Barqi Azmi on Maulvi Khuda Bakhsh

Barqi Azmi on Maulvi Khuda BakhshToday is Death Anniversary Of Khuda bakhsh Khan Founder Khuda bakhsh Library Patna. Maulvi Khuda Baksh was the founder of the Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library, which opened in 1891 with a collection of some 1400 manuscripts that the Maulvi inherited from his father, Maulvi Mohammad Bakhsh. Today, the library has about 21,000 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Turkish, Hindi and Sanskrit, besides many rare books. The Khuda Bakhsh library specializes in Islamic Studies, Unani medicine, Tazkira, Tasawwuf, comparative religions, medieval Asian history, as well as Persian, Arabic, Hindi and Sanskrit literature.

 

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