HH Lokanath Swami was born in 1949 in the
Srila Prabhupada ordered him to preach Lord Caitanya’s message by organising Padayatra (walking festival) worldwide. The first leg of the journey was from Vrndavan to Mayapur. In the course of his padayatra service, His Holiness travelled by foot to many of the major tirthas and sacred sites of
As the ISKCON minister for the Srila Prabhupada Centennial, His Holiness co-ordinated a global campaign. In 1996, the magnificent Centennial celebrations achieved unprecedented success in terms of the number of Srila Prabhupada’s books distributed, plates of prasadam served, and festivals conducted worldwide.
In addition to his preaching in
He is one of the initiating Gurus in ISKCON today, and has initiated disciples all over the world.