Ramakrishna Ashrama, Thiruvananthapuram

This centre of the Ramakrishna Math was started on a hillock at Nettayam, 9 km from the Thiruvananthapuram town, in 1916. The focus of activities later moved to the city centre at Sasthamangalam.

Activities of the town centre:

  • A 300-bed hospital with the following departments: emergency & casualty services, blood bank, diagnostic radiology centre, laboratory, ICU, NICU, labor room, operation theatres, gynaecology & obstetrics, dialysis unit, nephrology, neurology, endocrinology, general medicine, urology, cardiology, psychiatry, laparoscopic & general surgery, orthopaedics, physical medicine, physiotherapy, pulmonology, gastroenterology, ENT, ophthalmology, dentistry along with alternative medicine departments like homeopathy, ayurveda and kalari (ayurveda physiotherapy). 
  • Blood donation camps.
  • A college of nursing offering BSc Nursing course.
  • A paramedical institute offering 4 courses.
  • Three hostels.
  • A public library.
  • Four units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa.
  • Health awareness camps.
  • Publication of a few books (7 titles in Sanskrit, Malayalam and English in circulation).
  • Welfare activities: Providing food, hygiene kits, blankets, winter garments and pecuniary and medical aid.
  • Religious activities: Daily worship, religious lectures, spiritual retreats, and celebration of the birthdays of the Holy Trio and major religious festivals.

Activities at Nettayam sub-centre (situated 7 km from the main centre): Daily worship, religious classes, and celebration of the birthdays of the Holy Trio and major religious festivals.

Hospital Building
Swamiji Statue