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The library of Guruji is housed in a two-storied new building named the Hall of Time  
 
Right from the eighth year to the thirty second year Guruji has a rough account of having read about 13,000 books, small and medium. Reading is his passion. He is a keen collector and has a taste for a wide range of subjects. The present collection in the library is roughly 16,000 strong.
 
Sri Guruji’s library contains a selective collection of books in the following subjects.
  • Vedas :-Rigveda, Yajurveda,  Samaveda and Atharvana veda.
  • Vedangas:- Brahamanas, Aranyakas, Nirukta.
  • Upavedas:- Ayurveda and Music.
  • Prasthanatriam:- Upanishads, Bhagavad-Gita and Brahmasutras.
  • Dharma Sastras:-Smritis (Manu, Yagnavalkya, Parasara, Goutama etc), Grihyasutras, books on yagna-vedika,  citis etc.
  • Darsanas:-Vyakaranam, Sankhya, Nyaya, Vyseshika, Yoga and Mimamsa.
  • Purvamimamsa:- Karmakanda,( Jaimini).
  • Uttaramimamsa:-Vedanta:- Advaitam, Sankara & Pithas Dwaitam & Visishtadwaitam & Saivism.
  • Mantra Shastra & Tantra Shastra.
  • Vedic and Mundane Astrology:-  Muhurtam and Vastu and Horoscopy.
  • Puranas:-!8 Puranas with a few English translations.
  • Epics:- Ramayana and Mahabharata SrimadBhagavatam.
  • Religion:-Hinduism and Temple Architecture.
    Jainism & Buddhism.
    Christianity and Islam.
    Sufism.
    Theosophy.
  • History of Philosophy.
  • Yogis & Saints and Modern Schools of Spirituality.
  • Modern philosophers (Kant, Karl Marx, Hegel etc).
  • Fine-Arts:- Art of Music, Art of Dance and Aesthetics. Painting and Sculpture.
  • Sciences:- Organic chemistry, Physics, Cosmology, Biology, Genetics etc. Astronomy.
  • Medicine:- Homeopathy, Ayurveda and general books on anatomy.
  • Literature:-Sanskrit Literature (Grammer,Language Poetry and drama).
    Prakrit and Pali languages literature (A small collection).
    Telugu Literature(Classical and modern).
    English Literature(Classical and modern).
  • Geography; With ancient including Ptolomy’s maps etc,
  • History :- (World History:-Asia, South-east Asia, Near-East, Middle-east, Indonesia, Egypt, Greece, Europe-Rome, England, Scotland, Germany, U.S.S.R, and U.S.A.
    Indian History –Indology, Ancient, Medieval and Modern history of India including regional histories and Indian Polity and Nationalism).
    History of places (India and Foreign countries) & Tourist maps.
  • Gazetteers and Serindia maps etc.
  • Economy
  • Law and Constitution
  • Reference Books- Encyclopaedia (including encyclopaedia Britannica etc). Dictionaries (English, Telugu, Hindi, Dravidian languages ,French, Latin, Prakrit and Pali etc), journals (On Science, Astrology and Politics , Asiatic society,etc).
  • Descriptive Catalogues of Manusripts (Sanskrit and Telugu from Madras,Baroda and other universities and old manuscript libraries).
A rare collection of a very few old palm-leaf manuscripts. A small collection of children’s books Many valuable and impressive artefacts collected by Guruji at various places on various occasions like variety of Chess-Men which was his passion in his youth.  
 
 
 
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