2018

Accomodation of the visiting monks, Swami Ranganathananda Bhavan, was consecrated by Swami Gautamanandaji, Vice President of the order on the 17 April 2018

2018

Accomodation of the visiting monks, Swami Ranganathananda Bhavan, was consecrated by Swami Gautamanandaji, Vice President of the order on the 17 April 2018

Vivekananda Netralaya, a super facility Eye Care Centre inaugrated by Sw. Suvirananda Maharaj, General Secretary, of the order, on 18 April 2018

2014 - 2015

Agastamuni

2013

Kedarnath flood relief & Rehabilitation

2011

Uttarkashi flood relief

1998

The new temple was duly inaugrated by Rev. Sw. Ranganathanandaji Maharaj, 13th President of the order, on 11 May 1998 in a grand scale. Two guest rooms behind the office building, a monks dormitory, a kitchen block and anew extension of the monastic quarters were also constructed. Swami Atmavidananda completed the onerous task started by Swami Kshamananda, former President of Dehradun ashrama.

1988

The new temple was duly inaugrated by Rev. Sw. Ranganathanandaji Maharaj, 13th President of the order, on 11 May 1998 in a grand scale. Two guest rooms behind the office building, a monks dormitory, a kitchen block and anew extension of the monastic quarters were also constructed. Swami Atmavidananda completed the onerous task started by Swami Kshamananda, former President of Dehradun ashrama.

1979

The ashrama re-modelled the shrine and renovated it with the RCC. Roof, marble stone altar, single big door for the shrine and much more.  Since 1925, Sri Sri Thakur’s shrine had a corrugated iron sheet roof and was situated on the first floor of the Sadhan Kutir.

1974

The ashrama runs a small dispensary from its premises since 1931. The land adjacent to the math was received through the will of Mr. Shamsher Singh. In this building allopathic and Homeopathic dispensary was started in 1974.

1934

The ashrama became an independent centre under the direct control of the Headquarters, Ramakishna Math, Belur.

1925

Ramakrishan Mission, Varanasi, purchased a land with two cotages adjoining the ashrama. The deal was negotiated and was executed on 30.03.1925 in the favour of Swami Shivananda and Swami Sardananda, the then President and Secretary respectively of the Board of Trustees of Belur Math. The objective was to make use of the two cottages in such a manner that one was used to recoup the aged and ailing monks and the other to practice sadhana/austerity. The building used for practicing the sadhana was named as the Ramakrishna Sadhan Kutir. The sale deed was initiated by Swami Subhananda. The ashrama and th Ramakrishana Sadhan Kutir was amalgamated and was placed under the Varanasi Mission as its sub-centre.

1919

The property was duly transferred to swami Brahmananda, the then President of the Ramakrishna order, legally on 23.07.1919.

1916

Swami Karunananda, a disciple o Swami Brahmanandaji Maharaj, decided to open a spiritual centre while trekking through Dehradun at Kishanpur as though in fulfilment of Swami Vivekananda’s wish

President’s of Dehradun Ashrama

  • 1934 – 1968:  Swami Baladevananda
  • 1968 – 1969:  Swami Shuddhabhodhananda
  • 1969 –          :  Swami Uttamananda
  • 1969 – 1973:  Swami Prajnananda
  • 1973 – 1975:  Swami Krishnatmananda
  • 1975 – 1997:  Swami Kshamananda
  • 1997 – 1998:  Swami Atmavidananda
  • 1998 – 2002:  Swami Jagadishananda
  • 2002 – 2004:  Swami Vipasananda
  • 2004 – 2013:  Swami Nirvikalpananda
  • 2013 –  present: Swami Asimatmananda