Ramakrishna Math, Rajkot

The ashrama was established in 1927.


  1. A publication department, which publishes Gujarati books (total number of titles: 232) and a Gujarati monthly journal, Sri Ramakrishna Jyot (32nd year).
  2. A free library and a reading room with 39,047 books and 239 newspapers and periodicals.
  3. A dispensary with ayurvedic, homeopathic and physiotherapy sections, a mobile medical unit, cerebral palsy rehabilitation centre for children,  an eye care centre. Occasional eye camps in rural areas.
  4. vocational training centre giving training in computer operations, tailoring, embroidery and mud work.
  5. Three coaching centres and two units of Balak sangha.
  6. A unit of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa.
  7. A students’ home for boys.
  8. A cultural unit named Vivekananda Institute of Value Education and Culture (VIVEC), which conducts retreats, career guidance seminars, and programmes like values education classes, summer camps, yoga classes, competitions for students and teachers, Sanskrit speaking course. Its children wing, named Vivekananda Children’s Library and Development Centre, conducted weekly classes, and programmes on values education.
  9. A permanent exhibition depicting Indian culture, and the lives of Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi.
  10. Welfare work by way of distributing food and educational aids to poor students, ration kits to the needy.
  11. Regular worship and fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, religious discourses and lectures in and outside the ashrama, retreats and seminars. 
  12. Celebration of the birth anniversaries of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other spiritual luminaries, as also festivals like Kali Puja, Ramnavami, Janmashtami, Shivaratri, etc.
Flood Relief
Value education Seminar