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Nepal Earthquake Relief
The branch of Ramakrishna Mission in Nepal has started doing the primary relief work for the hundreds of thousands of people afflicted due to the massive earthquake of April 25, 2015. The Ramakrishna Ashram in Nepal has sent out request for donation to conduct this relief work and the Vedanta Society of Providence can collect donations for it which will be tax-exempt. Please send your checks to the Vedanta Society of Providence, 227 Angell St, Providence, RI, 02906.
Update: as on May 20, 2015:
So far we have received $6,190.00 as donation for this relief-work. Vedanta Society of Providence has sent $7,000.00 to the Ramakrishna Ashram in Nepal, who is carrying on the relief-work in in the affected areas.
The brief report of the relief work being carried on can be found at: http://rkashramnepal.org/?page_id=508
Vedanta Society of Providence, a branch of the Ramakrishna Order in India, was founded by Swami Akhilananda in 1928, with the idea of spreading the universal message of Vedanta in this region. Read here a brief history.
It preaches the ancient teachings
of Vedanta in a modern way, as propogated by Sri Ramakrishna and his
most illustrious disciple Swami Vivekananda. The motto of the
Ramakrishna Order is, 'for the liberation of the self and for
the good of the world' :
Thus, like all the centers of Ramakrishna Order, the Vedanta Society of Providence is also engaged in preaching the spiritual truths and serving the society.
Society of Providence
Phone: (401) 421-3960
Vedanta Society accepts online donations. All donations are tax-deductible under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
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| Rain water never stands on high ground, but runs down to the lowest level. So also the mercy of God remains in the hearts of the lowly, but drains off from those of the vain and the proud. |
- Sri Ramakrishna