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Baradi Loknath Babar Ashram is built based on Baba Loknath Brahmachari (বাবা লোকনাথ ব্রহ্মচারী), a saint and Hindu religion’s spiritual philosopher in Bengal. The Ashram is in Baradi, Sonargaon Upazila in Narayanganj District under Dhaka Division. The temple is 35 kilometers from Dhaka. There is a guest house, Durga mondop and pond in the ashram area. Samadhi (সমাধি) of Baba is in this temple. The place is also very near to Joyti Basu’s paternal house. It is holy place for Bengali Hindu pilgrimages. Main festivals day is celebrated in June every year of Tirodhan Dibos (on Tithi) of Baba. The place also the birth place of great Indian left leader’s father of Joyti Basu. Great quotation of Baba Loknath to his devotees: “Whenever you are in danger, whether in war, forest, ocean or jungle, remember me. I shall save you.”

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Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: dhaka, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Laxman Mintu