Definition of sarvodaya in English:


Line breaks: sar¦vo|daya
Pronunciation: /səːˈvəʊdəjə


[mass noun] Indian
  • The economic and social development of a community as a whole, especially as advocated by Mahatma Gandhi.
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    • Mahatma Gandhi and Vinobha Bhave advocated the principles of antyodaya and sarvodaya for achieving high social synergy and capital.
    • Unfortunately, action is yet to be taken in developing the district into a Gandhi Zilla, based on the Gandhian principles of antyodaya and sarvodaya and social and gender justice and equity.
    • Gandhi's pervasive challenge to every raj is predicated on the moral values of: swadeshi, aparigraha (non-possession), sarvodaya, ahimsa, bread labour, trusteeship, non-exploitation, and equality.


Sanskrit, from sarva 'all' + udaya 'prosperity'.

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