The Publication Department which was started in 1936, during the Birth Centenary year of Shri Ramakrishna, publishes Ramakrishna-Vivekananda literature and other spiritual and cultural books in Hindi and Marathi. In 1963, on the occasion of the Birth Centenary of Swami Vivekananda, the complete works of Swami Vivekananda were published in Marathi in 10 volumes under the title 'Swami Vivekananda Granthavali'. The Publication Department has so far published altogether 334 books of which 170 are in Marathi and 164 in Hindi. This literature propagates the Truths taught by ancient Sages and by Bhagawan Shri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda. It is also helpful in awakening the potential divinity of man.
A Marathi Monthly 'Jeevan-Vikas' was started at the time of the Birthday Anniversary of Bhagawan Shri Ramakrishna in the month of March 1957. Devoted to high ideals, this magazine is free from narrowness, sectarianism and personal criticism. The articles of the Sadhus of Shri Ramakrishna Order and other erudite scholars of Maharashtra are published in this magazine. It publishes articles on religion, philosophy, art, literature, history, science etc. There are around ten thousand subscribers of this magazine chiefly in Maharashtra and in Marathi speaking areas outside Maharashtra.