Based on the oral histories of his disciples, colleagues, and family, Anandamurti: The Jamalpur Years unveils a remarkable portrait of this often misunderstood saint and social thinker. Rather than being an academic study of one man's life, Anandamurti is primarily a collection of devotional and mystical stories set in a biographical framework that provides the reader with a portal into the magical world of Indian mysticism, yoga, and Tantra.
The author was an accomplished engineer. In 1958, after a short stint of work in a coal mine in India, he came into contact with Ananda Marga. In 1963, after his meeting with Baba, he decided to dedicate himself to the path of self-realisation and service as a renunciate monk.