Memoriable Events

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial,Porbandar

Handing Over of Historic Bhojeshwar Bunglow

The historic Bhojeshwar Bungalow sanctified by the stay of Swami Vivekananda was handed over by Government of Gujarat to Ramakrishna Mission on 12th January 1997. Shri Shankar Sinh Vaghela, the then Chief Minister of Gujarat making an announcement to a huge gathering in a public meeting presided over by Shrimat Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj, the then General Secretary of Ramakrishna Math & Mission.

Installation of Statue of Swami Vivekananda

9.5ft.bronze statue of Swami Vivekananda was installed on 12-ft. high pedestal on 1 January, 1998 in the presence of Swami Shridharanandaji Maharaj, Shri Sureshbhai (Ex. -Chief Minister of Guiarat), Kiran Bedi IPS, and a huge gathering of students and citizen of Porbandar.

Cyclone Relief Work

10th June, 1998 consisting of distribution of food packets tarpaulin sheets, roof tiles etc. among thousands of cyclone affected families in various villages of Porbandar and Jamnagar districts.

Inauguration of "Shri Ramakrishna Sanskardham"

Inauguration of 'Shri Ramakrishna Sanskardham' - a colony constructed for cyclone affected families of village Vadala (District-Porbandar) by H.E. the Governor of Gujarat Shri Singh Bhandari in the presence of Shrimat Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj, Vice President Ram'akrishna Math & Mission on 22-02-2000,

Draught Relief Work

Distribution of 33,500 kg. groundnut 33,500 kg. gur, 6,250 kg. grams (roasted) and 3,050 kits containing steel water pot, bed sheets, soaps etc. among 7500 workers working under relief project of the Gout. of Gujarat.

Distribution of 27,000 kg. food-grains among 2,500 poor families of Porbandar.

Earthquake Relief Work

Shrimat Swami Smarananandaji Maharaj, General Secretary, Ramakrishna Math & Mission and other senior monks surveying the extent of damage caused due to earthquake in Village Bharwada (Dist. Porbandar)


So long as God seems to be outside and far away, there is ignorance. But when God is realized within, there is true Knowledge.

- Shri Ramakrishna

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