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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He was brought-up in Baroda. Under the influence of Mahatma Gandhi, Vinoba also got involved in the Bhavr freedom struggle. This incident, unplanned and unheard, showed a way to solve the problem of the landless. He was also conferred with the Bharat Ratna India’s highest civilian awards posthumously in Another example of this is the Bhoodan land gift movement started at Pochampally on April 18,after interacting with 40 Harijan families. The couple had five children; four sons named Vinayaka affectionately called VinyaBalakrishna, Shivaji and Acharay, and one daughter.

He got more than villages by way of donation. Women of the group farmed for food, recited prayers, fervently read and practiced the teachings of Bhagwad Gita and so on.

Vinoba Bhave

All my activities have the sole purpose of achieving a union of hearts. He was a great thinker, wrote numerous books on religious-based themes. Thank You for Your Contribution! The response to the movement was spontaneous. Inwith an aim to pursue further studies, Bhave journeyed to Bombay now Mumbai to appear for intermediate examinations. Bhave participated in the nationwide civil disobedience periodically conducted against the British, and was imprisoned with other nationalists.


Vinoba Bhave was a scholar, thinker, and writer who produced numerous books.

He got more than villages in the form of donation for poor Indians. His mother Rukmini Devi was a very religious person. Jayaprakash Narayan in his prison diary during the emergency sarcastically wrote about the meaning of Anushasan Parva [14] Congress party opponents at that time had coined the derogatory term “Sarkari Sant Government Saint ” to cinoba him.

Vinoba asked the landlords of the village to come forward and save the Harijans. Over the years, the bond between Vinoba and Gandhi grew stronger and his involvement in constructive programmes for the society kept on increasing. For Vinoba, it was a victory of nonviolence.

Vinoba acknowledged it by giving the gift of his life. He was a spiritual visionary, whose spirituality had a pragmatic stance with intense concern for the deprived. His critics maintained that Bhudan Yajna encouraged the fragmentation of land and would thus obstruct a rational approach to large-scale agriculture, but Bhave declared that he preferred fragmented land to fragmented hearts.


Vinoba was born in a Brahmin family on September 11, at the village of Gagoda in Kolaba district of Maharashtra. Later, however, he encouraged gramdan —i. He was named Vinayak at birth and was influenced by his mother Rukmini Devi, a religious woman. Vinoba stands as a symbol for the struggle of the good against the evil, of spiritual against the mundane.

Though Bhave actively participated in civil disobedience movement against the Bhavee, he was biogaphy known publically nor was famous. Gandhians in conversation with Fred J.

Vinoba Bhave: Biography

It raised important questions regarding inequality prevalent in the society. Vinayaka Narahari Bhave was born on 11 September nhave a small village called Gagoji present day Gagode Budruk in Kolaba in the Konkan region of what is now Maharashtra. He burned his entire school and college certificate on his way to Mumbai into appear for the intermediate examination.

Thank you for your feedback. In the jails, he gave a series of talks on Bhagavad Gita in Marathi, to his fellow prisoners. Bhave advocated that the emergency was required to teach people about discipline.