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Activities 2021-22 : Preaching & Publication Work


This was accomplished through a large number of libraries, lectures, seminars, youth camps, Balak Sanghas, regular classes, public celebrations, occasional exhibitions and screening of films on religious and cultural values. During the year, Math centres conducted several classes/lectures, the details of which are given below:

Ramakrishna Math

During the year, Math centres conducted several classes/lectures, the details of which are given below:

Preaching / Lecture No. of Classes Attendance
Classes / Lectures  5,303  8,50,268
Retreats  204  96,101
Celebrations / Public Meetings  511  3,74,993
Total 6,018 13,21,362

Besides, many of our centres served rural folks by spreading spiritual and cultural ideas among them through mobile units such as Jnana Vahini. Educative and religious film shows, lectures, exhibitions, guided meditation, personality development classes and sale of our literature were organized in many interior parts of the country. Many centres are running institutions like VIVEC (Vivekananda Institute of Value Education and Culture) or Human Excellence centres to impart values education to people in general. Several centres provide values education as well as guidance for self-reliance to the inmates of different prisons. The Math centres screen values education films in rural and urban areas.

During the year, 69,494 people participated in various programmes conducted by 398 cultural units of the Math such as Balak Sanghas, Yuvak Sanghas, Jnana Vahinis, Viveka Murasu, and Institutes of Human Excellence.

Apart from this, 69 libraries were run by our Math centres; most of these libraries had reading rooms facility also. Details are shown below:

Libraries &

Reading Rooms

(in Rural & Urban areas)

No.

of

Units

No.

of

Books

Newspapers Periodicals Books

Issued

Attendance
Public Libraries 51  5,56,804  164  1,177  26,307  1,11,683

Centres of the Math published several books and journals in different languages. The centres at Kolkata (Advaita Ashrama & Baghbazar), Mysuru, Nagpur, Rajkot and Thrissur have to their credit a considerable number of publications. Details are as follows:

Book Publication Centres New Titles in   2021-22 Reprints in 2021-22 Titles in Circulation
11 45 613 4,265

 

Periodical

Publication Centres

Periodicals Languages Subscribers
9 10 9 1,86,150

 

A sum of Rs. 10.18 crore was spent on publication work during the year.

Ramakrishna Mission

During the year, Mission centres conducted several classes/lectures, details of which are given below:

Preaching / Lecture No. of Classes Attendance
Classes / Lectures  13,133  12,71,382
Retreats  394  48,476
Celebrations / Public Meetings  687  3,36,309
Total 14,214 16,56,167

Besides, many of our centres served rural folks by spreading spiritual and cultural ideas among them through mobile units such as Jnana Vahini. Educative and religious film shows, lectures, exhibitions, guided meditation, personality development classes and sale of our literature were organized in many interior parts of the country. Many centres run institutions like VIVEC (Vivekananda Institute of Value Education and Culture) or Human Excellence centres to impart values education to people in general. Several centres provide values education as well as guidance for self-reliance to the inmates of different prisons.

The Mission screened values education films in rural and urban areas; details are shown below:

Audio-Visual Units    (in Rural & Urban areas) No. of

Units

Films screened Villages

covered

Schools

visited

Beneficiaries
6  165  60  3  29,748

During the year, 1,72,139 people participated in various programmes conducted by 1926 cultural units of the Mission such as Balak Sanghas, Yuvak Sanghas, Jnana Vahinis, Viveka Murasu, and Institutes of Human Excellence.

Apart from this, 200 libraries were run by our Mission centres; most of these libraries had reading rooms facility also. Details are shown below:

Libraries &

Reading Rooms

(in Rural & Urban areas)

No.

of

Units

No.

of

Books

Newspapers Periodicals Books

Issued

Attendance
Public Libraries 73  12,27,470  306  5,717  89,785  2,14,472

Centres of the Mission published several books and journals in different languages. Gol Park centre has to its credit a considerable number of publications. Details are as follows:

Book Publication Centres New Titles in  2021-22 Reprints in 2021-22 Titles in Circulation
9 26 175 643

 

Periodical

Publication Centres

Periodicals Languages Subscribers
6 6 4 22,917

A sum of Rs. 2.83 crore was spent on publication work during the year.


 

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