Babaji is well aware of the trends of modern times, especially the influence and complexities of Western civilization and realized the necessity of spreading the self-liberation yoga in the West and East. Several accounts say that Babaji's physical appearance does not change, and that a "as Pranabananda Swami, in the late XIXa " would lived about 500 years. Yogananda reports that, as the disciples of Lahiri Mahasaya, nobody knows Babaji's age, nor is his family, age, place of birth, real name or other details evali for analistasu hearts. Wikipedia gives us that Mahavatar a Babaji is the name given to a yogi from India by several disciples who knew him between 1861 and 1935 (also including Yogi Lahiri Mahasaya. Some of these meetings were described in the book of Paramahansa Yogananda Autobiography of a Yogi, including firsthand accounts of his meetings with Babaji Mahavatar.
Another first hand account was given by Sri Yukteswar Giri in his book The Holy Science. These stories, along with other Mahavatar meetings with Babaji, are described in several biographies . Some of the encounters occurred in the presence of two or more witnesses, and those who knew him believe, due to certain checks during their talks, we all knew the same person We add, that in 1894, in the Kumbha Mela (yogis and sadhus conference held every four to twelve years) of Allahabad, Sri Yukteswar Giri, a disciple of Lahiri Mahasaya, Babaji Mahavatar met, and was surprised by the great similarity between Mahavatar Lahiri Mahasaya and Babaji.