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What is the meaning of 'Ishwar'?
The Sanskrit word Isvara (pronounced Ishwar) has various meanings - one of them being 'GOD'. Sanskrit, like Latin and Hebrew, is an ancient language of the world.
What is the mission of this site?
This site is a token of Love towards GOD.
Who created this site? What is their religion?
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, said Shakespeare.
How was this site created?
ishwar.com started as a personal homepage in 1997. It was changed to a spiritual site in 1999 by replacing the personal homepage with contents of the Holy Bhagavad Gita. Sacred texts of various religions were gradually collected from many websites and reformatted to facilitate easy reading. These webpages were then converted into various eBook formats.
Which religion does this site prefer/promote?
All of them.
Can I share/reuse the sacred texts available on this site?
Please feel free to do so subject to the terms of service. If you are a webmaster, you may be interested in the texts in raw HTML format. These are availabe for download from the eBooks section.
What do the pictures of flowers etc. on the homepage mean?
These pictures of flowers, nature, universe and children are an attempt to portray GOD through His miracles.
Why were the 12 religions chosen for the site? Why not others?
The 12 religions that are available on this site are considered as the classic world religions by many authoritative sources.
Why were these 45 texts chosen for the site? Why not others?
These texts were chosen as a representative sample of these religions. There are many websites whose mission is to provide all the sacred texts of various religions.
What is the financial model of this site?
The site and its contents are available free of charge and without any advertisements.
How can I link to this site?
Code for linking to the website:
<a href=http://www.ishwar.com><img src=http://www.ishwar.com/images/button/i_love_god_button.gif alt="I Love GOD" border=0></a>