Belur Math
Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

RKM to open Covid test centre

The Ramakrishna Mission will start a facility for conducting the RT-PCR test at the BEd College in Saradapith adjoining Belur Math in a few days.  “The centre will be open to all who want ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.04.21

Belur Math shut for visitors

A man was detained with Rs 33.87 lakh in central Calcutta on Wednesday night. Bubai Chakraborty, 27, of Bongaon in North 24-Parganas, could not provide any information about the source of the money, p...
By Kinsuk Basu in Belur

Calcutta  /  Published 11.02.21

New normal at Belur Math

“Over a period of time, devotees will get used to the new order inside the Math. We just hope that none of our monks or employees contract Covid-19,” said another senior monk, who was over...
By Our Special Correspondent in Belur

Calcutta  /  Published 10.02.21

Belur Math reopens with appeal

Senior monks at Belur Math have appealed to visitors to strictly adhere to the norms of physical distancing and avoid huddles on the campus of the headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Miss...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Belur Math to reopen gates on February 10

Belur Math will be open to devotees and other visitors from February 10, after remaining shut for nearly six months as a precaution against Covid-19. Around 300 monks stay at the Math, the global hea...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 15.10.20

Belur Math shifts Kumari Puja venue

Kumari Puja at Belur Math this Durga Puja will be held on a western balcony of Sri Ramakrishna temple in the presence of only two family members and a handful of monks, a change in practice forced by ...
By Kinsuk Basu in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Centre ascribes mentor role for RKM college

The Centre has written to Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur, that it should consider mentoring “other educational institutions in the neighbourhood in improving their academic excellence&r...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

Belur: Durga Puja sans visitors

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted Belur Math to decide against allowing visitors during Durga Puja this year, breaking with a tradition for the first time since Swami Vivekananda started the festival...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Ramakrishna Mission special ritual ahead of Durga Puja

Monks and brahmacharis of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission on Wednesday performed a puja of the wooden structure on which the idol of Goddess Durga will be placed during&nb...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.08.20

Belur Math to remain shut from today

Belur Math, the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, will remain shut from Sunday till a decision is taken to open the gates again. Senior monks met on Saturday and de...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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