Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Visakhapatnam

Started in 1938 and taken over by the Ramakrishna Mission in 1939, this ashrama is situated very close to Ramakrishna Beach, a tourist attraction in the city.


  1. A dispensary for the treatment of cerebral-palsied children, with facilities like physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, special education, speech therapy, counselling of parents.
  2. A mobile medical unit through which medical camps are conducted.
  3. A library and a reading room with 19,200 books and 60 newspapers and periodicals.
  4. An English-medium secondary school, located a little away from the ashrama.
  5. computer training centre.
  6. An exhibition on the lives of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda.
  7. Values education programmes in schools and colleges.
  8. Religious activities: Daily worship, religious discourses in the ashrama and elsewhere, monthly retreats, and celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other spiritual luminaries.
  9. Welfare work by way of providing scholarships to poor students and medical help to the needy.
Temple Shrine