| Address and Activities of Chennai Math Centre || |
Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Math
31, Ramakrishna Math Road
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Phone : 044-2462-1110 (4 lines)
Telefax : 044-2493 4589
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Websites: www.chennaimath.org, www.vivekanandahouse.org, www.vedantaebooks.org, www.vivekananda3d.org, www.rkmvcs.edu.in, www.rkmns.edu.in
(Lady Willington College Campus),
Kamarajan Salai (Marina),
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005
Phone : 2859 1232
The centre was started in 1897 by Swami Ramakrishnananda (a
monastic disciple of Sri Ramakrishna).
Activities of the Math centre :
Publication of books: 47 new and 338 reprints were brought out
during the year.
Publication of two monthly journals: The Vedanta Kesari
(English, 99th year with 12,900 subscribers) and Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam
(Tamil, 92nd year with 1,38,000 subscribers).
A girls’ higher secondary school with 821 pupils at Mint Street.
A primary school with 442 pupils at Basin Bridge Road.
A library with a children’s section, having 33,189 books and 180
Vivekananda Youth Forum conducted moral and cultural classes
for 20 youths and Balmandir conducted weekly moral and
educational classes for about 280 children on Sundays.
396 Leprosy Afficted Persons (LAPs) were benefited from the LAP rehabilition programme.
Twenty free coaching centres with 1499 students.
Viveka Murasu, a village awareness programme with the help
of a mobile unit equipped with an audio-visual unit, pictorial
exhibits and literature on value education. 1,30,160 people of 212
villages were benefited.
A charitable allopathic-cum-homoeopathic dispensary with
dental, eye, ENT, surgical, X-ray, ultrasound scanning, paediatrics,
ECG, gynaecology, physiotherapy and laboratory sections, and
clinics for TB and diabetes. 2,63,077 cases were treated.
A weekly mobile medical unit, which treated 8420 cases.
Regular eye camps in nearby villages (878 patients were treated;
101 of them were operated on).
Daily worship, fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, weekly discourses,
and celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother
Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other spiritual
personalities, as also other festivals.
An exhibition and youth programmes at Vivekanandar Illam
(Kamarajar Salai, Triplicane, Chennai – 600 005), where Swami
Vivekananda stayed for nine days on his return from the West in
One-year nursing assistant training to 234 poor rural girls in
Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:
Free computer training to 266 rural girls in Thiruvallur district.
Library & Reading Room
Vocational Training Centre
Sale of Books
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This information on Centre's activities is collected from
The General Report of Ramakrishna Math and
Ramakrishna Mission, April 2013.
(From April 2011 to March 2012)