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Lebanese monastery to archive first Arabic Bible, thousands of manuscripts

When the world is celebrating World Book Day, let us pay our tribute to Khuda Bakhsh Khan Founder of Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library Patna Bihar
. This Library is considered as Treasure House of Muslim Art and Literature. Established in 1891, the Library –The product of a Bibliophile’s labour of love- boasts of one of the world’s richest collections of rare books, manuscripts and original paintings, each an outstanding example of the best of Muslim art and literature. It enshrines the memory of scholars and kings long gone, of causes lost and won, and of a vibrant culture which in its time had a profound influence and inspired some of the greatest master pieces.

source: http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2012/Apr/23/a-tribute-to-khuda-bakhsh-36.asp