Acharya Vinoba Bhave is considered as the National Teacher of India and the spiritual successor of Mahatma Gandhi. He backed non-violence in India?s struggle for independence. He is famed for his role in the Bhoodan Movement. He is also known for translating Gita into Marathi language under the title Geetai, which means mother Geeta.
Under the direction of Mahatma Gandhi, Bhave took charge of the Ashram in Wardha. He was selected as the ?First Individual Satyagrahi? against the British Raj by Gandhi. He was incarcerated numerous times by the colonialists for his involvement in non-violent resistance against the British Raj.