Atharva Veda अथर्ववेद
Bhagavad Gītā (भगवद् गीता)
Bhagavata Purana (भागवत पुराण)
Chandas – (छंदः)
Code of Manu
Devi Mahatmya also known as Durgā Saptashatī – 700 verses from Mārkandeya Purana giving an account of the Glory of Devi
Devi Bhagavata – One of the Puranas which is one of the most important writings in Shaktism.
Divya Prabandha – Collection of 4000 verses in Tamil; sung by Alvars saints on Vishnu. Considered as Dravida Veda.
Gheranda Samhita (धेरंड संहिता): One of the three classic texts of Hatha Yoga (see also: Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Shiva Samhita) written in the late 17th century CE.
Gītā (गीता): See Bhagwad Gita
Hatha Yoga Pradipika: is one of the fundamental text of Hatha Yoga including information about asanas
Itihasas – in Hindu religious context this term refers to the Mahabharata and the Ramayana but may also be used in reference to all kinds of Indian epic poetry
Kamba Ramayanam : 12th century Tamil version of Ramayana.
Mahabharata (महाभारत): One of the two major ancient Sanskrit epics of India
Manu Smriti (मनुस्मृति) : The Manusmriti translated “Laws of Manu” is as an important work of Hindu law and ancient Indian society. The revised text is largely doctored during the British rule to spread disharmony among the people.
The Nalayira Divya Prabandham (Tamil: நாலாயிர திவ்ய பிரபந்தம்) is a collection of 4
Purana (पुराण): Purana meaning “ancient” or “old” is the name of a genre (or a group of related genres) of Indian written literature (as distinct from oral literature). Its general themes are history
Rāmāyaṇa (रामायण): Part of the Hindu smriti
Rigveda (ऋग्वेद): The Rigveda is a collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns counted as the holiest of the four religious texts of Hindus
Sahasranama – a book containing a list of names of deities
Sama Veda – one of the four Vedas
Shiva Samhita: is one of the three classical treatises on Hatha Yoga (see also: Gheranda Samhita and Hatha Yoga Pradipika) written by an unknown author. The text is addressed by the Hindu god Shiva to his consort Parvati.
Shiva Sutras of Vasugupta – a collection of seventy seven aphorisms that form the foundation of Kashmir Shaivism.
Smriti – Hindu scriptures other than the Vedas (e.g. the Itihasas
Śruti (श्रुति): A canon of Hindu scriptures. Shruti is believed to have no author; rather a divine recording of the “cosmic sounds of truth”
Sūtra (सूत्र): Sūtra refers to an aphorism or a collection of such aphorisms in the form of a book or text. ‘Sutras’ form a school of Vedic study
Sushruta Samhita: An ancient Sanskrit text
Swara yoga: An ancient science of pranic body rhythms. It explores how prana can be controlled through the breath.
Tantras (तंत्र): The esoteric Hindu traditions of rituals and yoga. Tantra can be summarised as a family of voluntary rituals modeled on those of the Vedas
Tirumurai – an important Tamil twelve volume compendium which consists of Ancient Tamil Saivite works.
Thiruvasagam –one of the most important Tamil Saivite scripture sung by the great saint ‘manicavasagar’. This work was written by God Shiva himself.
Thirukovai – an important Tamil Saivite scripture sung by manicavasagar and again written by God Shiva himself.
Tevaram – an important Tamil Saivite scripture.
Thiruvilayadal Puranam – an important Tamil Saivite scripture written by Paranjyothi munivar which describes the 64 divine plays of God Shiva in “Madurai” as “Sokkanadhar”(spouse of Goddess Minakshi.
Tirukkural – an important smriti scripture in South India
Tirumantiram – an important Tamil Saivite work of religious poerty
Thiruvarutpa – an important Tamil Saivite scripture written by last great siddha-saint Vallalar.
Upanishad (उपनिषद्): Part of the Hindu Śruti scriptures which primarily discuss meditation and philosophy
Veda (वेद): Vedas are texts without start and end
Vijnana Bhairava Tantra – a teaching where Bhairavi (Parvati) asks Bhairava (Lord Shiva) to reveal the essence of the way one has to tread on the path to the realization of the highest reality – the state of Bhairava.
Vachanamrut – Essence of the teachings of Swaminarayan. This scripture is a list of assemblies given by Shriji Maharaj in various places such as Gadhadã
Yajurveda (यजुर्वेदः): One of the four Vedas
Yoga Sutra (योग सूत्र): One of the six darshanas of Hindu or Vedic schools and
Yoga Yajnavalkya (योगयाज्ञवल्क्य): a classical treatise on yoga traditionally attributed to sage Yajnavalkya.