When sacred-texts.com is down, use the following link instead.



The extra "id_" in the URL will hide the Internet Archive header.

  • Oh, I didn't know about the id_ thing. Someone who knows JavaScript should create a bookmarklet which automatically adds that to the URL. Commented Jul 13, 2016 at 20:00

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By the way this is not specific/limited to http://sacred-texts.com only. You can use Wayback Machine for any site which is archived. So, Whenever you find a website that provides resource for Hinduism is not reachable you can try http://archive.org/web/ :


Select the latest snapshot available:


You can close the header by clicking on close button at the header.

For more information visit faq.

Though this may sound like advertising web.archive.org, worth to mention that it can be very useful to use whenever a web-site you want to visit is down or not reachable!

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