Ramakrishna Vivekanand Mission (Ramakrishna Advaita Ashram)
About 4 km from Cantt. Railway station, on Ramakrishna road, Luxa, Varanasi, U.P.- 221010, India
7:30am-11am, 7pm-10:30pm, opens on all days
Throughout the year, especially at the time of special puja- Durga puja, birthdays of Saints
+91-542-2393975, 2451773, 3959519
www.ramakrishnamission.orgHow to reach
Hire a cycle rickshaw/auto rickshaw/taxi from any part of the city
The ideology of Ramakrishna Math & Mission consists of the eternal principles of Vedanta as lived & experienced by Shri Ramakrishna and expounded by Swami Vivekananda. This Ramakrishna Centre was started by Swami Shivananda, who was a monastic disciple of Shri Ramakrishna in 1902. This Ashram has for long served as a retreat for the old & retired monks. The activities of this math centre, at Varanasi, include daily worship & Bhajans, Durga puja festival & celebrations of birthdays of incarnations & saints, religious classes & lectures, welfare work etc. A library, a free reading room with 17422 books & 29 periodicals & newspapers also exists here and a Ramakrishna Mission Home of Service, with a hospital of 226 beds are also located here, which was started in 1900.