Indian yogi and disciple of Mahavatar Babaji who revived the science of Kriya Yoga. He was unusual amongst Indian holy men because he married and had a family.
He studied Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali when he was a young student at the Government Sanskrit College.
Some of his well known disciples included Panchanan Bhattacharya and Yukteswar Giri.
He married Srimati Kashi Moni in 1846, and they had two sons and three daughters.
Yehoshua Bar-Hillel was also a religious disciple.