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Acharya Vishva Bandhu was an Indian Vedic scholar, writer, educationist and the principal of Dayanand Brahma Mahavidyalaya, an institution under the management of D. A. V. College Trust and Management Society.[1] He was best known for his contributions in fostering Vishveshvaranand Vishwa Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, an Indological institution founded by two sanyasins, Vishveshvaranand and Nityanand, in 1903.[2] He served as the director of the institution[3] and also contributed to the establishment of Lal Chand Research Library of DAV College, Chandigarh.[4] He was the editor of Vedic Texto-Linguistic Studies and A Vedic Word Concordance, two treatises dealing with the textual and linguistic aspects of the Vedas.[5] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1968, for his contributions to Indian education.[6]

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  1. ^ "About Vishveshvaranand Vishwa Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies". Vishveshvaranand Vishwa Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies. 2016. Retrieved March 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "A Brief History". Government of India. 2016. Retrieved March 21, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Mahendra Kulasrestha (2006). The Golden Book of Rigveda. Lotus Press. p. 228. ISBN 9788183820103. 
  4. ^ "Indology Section (LalChand Research Library)". DAV College, Chandigarh. 2016. Archived from the original on March 17, 2016. Retrieved March 21, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Reviews". Triveni Journal India. 2016. Archived from the original on August 15, 2016. Retrieved March 21, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2016.