RAMAKRISHNA MISSION ASHRAMA, BELGAUM

Activities of the Ashrama along the lines laid down by Swami Vivekananda – "Atmano Mokshartham Jagadhitaya cha" or "for the liberation of self & welfare of the world."

Activities during April 2014 – March 2015

1-Blanket Distribution 2-Free Coaching Centre 3-Weekly Eye Camp 4-Scholarships 5-Dravya Yagna 6-Japa Yagna 7-Annual Celebrations 8-Renovation 9-Vivekananda Balaka Sangha

1-Blanket Distribution    2-Free Coaching Centre    3-Weekly Eye Camp    4-Scholarships    5-Dravya Yagna    6-Japa Yagna    7-Annual Celebrations    8-Renovation    9-Vivekananda Balaka Sangha

JAPA YAGNA

A five-day residential spiritual camp for initiated devotees of the Holy Trio, it is held once every three months and attended by about 100 devotees. Four such events were organized during the year. Participants perform Japa, and participate in the programme interspersed with Bhajans, reading and and discourses by senior monks.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

About Rs.11 lakhs were distributed to nearly 450 needy and meritorious students of the state (pre-university to post graduate students).

DRAVYA YAGNA

Under this scheme we provide raw food materials (groceries) to extremely poor families each month. The food materials include rice, wheat flour, edible oil and dal. During the year 55 families received groceries every month.

WEEKLY EYE CAMPS

Cataract screening camps are held in the Ashrama. Those cataract are operated free of cost in our own eye clinic ‘ Sri Sarada Netralaya’. During the year 2458 patients were screened and 435 operated free for cataract.

RENOVATION

Renovation of the Town Centre – Bhate House building sanctified by the stay of Swami Vivekananda is in progress since October 2014 at an estimated cost of Rs.5 Crores.

FREE COACHING CENTRE

Free coaching for students of local Government School after school hours. Students are taught core subjects as also co-curricular subjects. 60 students attended the year-long coaching.

APART FROM THESE THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED

+ Daily Puja
+ Arati and Bhajans every evening
+ Weekly retreats/satsang on Sunday
+ Festivals and Jayanti celebrations
+ Lectures and discourses
+ Exhibition and sale of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda and Vedanta literature.
+ Annual Celebrations
+ Vivekananda Balaka Sangha, Vivekananda Yuvaka Sangha & Vasanta Vihara (Summer Camp)
+ distribution of blankets/chadars and sarees to the needy each year.

AN APPEAL

All these activities will continue in the current year as well. We invite all devotees and well-wishers to contribute whole-heartedly to these various activities.
One may contribute towards any of the following
+ General Maintenance of the Ashrama
+ Pujas and celebrations
+ Scholarships for the needy.
+ Dravya Yajna
+ Renovation of Bhate House
+ Eye Hospital

By Cheque/DD : favouring ‘RAMAKRISHNA MISSION ASHRAMA, BELGAUM’ and send it to
Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama
Fort, Belgaum – 590 016, INDIA
Ph : +91 0831 2432789, 2430789
email : mail@rkmissionashrama.org
By Bank Transfer : A/c No. 30153313404, State Bank of India, ADB Branch, Belgaum (IFSC-SBIN0001813).
Please email us at mail@rkmissionashrama.org with your complete postal address and PAN number to inform us about your bank transfer.

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This entry was posted on July 29, 2015 by in Activities & Projects.