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."
We are pleased to inform you that Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj (Senior Trustee of the Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission and Head of the Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai) will be visiting Belagavi from 21 to 27 July, 2016.
Revered Swamiji will be giving spiritual initiation (mantra diksha) to interested devotees who have registered themselves in advance.
Revered Swamiji will also be available for darshan for devotees and other members of the public at the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama in Fort, Belagavi, every evening during these days (around 7:15 pm).
We heartily welcome you to take this opportunity and benefit from the holy presence of Revered Swamiji in Belagavi.
Yours in the Lord,
Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj joined the Ramakrishna Order in 1956 at Delhi and was ordained into Sannyasa in 1966.
Revered Swamiji served for over 20 years among the tribal population in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Chattisgarh and also at Ramakrishna Math, Mumbai. He then served as the head of the Ramakrishna Order centres at Raipur (Chattisgarh) & Saradapith (Kolkata) before becoming the head of Ramakrishna Math, Chennai in 1995. He is a Member of the Governing Body of the Ramakrishna Mission worldwide.
Proficient in English, Sanskrit, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Bengali, he is well known for his thought provoking lectures and has contributed a number of articles to leading journals. He has travelled extensively within and outside India on invitation to spread the universal message of Sri Ramakrishna in the light of Neo-Vedanta.