Welcome to MRML


Established in 1952, we are leading publishers of books, specializing in Indology, Social Sciences, and Humanities. Our publications provide outstanding and highly regarded source-material, indispensable for Indological students and scholars.



We have published over 3000 academic and scholarly publications in the following areas:


  • Indian Art
  • Art History                                     
  • Architecture and Archaeology             
  • History and Culture                          
  • Numismatics                                   
  • Geography, Travels, and Voyages       
  • Indian Law                                     
  • Indian Medicine and Medicinal Plants    
  • Language, Literature, and Linguistics   
  • Dictionaries, Glossaries, Handbooks, and Indices  
  • Music, Dance, and Theatre                
  • Religion and Philosophy:
    • Buddhism
    • Hinduism
    • Jainism
    • Islam
    • Sikhism                                
  • Tantra, Mysticism and Yoga
  • Sanskrit Literature                           
  • Sociology and Anthropology



We have published several outstanding works from well-known and celebrated authors. Some of those are:

  • The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa translated into English by Kisari Mohan Ganguli (12 volumes)
  • The Astadhyayi of Panini translated into English by Rama Nath Sharma (6 volumes)
  • The Builders of Indian Philosophy Series General Editor: R. Balasubramanian
  • Ramayana in Regional Languages Series translated into English by Shantilal Nagar
  • Complete Works of Goswami Tulsidas translated into English by S.P. Bahadur (6 Volumes)
  • A Dictionary of Indian Mythology by Narendra Nath Bhattacharyya                   
  • A History of Sufism in India by S.A.A. Rizvi
  • History of the Sikhs by Hari Ram Gupta, (5 Volumes) 
  • An Encyclopaedia of Indian Archaeology Edited by A. Ghosh (2 Volumes)
  • Development of Hindu Iconography by Jitendra Nath Banerjea
  • Ancient Indian Massage by Harish Johari
  • The Dance of Shiva by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
  • The Atharvaveda, The Samaveda and The Yajurveda by Devi Chand
  • The Coins of the Indian Sultanates by Stan Goron and J.P. Goenka
  • Companion to North Indian Classical Vocal Music by Indurama Srivastava
  • Kriya-yoga: The Science of Life-force by Swami Nityananda Giri
  • A Comprehensive History of Assam by S.L. Baruah



Some of our authors are:

  • F.R. Allchin
  • Dipak Kumar Barua
  • Richard Barz
  • B. Bhattacharya
  • N.N. Bhattacharyya
  • Richard F. Burton
  • B. Chaitanya Deva
  • Dilip K. Chakrabarti
  • S.M. Srinivasa Chari
  • Subhash Kak
  • Swami Nityananda Giri
  • Swami Lakshmanjoo
  • Devi Chand
  • Amita Chatterjee
  • D.P. Chattopadhyaya
  • Fred W. Clothey
  • Navjivan Rastogi
  • Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
  • Harold Coward
  • Alain Danielou
  • V.H. Date
  • Vidya Dehejia
  • M.K. Dhavalikar
  • Devangana Desai
  • Richard M. Eaton
  • Gerard Foekema
  • Kisari Mohan Ganguli
  • M.R. Gautam
  • Alice Getty
  • A. Ghosh
  • J.P. Goenka
  • Melvyn C. Goldstein
  • Antoinette K. Gordon
  • Stan Goron
  • Irfan Habib
  • Niels Hammer
  • James C. Harle
  • Kanai Lal Hazra
  • Hans Herrli
  • Knut A. Jacobsen
  • S. Kalyanaraman
  • Y. Krishan
  • Daya Krishna
  • Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
  • Elizabeth Schotten Merklinger
  • Tove E. Neville
  • Patrick Olivelle
  • Moti Lal Pandit
  • B.N. Puri
  • Adya Rangacharya
  • Aniruddha Ray
  • John M. Rosenfield
  • T.S. Rukmani
  • Dieter Schlingloff
  • Eugene Schuyler
  • B.N.K. Sharma
  • R.S. Sharma
  • Rama Nath Sharma
  • Miranda Shaw
  • Indurama Srivastava
  • Margaret & James Stutley
  • Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
  • J.E. Van Lohuizen-De-Leeuw
  • Mathew Varghese
  • Bonnie C. Wade
  • Gert-Matthias Wegner
  • Sir Mortimer Wheeler
  • Max Weber
  • Satyendra K. Sen Chib
  • David Gordon White
  • Monika Zin
  • Thomas Oberlies
  • K.T.S. Sarao
  • Swami Lakshmanjoo
  • Lokesh Chandra
  • Radha Banerjee


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