Ramakrishna Mission, Shillong

The centre was started in 1937.

Activities:

  1. An allopathic-cum-homeopathic dispensary.
  2. A mobile medical unit serving neighbouring villages.
  3. Three units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa.
  4. Two libraries and a reading room with 30,382 books and 54 newspapers and periodicals.
  5. A hostel for tribal boys.
  6. Religious activities: Spiritual discourses, public meetings, fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, and celebration of the birth anniversaries of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda, as also some other festivals.

Sub-centre:

Vivekananda Cultural Centre: This centre stands at the very spot where the famous Quinton Memorial Hall once existed, the hall where Swami Vivekananda delivered his last public lecture in April 1901.

Activities at this centre:

  1. A computer training centre
  2. A library with a reading room (13,459 books and 38 newspapers and periodicals), an auditorium and a meditation hall.
  3. Drawing and painting classes and training programmes in Indian culture.
  4. English language and communication skills training.
  5. Computer training and personality development programmes in rural high schools
  6. Weekly scriptural classes and occasional lectures, annual competitions for students, youth forum, etc.
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Shrine
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Swami Vivekananda Statue