Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission
Spread the idea of the potential divinity of every being and how to manifest it through every action and thought; spread the idea of harmony of religions based on Sri Ramakrishna's experience that all religions lead to the realisation of the same Reality known by different names in different religions; honour and revere the founders of all world religions such as Buddha, Christ, and Mohammed; treat all work as worship, and service to man as service to God; make all possible attempts to alleviate human suffering by spreading education, rendering medical services, extending help to villagers through rural development centres, etc.; work for the all-round welfare of humanity, especially for the uplift of the poor and the downtrodden; develop harmonious personalities by the combined practise of Jnana, Bhakti, Yoga, and Karma.
Brought into existence by Sri Ramakrishna (1836-1886), a 19th century saint from Bengal and his chief disciple, Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902). The Math and Mission together comprises the Ramakrishna Movement which is also referred to as the Vedanta Movement. Registered in 1901.