English Books

English books now available from the Trust (Revised prices as of 1st January 2019)

  • The Three Acharyas – Sankara, Ramanuja and Madhva (a compilation of articles) 68 pages, Rs. 50
  • The Teachings of the Buddha (articles on Buddhism published in ‘The Aryan Path’) 117 pages, Rs. 100
  • Temples: Icons and Rituals (comprising of ‘Icons and Images in Indian Temples’ and ‘Temple Rituals’) 167 pages, Rs. 100
  • Jainism in South India 130 pages, Rs. 100
  • Introducing Sanskrit Rs. 60
  • Adhyatma rasa ranjani (A translation of the text by Vishnutirtha, Adavi Acharya) 26 pages, Rs. 20
  • The Hill Shrine of Tirupati (A comprehensive account of the history of the shrine, the evolution of the temple complex, and the mode of worship) 260 pages, Rs. 200
  • The Saint of Sringeri (A translation of ‘sarada peethada manikya’ by Sri S. A. Karthik) Rs. 200
  • Writings of Sankara’s Advaita (comprising ‘jeevanmukti in advaita’, ‘consciousness in advaita’, and ‘Sankara -a psychological study’ plus the articles ‘the psychological standpoint of Sankara’, and ‘psychological speculations of Sankara’) 372 pages, Rs. 400
  • Development of Psychological Thought in India & Elements of Early Buddhist Psychology, 250 pages, Rs. 500
  • Social Institutions among the Hindus and other related writings, 116 pages, Rs. 300 (in printing)
  • Origins of Indian Thought and other writings 220 pages, Rs. 400
  • The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita, (Aphorisms composed by the author that highlight the teaching of the Gita) 286 pages, Rs. 350
  • Writings on Buddhism, (comprising ‘Buddha and the dharma’ and ‘Buddha’s first discourse’ and the articles ‘telakathaha gatha’ and ‘sumangala gatha’), 166 pages, Rs. 200
  • The Message of the Bhagavad Gita, (300 important verses and their meaning, complemented by various commentaries), 310 pages, Rs. 350
  • The Indian Temple: Its Meaning, (The structure and symbolism of the temple), 152 pages, Rs. 250
  • The Enlightenment of Ashtavakra, (Translation and excerpts from ‘tripura rahasya’), 145 pages, Rs. 250  (in printing)
  • Pratima Kosha, (The Encyclopedia of Indian Iconography) 6 Volumes (ebook), Rs. 700
  • Rgveda Darshana, (A traditional interpretation in English) 13 volumes, Rs. 6000
  • Salagrama Kosha, (Their significance in hindu tradition) 2 volumes, Rs. 2000
  • Art and Architecture of Indian Temples, 3 Volumes, Rs. 2000

Comprehensive list of books by Prof. SKR. (Please note, many are out of print)

Monographs and Articles:

  • A Note on the Hindu Approach to Death, Religion and Society – 1971
  • A Tantrik Poem on Sri Sarada of Sringeri, Tattvaloka
  • An Essay in Psychological Axiomatics, JAIIMH – 1959
  • Buddhism in Burma, Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society – 1959; Surama – 2013
  • Chos: the Unique Dharma of Tibet, Journal of Dharma
  • Conception of Stress in Indian Thought, NIMHANS Journal – 1983
  • Crime And Punishment, Dr. V Parameshwara Charitable Trust
  • Human Situation, IIWC transaction
  • Indian Cultural Heritage, 48p, Vi. Si. Sampada – 2003
  • Introducing Sanskrit (Grammar), College of Oriental Studies, – 1968
  • Introduction to Mathematical Psychology, AIIMH – 1959
  • Lam Rim Chen Mo, A Tibetan classic, IIWC – 1987
  • Mahavir Jayanti Speech, The Aryan Path – 1963
  • Mind in Bhela Samhita, Callison College Study Centre
  • Psychological Speculations of Sankara, Scientia – 1953; Surama – 2013
  • Psychology of Laya, Percussive Arts Centre
  • Religion and Fine Arts
  • Rgveda: First Hymn
  • Specimens of Panini’s Poetry, Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society – 1959
  • The Conception of Nadi, Its Examination, Ancient Science of Life – 1984
  • The Conception of Saraswati, Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society – 1959
  • The Essentials of Indian Culture, 18p, BVB – 2001
  • The Essentials of Indian Culture, 27p, Vi. Si. Sampada – 2003
  • The Human Situation, IIWC-Transaction 64 – 1984
  • The Iconography Of Saraswati
  • The Indian Background of Tibetan Religion, Brahmavadin – 1976
  • Thoughts on Medical Ethics, Dr. V. Parameshvara Charitable Trust – 1994
  • Tibetan Medicine, Ancient Science of Life – 1982
  • Tibetan Outlook on Monastic Life, Journal of Dharma – 1978
  • Tyagaraja, Bharata Bharati – 1988
  • Professor M. Hiriyanna and Jivanmukti, ORI.

Books:

    • Adhyatma Rasa Ranjani, Surama – 2010
    • Agama Kosha, in 12 volumes, KRA – 1989-94, IBC – 2005
      • Vol 01 – Introduction
      • Vol 02 – Saiva and Sakta Agama
      • Vol 03 – Vaikhanasa Agamas
      • Vol 04 – Pancharatragama
      • Vol 05 – Devyagama
      • Vol 06 – Alaya and Aradhana
      • Vol 07 – Preparations for Puja
      • Vol 08 – Mudras in Puja
      • Vol 09 – Consecrations
      • Vol 10 – Nityarchana
      • Vol 11 – Utsavas
      • Vol 12 – Source Book
  • Art And Architecture Of Indian Temples, KRA – 1995
  • Ayurveda Parichaya, KRA – 2005
  • Belur, IBH – 1983
  • Bharateeya Pranama Paddhathi, KRA
  • Bhavanopanishad, KRA – 2002, Divine Books, Delhi – 2012
  • Buddha’s First Discourse, Mythic Society – 1962, Surama – 2013
  • Chitra Ramayana, MAP – 2003
  • Consciousness in Advaita, IBH – 1979, Surama – 2012
  • Darshanodaya or Early Indian Thought, KRA – 1999
  • Devalaya Vastu, KRA – 1997
  • Devalukonda Vadiraj, Directorate of Archeology – 1994
  • Devata Dhyana Malika, KRA
  • Devata Rupa Mala, 3 Volumes, KRA – 2003; Vasu – 2013
  • Development Of Psychological Thought In India, Kavyalaya – 1962; Surama – 2012
  • Dhyanashataka, KRA – 2002
  • Dhyana and Zen, KRA – 2006
  • Durga Kosha, KRA – 1997, IBC – 2008
  • Early Hoysala Art, A Pictorial Volume, KRA – 2005
  • Elements of Early Buddhist Psychology, 1957, Surama – 2012
  • Encyclopaedia of Indian Iconography, 3 Vol, IBC – 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Indian Medicine, 3 Volumes, Popular Prakashan – 1985-88
  • Enlightenment of Asthavakra, KRA – 2003
  • Essential Values of Indian Culture for Management, BVB – 1998
  • Folk Origins of Indian Temples, IBH – 1980
  • Ganapathi, CKP – 1989
  • Ganesha Kosha, KRA – 1992
  • Gatha Sataka, KRA; Surama Prakashana – 2013
  • Geetha Kosha – Trisati, KRA – 2001, Surama – 2013
  • Geethartha Sutrani, KRA – 2004, Surama Prakashana – 2013
  • Hanumath Kosha, 2 Vol, KRA – 2001-06; IBC – 2009
  • Human Values in Tibetan Tradition, BVB – 1998
  • Icons and Images of Indian Temples, IBH – 1981
  • Indian Iconography, IBH – 1981
  • Indian Temple Traditions, KRA – 1997
  • Internal Yajna, SAKSI – 2002
  • Jainism in South India, ORT – 1970, Surama – 2009
  • Jeevamukti in Advaita, IBH
  • Jinabhadra’s Manual of Meditation, ORT – 1971
  • Lalita Archana Chandrika, KRA – 2004, Divine – 2012
  • Lalita Kosha, KRA – 1991, IBC – 2008
  • Mandalas in Temple Worship, 2 Vol, KRA – 1990
  • Meditations on Lalita Sahasranama, KRA – 1990
  • Mirror of Self Realisation, KRA – 2005
  • Mysore Chitramala, CKP – 2004
  • Navagraha Kosha, 2 Vol, KRA – 1995, IBC – 2005
  • Om – The Ultimate Word, SAKSI – 2005
  • Origins of Indian Thought, BU – 1972
  • Pratima Kosha, 6 Vol, KRA – 1988-92, 3 Vol, IBC
  • Principles of Yagnavidhi, KRA – 1991
  • Purushasukta, SAKSI
  • Rgveda Darshana, 16 Vol, KRA – 1998 – 2005
    • Vol 01 – Introductory
    • Vol 02 – Interpretations
    • Vol 03 – Gayatri Mantra
    • Vol 04 – Purusha sukta
    • Vol 05 – Vishnu-suktani, Part 1
    • Vol 06 – Vishnu-suktani, Part 2
    • Vol 07 – Development of Vedic thought, Part 1
    • Vol 08 – Development of Vedic Thought, Part 2
    • Vol 09 – Vishnu-suktani, Part 3
    • Vol 10 – Sri Sukta
    • Vol 11 – Rg-arthasara, Part 1
    • Vol 12 – Rg-arthasara, Part 2
    • Vol 13 – The First Hymn to Agni
    • Vol 14 – Sayana’s Rg-Bhasyabhumika
    • Vol 15 – Sri Rudra Bhasya of Abhinava sankara
    • Vol 16 – Yaska’s Nirukta
  • Saligrama Kosha, 2 Vol, KRA – 1996, IBC – 2009, Surama – 2018
  • Shankara — a Psychological Study, Kavyalaya – 1960, Surama – 2012
  • Shankara and Adhyasa Bhashya, Abhijnana – 2002
  • Shiva Kosha, 2 Vol, KRA – 1998, IBC – 2008
  • Shri Tatva Nidhi, Vol. I on Ragamala Paintings, KUH – 1993
  • Social Institutions Among the Hindus, R&R – 1969, Surama – 2012
  • Sri Chakra – Its Yantra, Tantra and Mantra, KRA – 1982, IBC – 2008, Vasu – 2013
  • Sri Chakra, KRA – 1982, IBC – 1989
  • Sri Sukta, KRA – 1985, Divine – 2012
  • Sri Vidya Kosha, KRA – 2000, IBC – 2005, Vasu – 2013
  • Studies in Indian Psychology, AIIMH – 1958
  • Tantra of Sri Chakra, Sharada – 1983, IBC – 2008 Vasu – 2013
  • Tantra, Mantra, Yantra, AH – 1979, IBC – 2008, Vasu – 2013
  • Tantrik Practices In Srividya, KRA – 1990, IBC – 2005 Vasu – 2013
  • Tantrik Traditions In Tibet, IBC – 2002
  • Telakataha Gatha, 1957, Surama – 2013
  • Temple Rituals, IBH – 1985
  • Temples: Icons and Rituals, Surama – 2008
  • The Buddha’s First Discourse, Mythic Society, 1962, Surama – 2013
  • The Compendium On Ganesha, IBC – 2005
  • The Gommata Colossus, IBH – 1981
  • The Hill Shrine Of Vengadam, KRA – 1993, Sri Vikhanasa Trust – 2010
  • The Hill Shrine Of Tirupati, Surama – 2011
  • The Idea of Sarvodaya, 1948
  • The Teachings of the Buddha, Surama – 2008
  • The Three Acharyas, Surama – 2008
  • The Vital Force in Health and Disease, MH – 1984, IBC – 2002
  • Tibetan Meditation, AH – 1979
  • Tibetan Tantric Tradition, AH – 1977
  • Vastu Shilpa Kosha, 3 Vol, KRA – 2001-03; IBC – 2012
  • Venkatappa, K, Directorate of Kannada and Culture – 1988
  • Vishnu Kosha, KRA – 1998, IBC – 2009, Vasu – 2013
  • Vrukshayurveda, KRA – 1993
  • Yantras, IBC – 1988
  • Yoga and Tantra and Tantra in India and Tibet, 2 Vol, KRA – 2000
  • Zen and Dhyana, KRA – 2005

Key to publishers:

Surama – Surama Prakashana, the publication wing of the SKR Memorial Trust
ORI – Oriental Research Institute, Mysore
ORT – Oriental Research Trust
SAKSI – SAKSI Publications
AH – Arnold Heinemann
BU – Bangalore University
KUH – Kannada University, Hampi
R&R – Rao & Raghavan
KRA – Kalpataru Research Academy, Bangalore
IBC – Indian Book Center
IBH – India Book House
IIWC – Indisn Institute of World Culture
BVB – Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
MAP – Masti Adhyayana Pitha
Vasu – Vasu Publications, Delhi
CKP – Chitrakala Parishath
AIIMH – All India Insitute of Mental Health
MH – Modern Homeopaths