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DHONDO KESHAVA KARVE

An Ideal Life

God, the Creator, gives every one of us some talent and ability and sends us to the earth. The man who uses the God-given talent and ability and lights up his surroundings and spreads fragrance passes the test of life. His life is the really successful life; it is an ideal life. A man who led such an exemplary life was Bharata Ratna Maharshi Dhondo Keshava Karve.

Dhondo Keshava Karve was born and grew up in abject poverty, but throughout a fruitful life of a hundred and four years he kept the lamp of knowledge burning, to remove the darkness of ignorance; like a piece of sandal wood he wore himself out to spread fragrance. He saw people who were leading a miserable life of blind customs; he showed them how to enrich their lives. Like a father, he brought solace to broken hearts.

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Dhondo Keshava Karve- He brought education,equality,honour and joy into the lives of many people
About  Dhondo Keshava Karve
Introduction
'Fill The Room!"
You are Here! An Ideal Life
An Aristocratic Family
A Self Respecting Mother
An Example
A Lesson
The Ordeal of An Examination
A Graduate
Friend Narahari Pant
The Lamp Of Service Is Lit
Independent Life
Sacrifice To Blind Faith
A Heroic Act
The Prince Of Courage
Patience Personified
New Lights Of Service
Thorns In The Path Of Service
Institution For Selfless Service
A Women's University
Greatness Recognized
Travel In Three Continents
A New Venture At Seventy-Eight
The sacred 'Mantra'
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