Sri Ramakrishna Ashram was established by Srimath Swami Chidhbavananda Maharaj in the year 1963 in memory of Swami Vivekananda’s 100th Birth Anniversary. It was located at Tiruvedakam West which is 22 KM west of the Madurai City. Anthar Yoga is frequently organized for the benefit of the people in and around Madurai. It manages the Vivekananda College (Gurukulam), Vivekananda Higher Secondary School, Narendra Middle School and Vivekananda Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Sholavandan. Agriculture, Dairy Farming and Vermicomposting are the other practices of the Ashram.