About Us

Sri Ramakrishna, who was destined to  brighten   the whole world with  His spiritual splendor, was born in 1836.    Swami Vivekananda, His chief disciple established Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission in 1897 with the head quarters at Belur Math in  Howrah district  of West Bengal. At present, the twin organizations have 181 centres in India and abroad. Srimat Swami Shivanandaji (Mahapurush Maharaj),  a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, visited the city and stayed  here for a few days in 1924, thus laying the foundation, in a way, for  future work here.

VISAKHAPATNAM CENTRE
In 1938, a centre of Ramakrishna Mission came up under the  leadership of Swami Nishreyasanandaji maharaj with the patronage of a devout  businessman Sri Kancharla Ramabrahmam. The centre   was affiliated to Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math in 1939.  The centre which began its work in a hut by giving free hostel accommodation to a few poor students of fishermen community blossomed into  the present  full-fledged centre with multifarious activities.