Ramakrishna Math (Yogodyan), Kankurgachhi, Kolkata

Temple
Ramakrishna Math (Yogodyan)
7 Yogodyan Lane, Kankurgachhi, Kolkata, West Bengal 700 054, India
Phone: 033-2320 2927 & 2320 6000; Email: [email protected]
Website: www.yogodyan.org, www.yogodyan.net

This centre was started in 1883. It was founded by Sri Ram Chandra Dutta, a distinguished disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, and has been sanctified by the Master’s visit. It enshrines a part of the sacred relics of Sri Ramakrishna.

Activities:

  • A library with a reading room had 12,523 books and 36 periodicals and dailies.
  • A charitable allopathic-cum-homeopathic dispensary, which treated 19,361 patients this year.
  • Vivek Vahini, a mobile values education unit, which conducted values education and personality development programmes in villages with the help of educative films and exhibitions. It screened 7 films benefiting 2500 students of 7 villages.
  • 36 poor boys were given free coaching, food, moral education, etc through Balak Sangha.
  • A computer training centre benefiting 640 local slum boys.
  • Daily worship, Ramnam Sankirtan, weekly religious classes, occasional lectures, devotees’ meets, etc.
  • Celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other religious personages, and also some other festivals.
  • Welfare work by way of distribution of milk, garments, etc.
Shrine