The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi condoled the demise of Swami Atmasthananda ji. “The demise of Swami Atmasthananda ji is a personal loss for me. I lived with him during a very important period of my life. Swami Atmasthananda ji was blessed with immense knowledge and wisdom.
Generations will remember his exemplary personality. Whenever I would visit Kolkata, I would always make it a point to seek the blessings of Swami Atmasthananda ji. As President of Ramakrishna Mission set up by Swami Vivekananda, Swami Atmasthananda ji worked tirelessly and spread its influence globally”, the Prime Minister said.
Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission President Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj passed away on June 18 after a prolonged illness, said the Belur-based Math. He was 98.