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Confucianism

Sikh Religion

The Sikhism Home Page
A progressive religion well ahead of its time when it was founded over 500 years ago, The Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the worlds 5th largest religion.

Sikhism
Includes the Guru Granth Sahib.

Sikhism: A Capsule Account
Created by Vinay Lal, Associate Professor of History at UCLA.

Sikhism
The largest Sikhism resource on the Internet. Articles, excerpts from sacred writings, prayers, audio, and video.

Shinto Religion

Shinto
Shinto Online Network Association.

Shinto
From the ReligiousTolerance website.

Tao Religion

Taoism
A basic website.

Taoist texts
From the Internet Sacred Text Archive.

Virtual Library Introduction and History of Taoism

Taoism Virtual Library
English-language scholarly and philosophical information on Taoism.

Buddhism

  • BuddhaNet
    Buddha Dharma Education Association Inc., a non-sectarian group for preserving Buddhist traditions.
  • Buddhism
    Overview from the Religious Tolerance website.
  • Buddhist Ecology and Environmentalism Studies
    Center for the Study of World Religions
  • Buddha
    From the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  • Buddhanet
    The Buddhist Education and Information Network is a comprehensive website. Includes an e-Book Library.
  • Buddhist eLibrary
  • Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library
    Internet guide to Buddhism and Buddhist studies. Contains sacred texts, bibliographies, articles, poetry, and other documents. Also contains links to other Buddhist sites.

Hindu Religion

Jain Religion

Jainism: Jain Principles, Tradition and Practices
Texts, images, outline of Jain history, links to other sites and also links on vegetarianism.

Jainism
Federation of Jainism Associations in America.

Jainism Literature Center
Harvard University.