Established in 1952 at New Delhi
, Munshiram Manoharlal publishes books in social sciences and humanities with a particular emphasis on indology. It has published around 1500 academic and scholarly publications in the realm of 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 and indices, music, dance and theatre, religion and philosophy encompassing Buddhism
, hinduism, Jainism
, islam and sikhism; tantra, mysticism, yoga, sociology and anthropology.