Devotees Attend Ramakrishna Mission’s President, Maharaja Swami Atmasthananda Last Rites

Swami Atmasthananda was the fifteenth president of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission. He was born 10 May 1919 at Sabajpur, near Dhaka. He received spiritual initiation in 1938 from Vijnanananda. The 98-year-old monk had been undergoing treatment for old age related ailment since February, 2015. The cremation will take place at Belur Math on Monday at about 9.30 pm and the gates of Belur Math will remain open tonight and throughout tomorrow till the last rites are completed, it stated.