DAILY WORSHIP, MEDITATION AND PRAYER
Worship of Sri Ramakrishna,evening prayers and meditation,at the Universal Temple of Sri Ramakrishna. Earnest seekers of truth are welcome to pray and meditate. They can also meet the monks and get guidelines on spiritual practices.
In 1976, a Universal Temple of Sri Ramakrishna was built and dedicated to the spiritual seekers of all religions. This temple stands as a tall symbol of religious harmony where people of all caste, creed, religion or nationality are welcome to take part in any activities of Ramakrishna Math. They are welcome to come and pray, practice meditation. Meditation, of late has become a necessity for the people to get relief from stress of the daily life. The people are free to meet the monks to get guidance for spiritual practices.
This Ashrama is located in a vast area in a village atmosphere pervaded fully with spiritual holiness. A feeling of calmness and soothing serenity rule the place both inside the temple and in the outside spacious campus. With its greenflies surrounding the area, the Math is a suitable place for practice of contemplation and meditation in a holy atmosphere especially for those who love peace and tranquility.
Temple Daily Rituals:
5:00 am – MangalaArati
7:30 am to 08:30 – Puja
11:30 – Noon offering
12.00 noon – Temple closes
3:00pm to 03:30pm – Offering
6:40 pm – SandhyaAratrikam
8:00 pm – offering
8.30 pm – Temple closes
The birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda are celebrated with peace, holiness and solemnity. Good number of devotees, Teachers and students participate in these celebrations to get the blessings of Holy Trio.
Sri Ramakrishna is considered as ‘Sarva deva devi swaroopam’. Hence equal importance is given to worship of other Hindu Gods and Goddesses like Ganesha, Siva, Sakthi, Rama and Krishna.
Other prominent Hindu Festivals like Durga Puja, Krishna Janmashtami, Shivaratri, Vishu, Onam and Sri Sankara Jayanti etc. are also celebrated with equal fervour.
Spiritual retreats are held now and then to enable the devotees to get themselves recharged with spiritual guidance. On this occasion monks deliver speeches, bhajans are held. It is a sort of ‘Sath Sangh” where the devotees have an opportunity to spend some time in the holy atmosphere away from their daily routine.
Spiritual and Religious Book Stall
Books of Ramakrishna Math are well known for literature on Religion and spirituality. Books on epics, Ramayana, Mahabharata are the store house of our great cultural heritage. The teaching of Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi and that of Swami Vivekananda are valuable treasures of Indian living. No doubt our children are to be taught to enrich their knowledge about our India’s great heritage. In order to reach all classes of society, to make it affordable, to cultivate the habit of reading which is dying slowly, books are priced not only at a very lower rate, but look attractive also. These valuable books are available in Malayalam and English languages.
Book stall Timings
Morning : 9 am to 12.30 pm.
Afternoon : 2 pm to 5.30 pm.