Ramakrishna Ashrama and Ramakrishna Mission, Dinajpur

The Ashrama was started in 1923 and made a branch of Ramakrishna Math a few years later.

Activities of the Math centre:

  1. A students’ home.
  2. A library.
  3. The ashrama has published 26 books so far.
  4. A computer training centre.
  5. An  allopathic-cum-homeopathic dispensary including two mobile medical units.
  6. Yuvak Sangha, a cultural centre for students.
  7. Daily worship, bhajans, fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, weekly religious classes and occasional discourses in and around the city.
  8. Celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda, as well as other religious festivals.

The Mission centre was started in 1990.

Activities of the Mission centre:

  1. Three primary schools.
  2. Under Grameen Shiksha Prakalpa, 121 coaching centres are helped to conduct their activities, which benefited primary school students.
  3. Welfare work by way of giving food, clothing, blankets and educational help to poor people.