Cup of Nirvana Philosophical and Contemplative Explorations

Recommended Readings

Below are recommended readings in various scriptural texts (sastras) and scholarly works that provide overviews and outlines of Indian Philosophy. Clicking on the images will redirect you to a book vender to purchase the relevant text. For further more specialized reading suggestions, see Vedanta Philosophy  Recommended Readings and Gaudiya Vaishnavism – Recommended Readings at

The Vedas and Upanishads


Epic Literature

The Bhagavad Gita

The Puranas

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada’s Srimad Bhagavatam

Indian Philosophy and Religion


Recommended Readings in Yoga – Forthcoming July 2013


Recommended Readings in Buddhism – Forthcoming July 2013