H.H. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni Ji a versatile thinker, writer, poet and social reformer has been continuously making efforts for National character building, development of human values and establishing non- violence, peace and mutual co-operation in the society from last 33 years. He has traveled on foot about 20000 kilometers throughout the country for removing social evils and for propagating moral values. In order to give practical shape to these values he founded “Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti” and thus made his field of activities spread throughout the world. With the establishment of Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti he started a strong movement against social evils like abortion of female child, drug addiction, Environmental Pollution etc.
H.H. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Ji was born on April 17th 1961 in Pachpadra City. After completing his formal education he deeply studied Jain, Buddhist, Vedic and other Indian and foreign thoughts (Philosophies). He is well read in Prakrit, Sanskrit, Hindi, English, Gujrati, Kannarese and many other languages. Acharya Dr. Lokesh is a writer, he has written more than dozen books in prose and poetry.
H.H. Acharya Lokesh Muni has been working tirelessly for Interreligious and interfaith harmony. He has been invited to discuss Interreligious Harmony with supreme spiritual leaders of the world including His Holiness Pope Francis, Dalai Lama, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and many more.
H.H. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni was honoured with ‘National Communal Harmony Award 2010’ by Government of India, in a prestigious ceremony organized at Vigyan Bhawan. Acharya Ji has been honored with ‘Ambassador of Peace’ at London Parliament. He has been honored by United Peace Federation with ‘Ambassador of Peace Award’ in 2014 at United Nations Centre for his remarkable contributions towards World Peace & Communal Harmony. In 2006, Hon’ble Smt. Pratibha Patil conferred the famous ‘Ethical Honor’ of Gulzarilal Nanda Foundation to Dr. Lokesh for his distinguished services in establishing Ahimsa, Peace and mutual trust in the society. He is honored with ‘Keys of Milpitas City’ Mayor of Milpitas twice for his distinguished contribution in the field of non- violence, peace and mutual co-operation. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni has been honored with Bharat Gaurav Award at U.N. Headquarters, U.S.A.
H.H. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni is master in the field of Meditation, Yoga, and Peace Education. His contribution is the mode of popular ‘Peace Education’ which is a combination of ancient meditation- Yoga and current scientific research. It brings an end to the animal instinct in the human beings and awakens the human and spiritual values. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni has made Indian Culture proud by addressing from many national and international platforms likes Parliament of World’s Religions, United Nations Organisation and London Parliament. Acharya Lokesh is the Advisory Board member of KAICIID (King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue).
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