Biography Of Vinayak Narahari Bhave
Name : Vinayak Narahari Bhave
Writer : Talks on the Gita
Date of Birth : 11 September 1895
Death : 15 November 1982
Vinayak Narahari Bhave-Social Reformer
Vinayak Narhari Bhave was born in Gagode in Maharashtra.He is called acharya of Sanskrit.He was a National Teacher of India.He is the successor of Mahatma Gandhi. He was inspire after reading the Bhagavad Gita.He was associated with Mahatma Gandhi in the Indian Independence Movement. In 1932 he was sent to jail by the British colonial government because of his fight against British rule. There he gave a series of talks on Gita , in his native language Marathi, to his fellow prisioners. These highly inspiring talks were later publish as a book as " Talks on the Gita". In 1940 he was chosen by Gandhiji to be the first Individual Satyagrahi against the British Rule. He also participated in the Quit India Movement. Vinoba 's religious outlook was very broad and it synthesized the truths of many religions. This can be seen in one of his hymns "Om Tat" which contains symbols of many religions. Vinoba observed the life of the average Indian living in the village and tried to find the solutions for the problems he faced with a firm spiritual foundation.
Nonviolence and compassion being a hallmark of his philosophy, he also campaigned against the slaughtering of Cows. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna Posthumously in 1983. He was a Great Leader of India.