Name Makarand Dave
Died January 31, 2005, Valsad
|Born 13 November 1922Gondal, Gujarat, India (1922-11-13) |
Notable awards Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak 1979
Books Shiva : The Light of Lights
Awards Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak
13 november sai makarand dave gujarati language poet vasant teraiya
Makarand Dave, sometimes referred as Sai Makarand Dave, is a Gujarati language poet and author from India.
- 13 november sai makarand dave gujarati language poet vasant teraiya
- Makarand dave
- Spiritual poetry
He was born in Gondal, Rajkot district, Gujarat on November 13, 1922 to Vajeshankar Dave. After completing his school education in Gondal, he joined Dharamsinhji College, Rajkot in 1940. He left studies in 1942 to participate in Quit India movement of Indian independence movement. In early life, he came into contact with his spiritual teacher, Nathalal Joshi. He married to Kundanika Kapadia who was also an author, in 1968. He moved to Mumbai later. He served as the editor of Kumar (1944–45), Urmi Navrachna (1946), Sangam, Parmarthi magazines and Jai Hind daily.
Along with his wife, he moved from Mumbai to Dharampur near Valsad in 1987 and established Nandigram for the welfare of Adivasi people and as a spiritual centre.
He was referred as Sai by Swami Anand. He was awarded Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak in 1979. He also received Sahitya Gaurav Puraskar (1997), Narsinh Mehta Award, Aurobindo Award for philosophical and other works. He died on January 31, 2005 at Nandigram, Valsad, Gujarat.
He wrote poetry, philosophy and on spirituality extensively.