| Address and Activities of Rajkot Centre || |
Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot
Dr. Yagnik Road
Rajkot, Gujarat 360001
Phone : 0281-2465200 & 2463000
Telefax : 0281 - 2480404
Email : [email protected], [email protected],[email protected]
The ashrama was established in 1927.
Activities of the Math centre :
A publication department, which publishes Gujarati books (6 new
and 104 reprints brought out this year) and a Gujarati monthly
journal, Sri Ramakrishna Jyot (23rd year with 3694 subscribers).
A free library and a reading room with 39,514 books and 283
newspapers and periodicals.
A charitable dispensary with ayurvedic, homoeopathic and eye
sections, as well as a physiotherapy centre with special
facilities for the treatment of cerebral palsy children. Total
77,680 cases were treated and 2895 eye-patients were operated
on in eye-camps during the year. A mobile medical unit which
treated 2869 patients from 15 villages.
A students’ Home with 16 boys.
A cultural unit, named Vivekananda Institute of Value Education and
Culture (VIVEC), which conducted retreats, career guidance seminars,
and programmes like value education classes, summer camps, yoga
classes, competitions for students and teachers. 10,950 people were benefited.
A school of languages, where Bengali, English, French and
Sanskrit are taught, had 188 students.
Special programmes were conducted in jails to impart value
education to the inmates.
Rural development work by way of conducting free medical camps
(general and eye), free tailoring and embroidery classes (95 women),
balak sanghas (135 children), and welfare activities like distributing
food and educational aids to poor students, ration kits, blankets and
and so on to the needy.
A permanent exhibition depicting Indian culture, and the lives of
Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi.
Regular worship and fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, religious
discourses and lectures in and outside the ashrama (185 this
year), retreats and seminars.
Celebration of the birth anniversaries of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy
Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other spiritual
luminaries, as also festivals like Kali Puja, Ramnavami,
Janmashtami, Shivaratri, Christmas Eve, etc.
Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:
Moral & Educational Classes
Vocational Training Centre
Youth Welfare Programmes
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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)