The Asian Legacy Library will continue making project datasets available for direct download on our website.

The option to directly download data generated by ALL and our partners ensures ease of access to preserved material. 

The Asian Classics Input Project

The Asian Legacy Library has dedicated these datasets to the public domain by waiving all of its rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law  You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India


ALL’s Varanasi center for Indology is uniquely positioned in a city viewed as sacred by various religions and spiritual seekers for thousands of years. It is the nerve center for all of ALL’s South Asian preservation efforts. Equally dedicated to Hindu and Buddhist Sanskrit materials, the center is engaged in digitizing manuscript archives, as well as printed and manuscript Sanskrit materials throughout northern India.