Sri Ramakrishna Seva Mandal


Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission

After passing away of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa, his disciple and Great Vedantic Monk Swami Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission at Belur Math, Howrah in the year 1897 along with other disciples of his Master. An Organisation having the history of more than a century is working on the principles of Swami Vivekananda "Serve Man Serve God".

Service Work

Among the various service work carried out in the Seva Mandal, ....

Regular Cultural and Spiritual activities in Seva Mandal

Regular Puja in the morning and Aarti in the evening are performed every day.

Swami Vivekananda Balak Sangh

Vivekananda Balak Sangh is run every Sunday from 9 am to 10 am for school students from many years.

Ashram History

Some initiated devotees of Ramakrishna Math used to pray and read Shri Ramakrishna Vachanamrut on every Sunday in Kanya Shala – a school in Satara. Shri. Lambodar Kashikar, Shri. A. G. Karandikar, Dr. Shri. V. H. Tilak was amongst them.
In the year 1967 there was a large earthquake happened in Koyana which is near to Satara. Ramakrishna Math and Mission Mumbai built a village “Ramakrishna Nagar” near Kashil as a part of relief work done by the Math and Mission. While opening ceremony of the village the 9th President of Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Belur (Kolkata) Shirmat Swami Vireshwaranandaji Maharaj visited and blessed devotees of Seva Mandal and inspired them to start a center.
Talwalkar Family who were the owners of Shri Hanuman Mandir at 93, Yadogopal Peth, Near Samartha Mandir Chowk, Satara given the Mandir area on rent where Shri Ramakrishna Seva Mandal gets the establishment in 1967. Afterwards they have given Seva Mandal rights as the occupier of Land and Mandir area.


Various Other Services

Vivekananda Medical Seva Kendra
Helping hand to needy students
Vriddha Sahayya
Spiritual Retreats / Camps
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Golden Jubilee Year

Established in 1967, Ramakrishna Seva Mandal has made its debut in the golden jubilee year and on that occasion, the Seva Mandal organized various activities/programs for one and a half years

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Future Plans

It is well known to all of you that with the blessings of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna and as per the teachings of Swami Vivekananda, our Sri Ramakrishna Seva Mandal at Satara under the guidance of Ramakrishna Math, Nagpur, Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad and Kolhapur doing various service works and cultural and spiritual programs in and around Satara.

What to see in and around Satara

Satara is a city located in the Satara District of Maharashtra state of India, near the confluence of the river Krishna and its tributary Venna. Satara is a historical city with rich heritage. It was the capital of the erstwhile Maratha Empire. There are beautiful temples and historical places in the city. The city was established in the 16th century and was the seat of the Chhatrapati of Maratha Empire, Shahu-I. It is the headquarters of Satara Tehsil, as well as the Satara District. The city gets its name from the seven forts (Sat-Tara) which are around the city. The city is known as a Soldier's city as well as Pensioner's city. Ajinkya-Tara being the major landmark of the city. There are many ancient temples in the city like the Krishneshwar temple, Gare Ganpati, Abhayankar Vishnu Mandir, Bhairoba temple in Karanja, Bhavani Mata Mandir, Shiva temple near Kanharwada and the famous Dholya Ganpati which is also the village deity