Ramakrishna Math, Pala (Palai)

Started in 1926, this ashrama was made a sub-centre under Tiruvalla branch in 1967. In 1977-78 it became a sub-centre under Thrissur branch and in 1987 it was given the status of a full-fledged branch of Ramakrishna Math.


  1. A Sanskrit college with 65 students and a library with 4262 books.
  2. Sanskrit classes for 53 children on weekends.
  3. A students’ home with 4 boys.
  4. Computer training (45 students), spoken English classes (90 students) and astrology classes (10 students).
  5. A homeopathic dispensary which treated 2751 patients and weekly ayurvedic medical camps where 758 patients were treated.
  6. A unit of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 50 underprivileged children.
  7. Welfare work by way of providing stipends and educational aids to students and pecuniary help to the poor and needy.
  8. Daily worship and bhajans, Ramnam Sankirtan, monthly retreats, and celebration of the Ayudha puja and birth anniversaries of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda.