Vinoba Bhave | Founder of Bhoodan Movement

Vinoba Bhave

Vinoba Bhave

Vinoba Bhave (1895–1982) was born in a small village in Maharashtra, in a weaver’s family, and he was a human rights activist and a social reformer. He is called as Acharya for his wide knowledge in all the subjects. He has translated the Bhagavat Gita into Marathi language and named it as Geetai.

Bhave was affectionately called as Vinayaka by his parents, due to their sincere devotion on the first god Lord Vinayaka, and he read the holy Bhagavad Gita, at his younger age itself. Bhave met Gandhi in the year 1916, and he had joined in the Gandhi’s ashram, and spent his life by teaching, reading and formed village industries and helped towards the welfare of woman, and done many social welfare activities.

He took part in the Independence movement of India along with Gandhi and he stayed for some time at Gandhi’s Sabarmati ashram which is now named as ‘Vinoba Kutir’. He has formed the Brahma Vidya Mandir for the well-being of women, and the members in the Mandir performed prayers and recited various slokas on gods and goddesses regularly in the mornings and in the evenings.

1. Geetai
2. GeetaPrachane
3. VicharPothi
4. SthitapragnyaDarshan
5. Madhukar
6. Holy KrantDarshan
7. Shakti
8. SwarajyaShastra
9. Ganga

Let us salute the noble leader.

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