Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai

4.7
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Learn about the art of meditation at Sri Ramakrishna Math, the chief temple of the Ramakrishna Order, a monastic organization for men in Mylapore. Founded by a 19th-century Bengali saint, this complex--whose name means universal temple--offers daily lectures and distributes books, magazines, and audio/video material. Completed in 2000 on the site of the original 1917 shrine, the temple features a mixture of Dravidian, Hindu, Jain, Buddhist, and Islamic architectural styles, and boasts an 18 m (60 ft) tall gateway tower. Enjoy the tranquility of a Mughal-style forecourt with wide lawns, broad walkways, and ornate parapets. Plan to see Sri Ramakrishna Math and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chennai route maker tool.
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  • The visit was an introduction to our young adult children to Indian philosophy, expertly guided by our guide, Rajiv. All enjoyed the visit and the learning experience!  more »
  • A divine and peaceful atmosphere awaits you the moment you enter this temple. People can be seen meditating in front of the Gods. Photography is not allowed. The best time to visit is in the evenings.  more »
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  • All publications of Ramakrishna mutt available. Excellent book store.
  • They have a wonderful collection of books. Value for money. Spend time here to learn about the Ramakrishna mission

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