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Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai (Madras)

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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 (Madras) vacation planner.
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  • Near Marina & kapeeleshwar temple it is very good place to visit, built next to Kolkatta & as beautiful as Kolkatta math. May attractions and shopping cenetrs nearby - incuding jewellery shops & hotel...  more »
  • The temple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Mata Sarada Devi. This is a good place to calm and soothe the mind. As you walk in from the busy Mylapore road, you will enter into a calm and peaceful world....  more »
  • i with my wife had been there and stayed at the temple for half an hour and worshiped nice to see and have a peaceful time inside  more »
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  • It's a very beautiful place. As soon as I entered the place it was so warm and welcoming. The gardens are an absolute delight. A lovely place to meditate and let your worries flow out.
  • A wonderful place if you want to connect with yourself through meditation or prayer. This place has a beautiful temple-like structure surrounded by gardens. There is a book shop near the entrance if you want to buy books published by the Ramakrishna Math. The prayer/meditation hall is serene and provides you a great ambience to introspect, meditate, pray or to lose yourself in the silence. In the evenings, there are some bhajans, arti and after that, we are free to meditate in silence. The statue of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa is life-like and makes you calm, humble and peaceful as you enter the prayer hall.
  • A very beautiful and peaceful place..Well maintained gardens and ashrams.. Great place to practice your transcendental meditation!
  • It is the Heart of the Chennai City. Vast space. Excellent place to meditate. Very Clean & Neat. One can easily spend min of 2 hours time. A Book shop is also attached, very good collection.
  • The Ramakrishna Mutt campus in RK Math Road is an absorbing positive place, with a beautiful and majestic main temple structure. Devotees / visitors can spend minutes in silence in the expansive meditation hall in the main temple. The campus also has the older temple, library/Audio/Video shop.

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