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Oriental Manuscripts Library

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

It started in A. D. 1911 as a department of the Government of Travancore. It was amalgamated with the Manuscripts Library of the Kerala University in A. D. 1940. It has a collection of over 50,000 manuscripts in Sanskrit, Malayālam and other languages. It is publishing two journals. They are:

  1. Journal of the Kerala University Oriental Manuscripts Library in Sanskrit
  2. Bhāsātraimāsikam in Malayālam

The Library has also published books on Astronomy, Indian Music and other similar subjects.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

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