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ABOUT ME BA (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University Love to teach, read and dance
RAMAKRISHNA PARAMHANSA 1836-1886 Ramakrishna mission based on his teachings . Poor priest Kali temple, Dakshineshwar, Calcutta Sought salvation through traditional ways of renunciation, meditation and bhakti Acknowledged fundamental oneness of all religions .Believed that there are many ways to God and salvation .Founded Ramakrishna Math
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA 1862-1902 . Born Narendranath Dutta . Chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramhansa .Instrumental in spreading Ramakrishna's message and reconciling it with needs of contemporary Indian society Founded Ramakrishna Mission in 1897 He infused a sense of pride in India's past and culture, and a rare sense of confidence in India's future .
THE MATH AND THE MISSION THE MATH A religious monastic order (for men) THE MISSION A registered society in which monks of Ramakrishna Math and lay devotees cooperate in conducting various types of social service mainly in India. A worldwide, non-proselytizing, non-political mission.
SIMILARITIES .Both are twin organization, though financially and legally separate Headquarters at Belur, West Bengal Together have 180 centers all over the world now
BELEIFS .Emphasis on oneness of god .Emphasis on social action and humanitarian relief .Belief in Vedas and Gita, experiences of Ramakrishna and teachings of other religious leaders Disapproval of caste system and untouchability Use of science and technology for good
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 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 honors and reveres the founders of all world religions such as Buddha, Christ and Mohammed.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 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. To treat all work as worship, and service to man as service to God