Address and Activities of Rajkot Centre || |
Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot
Dr. Yajnik Road
Rajkot, Gujarat 360001
Phone : 0281-2465200 & 2463000
Telefax : 0281 - 2480404
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com
The ashrama was established in 1927.
Activities of the Math centre :
A publication department, which publishes Gujarati books (5 new
and 90 reprints brought out this year) and a Gujarati monthly
journal, Sri Ramakrishna Jyot (21st year with 3900 subscribers).
A free library and a reading room with 39,019 books and 238
newspapers and periodicals.
A charitable dispensary with ayurvedic, homoeopathic and eye
sections, as well as a physiotherapy centre with special
facilities for the treatment of cerebral palsy children. Total
41,993 cases were treated and 426 eye-patients were operated
on in eye-camps during the year. A mobile medical unit covering
15 villages treated 4022 patients.
A students’ Home with 18 boys.
A cultural unit, named Vivekananda Institute of Value Education and
Culture (VIVEC), which conducted retreats, career guidance seminars,
and programmes like value education classes, summer camps, yoga
classes, competitions for students and teachers. 24,413 people were benefited.
A school of languages, where Bengali, English, French and
Sanskrit are taught, had 223 students.
Special programmes were conducted in jails to impart value
education to the inmates.
Rural development work by way of conducting free medical camps
(general and eye), free coaching classes (960 students), free
tailoring and embroidery classes (95 women), two balak sanghas
(89 children), and welfare activities like distributing food and
educational aids to poor students, ration kits, blankets and so on
to the needy.
A permanent exhibition depicting Indian culture, and the lives of
Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi.
Regular worship and fortnightly Ramnam Sankirtan, religious
discourses and lectures in and outside the ashrama (215 this
year), retreats and seminars.
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, Christmas Eve, etc.
Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:
Moral & Educational Classes
Vocational Training Centre
Youth Welfare Programmes
W S A R C H I V E
This information on Centre's activities is collected from
The General Report
of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, April 2012.
(From April 2010
to March 2011)