Ramakrishna Mission, Vijayawada

Vivekananda Vidya Vihar - School Building
Ramakrishna Mission
Ramakrishna Mission Road, Sitanagaram, P.O. Tadepalli, Dt. Guntur, Andhra Pradesh 522 501, India
Phone: 08645-272 248 & 27 2656; E-mail: [email protected]; Website: www.rkmissionvijayawada.org

City Centre:

Ramakrishna Mission
Gandhinagar, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520 003, India
Phone: 0866-257 0799

The centre was started in 1956 and made a branch of the Mission in 2001.

Activities at Sitanagaram, Guntur district:

  • A high school (Telugu Medium) with 134 boys and 133 girls.
  • A high school (English Medium) with 399 boys and 351 girls.
  • A students’ home with 14 poor students.
  • A small weekly homeopathic dispensary which treated 324 poor patients.
  • Viveka Vahini, a mobile unit for imparting values education in villages and educational institutions. It screened 40 films benefiting 40,345 people.
  • Balak Sangham, a cultural centre with 1230 school children.
  • A special coaching centre for Hindi with 266 students.
  • Two units of Gadadhara Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 134 poor children.
  • Welfare work by way of distributing school uniforms, notebooks and scholarships to needy students, pecuniary help to the poor, midday meals to students, etc.
  • Religious activities: Daily worship, Ramnam on Ekadashi days, celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and retreats, religious discourses, etc.

Activities at Vijayawada city centre:

  • Vivekananda study circle, a cultural centre with 185 young men.
  • Exhibitions on the lives and teachings of Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda.
  • Evening aratrikam every day and religious classes twice a week.
Shrine
Exhibition on Swami Vivekananda