Born as son of Ashutosh Chakravarthy in 1872 in Kolkata, Sudhirchandra Chakravarthy joined the Alambazar monastery of the Sri Ramakrishna Math in 1897. He was initiated by Swami Vivekananda into sannyasa and given the name ‘Shuddhananda’. He succeeded Swami Saradananda as the General Secretary of Order in 1927 and became the president of the Ramakrishna Mission after the death of Swami Vijnanananda in 1937.
He is renowned in literary and cultural circles as the translator of most of Swami Vivekananda’s works into Bengali, and as one of the best exponent of his thoughts and ideals. This book contains the life and teachings of this illustrious disciple of Swami Vivekananda.