Online Library of Digitized
Sanskrit and Prakrit
Manuscript Catalogues

(Short URL: http://tinyurl.com/ind-cats/)

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Sources

This collection of manuscript catalogues is derived almost entirely from the Digital Library of India.  Some come from the Archive.org and the Jain eLibrary.   A great debt of gratitude is due to all these resources for selflessly promoting scholarship.

Arrangement

The principle of arrangement follows:
Subhas. C. Biswas
Bibliographic Survey of Indian Manuscript Catalogues.  Being a Union List of Manuscript Catalogues (Delhi: Eastern Book Linkers, 1998).

The directory "not in Biswas" contains, er, catalogues that are not listed in the published Biswas survey.

Formats

The files are almost all in the PDF or DjVu (see also) formats.

Rights

To the best of my knowledge, all these catalogues are in the public domain and free of copyright restrictions.  If this is wrong in any particular case, please contact me, and I shall be glad to arrange explicit copyright permission to share the files under any specified terms, or withdraw them from this website.

Acknowledgements

This collection was made and is maintained in connection with the project "Philosophy and Medicine in Early Classical India" funded by the Austrian Science Fund, grant no. P23330-G15. 

Dominik Wujastyk
Vienna, April 2013