The Manuscripts and the translation work contained in this website is the property of Lalchand Research Library, DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh. Indorama Charitable Trust has the right to upload and translate the Manuscripts. The sole objective of undertaking this exercise is for the educational and research purposes. Viewers are not to sell, alter or further reproduce or distribute any part of the Manuscripts. Failure to comply with the terms of this warning will invite legal action against the transgressors.


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This online collection aims to digitize almost 6,000 ancient Hindu manuscripts so they are available for generations to come. Written on fragile palm leaves by scholars over 1,000 years ago, each are having high-resolution digital copies made which will be published online as part of a joint project between DAV College, Chandigarh Library and Mr S.P. Lohia (Chairman of Indorama Corporation). In addition, we plan to translate the manuscripts from Devnagiri and Sanskrit into Hindi and English. The project is ongoing and a long-term commitment which will take many years to complete.

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