High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ram Kinkar Upadhyay is a noted scholar on Indian scriptures and a recepeient of Padma Bhushan, the third highest civil award of India. He hails from Uttar Pradesh.He was born on 1st of Nov 1924 in jabalpur but his ancestors were from village Barainin in UP. He left for his heavanly abode on 9th of August 2002.From the age of 19 to 78, he wrote about 84 books - mainly on Ramcharitmanas. He used to place his point of view without disturbing or insulting any person holding totally contrasting view. Now his thoughts and preaches are brought forward by his shishya MaithiliSharan (Bhai Ji). He has contributed to launch a website to spread the thoughts of Pujya Ramkinker Upadhayay ji. Url for website is www.shriramkinkervicharmission.com.