Kshitimohan Sen (1880-1960)
in Benares, Kshitimohan Sen spent his early years there. After doing his
Masters in Sanskrit from Queen's College, Benares, he joined the Education
Ministry of Chamba.
Invited by Rabindranath, he joined the Brahmacharyasrama in 1908
and completed his career as the Principal of Vidya Bhavana, Visva-Bharati.
He was appointed Vice-Chancellor of Visva-Bharati for some time.
The researches of Kshitimohan Sen on the mystic saints of Medieval India
opened a new chapter in research in Hindi literature. He delivered a remarkable
series of lectures on the subject at Calcutta University in 1929, and
his book, Dadu came out in 1935 with a forward by Rabindranath.
He accompanied Rabindranath during the Poet's visit to China in 1924.