About Ashrama

Welcome to Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, Mysore

Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, Mysore is a unit of Sri Ramakrishna Math and Mission established by Sri Swami Vivekananda which has its headquarters at Belur.

The Ashram has the twin ideals of “Atmano Mokshartham Jagat Hitayacha”, meaning, “For the liberation of the self and the good of the world”. Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, 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 Ashram conducts periodic discourses, spiritual retreats, Yogasana classes and daily prayers for the benefit of the public. The Ashram also releases a Kannada monthly magazineViveka Prabha” which has a circulation of 25,000. With a view of taking education to the door of the common man, the Ashram has launched a program named “Jnanavahini”, a Mobile Education Program for the benefit of the people staying in rural areas.


The Ashram also conducts ‘Viveka Shikshana’, a ‘Special-Support Free Education Program for the poor’ aimed at educating poor students to come up in life and studies. The Ashram also has a huge library with a large number of books

from various fields. The Ashram has two more units  Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala, and Ramakrishna Institute of

 Moral and Spiritual Education Many of the direct disciples of Sri Ramakrishna had visited Mysore. Once Swami Vivekananda had remarked,
“In times to come Mysore will be our stronghold”.