Ramakrishna Math, Naora, Village- Naora, PO – Bodra, PS – Bhangar, District – South 24 Parganas, Pin – 743502, West Bengal is a branch of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math.
The main goals and objectives of this organization, based on the principles of Practical Vedanta, To spread the idea of the potential divinity of every being and how to manifest it through every action and thought.
To spread the idea of harmony of religions based on Sri Ramakrishna’s experience that all religions lead to the realization of the same Reality known by different names in different religions. The Mission honours and reveres the founders of all world religions such as Buddha, Christ and Mohammed. To work for the all-round welfare of humanity, especially for the uplift of the poor and the downtrodden. To develop harmonious personalities by the combined practice of Jnana, Bhakti, Yoga and Karma.
Naora is also the holy birthplace of Swami Trigunatitananda, a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna. Born Sarada Prasanna Mitra, Swami Trigunatitananda (30th January 1865 – 10th January 1915) was instrumental in establishing Udbodhan – the leading monthly Bengali journal of the Ramakrishna Order. In 1903, he took charge of the Vedanta Society of San Francisco. Among his many contributions was the construction of a magnificent temple, originally known as the first Universal Temple, in the West.
Ramakrishna Math, Naora is located on the ancestral property where Swami Trigunatitananda was born. Spread over a 4-acre campus, with two water-bodies and a profusion of greenery, the Math is an ideal spot for peace, rest and rejuvenation. Being situated close to the Basanti highway, it holds the promise of becoming a preferred place of visit for tourists traveling to the Sundarbans and devotees from Kolkata and elsewhere.
In 1985, “Sri Sri Ramakrishna Trigunatita Sevashram” was privately started in Naora. On 7th February 2011, the management of the ashram was taken over and it became a full-fledged branch centre of the Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math. Today it is known as Ramakrishna Math, Naora.72157716057823490