Sacred Books of the East

Sacred Books of the East

The Sacred Books of the East is a monumental 50-volume set of English translations of Asian religious writings, edited by Max Müller and published by the Oxford University Press between 1879 and 1910. It incorporates the essential sacred texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and Islam.

As of September 2007, 44 of the 50 volumes have been converted into electronic versions and are available at:

All of the books are in the public domain in the United States, and most or all are in the public domain in many other countries - see discussion at [] for details.

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