Vinoba Bhave(1895-1982) - Father of Bhoodan Movement

Acharya Vinoba Bhave is the first Indian recipient of Magsasay Award for community Leadership.

Vinoba Bhave is known as the father of Bhoodan Movement.

He is considered as a National Teacher of India and the spiritual successor of Mohandas Gandhi.

Vinoba Bhave was the first person to be selected as a Satyagrahi in Individual Satyagraha in 1940 by Mahatma Gandhi

He was awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 1983.

Some of his works are:

  • The essence of Quran
  • The essence of Christian teachings
  • Thoughts on education
  • Swarajya Sastra
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