Acharya Vinoba Bhave
Part of: GS-I: Personalities in Indian national movements
Context: PM pays tributes to Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his Jayanti
- An Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights
- Often called Acharya (Sanskrit for teacher), he is best known for the Bhoodan and Gramdaan Movement.
- He is considered as a National Teacher of India and the spiritual successor of Mahatma Gandhi.
- He was an eminent philosopher. The Gita has also been translated into Marathi language by him with the name as Geetai means mother Geeta
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