Welcome to Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore
Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore is a unit of Sri Ramakrishna Math and Mission established by Sri Swami Vivekananda which has its head quarters at Belur.The Ashrama has the twin ideals of “Atmano Mokshartham Jagat Hitayacha”, meaning, “For the liberation of the self and the good of the world”.Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore was established in the year 1925 with Swami Siddeshwaranandaji as the founder President. Many of the direct disciples of Sri Ramakrishna including Swami Vivekananda have visited Mysore.
Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore has the biggest publication of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda and Vedanta Literature in Kannada. The Ashrama conducts periodic discourses, spiritual retreats, Yogasana classes and daily prayers for the benefit of the public. The Ashrama also releases a kannada monthly magazine ‘Viveka Prabha’ which has a circulation of 16,500.With a view of taking education to the door of the common man, the Ashrama has launched a program named ‘Jnanavahini’, a Mobile Education Program for the benefit of the people staying in rural areas.
The Ashrama also conducts ‘Viveka Shikshana’, a ‘Special-Support Free Education Program for the poor’ aimed at educating poor students to come up in life and studiesThe Ashrama also has a huge library with a large number of books from various fields. The Ashrama has two more units – Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala, and Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual EducationMany of the direct disciples of Sri Ramakrishna had visited Mysore. Once Swami Vivekananda had remarked,
“In times to come Mysore will be our stronghold”