Did you know about the India's Oldest Underground Library?

India's Oldest Underground Library, Bhadriya, Rajasthan

(Bhadriya Library, Rajasthan- Pic By Tripoto.com)

Today, we are going to put here the information about the India's oldest underground library. You will know all about this library. This library was located at the Rajasthan and most of people can't hear about this library. So today we are going to put here some information about this library. This library is also Asia's big library. 

About The Library:

This library was built under 16 feet and there are 4000 thousand people can seat in this library and 9,00,000 books are available in this library. This numbers show how big is this library. If you loves to read books so must visit this library and if you visit the Rajasthan must visit this library. This library place was so cool and you will enjoy here. 

India's Underground Library

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History Of Library:

The library was built by the Harbansh Singh Nirmal Ji and here is also known as Bhadariya Maharaj. He is from Punjab. There are so many books are gifted to Bhadriya Maharaj on various occasions by people. Harbansh Singh Nirmal Ji (Bhadriya Maharaj) started collecting these books in the year 1998 and then funds were allotted to construct a temple for a goddess here.

Where is this secret Underground Library?

This library was the located in the India's Rajasthan state. This library was located in the Bhadriya village of Pokran Tehsil in the Jaisalmer district. So this library was known as the Bhadriya Library. There are 4000 people can seat here to reading books and this makes it Asia's biggest library. 

Asia's Biggest Underground Library

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According to the residents of the Bhadriya village , Bhadriya Maharaj (Harbansh Singh Nirmal Ji) stayed in this library for several years and read almost all the books here. The books present in the library range from science and astronomy to astrology and history. One can also find dictionaries, Atlas and epics inside this treasure trove.

This bibliotheca features 562 glass shelves, where all the books are well-preserved and are made available to scholars and learners, who come here from all over the world for research and learning purposes. Now, the library is being looked after by the villagers and the temple devotees.

Source: Wikipedia & timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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