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Sacred Texts

Sanskrit literature

Bengali literature

Malayalam literature

Thamizh devotional hymns

Tamil classical literature

Other regional classical literature

Books by political leaders

Magazines, Newspapers

The history of Indian classical literature dates back to times unknown. Countless theories and researches have not been able to accurately track the origin of Indian literature. However, it is universally acknowledged that the oldest of all literary works is the Rig Veda that is known to have a collection of thousands of hymns and verses, dating back to 1500-1200 BCE.