Indian culture is all about different languages and varied cultures. With wide variety of languages, we have numerous novelists who showcase their talent through stories in their native language. But, sometimes language can act as a barrier and doesn’t allow the content to reach to the audience. Here translation plays a critical role to make this literature available to large masses. Below is a list of Top 5 Translated Books from India.
- Thirukkural (Sacred Couplets)
Thirukkural also called as Kural is a Tamil sangam literature that consists of 1330 couplets that talks about everyday virtues of an individual. This book is one of the most important works in the
history of Tamil language. It is one of the widely translated non-religious books in the world. It has been translated by more than 90 different translators including European and Asian. You can find this book in 40 different languages. Attributed to Thiruvalluvar, the Kural occupies an important place in the literature world.
- Isha Upanishad
Isha Upanishad is originally written in Sanskrit and is one of the shortest Upanishads. This Ivsavasya Upanishad proclaims the philosophy of non-dualism in which they declare God to be the sole inhabitant of everything that exists in this world. It is a primary Upanishad and is known into two recensions called as Kanva and Madhyandina. It has over 18 verses depending upon the recension. It is been translated into 64 languages.
- Bhagavad Gita
This is a universally acknowledged worlds literary works and is one of the spiritual masterpieces that is been translated into many languages. This has been treasured by American writers from Emerson and Thoreau to T.S. Eliot. With more than 200 translations in English itself, this is one the most translated Indian book. With more than 80 language translations, this book has reached a large mass audience.
- Beyond Birth and Death
Originally written by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, this novel discusses whether there is life after death or not. SrilaPrabhupada narrates how soul travels from one body to another. By chanting the name of Sri Krishna will help you reaching Lord Sri Krishna’s ultimate abode. Chanting will help reveal what God is, what one is, how are we conditioned and how can we step out of that conditioning. It is been translated into 51 different languages.
- Easy journey to other Planets
Written by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, this book encompasses the systems of sankhya, bhakti and astanga. This publication teaches you an easy way to travel the solar systems. Using subtle and spiritual energy you can travel and see the God’s wonderful creation. This book has been translated in 50 different languages.
There are many other Indian books that have crossed boundaries and reached to million users outside India. The credit goes to the translation services , where qualified translators help in making the novel reach worldwide.
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