Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre, Kolkata

Swami Vivekananda Ancestral House
Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre
105 Vivekananda Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700 006, India
Phone: 033-2257 0213 / 14 / 15; Fax: 033-2257 1182
E-mail: [email protected]; Website: www.vivekanandahome.org

This branch of Ramakrishna Mission was started at the birthplace and ancestral house of Swami Vivekananda in 2004.

Activities:

  • A memorial shrine and a meditation hall where monthly meditation classes and weekly religious classes were held.
  • A textbook library with 6011 books.
  • A unit offering facilities for learning Spoken English, German, French and Sanskrit (3199 students)
  • A computer training centre with 1828 students.
  • A youth forum with 25 students.
  • A non-formal education centre with 14 slum children who were also supplied with nutritious food and clothing.
  • Two free coaching centres one at the centre (57 students) and another at Sundarban area (100 students). The children were also served with breakfast, books, clothes, etc.
  • A museum on the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda.
  • A research centre within the ambit of Vivekananda University as an off-campus centre.
  • A charitable allopathic-cum-homeopathic dispensary, which treated 1218 patients this year.
  • Regular seminars, youth conventions, etc.
  • Three units of Gadadhara Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 200 poor children.
  • Welfare work by way of providing medical help, educational help, pecuniary help and distributing blankets to the needy.
Swami Vivekananda Statue