About Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Centre of Indology

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, dedicated to the promotion of Education, Art and Culture, is a Charitable public trust founded by Dr. K. M. Munshi on 7th November 1938. Dr. Rajendra Prasad the first President of India laid the foundation stone of the Bhavan's Delhi Kendra on 31st March 1952. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India inaugurated Delhi Kendra on 16th May 1957.

What began as a modest effort of a visionary has now become a global network comprising 114 centers in India and 7 centers overseas.

In year 2002, the most prestigious Gandhi peace prize was awarded to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan by president of India for its significant contribution towards Education and promotion of peace and harmony among all faiths and communities.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is a bridge between science and spirituality. Bhavan's ideal is: Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam- the world is one family. Bhavan's moto is: Aa No Bhadra Kratvo Yantu Vishwatah – let noble thoughts come to us from every side.

To carry on systematic research into Indology in all its branches is among the basic objective of Bhavan incorporated in its Memorandum of Assoiciation. Delhi Kendra of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan has taken the initiative to start Centre of Indology to conduct systematic study and teaching and research of Bharatiya Vidya - the History, the Languages, Literatures and Culture of India, Religion, Philosophy etc. It is a step towards reintegration of Indian Culture and thoughtful tribute to the visionary founder of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Dr. K.M. Munshi.

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