Atmasthananda, Indian Hindu leader, Died at 98

Swami Atmasthananda was born on May 10, 1919, at Sabajpur, near Dhaka and died on June 18, 2017.

He was the fifteenth president of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission.

e received spiritual initiation (mantra diksha) in 1938 from Vijnanananda (a monastic disciple of Ramakrishna).

He joined the Ramakrishna Order at Belur Math on January 3, 1941 at the age of 22 years.

During 1945 the then-President of the Order Swami Virajananda gave him Brahmacharya vows, and in 1949 Sannyasa vows and the name Atmasthananda.

Swami Atmasthananda passed away at 98 years old.