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Launching 4th Phase of Swacchata Abhiyan

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru is launching 4th phase of the Swacchata Abhiyan on 3rd November. Honorable Union Minister of State for Drinking Water & Sanitation, Sri Ramesh Kumar Jigajinagi will be inaugurating the programme at 9.00 am.

Please find the details of the Abhiyan as well as the programme in the invitation given below:

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Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan enters 35th week

Ramakrishna Mission had initiated 40 weeks’ Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan on special request from Govt. of India on 1st February 2015. Since then under the aegis of Ashram, thousands of volunteers, students, youths and general public have undertaken this cleanliness drive for the last 34 weeks in different parts of the city. This Abhiyan has won the accolades of one and all given its nature.

As we enter the 35th consecutive week on 17th January 2016, we invite one and all to join us at 7.30 am at Marnamikatta Circle for the Swacchata Abhiyan. Swami Balabhadranandaji, Assistant Secretary, Ramakrsihna Mission, Belur Math & Sri N Vinay Hegde, Chancellor, Nitte University will be jointly flagging off the drive.

The concluding programme of the 35th Drive will be held at Swami Vivekananda Auditorium at Ramakrishna Math, Mangaladevi, Mangaluru at 10.30 am on the 17th January. Sadhvi Uma Bharti ji, Hon. Minister for Water Resources, Govt. of India will be inaugurating the programme and addressing the audience. Swami Balabhadranandaji will also be addressing the audience followed by Sri Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP & Sri Kumar H, MD, MRPL, Mangaluru.

The Details of the programme are given below. All the interested are invited to attend the programmes.

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Seminar on Effective Life Management

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru is organizing Special Seminar on “Effective Life Management” on the occasion of 153rd Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda on the 13th January 2016.

The programme commences at about 9 am with registration followed by inaugural session. Swami Shuddhidanandaji of Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata, Dr. Vivek Modi of Hyderabad & Prof. Raghothama Rao, Human Networking Academy, Bangalore are the resource persons.

The details of the programme are given below.  We invite the interested youths to attend the programme.  Entry to the programme is through Prior Registration. 1234

Residential youth Camp for Rural youth

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangalore has organized Residential youth camp for rural youth between age group 17-30 from 24th to 27th December.

The participating youths have to register their names beforehand by paying a nominal entry fee of Rs. 100/- and fill up the registration form before 15th December 2015.  The medium will be Kannada. Participating delegates will be addressed by various resource persons on several issues pertaining to youths on topics like national regeneration, personality development, values etc.  Registration forms can be had from Ashrama office.

For more details, interested can contact Ashrama office at 0824-2414412 from 9 am to 12 noon and from 3.30 pm to 6 pm.

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Viveka Kirana

Viveka Kirana – Value Based Education for College Lecturers.

The programme organised on 21-09-2013 Saturday was attended by College Lectures from different colleges of Dakshina Kannada District.

In all around 1200 Lecturers and 2500 students participated in the programme series Viveka Samsmarana. Every student was given a complimentary book and a poster of Swami Vivekananda & every Lecturer was given with a set of books on value education and a poster of Swami Vivekananda.


Viveka Chaitanya

Viveka Chaitanya – Personality Development  Camp for Post Graduate Students & Scholarship Distribution

The programme was held at Vivekananda Sabhangana, Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore on 16-09-2013 Monday. Post Graduate Students from different colleges of Dakshina Kannada District attended the programme.

On this occasion total scholarship of worth Rs 1.25 lac was distributed among 80 meritorious students.

Snapshots and Paper reports

Viveka Samsmarana : Invitation

Swami Vivekananda wanted each of us to be lions. In an attempt to manifest the lions within and to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Icon of India, Swami Vivekananda , our Ashrama is organising a series of programmes, “Viveka Samsmarana” – from 16th to 21st September 2013 at Vivekananda Auditorium, Ramakrishna Matha, Mangaladevi, Mangalore.

Details of the programmes are given in the following pages. Entry to the programmes is through prior registration. For more details interested can contact the Ashrama.

Antaryoga – 3 : A Report

Antaryoga – One day spiritual retreat was a great success. Talks by Revered Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj and Swami Yukteshanandaji was appreciated by all. Samskrita Geeta Ramayanam – Audio Visual presentation of Story of Ramayanam in Sanskrit songs and Kannada narration for two and half hours by 19 famous singers, accompanists, narrators etc – got huge applauds from the audience. Total 450 people attended the function and took break fast, lunch and tea-snacks.

Snap shots :


Antaryoga – One Day Spiritual Retreat


We are organising Antaryoga – One Day Spiritual Retreat (in Kannada) for the devotees on 9th August 2013,Sunday.

08.30-09.00am –  Registration

09.00-10.15am  –  Sri Ramakrishna Ashtottara Archan, Bhajan and Meditation by Swami Jnanayoganandaji

10.15-10.30am  –  Tea Break

10.30-11.30am  –  Speech by H. H. Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj (President, Ramakrishna Math, Chennai and Senior Trustee, Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Kolkata) – “Adhunikarige Sri Ramakrishna Dharma”

11.30-12.30pm  – Speech by Swami Yukteshanandaji (Ramakrishna Sharadashrama, Ponnampet) – “Adarshaguru Sri Ramakrishna”

12.30-01.15pm  – Lunch

01.20-03.45pm – “Samskrit GeetaRamayanam”

03.45-04.00pm – Tea

06.30pm  –  Sandhyarati

All are cordially invited.

Please register on or before 6th August 2013.

H.H. Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji’s Visit and Initiation

1-dsc_0353H.H. Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj (Adhyaksha, Ramakrishna Math, Chennai and Senior Trustee, Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Belur Math) will be visiting Mangalore from 8th August to 11th August 2013.

During his stay here he will be meeting the devotees from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm.

He will also be blessing the spiritual seekers with Initiation (Mantra Deeksha) on the 10th August. Interested aspirants are requested to contact Ashrama office (Ph: 0824-2414412) for more details.

Ideal Guru and Ideal Disciple” By  Revered Swami Gautamananda ji Maharaj

Uttarakhand Flood Relief Work


1011955_453481278081729_1653665146_n  In the wake of the unprecedented devastation caused by cloud-burst and flash floods in a major portion of Uttarakhand, Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math has undertaken relief work in the affected areas through its Kankhal (Haridwar) centre.

               A relief camp has been established at a place called Agastya Muni, about 25 kms from Rudra Prayag. Dry food packets (each packet containing a loaf of bread, rusk, puri, pickle, sweets, etc.), baby food and drinking water are being distributed among thousands of affected people. Moreover, primary medical relief is also being provided to the victims. The relief work will be further expanded depending upon the then pressing situation.

               While thanking all who contributed for this noble cause, we request others to come forward and donate liberally, to help us in this noble endeavour. All donations paid in cash or by cheque / demand draft drawn in favour of “RAMAKRISHNA MISSION” payable at Kolkata are exempt from income tax under section 80‐G of the I.T. Act. Online donation facility is also available through our website (http://www.belurmath.org/donation.php). Donation may please be sent to: The General Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, (Relief Section) Belur Math, Howrah, West Bengal – 711 202, India.

Anticipating a favourable response for the noble cause and also thanking you for your continued support.

A Note for Communication and For Sending Donations to Relief Section

  1. 1.Our address is:

Ramakrishna Mission (Relief Section)

P.O. Belur Math, Dist. Howrah, West Bengal, India – 711 202

Tel.: (033) 2654-1144 / 1180 / 5391 / 9581 / 9681

(033) 2654-5700 / 5701 / 5702 / 5703 / 8494

Fax : (033) 2654 9885  (For Relief Activities only)

E-mail:rkmrelief@gmail.com, Website:www.belurmath.org/relief.htm

  1. 2.All official correspondence should be addressed to The General Secretary.
  1. 3.Kindly mention in a covering letter or on the backside of the cheque / DD the purpose of the donation, i.e. RELIEF work.
  1. 4.All a/c payee cheques (any currency), demand drafts, in favour of ‘Ramakrishna Mission’ payable at Kolkata are accepted.
  1. 5.To prevent loss / theft in transit, it is advisable to send the donation cheque / DD through Speed Post / Registered Mail.
  1. 6.You may also send donations towards our ‘Permanent Fund for Provident Relief Fund’. The bank interest from this fund is utilized towards our various relief activities. You may send the donations in memory of your near and dear ones if you so wish. Kindly note that, donations above Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees five thousand) will be accepted towards Permanent Fund for Provident Relief Fund.

If you want to send your donations towards this corpus fund, kindly mention in your covering letter that you are sending your donation towards the ‘Permanent Fund for Provident Relief Fund’. Presently there is no online facility to donate for the “Permanent Fund for Provident Relief Fund”

  1. 7.Online donation

You can also send your donation for relief online. For details please visit our website at: http://www.belurmath.org/donation.php.

All donations to “RAMAKRISHNA MISSION” are exempt from Income Tax under section 80-G of the I.T. Act.

  1. 8.You can also donate through our branch centers.

To the world you might be one person. But,
To one flood victim you might be the world
Let us Come Forward & Bridge the Difference

       This life is short, the vanities of the world are transient, but they alone live who live for others, the rest are more dead than alive.
You cannot help anyone, you can only serve: serve the children of the Lord, serve the Lord himself, if you have the privilege. If the Lord grants that you can help anyone of His children, blessed you are…
– Swami Vivekananda

Opening of Bathroom-Toilet Block and Distribution of Educational Aids

Inauguration of New Bathroom-Toilet Building

We are very happy to inform that on 2nd June 2013, Sunday at 4.30pm newly constructed Bathroom-Toilet block was inaugurated by Sri Koppalkar, Group General Manager, MRPL at our Ramakrishna Mission Balakashrama.

Our heartfelt thanks to all the donors, because of their generous help the construction of the new block was successfully completed.

The ground floor has – bathrooms and toilets along with a store room, a room for hydro extractor etc.

First floor is having – classroom and recreation hall. A cloth drying yard is also getting completed on the roof top.

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Inauguration of Academic Year and Distribution of Educational Aids

The current academic year of Vivekananda Coaching Center, which  imparts tuition and value based education to deserving students of neighbouring area, was inaugurated on the 2nd June 2013, Sunday. Sri Koppalkar, Group General Manager, MRPL, Mangalore and Trustees and well wishers  of the Math were present on the occasion. Educational aids amounting to about 1.5 lakhs like school bags, uniforms, note books, stationery items etc were distributed to about 150 deserving students.

Antaryoga – One Day Spiritual Retreat

We are organising Antaryoga – One Day Spiritual Retreat (in Kannada) for the devotees on 9th June 2013,Sunday.

08.30-09.00am –  Registration

09.00-10.15am  –  Sri Ramakrishna Ashtottara Archan, Bhajan and Meditation by Swami Jnanayoganandaji

10.15-10.30am  –  Tea Break

10.30-11.30am  –  Speech by Sri H.R.Nagarajacharya, Coordinator, Sri Haridasa Sangha, Bengalooru – “Gajendra Moksha”

11.30-12.30pm  – Spech by Swami Pramatheshanandaji, President, Ramakrishna Math, Halasur, Bengalooru – “Divyasmriti Sanchaya”

12.30-01.15pm  – Lunch

01.20-03.45pm – Ashtavadhana in Kannada by Dr. Kabbinale Balakrishna Bharadwaj

03.45-04.00pm – Speech by Swami Vijayananda Saraswati, President, Ramakrishna Vivekananda Ashrama, Dharwad – “Adarsha Grahastharagi Sri Ramakrishnaru”

06.30pm  –  Sandhyarati

All are cordially invited.

Please register on or before 6th June 2013.

Free Distribution of Educational aids to deserving students

Ramakrishna Mission at Mangalore has been running a free coaching centre, Vivekananda Coaching centre, to impart tuition and value based education to deserving students of neighbouring area for the past 7 years. The current academic year will be inaugurated at about 5 pm on the 2nd June 2013, Sunday. Sri P P Upadhya, MD, MRPL, Mangalore will be inaugurating the coaching centre and Sri Mizar Sadananda Pai will be distributing the educational aids like school bags, uniforms, note books, stationery items etc.

All the well wishers are cordially invited.

Inauguration of Bathroom-Toilet Block

We are very happy to inform that on 2nd June 2013, Sunday at 4.30pm newly constructed Bathroom-Toilet block is being inaugurated at our Ramakrishna Mission Balakashrama.

Since the inception of our Math in Mangalore we are providing free hostel facilities for the deserving high school students in and around Mangalore. As the old Bathroom and Toilet of the Balakasharama(Hostel) building had deteriorated, the construction of the new block was taken up and has been completed with the help of generous donors.

The ground floor has – bathrooms and toilets along with a store room, a room for cloth drying etc.

First floor is having – classrooms and recreation hall. A cloth drying yard is also getting completed on the roof top.

The ground floor will  be inaugurated by Sri P P Upadhya, MD, MRPL, Mangalore on the 2nd June at about 4.30 pm.

We cordially invite all the well wishers and devotees for the programme.balakashrama-bck

Panchamada Inchara – Viveka Smriti : A Report

We had organised “Panchamada Inchara – Viveka Smriti” – Hindustani Vocal Music Programme on 6th April2013 as a part of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda in coordination with Chirantana Charitable Trust, Suratkal. Around 350 people attended the function.



News Paper Report:

The Hindu


Vijaya Vihara – Summer Camp

kids-summer-camp2013We are organising Summer Camp “Vijaya Vihara” in this summer for the children. There will be workshops on wild life, clay modelling, craft, caricature, mask making, singing, mime, mimicry, magic etc

With lots of fun n funda children wil Play n Learn during the camp.

Please join hands with us and send the children around Mangalore for this camp.

Date : 12th to 18th April 2013

Timing : Daily 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Admission Charges: Rs. 50/-

Age group : Children from 8 to 15 years

Last date for admission : 10th April

Venue : Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore


Viveka Sphoorti – Yuva Bharati : A Report

As a part of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda we had organised 2 days “All Karnataka Youth Convention : Viveka Sphoorti – Yuva Bharati” on 22nd and 23rd December 2012. In this gala event more than 1600 delegates took part from more than 22 districts of the state. More than 1250 delegates were given accommodation.

Photo snaps and News paper reports of the program:

Some of the Media Links:




Invitation – “All Karnataka State Youth Convention Mangalore 2012”

On the occassion of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda we are organising “All Karnataka State Youth Convention” on 22nd Saturday and 23rd Sunday, December 2012 at Sanghaniketan, Mannugudda, Mangalore.

All the interested youths are requested to attend the convention and be benifitted.

Entry is only through prior registration. Registration fee – Rs.100/-.

You can also register online through filling the below form.

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D.K. District Rajyotsava Award

Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Mangalore was honoured by the district administration with Rajyotsava Award for its over all service to the poor people, culture and spiritual heritage. Swami Trilokatmanandaji received the award on behalf of our Math. Sri C T Ravi, Hon minister for Higher Education, Govt of Karnataka & District In Charge Minister,  honoured the awardee.