Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysuru


Ramakrishna Ashrama
Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka 570020, India
Phone: 0821-241 7444 & 241 2424; Telefax: 0821-428-8842
Email: [email protected]; Website: www.srkmys.org

 Institution: Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala
Phone: 251 4000 & 251 5000; Fax: 251 6000
Email: [email protected], [email protected]; Website: www.srkvs.org

  Institution: Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education(RIMSE)
Phone: 241 7666; Fax: 241 2800

Email: [email protected]; Website: www.rimse.org.in

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


  • Publication of Kannada books: 7 new titles and 129 reprints were brought out this year.
  • Publication of a monthly magazine in Kannada, titled Viveka Prabha (17th year with 14,336 subscribers).
  • A library with 18,630 books and 58 newspapers and periodicals.
  • Jnanavahini project, under which discourses, personality development programmes, educational and religious exhibitions, etc were organized in various districts of Karnataka with the help of audio-visual aids.
  • Rural and tribal welfare work in the tribal belt of Chamarajanagar district, concentrating mainly on agriculture, improving the irrigation system, and providing other inputs.
  • Free coaching classes for academically and economically weaker students (390 students this year).
  • Regular worship and bhajans, and fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan.
  • Religious classes, occasional lectures in and outside the city, and retreats for students, devotees, etc.
  • Celebration of the birth anniversaries of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other spiritual luminaries.

Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala: It stands on an extensive plot of land, a five-minute walk from the ashrama.


  • A residential higher secondary school with 425 students.
  • A library with 20,806 books.
  • An astronomical observatory with a computerized telescope.
  • An auditorium with 500 seats and a prayer hall to accommodate 400 students.
  • A bakery and a dairy.

RIMSE: The Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education (RIMSE) is housed in an impressive and commodious building. A special feature of the Institute is its beautiful temple with a tall gopuram.


  • Two-year Ed. course, with moral and spiritual education as one of the compulsory subjects, (30 students – all residential).
  • A well-equipped library with 30,669 books.
  • Short-term values education courses for teachers and values orientation workshops for industrial workers and management staff.
  • Personality development programme for students.
  • Classes on Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads, Bhagavata, etc for the benefit of general public.
Rimse Temple