Lokenath Brahmachari

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Birthday
31, 1730
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 2, 1890 (159)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1730
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 2, 1890 (159)

About

An 18th century philosopher and Hindu saint who was thought by his followers to be an avatar of Shiva who was sent to rid the world of sin.

Before Fame

He meditated in the Himalayas as a student of Bhagavan Ganguly.

Trivia

His name adorned dozens of temples and ashrams around the world, including many in India and Bangladesh.

Family Life

His parents were Hiramnarayan Ghoshal and Kamala Devi.

Associated With

He and Sri Aurobindo were both prominent Indian religious figures.