Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai

Sanskrit Course Inauguration function – Apr 15, 2014

ON 15th April 2014, Vivekananda Sanskrit Course commenced a new batch for it’s one year course. In a  small function, prayers were offered to the Holy Trio for an auspicious beginning and a welcome address was given to the new batch. Students who completed the course this year addressed the gathering and shared their experiences about the course. Later, Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj awarded certificates to the out-going students and gave a benedictory address.

The course details can be viewed at Vivekananda Sanskrit Course

Some pictures of the programme:


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Endowment Donors Meet – Apr 14, 2014

On 14th of April 2014,  the auspicious day of Tamil New Year, a small get together was organized at the Math to felicitate the devotees and well wishers who have contributed towards the various endowment funds. About 100 donors participated in the get together and few of them shared their experience as being part of various activities of the Math. As a part of the programme, a video presentation was shown detailing the various activities of the Math. Revered Gautamanandaji Maharaj delivered the benedictory address appreciating their valuable contribution and recollecting a few incidents about how the donations were used diligently and for the intended purpose. The programme concluded with dinner prasad to all the participants.

This day in pictures:


Video of Swami Gautamanandaji’s bendiction address:

Duration: 23 min

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Sri Sadguru Thyagabrahma Aradhana – Mar 15, 2014


We cordially invite you with your family and friends to attend the rendering of the Pancharatnakritis of Thyagaraja on the occasion of Sri Sadguru Thyagabrahma Aradhana at 5.30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014.


Yours in the Lord,
Swami Gautamananda


Venue: Swami Ramakrishnananda Hall

05.30 p.m. : Puja
05.40 to 06.25 p.m. : Pancharatna Kritis by Kolkata Sri K.Vijayaraghavan
06.30 p.m. : Arati
07.00 p.m. : Compositions of Saint Thyagaraja by various artists
08.00 p.m. : Benediction by Srimat Swami Gautamananda

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Public Celebration of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti – Mar 09, 2014

The Public Celebration of BHAGAVAN SRI RAMAKRISHNA JAYANTI will be held on SUNDAY, 9th MARCH 2014.

You are cordially invited with your family and friends to the function.

In the service of God,
Swami Gautamananda


04.00 pm : Bhajan : By Guru Krupa
04.30 pm : Special Upanyasam on ‘Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna
By Sengalipuram Somayaji Sri. Damodhara Deekshithar
06.15 pm : Arati
07.00 pm : Book Release
07.15 pm : Special Discourse: By Prof. R. Selvaganapathi Chief Editor, Encyclopedia of Saiva Siddhantha
08.10 pm : Benediction By Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj
08.40 pm : Prasad

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Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti – March 03, 2014

The 179th Birthday Tithipuja of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna will be celebrated with Special Puja and Homa at the Math on Monday, 3 March 2014.
We shall be glad to have the pleasure of your company and that of your friends on the occasion.


In the service of God,
Swami Gautamananda


In The Temple Puja                    

05.00 : Mangala Arati, Bhajan
06.00 – 06.45 am : Temple Pradakshina
07.30 – 10.00 am : Special Puja
10.15 – 11.25 am : Sri Ramakrishna Homa
11.30 – 12.00 Noon : Food Offering
12.00 Noon : Special Arati
12.15 pm : Prasad
04.45 – 06.00 pm : Sri Gurudevarukku Ayiram Pottrigal (Kumbum Archana)*
06.15 pm : Aratrikam

Special Bhajans & Chanting

06.45 – 07.30 am : By Selvi. Lakshmi Vijayaragavan
07.30 – 08.30 am : By Gopalapuram Sisters
08.30 – 09.15 am : Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting
09.15 – 10.15 am : By Students of Vivekananda Centenary Girls’s Higher Secondary School, Mint
11.30 – 12.00 Noon : By Swami Atmajnananda

In the Ramakrishnananda Hall

03.30 – 04.30 pm : Video Show : Vivekanandaraippattri Vivekanandar (Tamil)

In the Vivekananda Centenary Hall            

07.00 – 08.30 pm : Special Talks:
                                      1. Swami Vimurtananda (in Tamil)
                                      2. Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj    

* Those who wish to participate in the Kumkum Archana
are requested to be seated in the Temple by 4.30 p.m.


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