This new series on Zee Bangla starts off with Baba Lokenath’s advent as a new-born child. In 1730, a pious man and his wife, Ramnarayan Ghoshal and Kamala Devi became parents of their fourth child- Lokenath.
Even though Ramnarayan wished to dedicate one of his sons to religious service, Kamala Devi refused to give up on her motherly love. When Lokenath came into the world, Kamala Devi saw a bright halo around him and believed he was the one who took birth to be in the service of the Almighty. On turning 11, Lokenath with his friend Benimadhab became disciples of sage Pandit Bhagaban Ganguli.
First, they took refuge at Kalighat temple. The next 25 years they spent lives of ascetics practicing toughest of tough Yog Sadhanas in deep forests to realise the attainment. Later on, they walked to the Himalayas to spend another 50 years in Sadhana. At 90 he achieved Bodhi or enlightenment. At last he was back amongst the mortals.
Joy Baba Lokenath is a devotional drama focusing on the life and tutelage of Lokenath. It is his reverential edification that has demonstrated the path of tolerance and furnished courage to his followers to recover from all impediments. The gratifying tale of Baba Lokenath’s divine journey will incite the audience with a soul-stirring experience.