Shri Brihad Bharatiya Samaj Scholarships 2015 Application Essay


A.Q.M Salehuddin and Najmun Nisa Memorial Trust Offer Merit cum Means Scholarships to needy Assamese Muslim Students for post Higher Secondary Education. 21 BAGHARBARI ROAD, PANJABARI, GUWAHATI-781037 ASSAM

Aamir Mustafa Kidwai Trust Contact Person: Mrs Aziza Kidwai B-28, West End Colony, New Delhi – 110021; Tel. 011-24670009, Mob: 09868679107 Scheme: Financial assistance & scholarships for pursuing higher studies to needy and meritorious persons belonging to educationally backward minorities.

Aaghaz Educational Foundation Scholarship Forms for both Post Metric and Pre Metric school going children 4th Floor, Bank of India Bldg, (next to Ram Asrey Sweet Shop), Shahnajaf Road, Lucknow – 226001 Tel: 9335902671, 9415020212

Aga Khan Education Service, India Aga Khan Education Service, India C/o Diamond Jubilee High School for Boys Aga Hall Compound Mazagaon Mumbai 400010 Tel: (22) 23731811 / 23731701 / 23731852 Fax: (22) 23731488 Email: [email protected]

Aga Khan Foundation (UK) Aga Khan Foundation, Sarojini House, 6 Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi 110001 Scheme: University study in the UK for grad and post grad programmes

Agha Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77, Massacuhsetts Ave. Vomm 7-238, Cambridge M A 02139-4307 USA Scheme: Three scholarships awarded every year for research & investigation in Architecture of the Muslim world.

Ajmal Foundation Scholarships through Ajmal Talent Search Examination (Class III to XII); Apply by September end each year to appear in the exam. (Assam students only) Secretary, ATS Examination, College Road, Hojai, Nagaon, Assam – 782435, India,Tel. 03674-254514, Fax: 253199, Mob: 9435062706 E_mail: [email protected]

Al-Ameen Charitable fund Trust Super tannery (I) Ltd. Jajmau Road, Jajmau, Kanpur – 208 010 (U.P.) Scheme: Post Metric Scholarship for higher education

Al-Ameen Welfare Society Zakat scholarships to deserving poor Assamese Muslim students. Deserving post matriculation students already admitted to educational institutions are eligible. There is no last date for application as these are given as long as the funds last. Contact: K.Z.N.AHMED, 21 Bagharbari Road, Panjabari, Guwahati-781037,Assam

Al-Ameen Scholarship Trust (R) Ground Floor, Al-Ameen College Campus, Near Lalbagh Main Gate, Hosur Road, Bangalore – 560027. Phone: 080-2223 5626 Extn. 759

Al-Ikhlas Foundation Peer Jaleel Masjid, Raikhad, Ahmedabad – 380001 Tel. 079-25328079, 9924374810, 9377886601   [email protected] Education / Religious / Scholarships / Prizes

All India Talent Identification And Promotion Trust #7, SRK Garden, Jayanagar (E), Bangalore-41 Tel. 080-56969672, 6646861 Email: [email protected]; [email protected] Web:

American Alumni Association Vulcan Insurance Building, 1st Floor Veer Nariman Road Church Gate Mumbai 400 020 , Tel: (022) 2282 1413, 2282 1485

Apex Life Scholarship, The The Coordinator (SCI Deptt.) APEX Life International, No. 250, First Floor, Sant Nagar, East of Kailash, New Delhi – 110065 APEX Life Scholarships for the school and college students for higher studies in India and overseas.

Assam Government Scholarships Contact: Deputy Secretary, Government of Assam, Education Department (CTM), Kahalipara, Assam Study programme: Postgraduate study Applicant profile: Residents of Assam

Asma Foundation (Regd)Hospital Road Distt. Madhubani, Bihar 847211

B. D. GOENKA FOUNDATIONAddress: Express Building, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,New Delhi – 110002 Scholarship for Photography & Journalism Amount covers Rs 1,00,000/- each and a Citation

The Barakat Trust (UK) The Oriental Institute, The University of Oxford Oxford OX1 2LG , Tel: 00 44 (0) 1865 278069 Fax: 00 44 (0) 1865 278228,

Babu Rafiullah Khan Educational & Charitable Trust 19-B, Sarojini Naidu Marg, Allahabad-211001 Uttar Pradesh Phones: 2623423, 2622655 Gives admission 200 girls in Hamidia Girls Inter College, Allahabad and 300 children in Bibi Noor Jahan Begum Jr. High School, Ahmadpura, Shahjahanpur.

Basic Research, Education And Development (BREAD) Invites applications for financial aid from the students who had excelled in public exams, but could not afford to study further. During the year 2004-05, BREAD will offer scholarships in science and technology : Engineering, Computer Science, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Polytechnics, Mathematics and Sciences. BREAD and North South Foundation (NSF) have awarded over 2,000 Scholarships over the years. The eligibility criteria include : a family income of less than Rs,38,000 (Rs.26,000 in rural areas) ; top five per cent ranks in Common Entrance Tests (CET) of 85 per cent marks in intermediate or equivalent examination with relaxation of five per cent to rural and girl students in ranks/percentages ; rank of first attempt preferred; coming from Government or Government aided schools only; first year students in the course of study chosen; students eligible for other scholarships will not normally be eligible for BREAD scholarships. Shortlised candidates will be interviewed before the final selection. The application form for Andhra Pradesh could be had from Ch. Hanumantha Rao, 204 Megha Apts, 2-1-253 Nallakunta, Hydreabad – 500 044 by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope with rank card of CET or mark sheet of intermediate or equivalent examination this year. The deadline for filing of applications is July 31. Sri M. Siva Ram Prasad, BREAD,401, Diamond House Adjacent to Amrutha Hills Punjagutta, Hyderabad-500 082

Bazm-e-Niswan Charitable Trust (R) No.37, Muniswamy Road, Tasker Town, Bangalore – 560051. Phone: 080-2286 0023 / 2286 5231

Bharat Petroleum Scholarships Eligibility: Indian citizen, holding a degree from a recognised university and residing in India at the time of application, and who have secured at least 65% in Arts and 70% in Engineering, Science or Commerce at the Graduate level. The applicant should be below 25 years as on first of September. Students with confirmed admission to any full time, two years Post Graduate Degree Course (in any field of education other than fine arts), at any recognised University / Institute of repute in India or abroad.

Bharat Seva Trust 12 A, Connaught Place New Delhi-110001; Tel. 23323917 Email: [email protected]

Central Wakf Council 14/173, Jam Nagar House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110011; Tel. 23384465; Fax. 23070881; Email: [email protected]   Web:  Criteria: Father’s Annual income not more than Rs 75000.00 per annum. Scheme: Scholarship to students of B.E., M.B.B.S, B.D.S, B.Sc., A.M.D.Sc (Alig), M.B.A., M.Sc., L.L.B., Scholarship Rs 6000.00 per annum

The Children Foundation Students studying from the V to the XII standard Post Box No -5007, Chennai – 600090  Tamil Nadu [email protected] Activities mainly in the state of Kerala Provide scholarship for academically excellent student who lack the financial freedom in choosing and building their career

Crescent Educational Foundation B.61 C K Road, Chanpatana, Bangalore Dist.Karnataka, email : [email protected] ; Tel ++91-80-7251143 / 54443; Mobile ++91-9844143530; PRO: Mr. Syed Ajmal Criteria : Students from Muslim community (irrespective of any school of thought) but he/she must be from Chanpatana city only Scheme: Scholarship to students of professional courses.

Danish Educational Trust (R) Only for boys from Bangalore No. 85, Sheriff House, Richmond Road, Next to Karnataka State Hajj Committee Office, Bangalore – 560025. [email protected] 080 – 41121281

Dawodbhoy Fazalbhoy Muslim Educational Trust 42, Ibrahim Md. Merchant Road, Dhadah Khadak, Mumbai 400 029, E-mail: [email protected]

Debesh-Kamal Scholarships Indian students who wish to pursue higher studies or research abroad. The scholarship is for a maximum period of 1 year and the amount is approximately rupees 1 lakh. Eligibility: Not be more than 30 years of age and should have a good academic record with a first class graduate degree. They should also have been offered a place in a university program before they apply for the scholarship. Application: For application forms apply to: The Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Gol Park, Kolkata – 700 029 West Bengal Phone: 033 2464 1303, 2466 1235; Email : [email protected]

Delhi Wakf Board Near Bachchon Ka Ghar, Daryaganj, Delhi – 110006

DIRECTORATE OF MINORITIES (BANGALORE/KARNATAKA) 20 Floor, V.V.Towers, Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore 560 001. Phone:080-2286 3618. Fax : 080-22863618 Email: [email protected]

1. Incentive Scheme (UTTEJANA) Implemented by District Office of Backward Classes & Minorities (D.O.B.C.M) Offices in Every District of Karnataka * Who can apply? 1. Students of 1st & 2nd PUC, Degree & Post Graduation. 2. Annual Income: Less than Rs.2 Lakh. 3. Secured Pass Marks in Previous Years Exam.

* Scholarship Amount For 1st & 2nd PUC : Rs.3,000/- p.a. For Degree Courses : Rs.4,000/- p.a For Post Graduation : Rs.5,000/- p.a.

* Last date to apply  ALL ROUND THE YEAR * For more details visit

2. Pre-Matric Scholarship Implemented by Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore

* Who can apply ? School Students – 1st standard to 10th standard Annual Income : Less than Rs.1 Lakh Atleast 50% in previous exam

* Scholarship Amount For Government School Rs.1000/- p.a. For Private School Upto Rs.5000/- p.a.

* Last date to apply  20 JULY   2011

* For more details visit

3. Post-Matric Scholarship Implemented by Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore

* Who can apply? Students of PUC, ITI, JOC, D.Ed, Diploma, D.Pharma, GNM, Degree, Post Graduation, M.Phil & Ph.d Annual Income: Less than Rs.2 Lakh Atleast 50% in Previous exam

* Scholarship Amount Upto Rs.3,500/- p.a. Depends on the Course fee prescribed by Govt.

* Last date to apply  06 AUGUST  2011 * For more details visit

4. Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Implemented by Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore

* Who can apply? Students of BE, MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BAMS, BHMS, B.VSc, BPT, BOT, B.Pharma, BSc.Nursing, MBA, MCA, ME, M.Tech, LLB, CA Annual Income: Less than Rs.2.5 Lakh Atleast 50% in Qualifying exam

* Scholarship Amount For Day Scholars Upto Rs.25,000/- p.a. For Hostellers Upto Rs.30,000/- p.a.

* Last date to apply 09 SEPT 2011 * For more details visit

5. National Overseas Scholarship Implemented by Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore

* Who can apply? Students below 38 years who wish to pursue Masters, Ph.D & Post Ph.d in Prestigious Foreign Universities Annual Income: Less than Rs.4 Lakh Atleast 60% aggregate in degree.

* Scholarship Amount Rs.5 Lakh p.a. and Maximum of Rs.10 lakh for the entire course.

* Last date to apply 08 JULY 2011 * For more details visit

6. Pre-Examination Coaching for UPSC/KPSC Implemented by Directorate of Minorities, Bangalore

* Who can apply? Candidates who are eligible to appear for UPSC/KPSC Civil Service Exams Annual Income: Less than Rs.2 lakh

* Scholarship Amount Upto Rs.1 lakh for Coaching Fee Stipend of Rs.5,000/- or Rs.3,000/- per month

* Last date to apply 20 JULY 2011 * For more details visit

Dr. Ambedkar Foundation Scholarship for Overseas Fellowships for Postgraduates, Doctoral, Research in Law, Economics, Sociology, International Relations Eligibility : Bachelor/Master Degree in the relevant field Notification : See employment News Address : Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, 25, Ashoka Road, New Delhi – 110001

Dr. Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust 4, Gul Mohar Avenue, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025

Erasmus Mundus Scholarship The scholarship is for students who wish to pursue a Masters at Universities in either Germany and Portugal or Germany and France. The scholarship covers the entire duration of the Masters program.

Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc. FEF, Inc., is a non-profit educational foundation supporting education for Muslim U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. The awards are distributed on a need/merit basis. P.O. Box 212135 , Augusta , GA 30917-2135 USA

Foundation for Academic Excellence and Access (FAEA) B-41, Qutab Institutional Area, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110 016, Phone:  2696 4290, 2696 5211 Fax: 2696 4580, E-mail: [email protected] Criteria: Undergraduate studies in Arts / Commerce / Science / Medical / Engineering and other technical and professional discipline at any University / Institution / College of students choice anywhere in India. Eligibility: 1. Indian Nationals. 2. Students who are currently in Class XII or have passed Class XII from a recognised board in India. Those in the 1st year of the undergraduate course (any discipline) are also eligible to apply. Scope: Tuition fee, maintenance allowance or hostel/mess charges and other allowances to cover travel, clothing and books. Scholarships are tenable up to a maximum of five years. All grants are renewed annually based on Scholars good academic performance. How to apply: Use form available at

Fulbright Fellowships For Indian Citizens USEFI – Fulbright fellowship programs for Indian academics and professionals to go to the United States for periods ranging from two to twelve months

Foundation for economic and educational development Gives scholarships for Higher education 1-8-353 to 355, Begumpet, Besides HUDA Office, Secunderabad – 500 003, A.P., India Phone Nos. (++91) (40) 27907680 / 27901426 Fax: (++91) (40) 27901239 Web site: E-mail: [email protected]

Foundation for Social Care Director, Scholarship programme: Ziaur-Rahman Siddiqui 185/A Johari Farm, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi 110 025. Tel.: (011) 26317311; [email protected][email protected]; ;

GBK Charitable Trust Scheme: Poor students studying MBBS, BDS, Pharmacy, BE, B. Tech, LLB, BCA, MCA, MBA, MA, M. Com, B. Ed, M. Ed, Ph. D (for research material), nursing, polytechnic, graduation, inter, TTC., ITI., Distance education, post graduation. Eligibility: In the previous subjects must have at least 60% marks. One person is eligible from family. However for orphans two members can be apply. The monthly income should not exceed by Rs. 4000. Address: Giyasuddin babukhan, Chairman and Managing Trustee, GBK Charitable Trust, Begum pet, Hyderabad.

Gharibnawaz Educational & Economic Welfare Society Rajasthan Scholarships to poor and meritorious students 44-Qidwai Nagar, Imliphatak, Jaipur, India. Tel: 0141-2591287

H. E. H. The Nizam Charitable Trust Haveli Manjli Begum, Shah Ali Banda,Hyderabad-2

Hamdard Educational Society (For Science At Secondary Level) Talimabad, Sangam Vihar New Delhi 110062; Tel: (011) 6085063 – 6085064 Email: [email protected]

Hamdard National Foundation (India) Hamdard Building Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi-2 It offers scholarships to talented students of professional and technical courses. The academic career upto XII in standard must be excellent. Application form can be obtained by sending 9” X 4” size envelop with Rs 5/- stamp pre-affixed.

Hashmi Human Resources Development Society Qazi Zada, Amroha – 244221 (U.P.) Tel: 05922-262417; Fax: 05922-250207 Email: [email protected]; [email protected]; Web: Criteria / Condition: Economically weak & brilliant in studies Scheme: Yearly The award covers: Partial Academic expenses Trust’s President: Sakhira Begum Contact Person: Hakeem Sirajuddin Hashmi

Humane Touch (R) 1st Cross, 3rd Main, Next to Masjid-e-Subhaniya Building, Padarayanapura, Bangalore – 560026 Phone : 080-2675 4141

Human Welfare Trust D-317, Abul Fazal Enclave, Dawat Nagar, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi – 110025

Indo German Social Service Society 28, Lodhi Road, Institutional Area, New Delhi-110003

Inlaks Scholarships The Honorary Secretary, Inlaks Foundation, St Stephen’s College, PO Box 2108, New Delhi 110007 Study programme: University study Applicant profile: Open / Indian citizens. The award covers: tuition fees; maintenance allowance; other allowances.

INTEREST FREE LOAN & GUIDANCE President, Indian Fishermen Charity, 17, Wellington Estate, 24, Ethiraj Salai, Chennai (Tamil Nadu) – 600105 Interest Free Loan & Guidance for School & College students for studies in abroad with visa.

Institute of Objective Studies P.O. Box No.9725, 162-Joga Bai Extension, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025, INDIA; Phone: 011-26981187, 26987467, 26989253, Fax: 91-11-26981104, [email protected], Students of jurisprudence and law Scholarship in Social Sciences and Humanities (SSS) Scholarship for Language Promotion (SLP) Scholarship for Madrasa Students Opting Social Sciences and Humanities (SMS) Schedule: The announcement for scholarship programme is generally made during the month of July and interviews of short listed candidates are conducted in November every year.

International Institute Of Islamic Thought (IIIT) 580 Herndon Parkway, Suite 500 Herndon, Virginia 20170, USA Tel: (1-703) 4711133 Fax: (1-703) 4713922

International Islamic Relief Organization P. O. Box No. 14843, Jeddah 21434, Saudi Arabia Tel: (966-2) 6512333 Fax: (966-2) 6518491

Iqra Foundation P. O. Box No. 10932, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Tel: (966-2) 6710000 Fax: (966-2) 6694680/6170347

Islamic Scholarship Fund Its goal is to address the underrepresentation of American Muslims in the fields of humanities, social sciences, liberal arts, and law by providing academic scholarships for higher education. P.O. Box 802, Alamo, CA 94507, USA Visit for more information or call 650-995-6782

Scholarships are awarded to Muslim students who have been accepted to top-ranked four-year colleges and universities for undergraduate and post-graduate studies in the aforementioned areas of study. The applicant must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:

* Muslim * Citizen or Permanent Resident of the US * Minimum of 3.4 grade point average * College Junior standing or above * Active member of his or her community

Jamiat-Ulama-e-Hind 1, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002; Ph. 23311455, 3317729 Criteria: Needy and meritorious students Scheme: Mujahid Millat Educational Scholarship to meritorious students seeking admission to Engineering (civil, Elec., Electronics, Computer), M.C.A, Chartered Accountant.

J N Tata Endowment Loan Scholarships Scholarships are for higher studies abroad in all disciplines for graduates with a consistently good academic record. Form on payment of Rs 100 by cash or by money order from the administrative office of the Endowment at Mulla House, 51 M G Road, Mumbai-40000 Website

K.C. MAHINDRA EDUCATION TRUST Executive Director, K.C. Mahindra Education Trust, Cecil Court, 3rd Floor, Next to Regal Cinema, Mahakavi Bhushan Marg, Mumbai – 400 001. MAHINDRA ALL INDIA TALENT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DIPLOMA COURSES IN POLYTECHNIS 2004 Invites applications for Mahindra All India Talent Scholarships from students who have passed Std. X or Std.XII and have secured admission this year in Government or recognised polytechnics for Diploma courses. Preference will be given to girl students, children from lower income group families, disabled children and children of armed forces personnel. Scholarships of Rs.5,000/- per year for a maximum period of 3 academic years will be awarded to selected students, to enable them to pursue diploma courses for which they have secured admissions. For an application form, apply by sending a self-addressed envelope with Rs.6/- stamps affixed.

Karnataka Minorities Development Corporation Limited “Arivu” Educational Loan Implemented by K.M.D.C, Bangalore

* Who can apply? Students of Diploma, ITI, D.Ed, BBM, BCA, B.Pharma, B.Ed, B.VSc, BE, MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BAMS, LLB, MBA, MCA, B.Sc/M.Sc (Nursing, Agri, Paramedical), M.Ed, MSW, MBA, MCA, MBA, MD, etc.. Annual Income: Less than Rs. 1 Lakh

* Scholarship Amount For BE, MBBS, BDS & ISMH – As per CET norms For other courses, Upto Rs.50,000/-, depending on course

* Last date to apply ALL ROUND THE YEAR

* For more details visit

Karnataka State Minorities Scholarship Committee CIGMA Foundation, No 29, 2nd Floor, “SAHARA”, Opp. Vijaya College, Next to Kabab Magic, R.V.Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore – 560004. Phone: 080-4155 4225

Karnataka Wakf Foundation for Women, Bangalore Wakf Professional Scholarship 2011-12 * Who can apply? Only Muslim Girls Students studying MBBS, BDS, BE, BUMS, BAMS, BHMS, MBA, MCA, BCA, BBM, B.Sc(Agri), B.Sc(Hort), B.VSc Annual Income: Less than Rs.2.5 lakh

* Scholarship Amount For MBBS : Rs.25,000/- p.a. For BDS : Rs.15,000/- p.a. For B.E/BUMS/BAMS/MBA : Rs.10,000/- p.a. For BCA/MCA : Rs.5,000/- p.a.

* Last date to apply 30 SEPTEMBER 2011 * For more details visit

Karnataka State Minorities Scholarship Committee CIGMA Foundation, No 29, 2nd Floor, “SAHARA”, Opp. Vijaya College, Next to Kabab Magic, R.V.Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore – 560004. Phone: 080-4155 4225

Karnataka Zakat and Charitable Trust Meritorious students hailing from poor families 8-2-293/82/A/387, Road No: 22, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad – 500033, A.P, India

Kerala Govt.Scholarships Merit scholarship ( based on SSLC marks ) Kerala Govt. scholarship ( +2, degree, P.G ) Cultural scholarship Muslim-Nadar girls scholarship Apply to : Director of Collegiate education, Trivandrum-695 033 Directorate of Collegiate Edn Floor, Vikas Bhavan, Trivandrum – 695 033, Kerala

KING FAISAL FOUNDATION PROGRAMS & RESEARCH DEPT. Physical Address: KFF Building, King Fahed Road Olaya, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Tel: +966-1-465-2255 Fax: +966-1-465-6524 Postal Address: P.O. Box 352 Riyadh 11411 Saudi Arabia Email: [email protected] Conditions:

Lady Tata Memorial Trust Scientific Research Scholarships For scientific investigations having bearing directly or indirectly on the alleviation of human suffering from disease. There are post-doctoral fellowship, senior scholarships and junior scholarships. Scholars with first class academics and related research experience may apply by post to the Secretary and chief accountant, Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Bombay House, Homi Mody Street, Mumbai-400001 for information sheet and application form.

Life Science Foundation India Scholarships (A scientific, charitable, national registered trust) Morigeri – 583220, Bellary Dist., Karnataka Tel:+91 8397 247003 ; +91 9880420600  E-Mail: [email protected] Indian nationals pursuing studies in frontier areas of any discipline or subject in any Indian universities/colleges institutes. Candidates should apply in the prescribed application form.

LOK-HIT PRAKASHAN SARVAJANIK TRUST 33/1, Gujarat Today Premises, Shah-e-Alam, Ahmedabad-380 028 (Gujarat) Tel. : 25320330-25320431 Fax : 91 79 25358060-5326273 E-mail : [email protected] , [email protected] Financial assistance given to needy and meritorious students going for higher education in professional courses like medecine, pharmacy, engineering, information technology, management, biotechnology, bioinformatics, C.A., C.S., I.C.W.A. and such other job oriented courses. Some schemes for poor school children also.

Mafatlal Charity Trust (Asia) Mafatlal House, 27 Veer Nariman Road, Mumbai 400 001

Mariwala Trust 411, 4th Floor,Shah & Nahar Industrial Estate,Dr. E Moses Road, Worlinaka, Mumbai – 400018 Phone – 4938307/ Fax – 4974074 Loan scholarships for higher studies outside India

Maulana Azad Education Foundation Social Justice Service Centre, Mahila Imdad Committee, Opposite New Delhi Railway Reservation Centre, Chelmsford Road, New Delhi – 110055; Phone/Fax: 011-23583788, 23583789 Application for Maulana Azad National Scholarship for Girls can be submitted in between 1st July to 30th September every year.

Meher Care Foundation (R) No.52/1, Basappa Road, Shantinagar Bangalore 560027. Phone: 080-2222 5625 / 2223 6879

MESCO Educational Aid for the students above & below S.S.C.: It is a one time aid given to financially backward students based on their need. High Cost Education Loan Scholarship (HCELS): HCELS provides interest free loan scholarships to eligible, financially deserving and meritorious students, who intend to take admission in the first year of the professional full time course or are already pursuing their studies in professional full time course Admn.Office: 4, Sayeed House, 1st floor, 63/65, V. S. Marg, Mahim, Mumbai – 400 016; Tel 91 – 22 – 2445 5365 / 2444 4339 / 2444 8637; Fax 91 – 22 – 2444 0857; Email [email protected]

Ministry of Human Resource & Development Education support in India (Government of India)

Ministry of Minority Affairs (Government of India) Various schemes for minority students from all states of India a. For Post Matric Scholarship – Apply Online

b. Merit – Cum – Means Scholarship – Appy Online

c. Pre – Matric Scholarship – Offline (Download the Application form and then apply)

d. Free Coaching Tuition Assistance – Offline

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Room No.1, 9th Floor, 25,Jeevan Prakash Building, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110 001; Tele No. 91-11- 23765004; Fax: 011-23765004

Muslim Association for the Advancement of Science, The Darul Fikr 44, Ahmad Nagar , Dodhpur Aligharh-202002; Tel 0571 2701209

Muslim Educational Trust E-3 Abul Fazl Enclave, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, New Delhi -110025 Criteria: Only students of U.P. , M.P., Rajasthan, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar, Orissa, Assam, West Bengal and Western States Scheme: Loan Scholarship for the professional courses in Medicine, Engineering, Business, Management, M.C.A., B.C.A. Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy, Repayment of the loan shall be due and will commence after the students has completed his education and settled or after the expire of one year of completion of ‘education/course, whichever is earlier.

Muslim Hands 148-164 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 5JE; United Kingdom;; [email protected] Applications from overseas Muslim students to study in the UK are occasionally considered by the Trust. Please note that the Trust does not have a particular focus on this area of grant-making. Applications in writing to S Bashir at the address

Muslim India Education and Cultural Trust, The Ehsan House Road 6B, Rajendar Nagar, Patna-800016 OR Mr Syed Shahabuddin, IPS (Retd) Ex MP (Trustee) D-250 Abul Fazl Enclave, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi – 110025; Tel: 26326780, Fax: 16327346; Email: [email protected] Criteria : Means-cum-Merit Scheme: Islamic Association of North America Offers means cum Merit Scholarship to Muslim students. Grant-in-aid for higher and professional courses, coaching for civil Services and admission to Medical/Engineering Colleges.

Muslim Social uplift Society Sultan Jahan Manzil, Shamshad market, Aligarh- 202 002 U.P. The organisation offer scholarship to students of A.M.U. Alumni organisations

Muslim World League Secretariat General Education Affair No. 40, P. O. Box 537, Makkah- Al-Mukarramah, KSA Tel: 5422733 Fax: 5436619/5444787 Criteria: Recommendation from either a person or an organization trusted by Rabita. Non-receipt of scholarship from any other institution Scheme: Scholarship for B.Sc. Programme in Arabic or Islamic Course holding a general Secondary School Certificate or it’s equivalent

N. M. WADIA CHARITIES SCHOLARSHIPS This Scholarship is for Higher Studies outside India Address : N.M. Wadia Building, 123, M.G. Road, Fort, Bombay – 400001

Naja Educational Social and Charitable Trust (NEST) #32, Jeelani Street, Alandur, Chennai – 600 016 najatrust[@] / trustnaja[@]  Tel.: 9840444932 / 9840833210

National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation 1, Taimoor Nagar, Opp D996, New Friends Colony, New Delhi – 110065; Tel: 011-26326051/57/58/59; Fax: 011-26325651; Website:

NATIONAL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH SCHEME SCHOLARSHIPS This Scholarship for Studies at 10+2/SSC upto Doctorate level Eligibility : H.Sc. level Address : The Section Officer National Talent Search Unit, N.C.E.R.T., Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi – 110016

Nehru Centenary British Fellowships Contact: Education Adviser, External Scholarship Division, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi 110001 These scholarships are funded by the British Government. Study programme: Postgraduate study in all subjects except medicine and allied subjects. Applicant profile: Indian citizens The award covers: tuition fees; maintenance allowance; return air travel; some other allowances.

Nehru Trust for Cambridge University Teen Murti House, New Delhi – 110001 Scholarships for higher studies at Cambridge University

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support an undergraduate student from any developing country (this includes India), to pursue higher education in a relevant field of development, in any recognized university/college in the world. [email protected]

P.M. FOUNDATION Cash Awards for School Students, Fellowship Awards for Higher Studies, Interest free loans for Professional Courses. P.O. Box 2395, 39/2159, Ist Floor, Ambady Apartments, Warriam Road, Cochin-682016 Phone:0484 – 2367279, Fax:0484 2370417, Email:[email protected]

Paul Foundation Scholarship For further study, leading up to a degree, in India and abroad Log on to for details.

Prerna Supported by Infosys, supports all financially weak students securing more than 80% in Xth Std. examinations & to all who would qualify a written test for further studies Forms are available at: 580, Shubhakar, 44th cross, 1st A main road, Jayanagar, 7th block, Bangalore. Ms. Saraswati-09900906338 Mr. Shivkumar-09986630301 Ms. Bindu-09964534667

Progressive Muslim Education Trust (PMET) Manubarwala Hostel, Gulistan Nagar, Juna Jin Road Rander, Surat, Gujarat Tel. 0261-2762685

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Waqf Women Foundation  No. 530, 5th Floor, M.S. Building, Vidhan Vidhi, Bangalore, Karnataka Scheme: Scholarships for female Muslim students for medical courses (MBBS, BUMS), Dental engineering and Ded (TCH).

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Rameshwardasji Birla Smarak Kosh Scholarships for postgraduate studies in medical or related fields from Rameshwardasji Birla Smarak Kosh, Medical Research Centre, Hospital Avenue,Mumbai-400020.

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*It is not necessary that the following organizations/institutes offer scholarships only to Muslim students.

Source: MilliGazette

  • The Sanskrit E-Books site at has a list of free downloadable Sanskrit ebooks posted at various sites such as scribd, mediafire,, esnips, et cetera.
  • Ajit Krishnan's DLI downloads (or the direct SkyDrive link) OR onedrive" grouped in different categories (veda (adhyatmika), advaita, kalpa, vyakaranam, sahitya, natakam, upanyasam, amara kosha, champu, mahakavyam, darshana, stotra.)
  • Adisesh Iyyengar's Shared Files on Mediafire. The total number of files is over 8600. They are categorized (2009) as below. A title search is also allowed. Explore.
    • 01.Vedic Religion (or) Srivaishnava | 251 Folders, 6496 Files, Tags: Veda, Srivaishnava, Vadakalai, Vedanta Desikan, Ramanuja
    • 02.Ebooks Created 04/23/2009 | 42 Folders, 649 Files
    • 03.Hinduism Created 02/12/2009 | 5 Folders, 101 Files, Hinduism doctrines, scientific proofs, etc.
    • 04.Music Created 11/12/2009 | 59 Folders, 650 Files Tags: Carnatic Music, Devotional Songs, Sankeerthanas
    • 05.Proofs of Rebirth Created 04/23/2009 | 0 Folders, 53 Files
    • 06.Miscellaneous Created 03/17/2009 | 9 Folders, 661 Files
  • Atman's e-books kept on mediafire.
  • Collection at (see files larger than 1Mb).
  • Digital Library at Muktabodha Indological Research Institute has a large collection of encoded as well as scanned books.
  • Sri Vaidyanatha Deekshitiya Smrti Muktaphalam and at 2.
  • Ancient Indian mathematics and astronomy (Ganita and Jyotish) and Sanskrit Grammar (Vyakarana) texts are available at Joseph Leichter's site. Specifically Aryabhatiya, Bhaskaracarya's Siddhanta Siromani, Brahmagupta's Brahma-Sphuta-Siddhanta, Jagannatha Samrat's Rekhaganita, Minaraja'a Vrddhayavanjataka, Panini- Kashika, Mahabhashya, Surya Siddhanta, Varahamihira's Pancasiddhantika, Brihat Samhita, Brhat Jataka et cetera. Other major texts include Astadhyayi of Panini, with the Kashika commentary, Mahabhashya, Amarakosha, Dhatupatha, Siddhanta kaumdi etc.
  • Categorized links to books from various sources at The Portal to Ancient India
  • See a comprehensive list of scanned books at scribd under ekoaham.
  • Documents scanned and uploaded by Shri Hemant Moghe of Baroda.
  • Digital library at The texts AgamA include kAmika, kiraNa, pUrva karaNa, uttara karaNa, makuTa, suprabheda, vIra, vatUla, yogaja, and many vidhI.
  • ISKCON's multimedia portal at hosts many scanned or individually prepared PDF files related to Krishna Consciousness. Also visit for additional downloadable books in different languages.
  • Shodh Ganga, a reservoir of Indian theses, which include many papers dealing with Sanskrit. Some are available for direct download of thesis on Shivasahasranamastotras. Other links to thesis (at least a list) are being compiled at
  • A Buddhist library site has many downloadable books. It is a Russian site but one can easily follow the English part for accesing the books. It has very unique way of linking the books. In google search bar type, pdf site: OR pdf site: OR djvu site: to get links to the set of files.
  • Posted books/PDF/audio files on with search on the word Sanskrit. Many of these are reposted copies of items online elsewhere
  • Asian Classics Input Project (ACIP) is busy entering many Buddhist and Yoga related books.
  • Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh RSS books 1
  • Books related to speeches of Osho/Rajneesh are available at Also has quite a few media files providing teachings of the great teacher. The Hindi discourse (videos) are available at Additional books are also found in Osho collection. has photography journal interpersed with lectures and writings of Osho.
  • A source of information on Vishishtadvaita. The group is planning for 108 more books under the series Ahobilavalli Grantha Maalaa. See also, links, and (with audio files prepared by Sunder Kidambi.)
  • hosts many articles related to Hindu practices and thoughts.
  • carries scanned copies of Vaishnava, Shakti, Vedanta, Vaishnava-Puranas, Hindi-Sanskrit, stotra, stutis, and sahasranAma related topics.
  • Books on Yogavasishtha and Vedanta on Scribd posted by Jnaanaananda.
  • The site of includes compositions of Shri Rambhadracharya, especially Unicode Sanskrit texts of the epic Sribhargavaraghaviyam, the epic Gitaramayanam, and the duutakaavya Bhrngadutam. Scanned PDFs include Ajadacandrasekharacaritam, Srigangamahimnastotram, Srisarayulahari, Srisitaramasuprabhatam, Srisitasudhanidhin (Excerpts).
  • Scanned books are posted in bulk on Links for some of the Sanskrit and indology related books are given below. (We are not sure if some of the books posted on this scribd accounts have copyrights. If these links are objectionable, please specify as we are just providing information.)
  • Complete works of Madhvacharya or Ananda Tirtha posted by Ajit Gargeshwari on
  • Spiritual Media books at in English, Gujarati, and Hindi built from question answer sessions of Dada Bhagwan (Ambalal Muljibhai Patel) who established Akram Vignan - the science of Self Realization.
  • Good collection of Gujarati books with some pdf downloads at site. and
  • Dwaita Library has independently scanned books of various authors.
  • Books written by V. D. Savarkar, mostly in Marathi, are available at,, and
  • The books written by Swami Raksukhadas are available for download, see English and Hindi, and other languages sections. Most of these are quality publications from Geetapress, Gorakhpur, contact for hard copy book sales.
  • Bhaktivedanta Research Centre holds many Vaishnava literature manuscripts.
  • - Articles from biblical studies site . Revealing records of 1835 Britishers for "ultimate evangelization of India." Orientalists could not win to adopt Sanskrit in the education (good or bad?). comparative article (Carey and Vivekananda 100 years apart), 2004 article mentions about Yesu Gita, interesting!
  • Aryasamaj publications are available at many places, see,,, Aryasamaj elibrary, and They include original text and commentaries of all Vedas, Satyartha Prakash, related books, and complete works of Dayananda Saraswati who established Aryasamaj based on Ten principles of Arya Samaj. The hosts many publications in PDF format. See the list of of Books uploaded on that site and associated links under Vedic Literature, Yog-Darshan, Swami Dayananda Literature.
  • Books by Swamiji Paramananda Bharati are at They include a biography of Adi Shankaracharya titled mahaparivrajaka. It is available in English original, and its translation in Sanskrit, Hindi. Other books are Shankarananda Tatvagalu in Telugu, Brahmasutra Catuhsutri in English and Hindi, Vedanta Prabodha in English and Telugu.
  • The following link has puShTi-mArga-vaishnava books for free download. It has several Sanskrit granthas. The sublinks leads to more books. The .net and .org are interconnected. See additional books in Hindi with some Sanskrit texts on

    More puShTimArga related kirtan-sangraha books are available at including Anya-prakirna, Bhaav-bhaavna, kirtan-sangrah, Nibandh-bhaagvat, Shodash-granth, and Vachnamrut-vaarta.

  • Balakrishnachampvakhya Prabandha : Composed by H. H. Shri Jiwanji Maharaja at Explore also audio lectures and music at Shri Balakrishna On-line Pathashala Janma Prakarana Subodhiniji, a curriculum to encourage Advanced Studies in Pushtimarg Pravachan with study material, Shri Dixitji Maharaj live in Pathashala, Taalchakram with E-tuitions for the Pakhawaj, Mangalavadyam. The texts such as Vishwaparakash, Sahitya Rukmini Mangala Kavya, Prayoga, Sanskrit Kirtan, Vaishnava Agama Mahopanishat Padma Samhita, Neeti : Pravhin Katha Sadharan, Geeta Govinda Gudhartha Deepika, Shrinivas Vilas of Venkatesh, are linked from Vallabhacharya Agrahara, bhiaShmIpariNayachampUH and Nrisimhavijaya mahAnATakam under celebrating Samskrutam Series.

    Books from

  • The following site has scanned images of hundred of Ayurveda manuscripts (handwritten) in Sanskrit.
  • Mahasubhashita Sangraha 8 volumes, the Most Comprehensive Collection of Sanskrit Quotations Ever in Eight Volumes by Ludwik Sternbach (editor).
  • Malini magazine, all issues are posted. The magazine is a publication of Ishwar Ashram Trust, New Delhi. The Magazine was started by Swami Lakshman Joo himself. The Magazine is one of the Notable Contributions to Kashmir Shaivite Scholarship in recent years. Magazine includes articles in English, Hindi, Sanskrit and Kashmiri.
  • Collected Works of Vasistha Kavyakantha Ganapati Muni in 12 Volumes. , download available once are disabled. Provide contact details and the purpose to Shri Sampadananda Mishra sampadanandamishra at to download the books. Five scanned volumes are posted at scribd.
  • Krishnakosh site at is a repository of various Hindi commentaries on the Gita including Hindi version of Gita Rahasya and works on Krishna by well known scholars like Karapatri Maharaj, Swami Akhandanandaji, Sudarsan Singh Chakra, et al, in addition to 'Krishna Ank' of Kalyan in text format.
  • Holy Teachings of Vedanta, Ensinamentos Sagrados da Vedanta prepared by students of Vedanta and the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda from Sao Paulo, Brazil. The site has many links to related books.
  •, holds free e-books on Vedanta, Sanskrit Grammar and Indian Culture.
  • Visit, for over 90 high level Sanskrit grammar scanned books. The list includes Ashtadhayi of Panini with commentaries, Upsargartha Chandrika, Laghu Siddhanta Kaumudi with commentaries, Vakyapadiya of Bhartrihari, Varttika, Nighantu, Nirukta, Sphotanirnaya, Madhya Siddhanta Kaumudi Prashnottari, Upsarga Varga of Mahadeva Bhattacharya, Vyakarana Chandrodaya, et cetera. See also,,,
  • Many Sanskrit Grammar books are compiled on access. Other audio and book collection by Chandradutt Sharma is also on
  • The site is involved with Music research and documentation. It hosts scanned Sanskrit granthas for the Indian Classical music, such as Abhinava-tala-manjari, Ashtottara-sata-tala-laksanam, Sangita-samaya-sara, Raga-vibodha, Raga-mala, Sangita-sastra,Raga-manjari et cetera. The site contents are available here.
  • Music Research Library at is a "collection of publicly accessible and freely downloadable electronic resources related to Indian Music." It has catalogues, periodicals, dissertations, and a few hundreds of scanned books, all related to Indian music, Hindustani, Carnatic, and others. There are many audio files (30 min each from cassettes) for learning Carnatic Sangeet.
  • Many of the books from Music Research Library are also available at Please follow the list prepared based on the titles for convenience of access on
  • Sanskrit Chandamama serial copies from 1984 through 2006 are available at They are arranged by years 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987. Explore other sets of different years as they get posted online.

    Thanks to Chandamama publishers to produce such marvelous publication. It is unfortunate that due to financial troubles the magazine had to be shut down. Thanks to Srikanth ( to save/store and post this collection online.

  • Guruguha Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini at hosts texts and translations, essays, articles and indices relating and pertaining to South Indian Classical Music (Carnatic music). The scanned books in the library are available in The English version of "Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini" by Subbarama Dikshitar is not a scanned document, but actually typeset in LaTeX and placed in as a five part series as PDF files. (It was the first attempt at translating this mammoth telugu work. It is entered by P. P. Narayanaswami.)
  • Books written by Jagadguru Rambhadracharya of Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh available for download and on Wiki.
  • In the continuation of spirit of helping people increase their devotion, Shri Mahaperiaval trust, the trusties have their publication available for free to download. Please see the Download the E-books section. The books include Tejinivanamahathmiyam, Vishnu Stuthi Manjari-1, Vishnu Stuthi Manjari-2, Vishnu Stuthi Manjari-3, Samartha Ramadas charitram, Stutithrayee, Veesharanyamahathmiyam, Soundaryalahiri_part_1, Soundaryalahiri part 2, JayaJayaHanuman, Srivachyakshetramahathmiyam, Hanumanstuthimanjari, KasiKandam, Balasaparya, et cetera. (The builtin Firefox browser has problem with the PDF files just apparently with many font based errors, so download and view these in PDF reader.)
  • A study of history of Indology Read Online, details at "An Expose of Indologists of the Raj and Their Gurus!"
  • A large number of scanned books written in Odia are available at
  • Books published by Himalayan Academy

    Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha hosts couple of Sanskrit books. Read the vidyApITha kulagItikA.

  • Vidya Prasarak Mandal, Thane, Maharashtra, India, has undertaken many noteworthy projects over many years. Explore the contents of the page. There are quite a few scanned books in their Digital Repository section that is searchable using dspace. Click on digital libraries, E-Books, and E-Journals including Disha (since 1996) and celebrated Saddharma (since 1965). (Needs subscription.) In September 2014, the mandal is organizing an international conference to celebrate 900th birth anniversary of Bhaskaracharya. To prepare for the occasion, it has gathered Bhaskaracharya's books and articles and studies on the topic.
  • Visit महाराष्ट्र राज्य साहित्य आणि संस्कृती मंडळ Maharashtra State Literarature and Cultural Center has presented 444 Marathi books well known authors at their Download site for additional information
    Books are listed Devanagari and Itrans for convenience.
    Corresponding Marathi/Devanagari page
  • Books by Swami Shantananda Puri are available for download. See also Also a video Get in the mood of God.
  • All the puranas are available for download at, and are also available at
  • The site provides many large scanned books such as Rigveda, Samaveda, Atharva Veda, Bhavishya Puran, Brahma Puran, Brahmavaivarta Puran, Chhandogyopanishad, Devi-Stotra-Ratnakar, Garg-Sanhita, Garuda Puran, Kalidas Sukti Sudha, Kurma Puran, Laghu Siddhanta Kaumudi, Brahad-Dristtant-Mahasagar, Matsya Puran, Narada Puran, Padma Puran, Patanjali Yogadarshan, Bhavartha Ramayan, Shiva Puran, stotra ratnavali, Vishnu Pran, Valmiki Ramayan, Varaha Puran, Vaman Purana et cetera and corresponding audio files for some texts with Hindi translations.
  • Many publications by Shri Nagesh Sonde (Age 80+) are available for download at especially in Konkani (Goan) and English. The books are well formatted and published. They are freely available in PDF format. His autobiographical essay Goals in Life is thought-provoking.
  • Online Library of Digitized Sanskrit and Prakrit Manuscript Catalogue holds PDF files from scanned books of catalogues which are listed in the book Bibliographic Survey of Indian Manuscript Catalogues (1998) by Subhas. C. Biswas and referenced elsewhere. Dominik Wujastyk has made these available in connection with the project "Philosophy and Medicine in Early Classical India". funded by the Austrian Science Fund
  • Sanskrit Sahitya account on scribd has many Sanskrit books. See Veda Bhashya, Sanskrit Pratibha journal issues, Sanskirt Unmesha 14th Rajasthan Sanskrit Sahitya Sammelan, and various grantha.
  • Kerala Sahitya Akademi has uploaded hundreds of open-domain Malayalam books (includes Sanskrit books in Malayalam script and a small number of English books) at DLI link of Kerala Sahitya Akademi collection at (downloadable as single PDF files like ASI library).
    Another collection of Malayalam scanned books is provided by Malayalam daily, Mathrubhumi, at, click on books.
  • Sanskrit books at University of Pennsylvania Upenn (many of them being in German).
  • There are many scanned journals from different groups and followings posted on the internet. (Some of them are not in Sanskrit are useful readings. These are listed here for interested readers.)
  • Other non-Sanskrit but equally important scanned books of the works of personalities, their experiences, and their reach to inspire are in following collections :
  • Hindusthani Sangeet Shastra by Pandit BhatkhandeVol 1, Vol 2, Vol 3, and Vol 4.
  • The scanned books by Smt. Pushpa Srivatsan are posted on along with audio of her instrumental recitals. The scholarly books written and translated by her in Engilsh and Tamizh are Sri TyagaRama Pushpavali, Sri Ganga Sahasram, Sadguru Sri Tyagabrahma Pushpanjali, and Himalaya Gadyam . Being an ardent devotee of Sri Tyagaraja and his music, the gadyam is a "lilting poetic prose that describes the grandeur, splendour and spiritual vibrations of the snow-clad ranges, dense forests, gushing rivers and placid lakes of the majestic Himalayas as the Sadguru's form, nature, teachings, principles and his Kirtanas."
  • Back issues of ISKCON's magazine 'Back to Goahead' are available at
    Scanned pdfs of first editions of Prabhupada's Bhagavata, Gita, etc are available at
  • Sahitya Academy under "Makers of Indian Literature" series has scanned and posted many biographies in different languages. The files are available at E-books. There are two Sanskrit books that need mention are Bhatta Mathuranath Shastri 'Manjunath' (Kalanath Shastri) and Swami Vivekanandah (Nimai Sadhan Bose).
  • Library of Yoga books, magazines and conference proceedings are available at It is maintained by Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana or VYASA,, as a Centre of Advanced Research (CAR) in Yoga and Neurophysiology accredited by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
  • Vivekananda Library Online contains many PDF files of literature of and on Swami Vivekananda published and edited by Frank Parlato Jr.
  • Pandit Todarmal Smarak Trust site is hosting many scanned PDFs of books and "jaina pathadarshak" magazine on Jain literature with emphasis on Digambara sub-sect. The aim of the trust is to "Prepare full-time scholars in Indian religion, philosophy and culture and oriental languages so as to enable them to help moral awakening and character building programs in the community, both in India and abroad."
  • Digital Library has compiled books by and on individual personalities. These include Collected works of Gandhiji, Nehru, and Jagjovan Ram, Ambedkar. These are listed in Indian Parliament library site.
  • Nehru Portal with writings in 61 volumes, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Minister of Culture, Government of India.
  • Gandhi Heritage Portal, सम्पूर्ण गांधी वाङ्ग्मय at is a repository of complete works of and about Mahatma Gandhi. A Sanskrit translation of Gandhiji's autobiography "The Story of My Experiments with Truth" in Sanskrit is avaialble as satyashodhanam, translated by Pandit Hoskere Nagapa Shastri, 2009 edition. A comprehensive compilation of Gandhiji's writings and writings by others in mulptiple languages is available. See the team and notable participants for this portal.
  • Complete works of Mahatma Gandhi is available at along with publications by his associates such as Acharya Vinoba Bhave, Jayaprakash Narayan, Dada Dharmadhikari and others such as, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Badshah Khan, Mahadev Desai, Maganlal Gandhi, Mirabehn, J. C. Kumarappa, Hermann Kallenbach, and Baba Amte. The site includes speeches, audio, video, photo gallery and many articles.
  • Sanskrit translation of Gita Pravachan by Vinoba Bhave is available at the following link.
  • Complete Works of Ambedkar are available on this google drive.
  • A collection of spiritual books in PDF.
  • has Japuji Guru Nanak and its Sanskritanuwad written by Sukhdev Muni.

    Nepal's digital library is posted at and searched portion for Sanskrit.

  • Collection of the books of Srila Baladeva Vidyabhushan scanned and posted by Dr. Demian Martins on Sri Baladeva Vidyabhushan was a well known Gaudiya Vaishnava acharya (religious teacher) in 18th century. He was a prolific writer. (Information and list of books posted on BVParishat group July 11, 2014.)
  • Links to Sanskrit Stories
    • Sanskrit story collection, includes Balanitikathamala - Nandalal 1921, Chorachatvarimsi Katha (Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves) - GK Modak 1934, Divyadrishti - Sanskrit story - Narayana Sastri Khiste 1936, Dvatrimsat Puttalika Simhasanam - Jivananda Vidyasagara 1896, Kapinamupavasah - DT Tatachariyar 1913, Katha Kusuma - Pt Ambikadatta Vyasa 1887, Katha Kutukam - Richard Schmidt 1898, Nitipatham - Pandith Priyanath Vidyabhushan 1926, and Samskrita Katha Sangraha - DK Rajguru 1938.
    • Purnapaathram by Siromani Sannidanam Suryanarayana Sasthri (DJVU format)
    • audio on
    • kathA posted by Atul Narkhede. The stories include chaturasya kAlIdAsasya, muurkhabhR^ityasya, vR^idhhaayaaH chaaturyam, Devabhakta, shIta.n bahu bAdhati, shaTham.h prati shaaThyam.h, jaatasya hi dhruvo mR^ityuH, J. R. D. Tata, vachanaM shiilam.h aakhyaati, chitrakaarasya kaushalam.h, mohanasya saMskR^itadhyayanam.h, naamadheyena kiM phalam.h, mushaka vadh.
    • Stories presented in Sambhashana Sandeshah monthly magazine from Samskrita Bharati. The books can be viewed in Devanagari Unicode and downloaded in PDf format. The newer site has lots of new features including mobile friendly outlook. Index of authors and articles from all back issues is also available now.
    • Some of the stories in audio format are at, listed as AmtavishvAsasya_jAgaraNAya_2007_08.mp3 776K, bhaktasevaa.MP3 804K, gurutaram.mp3 3.6M, kaka.mp3 2.4M, kathaa1.MP3 890K, kutira.mp3 2.4M, kvaGatamDhanam.mp3 1.7M, madhuravachanaani.MP3 774K, naBhutaH.mp3 871K, panchatantrakathAH/ 13-Dec-2008 08:27 -, pandityam.mp3 919K, sarvashreshta.mp3 6.7M, shilAkhandAyate_sparshamaniH_api_2007_08.mp3 900K, tRShNAsarpasya_daMSanam.mp3 13-Dec-2008 08:47 2.7M, trayaHprshnaaH.MP3 746K, tvarAkAraNAt_vismRitam_yat_2007_08.mp3 489K, upadesha.mp3
    • Sanskrit literature, stories on wikipedia
    • Stories at
    • YouTube Sanskrit stories on bookboxinc channel.
    • rasadhwani-kalakendra on
    • Sanskrit stories audio uploaded by Ajit Krishnan
    • ambarish
    • Sanskrit Short Story Podcasts and combined as Carl Clemens (coauthor, bhAratabhAShAnItI)
      1अध्येतव्यं बहु अस्ति - 03:47
      2अनन्य-शरणता - 03:26
      3ज्ञानी नाम - 03:28
      4मन्दहासपूर्वकं तत् मुखम् - 03:54
      5मनोधर्मः तु भिद्यते - 03:31
      6परिश्रमेण साध्यं सर्वम् - 04:15
      7सर्वं प्राप्तुं शक्यम् - 03:01
      8यशस्वितायाः रहस्यम् - 03:18
      9अध्यापनं मम धर्मः - 04:11
      10परोपकारी स्वामी - 04:15
    • The has quite a few Sanskrit stories very well drawn and presente d. There is no audio or video. Visitors are encouraged to volunteer to transla te stories in Sanskrit. The current list includes over 30 stories in Sanskrit (February 2016.)
  • is online website of Rare Book Society in India. The site is setup to encourage to discuss and rediscover truth with the help of rare books posted on the site. Site includes links/collection of videos as well.
  • Works of Sridhara Ayyaval both in Sanskrit and Tamil at
  • Sanskrit essays, articles, biographics
  • Many of the books posted on the sites linked from here may have copyrights. For copyright related clarification, please visit FAQ : The Online Books Page of UPenn, article "How Can I Tell Whether a Book Can Go Online?" and FAQ : Copyright at Wikipedia.
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