Das’ was born on 12 January 1869 in Varanasi, India. He was born in an
Agarwal family. He graduated school to become a deputy in the
collections bureau, and later left to continue his academic pursuits.
Das was inspired by ‘Annie Besant’. He joined the ‘Theosophical
Society’ in 1894. He joined the ‘Indian National Congress’ during the
‘Non-co-operation movement’. He took part in independence movement of
India. He died on 18 September 1958.
Bhagwan Das was an
independence activist, philosopher, and educationist. He was co-founder
of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith and worked with Madan Mohan Malaviya
for the foundation of Banaras Hindu University. He was one of the
recipients of ‘Bharat Ratna award’, the highest civilian award of