Bhai Gurdas Library, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar has a
treasure trove of approximately 1516 priceless manuscripts.
The theme of subject of these manuscripts pertains to religion,
Punjab history, medicine, Punjab’s rich cultural and literary
heritage in Hindi (64), Sanskrit(28), Urdu and Persian(129) and
Gurmukhi script. Original manuscripts of Adi Granth adorn
our collection. The manuscripts have been a perennial source of
information and inspiration for scholars from Punjab, other
Indian States and foreign countries like U.S.A., U.K.,
Canada etc. and would keep on attracting enthusiastic scholars
in the coming times too.
For optimum and purposeful use of the manuscripts, their
microfilming and Digitization is in progress and a catalogues
of bibliographic description of manuscripts has
been compiled in 5
This Catalogue consists of Manuscript Number, Title, Author,
Calligrapher, Time, Place, Pages, General description.