The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa

A Branch of the worldwide Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, India

Some of our Services


The heart of the activities of the Centre is the Sri Ramakrishna Shrine with daily spiritual programmes...

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The Centre's educational work, started by Swami Nischalananda is aimed at children, youth and adults...

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The Ramakrishna Clinic, started in 1959 renders invaluable service to the people of our country...

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The Centre was a pioneer in black education during the difficult days of apartheid when resources were scarce...

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Current / Completed Projects

Patents in facility

Ramakrishna Ethembeni Home

The Ramakrishna eThembeni Home in KwaMashu is a step down facility for terminally ill HIV/AIDS and cancer patients.

Official Opening of Ramakrishna Abalindi Home

Ramakrishna Abalindi Home

The Ramakrishna Abalindi Home is a step down facility for terminally ill HIV/AIDS and cancer patient.

Swami Vimokshananda with children of the home

Ekusizaneni Children's Home

This is a home for children in the KwaMashu area. Most of these chlidren are HIV/AIDS orphans.

Launch of Ramakrishna Mzamo Home

Ramakrishna Mzamo Home

Once comeplete, this proposed home in Verulam will be a 40 bed facilty of cerebral palsy children.

Words of Wisdom

"They alone live who live for others. The rest are more dead than alive." - Swami Vivekananda

"Japa (i.e. the repetition of the name of God) leads to perfection" - Sri Sarada Devi

"Not even the God's can harm my children" - Sri Sarada Devi

"He finds God quickest whose concentration and yearning are strongest" - Sri Ramakrishna