Definition of sarvodaya in English:

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Pronunciation: /särˈvōdīə/ Pronunciation: /-ˈvōdəyə/


The economic and social development of the community as a whole, especially as advocated by Mahatma Gandhi.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: sar·vo·da·ya

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