Born in London 1947, he was ordained into the Western Buddhist Order (WBO) in 1974 by Sangharakshita, a trusted associate of Dr. Ambedkar. He is a well known figure in the Buddhist world. In 1977, he visited India as an Anagarika to learn Yoga and visit holy Buddhist sites. He was deeply affected by Deekshabhoomi sight in 1977 where he saw impact of conversion movement launched by Babasaheb Ambedkar. Since then, he is living in India and his life and mission is dedicated to movement of Babasaheb Ambedkar. He was instrumental in initiating activities of TBMSG in India. Lokamitra is the President of Nagarjuna Training Institute (NTI) dedicated to train students from all over India in "Buddhism and Social Work".