Formed in 1903, Motilal Banarsidass (MLBD) is the leading Indian publishers on Sanskrit and Indology. It has an impressive list of scholarly publications on a wide range of disciplines. MLBD distributes serials and monographs on Asian religions, philosophy, history, culture, arts, architecture, archaeology, language, literature, linguistics, musicology, mysticism, yoga, tantra, occult, medicine, astronomy, astrology and other related subjects.
The showroom at the University area in Delhi has a vast collection of Indological literature of around 30,000 titles. There are branches at Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Varanasi and Patna, which stock all the Motilal publications and a wide range of scholarly publications in Indology.