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Ernst Leuninger Library

Established in the Year 2002 by Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Savariaradimai, this fledging library is stacked with more than 7,000 well selected books, and 642 bound volumes of serious journals. Further, the Library actively subscribes to 54 reputed journals and  magazines, and eight dailies.

The documentation center in the library has presently more than one lakh news clippings and scholarly articles on social themes.

The Library is named after Prof. Dr. Ernst Leuninger, a disciplined and exemplary German Scholar, who was the DOKTORVATER (doctoral guide) of Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Savariaradimai who is also the Founder of PILLAR Center as well as this Library.

Our collections


  • Religon / Politics

  • Tamil Language/Society

  • Communalism/ Hindutva/

  • Caste/Dalit Issues/human rights /Civil rights

  • Management & Entrepreneurship


  • Encyclopedia of Human Rights (5 Volumes)

  • Collier’s Encyclopedia(24 Volumes)

  • New Catholic Encyclopedia(15 Volumes)

  • Theological Dictionary of Old Testament(10 Volumes)

  • Vazhviyal Kalanchiyam(15 Volumes)

  • Britannica Encyclopedia(32 Volumes)

  • Encyclopedia of Associations(3Volumes)

  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of South Asian Christianity (2 Volumes)

  • Theological Dictionary of New Testament(14 Volumes)

  • Encyclopedia of Tamil Literature (3 Volumes


  • Periyar

  • Gandhi

  • Castes and Tribes

  • Mayilai Seeni Venkatasami

  • Abraham Pandithar

  • Ambedkar

  • Vivekananda

  • Peoples of India

  • Madras Secular Society

  • Tamilisai Kalanchiyam

You will find  books & documentation on

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  •  Buddhism

  • Christianity

  •  Folk Religions

  •  Hinduism

  • Islam

  • Jainism

Social Science

  •  Adivasis

  • Caste

  •  Children

  • Current Events

  •  Dalit

  •  Education

  •  Economics

  •  Folklore

  •  Law (Civil and Ecclesiastical)

  • Sociology

  • Women


  • English

  • German

  • Tamil


  • Biographies

  • Eelam

  • India

  • Tamil Nadu

  • Tamil Social History

  • World

Philosophy & Psychology


Facilities at our Library

  • Spacious reading hall

  • Access to documented news and articles

  • Access to OPAC (Online Public Acces Catalogue) with four terminals

  • Librarian to assist you

  • Wi-Fi Access

  • Facility for transferring to CD or pen drive

 Library E-mail:

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