We are digitizing our valuable collections with the help of Digital Library Project, Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India. We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan, a nodal agency for executing this Project. Our special thanks to Dr. Usha Thakkar, Hon. Secretary and Trustee of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalay. The project is in progress.


Library has over one lakh titles on :
  • Literature (poetry, story, novel, essay, drama, biography, autobiography, travelogue, comparative study, literary criticism, etc. in English, Gujarati, Hindi, and Marathi),
  • Indian Culture and history,
  • Indian Philosophy,
  • Religion (Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism),
  • Art and Architecture,
  • Astrology, Ayurveda, Yoga,
  • Drama, Music, Dance,
  • Vedas, Upanishads, Vedanta, Purana, Gita,
  • Epics, Kavyashastra, Tantra,
  • Nyaya, Vyakarana, Mimamsa,
  • Dharmashastra and other Indological subjects
  • Books in Sanskrit, Prakrit and Pali languages and
  • Journals in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati.
Unique Collection of Manuscripts :
The library also has unique collection of about 1404 Manuscripts in the form of Palm Leafs and Pothis on subjects like : Mysticism, Purana (Mythology), Tattvajnana (Philosophy), Jyotisha (Astrology) Veda, Smriti, Yogs, Kavyashastra (Poetics)
Paintings & other Artifacts :
Library also has collection of 116 water-colour miniature paintings of Rajputana and Mughal style and Good Collection of ancient coins, bronze, copper plates engravings and other artifacts.

Bhavans Library Catalogue is now available online during working hours of all working days. We welcome online Library transactions if you so wish. We will dispatch books claimed by you through reputed designated courier. Member will have to pay the courier charges on delivery.

The generous support of Shri. B.K Parekh(of Pidilite Industries)has made this possible. We appreciate his concern and efforts for Cultural Enrichment.