DHAKA: The 122nd death anniversary (Tirodhan festival) of Saint Sri Sri Loknath Brahmachari was observed at his Ashram at city’s Swamibagh and Barodi in Narayanganj district Saturday.
Loknath, who achieved super spiritual attainment, passed away at Barodi in Narayanganj at the age of 160 on this day in 1890.
He was born at Barasat in Pashchimbanga of India in 1730 (1137 Bangla).
The programmes held in the daylong festival were Provat Kirtan, recitation of the verses from the holy Geeta, Balyabhogh, discussion on eventful life and works of the saint, distribution of Rajbhogh Prosad and rendering of Arati-kirtan.
Hundreds of followers of the saint from home and abroad, including India, Nepal, Bhutan and other countries attended the festival in Barodi of Narayanganj.
In the meantime, huge member of RAB and police personnel were deployed to ensure security of the disciples.
BDST: 2149 HRS, JUN 02, 2012
Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor
M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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