaja Yoga Mantrabook
  • Sahaja Yoga Joke Book

'Researches in Sahaja Yoga' Series of books on Sahaj topics:

  1. Om Namaste Ganapataye
  2. Shri Lalita Sahasranama
  3. The Three Worlds
  4. Shri Chakra
  5. Bija Mantras
  6. Navaratri

Sacred Books

A Selection of English translations of Sacred Books including:-

  • Shrimad Devi Bhagavatam
  • Dhammapada
  • 10 Adi Gurus
  • Devi Mahatmyam
  • Poems of Kabir
  • The Bible - selected books

Audio files 

8 versions of the Ganesha Atharva Sheersha + slide-show

Pronouncing the name Ganesha


- and Discussion

Some short articles on Sahaj topics:-

  • Deeper states of meditation
  • The Purpose of Life
  • Identity
  • Nirvikalpa
  • and others

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