Recommended Reading on Hinduism

From liberal to orthodox and the abstract and philosophical to the mundane, HAF seeks to provide resources which reflect the great diversity of Hindu belief and practice.  The Foundation regularly updates this list with relevant resources about Hinduism and the global Hindu community.  

  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hinduism
  by Linda Johnsen 


  Dancing with Siva: Hinduism’s Contemporary Catechism
  by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami


  Bhagavad Gita
  by Swami Chinmayananda (online version at


  Hinduism Today Magazine 


   What is Hinduism? From the Editors of Hinduism Today


   India Unveiled by Robert Arnett


  A Survey of Hinduism by Klaus Klostermaier



   Hinduism: A Beginner's Guide by Klaus Klostermaier



Understanding the Swastika: Brochure (pdf download)

All about Puja: A Guide for Educators

Reading for Children

  Finders Keepers? by Robert Arnett



 Amma, Tell Me about Diwali by Bhakti Mathur



  Lighting a Lamp: A Diwali Story by Jonny Zucker



  Diwali by Christina Mia Gardeski