is a list of links to websites with information I reference a lot for
research on my books, and a long list of websites with ebooks
spiritual and religious ebook sites
& Sacred Text Ebook
This unusual site makes Project Gutenberg free
e-book classics available for download together with reviews of those
from Amazon.com. Includes
links to buy a hard copy
desired. Access books by author, title,
a thousand free
e-books for the Pocket PC & the PC (LIT files formatted for
Amazon.com reviews. A selection of both
site owner Peter Shanks, who personally formatted many.
A page of links to some recent books from living authors available free
many controversial authors & titles here.
Sam ebooks Free
searchable e-books. Some classic literature, US Govt
reports, legislative, legal, judicial & political documents.
registration & downloading the free askSam
software to use. Check
file size before
e-books, as some can be very large. www.asksam.com/ebooks/
an eclectic mix of news about magazines,
books, reports & other reading and viewing material. The e-book
offers online access to a varied range of intelligent, non-fiction
in some cases PDF downloads.
of Public Domain classic books or Creative Commons licensed texts. In XHTML, for your Web browser.
English, some German. From Philipp Lenssen
of Stuttgart. www.authorama.com/
Catalogue of Electronic Texts
is a collection of public domain documents from American and English
literature as well as Western philosophy. You can search for and
from the collection & also search their content, & even
on-the-fly PDFs for offline reading or printing.
e-Print "preprints" in physics, mathematics, biology,
finance, statistics, nonlinear sciences, and computer sciences. From
University with assistance from the National Science Foundation (USA),
National Institute for Theoretical Physics (USA) and the University of
(Australia). Formats include PDF, PostScript, and DVI. Gives open
over half a million e-prints.
There are mirror sites in Australia,
Brazil, China, France, Germany,
UK, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Russia, Spain, Taiwan,
mainly French and Swiss-authored e-texts, across a broad range of
Literature, Science & the Arts. In .html &. rtf
versions. Also many links
to famous works
Dutch & English too. Prepared or linked for the Web by the
Geneva. Expand your mind & education here.
Encyclopedia of World History and The Harvard Classics are among many
texts offered at this award-winning site. Many classic reference works
authors place free electronic versions of their works here, usually the
first novel or novels in an ongoing series. More than forty writers are
represented, essentially in the Science Fiction/Fantasy genres. You can
read them online, or download zipped file versions in HTML, Microsoft
or RTF formats. Registration is requested.
site features a select list of specialised
websites related to literature, including free online e-books.
than 2,000 free classic texts, plus reference books, biographies and
research works. In
HTML format, readable by your
A Latin e-library. Includes Bibliothecae
proponent Musa adiuvante
in lingua Latina
Free travel guides & academic books for students, in PDF
texts are sponsored by in-book advertisements, and are mostly in
a few others in Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish. Note that these are
downloads, more suitable for broadband.
have 1,500 classic titles available, for Palm or other handheld devices.
Electronic Texts). Over
one thousand Irish
historical & cultural texts, in Irish, Latin, Anglo-Norman
English. Presented in HTML, with a
database. An initiative of University
Republic of Ireland.
Cognitive Sciences Eprint*
wide variety of papers in psychology,neuroscience,
linguistics, philosophy, biology, medicine, anthropology and computer
Material dates back as far as 1950, although most of it dates since
Works of William Shakespeare
but minus his poetry at
The plays can be read either as a continuous text
or by individual scenes. For
reading online, in
University Library Historical Monographs
Comprises 441 general monographs made available
for online viewing as TIFF images, for personal or research use only.
include English, Dutch, French, German, Latin, Portuguese
& Spanish. A
fascinating mishmash of topics,
750 free e-books
representing more than 400
authors, formatted for both Microsoft Reader and Mobipocket.
classic American and
British fiction, U.S. history,
children's literature, Shakespeare, African-American documents and more.
title or subject
. From Diesel eBooks.
Digital Book Index
of Electronic books,
and documents." The Digital Book Index provides links to more than
full-text digital books from more than 1,800 commercial and
publishers, universities, and private sites. You can search this site byauthor,
or browse by
subjects or specific publisher lists. Please note however that not all
is free. An
extremely useful resource however for
students and scholars.
Jack Cross's Electronic Archive A
collection of Dr
Cross's writings, plus major historical works deposited with the
Library. Many are PDFs. Under "Fragments of our Lives: Primary
Sources" includes many of the seminal historical source documents of
modern Western world, from Homer's The
Odyssey and The
& The History of
Anglo Saxon Chronicle and key
works by Dante, Milton, Goethe,
Library of the Commons (DLC) An
of international literature on "the commons" (i.e.
is held in common or by a community).
useful features for both readers and
contributing authors. Includes a full-text
Library of articles, papers, and
dissertations, a Working Paper Archive of author-submitted papers, and
relevant references. http://dlc.dlib.indiana.edu
Library for Earth System Education:
educational resources. Items are also organized into themes or
broadly as environmental, geographical, geological, oceanographical
and other physical sciences; space science and technology; policy and
educational issues and the philosophy of science. Resources are not
site but in a variety of collaborating collections. Funded
the National Science Foundation (USA).
Library of Information Science and
repository of over 1,400 electronic resources in many subject areas,
Library and Information Science (LIS), digital Web disciplines and
Technology (IT). Contains published and unpublished papers, data sets
instructional and help materials, pathfinder ,
& bibliographies. So far in English only. User registration
access some areas. In
HTML or PDF.
Around thirty-six authors ranging from Aesop to
Sun Tzu, with huge representation of Arnold Bennett, Anton Chekhov,
Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Jack London, Edgar Allan Poe &
Wilde, plus a goodly measure of Ambrose Bierce, Jules Verne, Jane
Mark Twain. www.readasily.com/
is a huge,
non-profit home to amateur
Fantasy/Sci-Fi literature and art, plus some How -To Guides and fan
site holds over half a million works of art & literature by
Science Fiction/Fantasy artists and writers. Formerly
a Swedish computer society, Lysator.
E Server Bit
mind flip might be an exaggeration, but there is certainly nothing
this large (over 35,000) & contemporary collection of online
texts & resources. Based at the University of
The illustrated subject links are a nice touch too.
Text Collections in Western European
site for literary texts in Western European languages other than
Languages include Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Galician,
Greek, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Old Norse, Portuguese,Romanian,
Spanish & Swedish.
Texts On The Internet
links page with over sixty entries. For some light relief, check out
Shakespearean Insult Generator.
transition to a new, automated site version, so only a limited amount
previous site is available at present. Prior
to" free e-books and manuscripts, historical documents &
religion & magik,
audio readings and
more.." Multilingual site - languages include English, Italian, French,
German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Sanskrit, Hebrew, Latin.
The inner search engine actually translates into three languages:
Italian and (surprisingly!) Latin.
plain text, RTF, HTML, downloadable as.zip files, or as PDFs.
Solutions Software Company
have a great free e- book site, with books downloadable to your PC:
for people who think".
forget to check out the children's page there, for wonderful classic
young & old. In
Microsoft Reader and Mobipocket
historical documents from Europe (including Russia, Belarus and
Facsimiles and Translations.
Presented as: Prehistoric & Ancient Europe,Medieval
& Renaissance Europe, Europe
Supranational Region, and some forty-seven national jurisdictions
tiny Andorra to the major states to Vatican City.
This recent (Nov.2008) resource, still in Beta, represents an ambitious
pan-European project co-funded by the European Union. It provides links
4 million digital items in text, picture, sound or video forms held by
contributing European institutions (libraries, archives, museums,
& research institutes). www.europeana.eu/portal/
prepared to be read in the FlipViewer
Software Page). A
visual format especially suitable for displaying albums of images etc.
Thousands of free titles in text and HTML file formats. Some titles are
also available for purchase as Franklin Reader formatted e-books.
Novels Online and Free Online Cyberbooks Over
fifty new novels
ranging over many genres, including SF/Fantasy, mystery, romance, humour
and lots more. A
gift from new
authors seeking your attention.
How about Isildur,
Brian K. Crawford's Lord of the Rings prequel? Either
as HTML or asdownloadable
browsing here may be addictive...
From Aeschylus to Virginia Woolf - links to online works, in
English translation, by more than 130 classic authors. Please check for
copyright restrictions (which may in a few cases apply for other than
redoubtable effort from Ken Roberts of
Books and Classics
Provides free HTML online versions of many famous authors from before
BC to the 20th Century. Linked
with Amazon.com for
print offerings of the titles.
More than 440 mainly Greco-Roman texts, with some Chinese and Persian. By 59 different authors.
translation. For online
reading, some downloads available.
Public Library Over
books available online. The Internet Public Library's Mission Statement
The Internet Public Library
is a public
service organization and learning/teaching environment at the
Michigan School of Information. The IPL Online Texts Collection
20,000 titles that can be browsed by author, by title, or by Dewey Decimal Classificationwww.ipl.org/reading/books
University of Nevada's Reno Libraries offer
links to about 1500 free online academic journals, on almost 100
alphabetically. A wonderful public resource.
Online Library - historic and modern biology books
Over 400 books on biological subjects, many currently out of print and
hard to obtain. Mostly German authors, but luminaries such as Charles
also present. In German, with some English and French (a few works are
enough to be in Latin). Online, in text chapters or as individual
pages. Browse the collection by author, title, category
or publication date. Site presented in English and German versions.
of digital literary texts from famous, mostly U.S.authors.
May be read online, printed, or downloaded for further study.
Free e-books for PDAs +. At last count about 24,000 public domain
from Project Gutenberg and elsewhere. They're available here either to
online in plain text, or formatted to download for the Adobe Reader,
Palm Doc, iSilo,
and other softwares.
e-books for your mobile phone (cellphone), including the iPhone. For
(PlayStation Portable)-friendly e-books,
or use the simple FIND box. The database is derived from an expanded
improved version of Princeton University's WordNet.
Both UK & US spellings here - a goodie!
have lots of free documents in a multiplicity of categories and a
of formats for Palms & other PDAs. Award-winning
ambitious & generous plan to make all Massachusetts Institute
Technology course materials available on the Internet, for free
Materials for 1900 courses are now accessible (the (project began at
end of September 2003). Materials are in English, but a number are also
available in Spanish & Portuguese. Presented
Course list at
Read over 3,000 National Academy science,
engineering, and health texts free online - others are for purchase.
also buy print copies if you wish. These e-books represent the cream of
research & policy opinion in these fields. Texts are presented
fully-searchable "Open Book" format, which also allows for page
browsing & internal links. Open Book" is HTML, &
format is prepared so that you can send people an individual page
an URL. PDFs are also available. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences
Digital Library of Theses and
Links to digital theses/dissertations
available in Australia, Canada, many European nations, Hong Kong,
This University of Pennsylvania site offers access links to more than
35,000 books online. Plain presentation, but well worth the browse.
Medieval and Classical Library
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle to Yvain,
or The Knight With the Lion,
including such works as: The Lay of the Cid, The Song of Roland, the Nibelungenlied,
the High History of the Holy Graal,
sagas, some Chaucer & much else besides. In HTML for reading
download in PKZIP v.2.04g compressed format. Thanks to Douglas B.
Systems & the University of California at Berkeley.
this archive was founded
in 1976. High-quality,
research and teaching. More than 2,500
over 25 different languages. A premium
resource. Public domain texts
are freely available from the
catalogue and may be downloaded in a number of different formats. Some
require the user to obtain the written permission of the original
State University Electronic
Classics Site: "
The Labyrinth" PSU's
e-books are presented as .pdf
(Portable Document Format). Read them with the Adobe Reader.
1997, the site offers many classical works of literature in English,
original works published by Penn. State Uni.
great classical digital library site, with Greek & Latin texts,
commentaries, an atlas, coin images, art, archaeology and more.
of Washington, Seattle, provides this library of Latin texts, readable
web browser. In
HTML & TeX
subset of ASCII). Thirteen
classical Latin authors represented.
Tamil Digital Library under preparation by
So far over 240 works in Tamil script are
available, in TSCII (Tamil Script Code for Information Interchange)
Tamil classic works predominate so far. Use a Unicode font with Tamil
charset in your
browser preferences to read here.
electronic editions of
old Nordic literature on the Internet. Since 1992.
than 300 titles, mostly in
Swedish, Norwegian, Danish &
Many sites featuring free or for-purchase texts
formatted for Palm readers.
offers around 4,700 downloadable public domain e-books, classified
alphabetically by author. They're all .pdf
you can have them either as standard PDF or mobile versions for a small
(with five times as many pages).
collection of around
forty leading classic novels, in
English, as PDF files. There are no restrictions on the non-commercial
these quality editions.
Free eBooks area
Recent asset for popular classic novels in the
PDF format - nearly seventy here.
Also offers nitroPDF
alternative to Adobe.
2009 site offering a collection of 4,000+ classic, public domain titles
arranged alphabetically by author surname, forename and title.
section too. Texts are in PDF format for the Adobe Reader and other PDF
readers. No registration required.
More than forty free e- books (mostly
popular classics) in over a dozen genres, prepared for the PocketPC
in Microsoft Reader (.lit format). These editions are under a creative
so they can also be
copied or given away freely
(unaltered and for non-commercial purposes). The home page is available
Project Gutenberg is the original free digital library of books no
copyright. So you'll find a great many classic literary texts here. The
Gutenberg collection now exceeds 28,000 books. The whole collection
a monumental effort in unpaid, unselfish, labour
since 1971. www.gutenberg.org
of the work of established and aspiring writers (e.g. poetry, book
excerpts, short stories & plays), presented as a blog. Also
around 70 classic books online as text, many also as audio.
offers nearly 6,000 e-text titles in 32
categories, all free. All formatted for Palm OS devices.
selection of free classic novels, stories, plays and non-fiction
read online, from over 3,500 authors. Browse the author list for your favourites.
And Health Library Free
public library offering books on holistic agriculture (around 80
works), holistic health, self-sufficient living, and personal
many free e-books available at: http://scorpiusdigital.com/freebooks/index.html
Only in Microsoft Reader however.
Roberts' site for authors & readers. Free
books in a range of genres, e.g. romance, adventure, westerns, kids
stories. As exe
files or PDFs, or read some online in HTML.
Library (under development)
"The principal benefit of the Universal Library will be to
supplement the formal education system by making knowledge available to
who can read and has access." A project of Carnegie Mellon University
& the governments of China & India - much of the
in the latter two countries. The million books project will have
content in many Indian and Chinese languages, as well as English. For
information about this far-reaching initiative see:
of California eScholarship
collection generously includes over 500 books on scholarly topics
for general public access. Online in chapters, for
of Virginia Electronic Text Center has
more than 10,000 publicly accessible texts inthirteen
languages (& over 164,000 publicly available images). These
available to web browsers, but in addition there are 2,000 + e-books
(in English) for MS Reader & Palm Reader.
"The Virtual Library is the oldest catalog of the web, started by
Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of html and the Web itself. Unlike
catalogs, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile
of key links for particular areas in which they are expert…"
primary categories to check out, or use the
eBook Library .
For a small
annual fee, offers access to over 500,000 PDF e-books and e-documents,
7,000 mp3 audio books. From
the World Electronic
Foundation, based in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Links to over 2,200 free e-books in html, for reading online. In
broad categories, also includes journals & magazines.
recent site, a worthy private effort from Mrs
aims to supply much
free classic literature in English. Contents include nearly 7,000
greatest novels, short stories, essays, poems and some non-fiction. For reading online, in chapters.
of topics include health and
fitness, computing, pets, parenting, sports, entertainment and more.
books are prepared as downloadable zip files that you unzip to read
They show you relevant Amazon books you might like to read as well.
ten thousand online e-books, in plain text.
in order of popularity
or search for title.
Spiritual, and Metaphysical books
Egyptian Pantheon Names
& other information on the gods
of old Egypt.
Book of the Dead
- The Papyrus of Ani;
Egyptian Book of the Dead.
and the Serpent
myth of creation.
The Asian Classics Input Project works to preserve disappearing books
containing the great ideas of the Eastern half of humanity, and to make
books and ideas accessible to the world at large. Downloadable mainly
text & rtf files. Includes ACIP Release V: World.Wide.Wisdom.
200 previously unreleased
titles from the classics of
traditional Asian philosophy in the Tibetan language.
and other books, articles etc.
To read online,
or downloadable as text,
Word documents. A
Baha'i library Online.
Hidden Words of Baha'u'llah
with a FLASH version also. Both at: www.upliftingwords.org/writings/hiddenwords
These Buddhist texts may be read online with the Adobe Reader or
thereof. Texts are presently available in English (UK & US
French, German, Spanish
& Japanese. The
also be downloaded as zipped .pdf
& other content for online reading in HTML. Includes
Dharma Stories, lessons, verses, poems.
Mountain Reading Room
from Buddhist books and articles, plus notes, talks and verses.
Provides access to an extensive collection of Buddhist texts and
the range of Buddhist schools and traditions (Theravada, Mahayana,
Zen, Chan, Pure Land, Jodo
for reading online. Includes modern (early 20th century)
the Buddhist Canon, plus texts of Northern & Southern Buddhist schools,Tibetian
Buddhism and much
Buddhist e-books and resources for online reading.
for Studies in Caodaism
Online full text Cao Dai scriptures & books, articles,
audio-visuals, in Vietnamese, French & English. Includes
information on the history, organization, philosophy and practice of Caodaism.
Australian archive in
HTML, thanks to Cong-Tam Dao of the University of Sydney.
Holy Bible (King James version)
for online reading.
NET Bible (New English Translation) a
completely new translation of the Bible. Includes
thousands of hyperlinked (clickable) translator's notes (which may
theological opinion). Online in HTML.
Bible, New International Version Online,
Note usage restrictions as explained at the top of the Biblegateway
Holy Bible, Douay-Rheims Version,
from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, in HTML
& New Testaments of the Bible
formatted for your
mobile device or mobile/cell phone. Old Testament & New
download each. King James version.
Vulgate Bible, for Palm
download requires a Palm DOC reader. Find under "L" in the many Bible
versions available free at:
and New Testament books in groups,
format, zipped. www.antioch.com.sg/edgar/bibledoc.html
Testament TNIV version to search,
browse and read online, in plain text.
Downloads for Palm OS, Pocket PC,
Smartphone and some Symbian devices
of Bible versions, plus reader software, available in English, plus
Arabic, Basque, Byzantine & modern Greek, Chinese, Czech,
Esperanto, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latin,
Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog. Also
other historical versions e.g,
Bible. Many other free Christian resources
others available to buy.
search of New International Version,
in 19 languages.
Bible, text search of Revised Standard
Bible, text search of New American Standard
Classics Ethereal Library
significant Christian works. Especially in
English, but with some Russian & Chinese e-texts,
plus a few in Latin, Greek, French, German, Czech, Italian &
Markup Language, an XML variant), or in HTML. Also as online facsimile,
text, Open eBook, Palm DocBook,
formats. Some MP3 audio files also. Browse collection by author, title,
subject, language, format or tag. From Calvin
- Online versions of Christian Latin texts from Abelard to Thomas
(1914 edition), for online reading or consultation. Hyperlinked.
Catholic devotional works
formatted for Palm OS and MS Word.
Works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans.
Wittenberg's Lutheran Electronic Archive:
gives priority to documents written by Luther or about Luther.
by other Lutherans and Lutheran churches or organizations are produced
lesser extent. The majority of the works are in HTML or text format.
Walther Library also provides links to a
broader range of Protestant and Lutheran works at:
Library, an encyclopædia
Note: For an explanation of the current relationships among the Coptic,
Orthodox and Ethiopian churches see: http://mb-soft.com/believe/txn/coptic.htm
New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers. In
HTML. Some 150 texts here, a substantial
- a "Hypertext Encyclopedia of Early Church History," up to the
Reformation. This site is archival in nature. It contains Short Essays,
Essays and a cross-indexed timeline.
of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Saints (Mormons) The
Book of Mormon,
online by chapters in HTML. Downloadable version (.pdb
file) for Palm & Windows CE devices also
available. Other Mormon e-texts here too, viz.
Covenants, Pearl of Great Price, Study Helps.
Gospel of Thomas
Translation" of the Gospel of Thomas, by Stephen Patterson and Marvin
of Thomas commentary
Gnostic Society Library A
comprehensive collection of Gnostic texts online. Over
Gnostic writings and anti-Gnostic patristic texts.
audio lectures in RealAudio &mp3 formats.
All the texts may
searched across using the Gnosis Archive Index search
Warning - this gets complicated.
Meaning, that which is to be desired. Much
concentrated & timeless wisdom here.
Click on the image to
Summary of the fullest version of the ancient
text, written by the oldest-known named human author, Shin-eqi-unninni.
version derived from twelve stone tablets in the Akkadian
language found at Nineveh in the ruins of the library of Ashurbanipal,
Assyria 669-633 B.C.
to be mankind's oldest scriptures, and considered by Hindus to be a
revelation of God. Read online in HTML. In 7 parts
chapters. English translation by Professor Raimon
the Vedic Experience
Collection of online HTML Hindu e-books and PDFs, many free.
audio versions in16 languages,
or as HTML in English
at present contains the four Vedas as a zipped Word file for
downloading, plus Vedas Exerpts,
Upanishads, as Word files. Plus
over 200 Upanishads and some Puranas
planned, and the Puranas
in English as a
- The Texts
means, “be seated at the feet of the Guru to receive the
teaching.“ Available individually online,
downloadable gathered as one PDF file. www.naiveinspirations.com/
- Transliteration Key
classic Hindu texts as PDF files in Sanskrit, some with Roman script
versions. Some audio lectures as streaming mp3 also.
on Hinduism for reading on this award-winning site.
number of spiritual and sacred texts,
including the Bible, the Koran, Plato and some Hindu scriptures,
Dutch, from an overall philosophical basis of the Advaita
Vedanta tradition of India. In PDF.
Tolerance of Hinduism
novel illustrating precepts and
Hinduism. As a PDF.
in four side-by-side English translations; plus versions in up to
by chapters for
electronically scanned version of M. H. Shakir's
English translation of the Holy Qur'an, as published by Tahrike
Qur'an, Inc., in
searchable SGML form.
original Arabic, downloadable as a full e-reader software program with
for various fonts and font sizes, 2D animations, MP3 audio sounds,
engine, text color, underline color, tags etc,
prepared by Samir Alicehajic
English and German translations are included in the "Islam 7.02"
version software. Bosnian, Dutch, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese
Turkish translations which may be imported into the above software are
available. An online HTML English Koran translation, plus Hadith
the Prophet) also feature on this site.
version 2.7. Supports
Multiple Qur'an Languages,
Remote Recitation, Manuscripts.
Size: 4.21 MB, an .exe file.
Multilingual Hadith software as developed by Jamal Al-Nasir.
Full Arabic text of Ahadith
agreed upon by
and Muslim is built into
this Hadith Viewer, along
with an English translation. English translation of a collection of
over 1900 Ahadith
compiled by Imam Nawawi
also provided. Supports
plug-in Hadith collections
(Sayings and Traditions)
A variety of texts
online in HTML, some audio also.
of the Prophets
(as a :
2.65 MB Self Extracting EXE file).
Islamic Digital Library
project to create a centralized repository of knowledge on Islam and
communities which is authoritative, comprehensible & reliable".
This Malaysian initiative includes books, manuscripts, multimedia,
articles & conference papers. Users need to register.
Terrorism: The Ritual of the Devil,
free titles available as online e-books in HTML or download as .pdf
books online in HTML, from noted Turkish author Harun
titles available in
English here. Other languages accessible
(Revised 2001 edition). View online in HTML. Or download chapter by
chapter in Text or MS Word, or the entire encyclopedia as a zipped file.
Tragedy of Al-Zahra' by
translated from the Arabic by Yasin
(Al-Zahra' refers to Fatima,
daughter of the prophet Muhammed,
became the wife
of the Imam Ali). Online
(currently seven, more are planned) are offered here in English for
downloading in PDF format. From the "Islamic
the Way of the Heart
"The Ways to God are as numerous as the breaths of humankind." -Sufi
e-books in German and
from the Diwan
Sutras - Akaranga
Sutra and Kalpa
Sutra, plus a
variety of other Jain texts.
in plain text and HTML.
Bible or Tanakh
equivalent to the
Christian Old Testament, and has three parts, Torah, Nevi'im
(the Written Torah) is the Pentateuch, the first five books of the
Bible. The Nevi'im
the Prophets -
Samuel, Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the Twelve Minor Prophets.
Writings, including Psalms and
Proverbs, Esther and Ecclesiastes, Daniel, Chronicles, Ruth, and the
poetry of Song of Songs. If you take the T (from Torah), the N (from Nevi'im)
and the K (from Ketuvim),
and put them together in one word, you have TNK. Add some vowels and it
versions of the Torah, Nevi'im
available in English with some useful further information at:
English translations, including a useful scholarly version (Kaplan)
hyperlinked translator's notes.
Aramaic versions should be available from this site also, www.breslov.com/bible/
in four HTML language
Hebrew, Aramaic, English and parallel Hebrew and English.
version available for
Book-by-book printer-friendly version and MP3 recordings of the books
Hebrew Bible also provided, plus The JPS Bible for the Palm Pilot. A
encyclopedia as well, in a single ZIP in English, and other Torah
hours of commentary, stories, poetry etc,
RealAudio or downloadable audio format, plus some text. Describes
itself as "The first world-wide Jewish audio since Mount Sinai".
Torah -- Commentaries.
Many sources online -
provides links to a huge variety of divrei
(Hebrew books by rabbis) as Adobe .pdfs.
old and out of print Hebrew books in PDf
for free. As
well there are some audio shiurim
A collection of illuminating proverbs and sayings from around the
available in two ways.
random proverbs and sayings online in HTML. Also as free e-books for
readers, and (in beta) for iPods.
Spiritual e-books Including
from the Heart, Beyond
and Gifts with No Giver.
download, or elsewhere on the site to read online in HTML format.
5 e-books referring to the Ascension meditation
technique of this group, claiming spiritual lineage from the Apostle
As PDF files for download.
religion of nature. Basic
beliefs and Belief
of Expressionism (Chiropractic)
5.27Mb PDF download
requiring the Adobe
and Health with the Key to the
by Mary Baker Eddy, to read online in HTML
a dozen free e-books available (link at
top) covering a range of New Age, Psychic and Spiritual subjects and
issues. Reincarnation and karma are major themes. Online
of Amen Ra. Online in HTML,
self-extracting .exe file (instructions on site) for Windows,
&Pocket PC. www.summum.us/philosophy/book.shtml
A large collection in plain text, including books by Blavatsky, Judge, Tingley,
introductory manuals on theosophy and material on the world's sacred
Milk Is White A
synthesis of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism and the author's own
insights. This book is a very large file (almost 3 MB in Word, 1.7 MB
so if you don't have broadband patience is required - one of the
extolled here. In Microsoft Word format and PDF; may be opened while
saved to your hard disk.
(excerpts), the Nihongi
(Shinto Rituals). PlusThe
Book of Tea
& other texts.
text form, the thirty one ragas.
writings - IN HTML, English with
other works. Further links to a wide
variety of Taoist
texts and commentaries.
of Zen texts. In
html or plain text.
collected words online. Pithy
and provocative. In plain text.
& much else
internationalism -from Russia with love,
in English, some classic & Modern Zen texts.
casting those horror messages from your PC's operating system into a
spiritual plane of thought.
Provide the complete text of the Avesta,
the most ancient scriptures of Zoroastrianism, as
well as many Pahlavi scriptures. It also includes information about the
other useful information for students
of Zoroastrian religion.
Sacred Text Archive
Spanish language audiobooks,
only. The text is available also. As mp3s for
play online. Says one fan: Alba tiene
de angel, es
Some classic, mostly Western European works, read in Italian. You may
listen online free (more suitable for broadband). In
mp3 or ogg
Many classics of literature available, in 25 categories (including
Crime Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Westerns,
Martial Arts, Spy Stories, Historical & Humour).
a few non-fiction items.
All as mp3 files. However
only files playing at 8
Kb/sec files are free. Requires
registration, & the supply of some personal
Classical Literature at Bedtime
The Cat and the Mouse
to the Pillow Book,
Japanese language audiobooks as mp3 files, most with a Creative Commons
a modest and helpful soul.
Some have links to the e-text.
Fiction, non-fiction, poetry & dramatic works are available
are free audiobooks from the
public domain, and you'll
find many of your old favourites
also welcome to record individual book chapters or whole books. A constantly growing mega-site (1,500
books available at
than 170 authors and over 300 works represented here in mp3, from the
French literature. Some
Greek & Latin texts
too, and more
modern Western classics from Shakespeare to the brothers Grimm.
Another new Spanish language site (mid-2008) offers many popular
audio form, todo
mp3 y completamente
gratis (all in mp3
completely free). Classics,
history, unpublished works and more.
Unless otherwise specified,
content is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.
A large collection of works by both Russian and European authors, read
550 German language
audiobooks in mp3, from
around 150 authors. Mostly German and European literature, with text
often included. For
download at CD quality.
format files are open source audio of a
fidelity than mp3.
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