Vinoba Bhave Jayanti: Acharya Vinoba Bhave (Acharya Vinoba Bhave) He played an important role in Indian history. He is counted among the greatest freedom fighters and social workers of the country. Today is the birth anniversary of India’s freedom fighter, social worker, great thinker and Gandhian leader Acharya Vinoba Bhave. Acharya Vinoba Bhave is known as the leader of Bhudan and Sarvodaya movement in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his birth anniversary.
Acharya Vinoba Bhave was born on 11 September 1895 in a Brahmin family at Gagode village in Pen tehsil of Raigad district in Konkan. His original name is Vinayak Narahari Bhave. His father’s name was Narahari Shambhurao and mother’s name was Rukmini Devi. Acharya Vinoba Bhave spent most of his time in religious work and spirituality. As a child, he used to listen to the stories of Saint Tukaram, Saint Dnyaneshwar and Bhagavad Gita from his mother. This had an impact on Cole’s life and his inclination towards spirituality.
Vinoba Bhave studied many religious texts like Ramayana, Quran, Bible, Gita in depth. His entire life was spent as a sage and an ascetic.
In 1916, at the age of just 21, he left home and reached the city of Kashi to become a monk. There he studied the scriptures in depth under the guidance of great scholars.
Efforts to End Poverty:
Acharya Vinoba Bhave started the work of ending poverty. In 1950, he started the Sarvodaya movement. Gandhiji chose Vinoba Bhave to lead the national agitation, demonstration against the British government’s war policies in 1940. After Gandhi’s assassination on January 30, 1948, his followers looked to Vinoba Bhave for direction. The movement gained massive public support and increased public awareness and participation in social decisions. Vinoba Bhave believed that a ‘non-violent revolution’ was needed for the complete transformation of Indian society.
Tributes paid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Bhudan movement leader Vinoba Bhave on his birth anniversary. Modi tweeted that Bhave’s life was an expression of Gandhian principles.
Remembering Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his Jayanti. His life was a manifestation of Gandhian principles. He was passionate about social empowerment and gave the clarion call of ‘Jai Jagat.’ We are inspired by his ideals and are committed to realizing his dreams for our nation.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 11, 2022
Paying tribute to Vinoba Bhave, born in 1895, the Prime Minister said, “His life is an expression of Gandhian principles. He was passionate about social empowerment and gave the slogan ‘Jai Jagat’. We are inspired by his ideals and are committed to realizing his dreams for our country.” “