Sri Ramakrishna Math

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Sri Ramakrishna Math information

Location
Chennai (Madras) , India
Address
31 RK Mutt Rd
More information
www.chennaimath.org
Opening hours
Universal Temple 4.30-11.45am & 3-9pm, evening prayers 6.30-7.30pm
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The tranquil, flowery grounds of the Ramakrishna Math are a world away from the chaos outside. Orange-robed monks glide around and there’s a reverential feel. The Math is a monastic order following the teachings of the 19th-century sage Sri Ramakrishna, who preached the essential unity of all religions. The Universal Temple here is a handsome modern building incorporating architectural elements from several different religions. It’s open to all, to worship, pray or meditate.