Rampur Raza Library, Rampur

Rampur Raza Library

Rampur Raza Library

The Rampur Raza Library is one of the important libraries of South Asia. Besides works relating to different religions, traditions, it is a treasure house of Indo-Islamic learning and arts. This library was founded by Nawab Faizullah Khan in 1774. The Nawabs of Rampur were great patrons of learning and the learned ulema, poets, painters, calligraphers and musicians - enjoyed their patronage. After the independence of India and merger of the state in the union of India, the library was brought under the management of the trust, which was created on 6th April, 1951. Professor Saiyid Nurul Hasan, former Minister of Education, Government of India, brought this library under an Act of Parliament on 1st. July, 1975.

It is having 17000 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Sanskrit, Urdu, Hindi and Turkish languages. Moreover, it possesses a good collection of paintings and palm leaves in various Indian languages. A collection of around 60,000 printed books in various Indian and foreign languages are also available.

Rare Manuscripts of Raza Library.
  • Rare Manuscripts of Raza Library
  • Rare Manuscripts of Raza Library
He starts Ramayan – “In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.”
  • Rare Manuscripts of Raza Library
  • Rare Manuscripts of Raza Library
  • Rare Manuscripts of Raza Library
Rare Manuscripts of Raza Library.

Ziauddin Barani’s Tarikh-i-Firoz Shahi.Ziauddin Barani’s Tarikh-i-Firoz Shahi. There are three manuscripts in the world, one is available in England another in Germany and in Rampur Raza Library.

Ziauddin Barani’s Sahifa-i-Naat-i-MuhammadiZiauddin Barani’s Sahifa-i-Naat-i-Muhammadi. Only one manuscript of this work is available in the world and its in Rampur Raza Library.

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