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Obsidian is a powerful and extensible knowledge base that works on top of your local folder of plain text files.

This notebook covers how to load documents from an Obsidian database.

Since Obsidian is just stored on disk as a folder of Markdown files, the loader just takes a path to this directory.

Obsidian files also sometimes contain metadata which is a YAML block at the top of the file. These values will be added to the document's metadata. (ObsidianLoader can also be passed a collect_metadata=False argument to disable this behavior.)

from langchain_community.document_loaders import ObsidianLoader

API Reference:

loader = ObsidianLoader("<path-to-obsidian>")
docs = loader.load()

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