The Digital Shikshapatri is being moved to a new software and hardware
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Digital 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.
This 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.