Founder

Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.

Founder

The Bhavan, his lengthened shadow, is the vibrant symbol of the continuing modern Indian renaissance…

Munshiji was supported by many eminent personalities of his time. With the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi and cooperation of the national leaders like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Shri C. Rajagopalchari, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru and scholars like Mahamahoupadhyaya, Dr. P. V. Kane, Acharya Jinavijayji Muni, principal Dr. I.J.S. Taraporewala and Principal Kashmira Singh of the Khalsa College founded the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan which has grown from small beginnings into a comprehensive All-India intellectual and cultural movement. Today the Bhavan has Kendras and educational institutions spread all over India and overseas.