The 185th Birthday Anniversary of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna was aptly celebrated throughout India and abroad on 25th February 2020. Sri Ramakrishna Advaita Ashrama, Kalady also celebrated the holy birth anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna in a manner befitting to the occasion.
The programmes started at 5 am with Mangalarati & meditation in the Ashrama Temple followed by Vedic chanting and bhajans. At 7 am, a special puja was conducted. At 9.30 am, the teachers of Brahmanandodayam Schools and Gurukula hostel boys sang devotional bhajans before Thakkur. This was followed by Homa and a discourse on the life of Sri Ramakrishna by Swami Akshayatmananda. After the discourse, there were arati and bhajans.
Earlier, sweets were distributed to the students of our Brahmanandodayam school. At 1 pm all were served lunch prasada.
The celebrations ended with the usual sandhya arati and bhajans in the evening