Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysuru


This ashrama was started elsewhere in 1925 and shifted to its present site in 1931.


  1. Publication of Kannada books; total number of titles: 436.
  2. Publication of a monthly magazine in Kannada, titled Viveka Prabha (21st year).
  3. A library with 18,630 books and 20 newspapers and periodicals.
  4. A Yuvak Sangha for youths.
  5. Regular worship and bhajans, and fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, regular scriptural classes, occasional lectures at different places, and retreats for students, devotees and others.
  6. Celebration of local festivals and the birth anniversaries of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other spiritual luminaries.
  7. A coaching centre.
  8. Three units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa.
  9. Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala, a residential higher secondary school for boys, stands on an extensive plot of land, a five- minute walk from the main campus. The school offers the following facilities:
    • A library (21,546 books), an astronomical observatory with a computerized telescope, a knowledge park and a nature classroom.
    • An audiovisual theatre, a bakery and a dairy.
    • A swimming pool, twenty-two playgrounds including an outdoor stadium, an indoor stadium, a multi-gym and an NCC unit.
  10. Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education (RIMSE), is an institution working in the field of imparting human values since its inception in 1970. The Institute is recognized as a nodal centre for values education by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. Activities of the unit are:
    • Short-term values education courses for teachers and values orientation workshops for industrial workers and managers.
    • Personality development programmes for students and residential spiritual retreats for devotees and youths.
    • A library with 31,061 books.
  11. Rural and tribal welfare work at B R Hills and Tenkanamole village in Chamarajanagar district.
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