Not to be confused with Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute.
The Oriental Research Institute (ORI) at Mysore, India is a research institute which collects, exhibits, edits and publishes rare manuscripts in Sanskrit written in various scripts like Kannada, Devanagari, Nandinagari, Grantha, Malayalam, Tigalari etc. Formerly it was known as the Oriental Library.
The Institute was established in Mysore by His Highness Sri. Chamaraja Wodeyar Bhahadur, the then Maharaja of Mysore, in 1891. It was a part of the Department of Education until 1916, in which year it became part of the newly established University of Mysore. The Oriental Library was renamed as the Oriental Research Institute in 1943.