Rajasthan Arabic and Persian Research Institute

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Rajasthan Arabic and Persian Research Institute in Tonk in Rajasthan is the premier Indian institute engaged in promotion and furtherance of Arabic and Persian studies. This institute was established by the Government of Rajasthan in 1978 with the main objective of conserving and preserving the sources of Persian and Arabic manuscripts available in Rajasthan. This Institute has earned international repute because of its aims, objectives and achievements.

Some of the important and historical manuscripts are displayed in a separate hall with the name of "Display Hall". Namda calligraphy, art of charming photography, collection of postage stamps etc. are displayed in an Art Gallery started in 2002. Calligraphy on human hair, pulse, rice and sesame along with the lines written inside the transparent glass bottles are main attractions for many visitors.