The Ramakrishna Movement

How was the Ramakrishna Movement started

A short life-story of Sri Ramakrishna and how he laid the foundations of the Ramakrishna Order – excerpt from a book (Swami Vivekananda’s Contribution to the Present Age) by Swami Satprakashananda of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis.


What the Ramakrishna Mission stands for

The emblem of the Order represents the Mission and Goals of the Order. It has been designed by Swami Vivekananda. This article contains the original explanation of the emblem by Swami Vivekananda and excerpts from an article by Swami Lokeshwarananda on the what the Mission stands for.


Why it is called the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda-Vedanta Movement

Excerpts from the book (Swami Vivekananda’s Contribution to the Present Age) by Swami Satprakashananda of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, explains the significance of the name, and the distinctness of this Movement from traditional Vedanta.


The two wings of the Movement – (1) The Ramakrishna Math and (2) The Ramakrishna Mission

Excerpt from Swami Satprakashananda’s book, this article explains the purposes of the twin movement – the Math and Mission.


Various activities of the Ramakrishna Movement

The article outlines in brief how the Math and Mission carry out the ideal of “Atmano mokshartham jagad hitay cha” (The good of the self and the good of all), into practice.