Special Correspondent

KADAPA: The birth centenary of Swami Ranganathananda, the 13th president of Ramakrishna Math and Mission will be celebrated on December 14 at Ramakrishna Mission at Putlampalle here, its secretary Swami Atmavidananda said on Saturday.

Swami Ranganathananda was instrumental in affiliating Ramakrishna Samajam here to Ramakrishna Mission.

The celebrations include Vedic and Gita chanting by the monks and students of Balakshrama, guided meditation by Swami Atvidananda, reading of messages, bhajans, talks on life, work and teachings of Swami Ranganathananda and mangala harathi.

A public meeting would be held in the Ramakrishna Math city centre near Chennur bus stand here in the evening.