The Centre is a Branch of the worldwide Ramakrishna Mission Belur Math, West Bengal, India.
The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa is a religio-humanitarian
institution established to
promote Vedanta as exemplified by the life and teachings of Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi and
Swami Vivekananda. Sri Ramakrishna’s message of practical spirituality and Swami Vivekananda’s
humanistic ideas provide the impetus for the Centre’s work in South Africa.
The spiritual progress of the individual and thereby the community at large forms the central thrust
of the activities of the Centre. The Centre is also involved in numerous humanitarian and social
upliftment programmes amongst the disadvantaged people in South Africa.
The Centre is a Branch of the worldwide Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, West Bengal, India. In
South Africa the Centre has both Public Benefit Organisation and NonProfit
below are the respective numbers:
Public Benefit Organisation No.: 930007651
Non Profit Organisation No.: 053063NPO
Let us reflect on the motto of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission: Atmano mokshartham jagad hitaya cha, "For one's own salvation, and for the welfare of the world", to remind us that our goal and purpose is our spiritual evolution, while we endeavour to improve the lives of those in need in a spirit of service as worship.