| Address and Activities of Colombo,Sri Lanka Centre || |
Ramakrishna Mission, Colombo,Sri Lanka
40 Ramakrishna Road
Phone : 94-11-258 8253 & 11- 5013805
Telefax : 94-11-2361438
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : 94-65-222 2752,
(Boys' Home) 94 60 2651269,
(Family Health Centre) 94 65 2227500
Email : email@example.com
Though the Mission started functioning in the island in 1924
with the management of a few schools, the centre in Colombo was
formally established in 1930. Swami Sarvarupananda is the swami-incharge
of the centre.
Activities of the Mission centre :
A free library and a reading room (with 8000 books and 23
newspapers and periodicals) and a bookshop.
A Sunday school for children (652 on roll).
An International Cultural Centre with guest rooms, library, etc.
Welfare work such as pecuniary help to the poor, scholarships, and
educational aids to students, and conducting free monthly medical
camps and occasional special medical camps for the poor (1100
cases treated), spending 42,41,409 Sri Lankan Rupees this year.
Lectures and cultural programmes in the ashrama’s Swami
Vivekananda Centenary Memorial Hall (one of the biggest
auditoriums in Colombo) as well as in other parts of the island.
Personality development camps for children from schools all over
Colombo, and free distribution of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda
literature to schools and libraries.
Daily worship, weekly classes, fortnightly retreats, occasional
festivals, and celebration of the birthdays of prophets.
Activities of the City/Town/Sub centre :
Three orphanages with a total of 32 boys and 70 girls.
Three nursery schools with 154 children.
A Sunday school with 359 children.
A healthcare centre, which treated 7680 patients.
Daily worship and weekly congregational prayers.
Occasional classes at Mantivu Lepers’ Asylum, where it
maintains a temple for the inmates and local villagers.
Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:
Relief and welfare work by way of providing school
stationery, clothes, building materials and financial
assistance to destitute children and refugees (46,90,696
Sri Lankan rupees spent this year).
Library & Reading Room
Vocational Training Centre
General Medical Camp
Youth Welfare Programmes
W S A R C H
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This information on Centre's activities is collected from
The General Report of Ramakrishna Math and
Ramakrishna Mission, July 2016.
(From April 2014 to March 2015)