Shikshapatri provides instant online access to a treasure
of the British Hindu cultural heritage that is held in
Oxford's Bodleian Library. This fragile Sanskrit manuscript,
called the Shikshapatri, was written by Shree Swaminarayan,
founder of Swaminarayan Hinduism, and outlines moral and
spiritual codes for everyday life.
site provides a wide variety of online resources which
set the Shikshapatri in its historical, cultural and religious
context. It is designed to help people of all backgrounds
to better understand the significance of this manuscript,
which receives hundreds of visitors every year.
The Bodleian's Shikshapatri manuscript; Swaminarayan Hinduism
19th Century - present day
English, Sanskrit, Gujarate