The Vedic Library at the Arya Samaj strives to be a place where everyone, regardless of age, religion, erudition or status can feel comfortable to come for contemplation, study or leisure. We are proud to have a unique collection of nearly 5000 books in our growing library. The subjects covered include,
The management committee of Arya Samaj Greater Houston with the involvement of congregation endeavors to accomplish this mission through:
- Vedas and Vedic culture.
- Arya Samaj
- General Knowledge
- History (Indian and World)
There are more than 500 books in Hindi.
Our collection includes rare Vedic texts of great value to researchers, scholars and serious students of Religion or Philosophy.
The library has many children’s books, including
- Indian folk tales
- Indian mythology
- Stories from the scriptures
- Biographies of leaders
We hope that an early exposure to age-appropriate Indian texts and tales will spark a life-long interest in reading as well as a desire to learn more about the Indian roots and traditions.
Bookstore ( Books for Sale)
Many of the titles available in the library are also available for sale in the Arya Samaj Book Store, located in the main lobby, next to the library.
The Arya Samaj book store inventory includes books on,
- Hindu Dharma
- Vedic Philosophy
- Bhajans on CDs
The Books are available in Hindi as well as in English languages. The books available in the Book Store are priced reasonably. These books can be a valuable asset and excellent addition to your home library. The books can be used as a wonderful gift for the children and provide them as a source of knowledge on Hindu religion. A complete list of books is available at the Book Store and same can be provided via e-mail.
The library and bookstore are open every Sunday after the Satsang.
Please click here to view the library books