brief information about life and works of vinoba bhave. Vinoba Bhave was Gandhi’s spiritual successor and advocator of nonviolence Explore this biography to know more about his life and career. A commemorative postage stamp on Acharya Vinoba Bhave was released by. Revered all through the country as Acharya Vinoba Bhave, he was born as Vinayak Narahari Bhave on September 11, in the village of Gagoda in Kolaba.

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The couple had five children; four sons named Vinayaka affectionately called VinyaBalakrishna, Shivaji and Dattatreya, boography one daughter. He took a fateful decision not to reach Mumbai, but to reach Varanasi also called Kashi, then called Benaras. That made a lot of impact on Vinobha and wanted to devote his life to the poor people like Mahatma Gandhiji.

It was the beginning of the Bhoodan Gift of the Land movement. However, while on his way he put his school and college certificates to fire and took the fateful decision to reach Benaras in order to study ancient Sanskrit texts.

Vinoba Bhave – Wikipedia

On April 18,the Harijans of the Pochampalli village requested him to provide them with around bbave acres of land to make a living. Following this, Vinoba Bhave traveled all across the country asking landlords to consider him as one of their sons and so give him a portion of their land.

He burned his entire school and college certificate acharys his way to Mumbai into appear for the intermediate examination. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vinoba Bhave.

In NovemberVinoba Bhave fell seriously ill and decided to end bave life by refusing to accept any food and medicine during his last days. He was highly inspired after reading the Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharat, Ramayan at a very early age. It was the acharrya of the Bhoodan Gift of the Land movement. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He is best known for his ‘Bhoodan Movement’ Gift of the Land.


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Acharya Vinoba Bhave – Follower of Gandhiji

He had said later “When I was in Kashi, my main ambition was to go to the Himalayas. Vinoba met Gandhi on June 7, and took resident at the Ashram.

Acharya Vinoba Bhave was a freedom fighter and a spiritual teacher. The report in the newspapers vihoba Gandhi’s speech at the newly founded Benaras Hindu University attracted Vinoba’s attention. His two brothers, Balkoba Bhave and Shivaji Bhave, were also bachelors devoted to social work. His political ideologies were directed towards principles of peaceful non-cooperation in order to attain freedom. Vinoba once said, “All revolutions are spiritual at the source.

Published by Vora, Despite these many activities, biograpyy was not well known to the public. Most of his adult life he led an ascetic style of existence centered on spiritual beliefs of right and wrong. In the backdrop of enduring perpetuity of my life’s work, I have established 6 ashrams.

He wrote brief introductions to, and criticisms of, several religious and philosophical works like the Bhagavad Gita, works of Adi Shankaracharya, the Bible and Quran. Such was the impact of the visit that it changed the future course of the life of Bhave. He walked all across India asking people with land to consider him as one of their sons and so give him a one seventh of their land which he then distributed to landless poor.

InVinoba Bhave started his peace-trek on foot through the violence-torn region of Telangana. I am not fit to measure your worth. Published by Himalaya Pub. It has to be admitted, however, that the achievement of Bhoodan – Gramdan movement in the material terms was much below the expected target. These highly inspiring talks were later published as the book “Talks on the Gita”, and it has been translated into many languages both in India and elsewhere.


Academically brilliant, Bhave was well-read in the writings of Maharashtra’s saints and philosophers and showed a deep-inclination towards mathematics.

He always followed the path of truth and Non-violence, as shown by Mahatma Gandhi. The speech greatly influenced Bhave and, he wrote a letter to Gandhi. In Telangana, the gift of land averaged acres of land per day. The movement continued for thirteen years and Vinoba toured the length and breadth of the country, a total distance of Km. InBhave took part in the Quit India movement and was imprisoned for achrya years at Vellore and Seoni jails.

Bhave participated with keen interest in the activities at Gandhi’s ashramlike teaching, studying, spinning and improving the life of the community. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: He observed a year of silence from December 25, to December 25, acbarya He was also chosen as the first Individual Satyagrahi an Individual standing up for Truth instead of a collective action by Gandhi himself.

The monthly comprised of his essays on the Upanishads. Vinoba knew the strength of the padayatra march on foot. Harijans of the Pochampally required 80 acres of land to make a living.

He dedicated his life to serve the poor and the downtrodden, and stood up for their rights. Vinoba felt that the source of these talks was something above and he believed that its influence will endure even if his other works were forgotten.

He was successful in collecting around 4.