Laxmi Vasudev Award

Gurudev’s Parents – Pt. Vasudeoshastri & Sou. Laxmibai

Gurudev Abhyankar always elaborates the eight-fold culture that encompasses and encircles entire human civilization

  • Dharmakaran (Ethics, Metaphysics & Philosophy)
  • Rashtrakaran (History & Politics)
  • Samajakaran (Sociology) 
  • Arthakaran (Economics)
  • Vangmay (Classical Literature)
  • Vijnana & Tantrajnana (Science & Technology)
  • Kala-Krida (Fine & Performing ArtsIndoor-Outdoor Sports) 
  • Shikshana Ekatma Jnana (Education & Integral Knowledge)

Shree Laxmi-Vasudeo Award is bestowed on only those outstanding personalities and contributors, who have enriched our Bharat’s glorious cultural tradition.

The Story Behind Laxmi-Vasudeo Award

 

The most prestigious Laxmi-Vasudeo Puraskar was initiated and is conferred on to outstanding personalites of Indian Culture from the year 2009, in pious memory of Gurudev Abhyankar’s parents – true embodiments of pure character, knowledge and devotion. Pt. Vasudeoshastri was a great Vedic scholar and Sou. Laxmibai was an idol of unflinching devotion. Shree Laxmi-Vasudeo Award comprises of Memento of Saraswati, Citation, Shawl and INR 1 Lac.

The Eminent Awardees

‘Vidhi-Bhushan’ Award – Hon. Advocate Ujwal Nikam (2017)

‘Kala-Bhushan’ Award – Padmavibhushan Pandit Jasraj (2016)

‘Stree-Shakti Gaurav Puraskar’ (2015) – Smt. Prabhatai Atre ‘Kala-Bhushan’, Smt. Rohini Godbole ‘Vidnyan-Bhushan’, Smt. Sindhutai Sapkal ‘Samaj-Bhushan’, Smt. Ushamavshi Kulkarni ‘Arth-Bhushan’

‘Samaj-Bhushan’ Award – Dr. Manda & Prakash Amate (2014)

’‘Rashtra-Bhushan’ Award – Late Hinduhruday Samrat Balasaheb Thackray (2013)

‘Vidya-Bhushan’ Award – Late Ayyangar Guruji (2012)

Bharat-Bhushan’ Award Bharatratna Lata Mangeshkar (2011) receiving the Maanchinha from Gurudev

‘Vangmay-Bhushan’ Award Maharashtra Bhushan Shiv-Shahir Babasaheb Purandare (2010)

‘Kala-Bhushan’ Award Late Bharatratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi (2010)

‘Dharm-Bhushan’ Award Late Swami Varadanand Bharati (2009)

‘Arth-Bhushan’ Award Late Dajikaka Gadgil (2009)