Celebrated Sri Krishna Janmashtami 30th Aug 2021
Celebrated Sri Krishna Janmashtami 30th Aug 2021
Onam Celebrated on 20th Aug 2021
75th independence day celebrated
National flag was hoisted by Swami Sundarananda followed by a speech and a short cultural activity by the students. Program was concluded with the National anthem and we distributed prasad to all the participants.
Nutritious food distributed of Covid-19
As the 3rd wave of COVID-19 is expected to hit us and particularly Children are more prone to it, we distributed Nutritious kits to 125 tribal children from villages of Kannur and Kozhikode districts on 27th July and 1st August, 2021 respectively. Each kit contained one box of Chyawanprash, half kg Milk powder and half kg Dates.
Study materials distributed to the Primary schools
On request of the Headmasters, we have distributed study materials on 2nd, 5th & 6th of July 2021 containing notebooks, pens and geometry boxes to 404 poor students of 6 primary schools in our locality.
Note:- 06 Notebooks, 02Pens & 01Geometry Box @ ₹116/- per student
|Name of School||No of Students|
|Chengottukave East U.P. School||60|
|GFUP School, Koyilandy||65|
|Polkave High School||100|
|Vivekananda Vidyalaya UP School, Chemichery||70|
|Govt. Vocational Higher Secondary School (Boys)||52|
|Vidyaniketan UP School||57|
Puja, Bhajans, Homa and Memorial Meeting of Srimath Swami Shivamayanandaji Maharaj
Apart from live streaming, all programs were uploaded in the “Ramakrishna Math Koyilandy” Youtube channel enabling you to watch the same.
Distribute Study Materials for Students
On request of the Headmasters, we have planned to distribute study materials containing notebooks, pens and geometry boxes to poor students of 5 primary schools in our locality worth ₹50,364/-. The tentative quotation of the study materials for each school is as under:-
Note:- 06 Notebooks, 02Pens & 01Geometry Box @ ₹116/- per student
|Name of School||No of Students||Amount (₹)|
|Chengottukave East U.P. School||60||6960|
|GFUP School, Koyilandy||65||7540|
|Polkave High School||100||11600|
|Vivekananda Vidyalaya UP School, Chemichery||70||8120|
|Govt. Vocational Higher Secondary School (Boys)||52||6032|
|Vidyaniketan UP School||57||6612|
We humbly request you to join hands for the noble endeavor.
Study materials distributed to students
As you are aware that Ramakrishna Math, Koyilandy is running Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa(GAP) wherein 53 underprivileged students are given free tuition, study materials & daily necessities like nutritious food and toiletries etc.
Since corona pandemic is in virulent form, all are confined to their home and are attending the classes online.
In the midst of this calamity we have delivered kits containing study materials (for one year), toiletries (for one month) and food packets (for 15 days) for the students straight to their homes.
Celebrated "Phalaharini Kali Puja at at Koyilandy Math
COVID-19 Relief Work at Koyilandy Math
The entire Kerala society is debilitated in view of lock down followed by acute Covid and also torrential rains.
In order to console them we delivered Kits containing Grocery and vegetables straight to their doors on Friday the 28th May 2021. We started with 20 families who hail from the hilltop and foothill zones of Koyilandy.
The kits included Rice, Chana dal, Moong dal, Atta, Sugar, Potatoes, Onions, Edible oil, Turmeric powder, Chilly powder and Coriander Powder.
PPE Kits Distributed
In the wake of Covid-19 second wave, we distributed 20 PPE kits containing masks, gloves and eye protectors etc. to the Panchayat members on Sunday the 23rd May 2021. This will guard them against health or safety risks whatsoever while serving corona patients clustered around the Koyilandy area.
No sooner has the triple lock down lifted we have plans to distribute food packets to the families afflicted by Covid.
Second wave of covid-19
In the wake of the second wave of covid-19, many people are virulently affected in and around our area. There are families who are all affected by Corona, no way to go out. In this very critical circumstances we have given provision kits like all types of vegetables, rice, dal & masala to 2 families for 10 days.
Renovation house of a Poor family
We are glad to inform you that we have taken initiative to renovate & repair a dilapidated house of a very poor family. The owner is mentally challenged and there is no earning member in the family. It is located in the Uttery area in Arikkulam village, Kozikhode district, Kerala, which is around 7 km from our Ashrama.
In addition a kitchen, water well with motor, bathroom cum toilet with all sanitary fittings were newly constructed.The electrical wiring with all accessories like fan & lights etc. were also done.
The house was inaugurated on Wednesday, 14th April 2021, the holy occasion of Vishu (Malayalam New Year).
Distributed 08 Tailoring Machines
On the holy occasion of Dol Purnima day, we distributed 08 tailoring machines to the poor and needy in different villages of Kannur district.
Re-launching of Koyilandy Math Website
On the holy occasion of Dol Purnima day, Srimat Swami Shivamayanandaji Maharaj has re-launched our website. Maharaj did the re-launching from Kankurgachi Ashrama, online. Revered Maharaj has given a benedictory address on this occasion in virtual mode.
The previous URL for our website was: www.rkmathkoyilandy.org
The new URL for our website is: www.rkmkoyilandy.org
This has been done for the convenience of our devotees & donors.
Celebrated 186 Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti .
The 186th Tithi Puja of Sri Sri Thakur was celebrated in our Ashrama on Monday, 15th of March 2021. On this Holy occasion, Special Puja & Homa were performed & Anna Bhog was offered to Thakur. Special bhajans were sung by Swapta Swara Singing Group throughout the puja. Cooked Prasad was distributed to more than 150 devotees.
One of our devotees Shri Shynaj & Shri K Ramakrishnan, Retd. Teacher of Thalassery RAC Higher Secondary School, Kerala, spoke on the Holy Occasion.
Maha Shivaratri Puja observed
The puja was attended by 25 devotees. In the end, prasad was distributed to devotees and volunteers.
Tuition fee assistance
Celebrated 159th Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
Organized a Parents meet of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa (GAP) On 31st January, 2021
We organized a meeting for the parents of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa (GAP) on Sunday the 31st January, 2021. In view of COVID-19 pandemic we had online classes and monthly tests for the students. As they were confined to home and attending virtual classes, their performance was not satisfactory. In order to give comfort level, we invited both the parents and students for an interaction session guided by 3 teachers. Around 50 parents participated. We distributed Prasad to all at the end.
Celebrated Republic Day on 26th January, 2021.
We celebrated the 72nd Republic day on 26th January,2021 at our Ashrama premises along with the children of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa (GAP). The programme commenced with flag hoisting, followed by patriotic songs, speeches by GAP students and teachers along with some cultural activities like dance etc.
It ended with a prasad distribution to the students and all other people present.
Celebrated national youth day on 12thJanuary, 2021
The National youth day was celebrated in our Ashrama today in a simple manner. Students of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa (GAP) & other local students were invited. The programme started with the singing of prayers followed by speeches from teachers & students.
Most Revered Swami Swaprabhanandaji Maharaj, Thiruvananthapuram, spoke on the occasion. In the end, National Anthem & Prasad were distributed to more than 60 people.
The programme was conducted, maintaining the covid-19 protocol.
Celebrated Holy Mother 168 Jayanti
Celebrated Kalpataru Utsav
Christmas Eve Celebration
Christmas Eve was celebrated at our math after the evening arati of Sri Sri Thakur on 24th December. Special offerings of cakes, chocolates, fruits, etc. were offered to the Lord on the holy occasion. Carols were sung and the selected portion from The Bible was read out marking the birth of The Lord Jesus Christ.
Divine Mother Kali Puja Celebration
By the grace of The Divine Mother the festival of lights was celebrated in our Math in a simple way. The Divine Mother Kali was worshiped in picture with dashopchar followed by arati & pushpanjali. Offered prasad was distributed to around 30 devotees. Some snaps are attached in the link below.
Updates of Rashtriya Poshan Maah
Rashtriya POSHAN Maah in September 2020
Onam Festival at Koyilandy Math
We celebrated Onam the core festival of Keralites on 31st Aug 2020. This is chiefly to commemorate King Mahabali, whose spirit is believed to grace this auspicious occasion personally.
We strictly adhered to COVID-19 norms.
The programme began with prayers followed by bhajans etc at the Ashrama shrine. After concluding, prasad was distributed to the GAP students, a few devotees and volunteers.
COVID-19 Relief Work done for GAP Students
This is to inform you that the COVID-19 relief work has been conducted by our Ashrama on 13th April. Kits containing food ration for one month that included commodities for 3 meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) a day, were distributed among 57 Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa students as well as the teachers. All of them are from the coastal area of the Arabian sea.
The items include:- Rice- 560 kg, Channa dal 170kg, Sugar- 85 kg, Atta- 110kg, Rava- 85kg, Harlicks- 57 bottles, Moong Dal- 162kg, Turmeric powder- 10kg, Chilli powder 20kg, coconut oil- 60 litrs, Sunflower oil 60 liters. Entire groceries items are sponsored by "GLOBSYN CRYSTALS group, Kolkata".
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Relief Work at Koyilandy
Truss Roof opened and Mantra Diksha by Srimath Swami Shivamayanandaji Maharaj
Most Revered Srimath Swami Shivamayanandaji Maharaj visited our Ashrama for 5 days from 11th March to 16th March, 2020. On this occasion we had the opening of Truss roof over the education building on 12th March in presence of many monks and devotees. We also held a public meeting with the devotees. Swamis Golokanandaji a senior monk from Thiruvananthapuram, Atmaghananandaji of Kanchipuram, Nandatmajanandaji of Thrissur and Vitasanganandaji of Kozhikode had been the speakers.
Swami Vinirmuktanandaji Maharaj of Kochi rendered the classical bhajan in the programme. At the end of the celebration we served lunch prasad to about 275 people. On 14th March, Revered Maharaj blessed 93 devotees by giving initiation.
Costumes distributed to the poor people
We have organized as part of distress relief activities, we took up clothes distribution on the 16th of February, 2020 Sunday for 500 poor families @3 nos at 1 village(Fishermen Colony) in Kozhikode district.
Youth Convention at Koyilandy 2019
We have organized a youth convention on 16th November, Saturday, 2019 at our Math. Dr.TGK Murty Distinguished Scientist of ISRO, who developed strategic cameras for satellites, received number of awards and author of book Swami vivekananda an intuitive Scientist, Bangalore was the chief guest and main speaker. He gave talk with core values drawn from Swami Vivekananda and achievements of “ISRO”. A video clip on latest ISRO manned mission was presented. 68 plus 2 students from different schools participated. He had also a question answer interaction with the students. All of them participated actively and with abundant enthusiasm .Few parents, devotees and teachers totalling 100 people participated in the program. At the end we served noon Prasad to all participants.
Onam is the most popular festival in Kerala and is celebrated with great pomp and show. It is believed to be the National festival of Kerala. Onam is celebrated each year in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam. In this auspicious connection we have celebrated the same with our GAP students in a pomp solemnity.
In the midst of the grand celebrations on 10th September, Tuesday, 2019 we have given away 10 nos Sewing machine (Tailoring machines) to the 10 flood Victims in the presence of the students, devotees and admirers. There are inhabitants of different villages in Kozhikode district and these machines will enable them to improve their hand to mouth living condition. At the end of the function we distributed prasadam to all of them.
Celebrated monks' quarters opening ceremony
On 1st January, 2019, "Ramakrishna Kalpataru Divas", Koyilandy Ashrama, declared opening of the newly built Monks' quarters with 3 rooms in the presence of nearly 26 Monks and Brahmacharis from different branch centers of Kerala. Swami Atmaghanandaji, Adhyaksha of Kanchipuram and Swami Nandatmajanandaji, editor of Prabuddha Keralam were the chief guest and guest of honour respectively. The programme started with an invocation song followed by guideded meditation, bhajans and lectures. We also held a spiritual retreat on Sri Ramakrishna's Kalpataru. At the end of the programme about 470 devotees, parents and others received prasadam.