RAMAKRISHNA MATH & RAMAKRISHNA MISSION, DHAKA
Started in 1899 by the devotees and affiliated as a combined centre to Belur Math, West Bengal, India in 1916, Ramakrishna Mission, Dhaka as a pioneer centre with its Principal Office at 27, Ramakrishna Mission Road, Dhaka-1203, Bangladesh, has been engaged in different fields of work ─ humanitarian, spiritual, educational, socio-cultural, relief and rehabilitation and medical services since its inception to serve the cause of the humanity.
Ramakrishna Mission High School was started in 1914 and the Medical centre was started in 1916 and inaugurated by Lord Carmichael. Swami Vivekananda visited Dhaka in 1901 and his brother disciples visited later years.
All its activities are open to all irrespective of caste, creed and nationality. Besides, throughout the last years it has been conducting discourses, seminars, various cultural programmes to nourish the human faculties and facility to strengthen intellectual level of man and so forth.
On the other hand its another wing, Ramakrishna Math has been engaged in performing religious programmes and various spiritual disciplines so as to help grow the spirituality of its monks, devotees, and other aspirants. Here the emphasis has been given more to lead a life of sacrifice and spirituality through worship, prayer, meditations, selfless work.
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