A lecture on ‘India's best kept secret – The Sarasvati Mahal Library, Thanjavur' will be held at National Folklore Support Centre, 508, Fifth0 Floor, Kavery Complex, 96, M.G. Road ,Nungambakkam on Jan. 24, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Sarasvati Mahal Library at Thanjavur is one of India's best kept secrets. It dates from the 16th C and has a staggering range of manuscripts. Subjects range from philosophy, music, dance, medicine, veterinary science, horticulture, animal husbandry, vaastu and astrology.

The illustrated lecture will acquaint the viewer with some of the texts and their fascinating content. For details, contact 2822 9192 / 4213 8410.

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