Goals and Objectives of Ramakrishna Math and Mission

Goals and Objectives Of Ramakrishna Math and Mission

The main goals and objectives of these twin organizations, based on the principles of
Practical Vedanta, are:

  • To spread the idea of the potential divinity of every being and how to manifest it through every action and thought.

  • To spread the idea of harmony of religions based on Sri Ramakrishna's experience that all religions lead to the realization of the same Reality known by different names in different religions. The Mission honours and reveres the founders of all world religions such as Buddha, Christ and Mohammed.

  • To treat all work as worship, and service to man as service to God.

  • To make all possible attempts to alleviate human suffering by spreading education, rendering medical service, extending help to villagers through rural development centres, etc.

  • To work for the all-round welfare of humanity, especially for the uplift of the poor and the downtrodden.

  • To develop harmonious personalities by the combined practice of Jnana, Bhakti, Yoga and Karma.

  • The motto of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission is: Atmano mokshartham jagad hitaya cha "For one's own salvation, and for the welfare of the world".

Objective of the Students Home:

  • 1. To provide a Home for deserving orphan and destitute boys giving them free board and lodging.

  • 2. To educate them under the Gurukula system where the Educational Institutions and the Home are blended together and where the teachers and pupil live together and work in close and harmonious relationship.

  • 3. To make them live a life of Brahmacharya, train their character and inspire them with high ideals of Self Sacrifice and Service; and

  • 4. To do everything conducive to the achievement of the above objects.