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date: 14 December 2019

Ramakrishna Paramahansalocked

  • Kenneth W. Jones


Ramakrishna Paramahansa (1836–1886), Hindu religious leader, was born Gadadhar Chatterji on 18 February 1836, in the village of Kamarpukur, located in the Hooghly district of Bengal. His father, Kshudiram, and mother, Chandramani, were orthodox Brahmans, probably Vaishnavite sectarians. His father died in 1843, when ...

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