Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jalpaiguri is one of the branch centers of Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, P.O. Belur Math, Distt. Howrah (West Bengal). It is being run with the ideals propagated by Sri Ramakrishna Deva- the Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi- Swami Vivekananda for the spiritual
development of every people along with eradication of earthly miseries. Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math is the Head Quarters of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Movement, which intends to serve the people worldwide, irrespective of their class, race, caste and creed. The movement does not intend to introduce a new religion, but stresses that all religions are true and spiritual salvation can be possible through any of the ideologies, if the path is followed in true spirit. The Ashrama was started in 1928 in Ashram Para area of Jalpaiguri town. Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jalpaiguri, is engaged in twofold ideals: Self realization and Service to the mankind. Since the establishment of the Ashrama and its affiliation with Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jalpaiguri has engaged itself in various spiritual and philanthropic services to the people of this area. The people of the region, in turn, respect it as the main spiritual solace for them. Other than daily and seasonal rituals and festivals, the Ashrama arranges philosophical and cultural discourses, either within the premises or in other town and places. Conferences are also arranged for moral, psychological and educational development of the young, children and women. Monastic members of the order of Ramakrishna Mission regularly visit the Ashrama to offer special lectures on various aspects of spiritual life. The philanthropic services of the Ashrama are rendered through Students’ Home, four wings of Charitable Dispensary, Vivekananda Library as well as by periodical and in-time relief, welfare works measures.