About Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan
Many faceted personality, Dr. K.M. Munshi, the founder of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, was a practical idealist besides being a Lawyer, an Author, a Constitution-maker, a Statesman and a Social Reformer. Above all, he was one who persistently strove for cultural and spiritual regeneration.
Bhavan has in its fold schools, colleges and other education institutions numbering to about 375 besides partnering government and other public/private institutions. Through these various schools and colleges - kindergarten to Post Graduate and Research levels - that are spread across the nation, Bhavan imparts education in streams ranging from Sanskrit, Indology, Indian Culture, Indian Classical Music, Dance, Drama, Yoga, Classical Languages and Ancient Scriptures to Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Modern Management, Mass Communication, Information Technology and Foreign Languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, German and Japanese.
Thus Bhavan's programmes cover "all aspects of life- from cradle to the grave and beyond... it fills a growing vacuum in modern life" as Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru observed when he first visited the Bhavan in 1950. The main purpose of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is to provide a modern bridge to span the past, the present and the future, built on a strong foundation of the fundamental values of life.
The Bhavan has its centres in London, New York, Sydney, Lisbon, Mexico city and Durban.
Bhavan’s Mysore Kendra,
CA-14, Vijayanagara 1 Stage, 1 Cross,
Tele Fax. No. 0821-2412141