If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday ~Pearl Buck
Our ashram has seen a multitude of events during its rich and glorious history, starting from 1927. The glorious past history is an inspiration for us to carry forward our service to mankind, with more zeal and enthusiasm.
A few of the landmark events, which have made a veritable imprint in the onward journey of the Ponnampet Ashram is given below.
2018 - New Naturopathy building named“Vivekananda Arogya Dhama” was inaugurated.
2015 - Sadhu Niwas was inaugurated
2010 - A Naturopathy, Physiotherapy and Yoga unit was opened
2010 - The new Ashram Office building block was inaugurated
2009 - The grand Universal Temple was dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna
2004 - An open air auditorium, aptly named after 'Swami Shambavananda', the first president of the Ponnampet Ashram, was dedicated to the public
1996 - The Monk's quarters was inaugurated
1958 - Sri Ramakrishna Sevashrama, a 2 storeyed allopathic hospital was dedicated to the public
1957 - The Ashram was sanctified by the presence of Acharya Vinobha Bhave
1942 - A dispensary and Homoeopathy unit was set up at the Ashram premises
1934 - The Ashram environs were sanctified by the stay of Mahatma Gandhiji
1927 - The Sri Ramakrishna Saradashrama was consecrated, with Swami Shambhavananda being the first president of Sri Ramakrishna Sharadashrama, Ponnampet