The Bhavan has come to be recognized as a symbol of the intellectual, literary, educational, ethical, cultural and spiritual life of India
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Founded on 7th November 1938, from small beginnings, the Bhavans has grown into an intellectual, cultural and educational movement.
Here is a brief chronology of events in Bhavans growth.
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The blessings of the Godly and Good always inspire Bhavans to reach new goals.
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The Bhavan firmly believes that revitalizing ancient values and reintegrating them to suit the changing needs of modern times alone will give people the strength to ......
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Bhavan believes in Sarva Dharma Samabhava - Equal Respect To All Religion.
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In 1938, about a decade before the dawn of Indian Independence, Kulapati Dr. K.M. Munshi, a far-sighted visionary and practical idealist, along with three of his close associates, founded the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan to preserve and propagate Sanskrit, the mother of languages..
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Landmarks in Bhavan's Growth
1971  Kulapati Munshiji passes away (8th February). Smt. Lilavati Munshi is elected President and Shri Jaisukhlal Hathi, Vice-President of the Bhavan.
Launching of the 'Kulapati Munshi Memorial Fund' by the President of India, Dr. V. V. Giri, on the occasion of the public condolence meeting convened at Delhi, with a target of Rs. one crore to enable the Bhavan to carry forward and intensify its activities.
Smt. Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister, releases Bhavan's publications, authored by Swami Ranganathananda, at a special function at New Delhi.
Bhavan's Mangalore Centre (Karnataka) is started.
Donation to the Bhavan's Madras Centre of a five-acre plot of land, together with a building thereon, by Shri V. Pattabhiraman of Madras.
Government of India takes over the copyright for translation and publication, in all the major Indian languages of Bhavan's 11-volume History Series - "The History and Culture of the Indian People".
Bhavan's project under its Tri-Decennial programme for publishing Culture Course text-books (Primary, Secondary, Pre-University and University stages) was taken up with a donation from The Mahalakshmi Temple Trust.
Government of Andhra Pradesh allots a plot of land at Hyderabad, the State capital, for construction of a building for the Bhavan's Hyderabad Centre.
The L.I.C. Employees' Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., Guntur, donates a plot of land for construction of a building for the Bhavan's Guntur Centre.
Deputation of a representative of the Bhavan to join a delegation of Indian Publishers sponsored by the Union Ministry of Education & Youth Services for a tour of several East African countries.
Deputation of a representative of the Bhavan as a delegate to the 14th World Theatre Congress held in London.
A College of Journalism at the Bhavan's Hyderabad Centre is started.
Dr. Hemchandra Gupte, Mayor of Bombay, inaugurates the 'Annapoorna Sadan' - Girls Hostel - for girl students of the Bhavan's College at Andheri. Shri D. C. Kothari, Industrialist, inaugurates courses in Marketing and Advertising at the Bhavan's Madras Centre.
Shri V. Viswanathan, Governor of Kerala, inaugurates the College of Journalism at the Bhavan's Cochin Centre.
Shri M. Venkataratnam, Collector & District Magistrate, Guntur, inaugurates the College of Dance and Music at the Bhavan's Guntur Centre.
Organising, in collaboration with the Max Muller Bhavan, Bombay, of a four day documentary exhibition on 'Indology in Germany'.
Renaming of the Campus at Andheri as 'Munshi Nagar' in sacred memory of Kulapati Dr. K. M. Munshi.
Bhavan's Allahabad Centre is started.
1972  Dr. V. V. Giri, President of India, lays the foundation-stone of the building for Bhavan's Cochin Centre.
Justice Shri S. M. Sikri, Chief Justice of India, inaugurates the Home Science Block of Bhavan's Vallabhram Mehta Public School, New Delhi.
Swami Chinmayananda presides over the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Bhavan's College of Arts & Science at Andheri. 
Swami Ranganathananda lays the foundation-stone of the building for the Bhavan's Mahila MandaI School at Andheri.

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