Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Ashrama, Raipur

The ashrama was started in 1957 and made a branch of the Mission in 1968.

Activities:

  • A charitable allopathic-cum-homeopathic dispensary, with a pathological laboratory and X-ray, dermatology, dental, eye, ENT, orthopaedic, gynaecology, neurology, psychiatry, pediatrics and physiotherapy sections. Total 84,848 cases were treated.
  • A public library and a reading room with 61,789 books and 77 newspapers and periodicals.
  • Vivek Jyoti, a monthly journal in Hindi (56th year with 12,000 subscribers).
  • A free hostel for 25 poor and meritorious college students.
  • A free coaching centre with 21 poor school children.
  • Spiritual retreats, cultural competitions, etc.
  • Religious activities: Daily worship, fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, religious classes, public lectures, and celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other religious teachers.
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Welfare Activities