Swami Lokeswarananda was born Kanailal Bandyopadhyay on April 19, 1909, in what is now Bangladesh. He showed an inclination towards a spiritual life from an early age.
He came to Calcutta for higher education and joined the order of Ramakrishna after graduation.
Swami Lokeswarananda became the headmaster of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Deoghar. He later became the head of the Ramakrishna Mission Students’ Home at Pathuriaghata. The home was shifted to Narendrapur in the 1950s.
Added by santanupal on April 10, 2009