Started in 1899 by the devotees and affiliated as a combined centre to Belur Math, West Bengal, India in 1916, Ramakrishna Mission, Dhaka as a pioneer centre with its Principal Office at 27, Ramakrishna Mission Road, Dhaka-1203, Bangladesh, has been engaged in different fields of work like humanitarian, spiritual, educational, socio- cultural, relief and rehabilitation and medical services since its inception to serve the cause of the humanity.
All its activities are open to all irrespective of caste, creed and nationality. Besides, throughout the last years it has been conducting discourses, seminars, various cultural programmes, to nourish the human faculties and facility to strengthen intellectual level of man and so forth.
On the other hand its another wing, Ramakrishna Math has been engaged in performing religious programmes and various spiritual disciplines so as to help grow the spirituality of its monks, devotees, and other aspirants. Here the emphasis has been given more to lead a life of sacrifice and spirituality through worship, prayer, meditations, selfless work.
Students' Home : Swami Vivekananda says, 'We want that education by which character is formed, strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded and by which one can stand on one's own feet.' Taking the idea of Swamiji Ramakrishna Mission, Dhaka runs a students' home named 'Vivekananda Vidyarthi Bhavan' to accommodate few college students with an opportunity of studying and leading a life in a quiet and tranquil environment, fostering up their mind and soul who are facing problem in the face of acute scarcity of accommodation in a city like Dhaka with a minimum expense. Read More...
High School : Holding the ideal - 'Man-making and character-building' - of Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna Mission School was established in 1914 with a view to making the underprivileged children as educated citizen irrespective of cast, creed & religion at minimum expenses. In its journey of about hundred years many are now at the top of the society being educated from this institution. At present about 300 students from class one to class ten are studying in this school. Among them nearly 90 percent is from the economically backward families. Many students are given the facility of full-free studentship.
Relief and Rehabilitation : The birth of Bangladesh in 1971 is itself the story of a major humanitarian disaster. It involved much loss of life and property, numerousbrutalities and violations of human rights, and large-scale disruption and displacement of communities. The relief and rehabilitation that the Ramakrishna Mission provided for the people of Bangladesh at this time was one of the largest such efforts in the Mission’s history. Read More...
Medical Service : Ramakrishna Mission, Dhaka runs a Medical Service Centre (Allopathy) for the poorer section of the Society. Starting with only general medicine service the medical centre has now been offering facilities for treatment in more than 10 departments like Dental, ENT, Eye, Skin, Gayne & Obstetrics, Cardiology, Medicine etc. with a few test departments like X-Ray, ECG, Pathology with computerised blood test etc. A unit of Ultrasonography has been also added to extend the facility of complicated treatment to the poor and people of low income on nominal fees. Every year it has been extending services to thousands of patients who are examined by qualified doctors and a good number of poor patients are provided with free medicines.