The Rama Krishna mission was founded by Swami Vivekananda, the chief disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa on the 1st of May in the year 1897. The Vivekananda Ramakrishna mission is actively involved in the missionary as well as altruistic works such as disaster relief. The disciples that are serving the mission consist of both monastic and householder. Its headquarters are based near Kolkata, India. Read on to know more about Ramakrishna Mission and Swami Vivekanand.
The Ramakrishna mission is working in close association with the
Ramakrishna Math and the headquarters of both are located at Belur Math.
The mission lays emphasis on offering services to other living beings,
which forms part of Karma yoga. Vivekananda strongly believed in the
Hindu concept of Karma Yoga. The mission was legally recognized in the
year 1909, under the Act XXI of 1860.
The task of managing the Vivekananda Ramakrishna mission is handed over
to a government body. The responsibility of handling the administration
work of the mission mainly lies in the hands of the monks of the
Ramakrishna Math. The mission maintains separate funds, the accounts of
which are maintained and regularly audited by a team of chartered