The Life and Teachings of Himalayan Mahayogi Baba Lokenath
By Sri Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari A note from Sri Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari: I would like to share with you that Baba Lokenath appeared before me in a vision in October 1978 and commanded me to ‘Spread Out’. He is the living presence, beyond time and space. Like Maha-Avatar Baba of Himalayas, Baba Lokenath manifests even today in gross physical form to those who passionately long to see him, talk to him, and seek Spiritual Light. Even today Baba grants the wishes of the seekers, appearing in visions, healing the incurable. These are commonplace incidences of his perennial Divine Play with millions of trans-religious followers across the world.
As we travel in the path of life, in our youthful days it is the physical that draws most of our energy and interest. But as we move further we start gathering experiences, which naturally drive us from the physical to the seeking of love that transcends into the realm of Inner Calm and peace. We look around for support on this new dimension of life and we seek persons and scriptures and literatures that can guide us to charter this unknown path. Baba Lokenath’s life and teachings would bring that light to your heart. Baba Lokenath lived a long span of 160 years (1730 to 1890) in his physical body.
Born in 1730 in a hamlet about 20 miles north of the city of Calcutta, his incredible life, the level of his mastery, his teachings, and the magnitude and depth of his compassion for all humanity are as relevant to us today as they were to those in his lifetime.
Baba made astounding assurances to all in his promises to anyone who calls on him in a time of trouble.
Baba’s Promises: “Whenever you are in danger, whether in war, forest, ocean or jungle, remember Me. I shall save you.
“You may not know me. You may not realize who I am. Just pray to me with a little touch of your heart, and I shall free you from gripping sorrows and miseries.
“I willingly revel myself to you so that you can reach me. Otherwise it would be impossible.
“No power on heaven or earth can damage the devotees who take shelter under me, for there is no one greater than I who can touch you.
“I can do whatever I like. It is only your lack of trust, your non-belief that keeps your desires unfulfilled.
“For those who with love and devotion surrender to me, if they are in trouble, my heart melts. This is my compassion. And with my compassion, my power flows out to them, freeing them from miseries and unhappiness.