Aims and Objectives of the Sangha
- Relief of the poor, education,
medical relief and advancement of any other object of general
public utility , not involving the carrying on of any activity
- To promote and diffuse knowledge in philosophy
and mysticism and in methods aiming at self-realization.
- To seek inspiration from Ma Anandamayee and to
participate in all activities inspired by Mother for the
spiritual advancement of mankind.
- To start centres for the benefit of the members
of the Sangha, aspiring at spiritual life and
practicing group Sadhana.
- To give free medical relief to poor and
deserving persons and provide financial aid and medical
assistance to Sadhus and Brahmacharis.
- To establish and maintain charitable
institutions to serve the sick and the needy.
- To make arrangements in the Ashrams for the
residence of Sadhus, Brahmacharis and Brahmacharins and to
provide for their maintenance and Sadhana.
- To collect Ma's Vani (sayings) and facts
regarding Her life and to publish the same for providing
inspiration, knowledge and enlightenment to the people.
- To develop, maintain, carry on and enlarge
Educational Centres, Comprising Residential Schools, libraries,
Day Schools, Colleges, laboratories and Research Institution.
- To Organize functions and ceremonies and
discourses of learned men in such manner and at such place as
the Sangha might from time to time decide for the spiritual
advancement of mankind. The entire management and control of the
affairs, funds and properties of the sangha vest in the
Governing Body consisting of forty-two members. Twenty-one each
of Ascetic and non Ascetic Members. The latter are elected by
secret ballot every three years by the General Body. It is
important to note that Shree Shree Ma had in no way been
connected with the management or control of the organization.
The Executive Council, consisting of eleven members
works on behalf of the Governing Body, subject to its general
supervision and control as detailed under powers and jurisdiction
given in the Rules and Regulations of the Sangha.
All persons, irrespective of nationality, creed or
caste, who have attained majority, are entitled to become members
of the sangha provided they make an application in writing in the
prescribed form and agree to accept the objects of the Sangha and
to abide by its rules.
The main sources of income of the entire
organization with all its branch centres and voluntary
contributions from generous devotees of Shree Shree Ma. Donations
paid to the Sangha are exempted from Income Tax under Section 80G
of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Accounts are regularly checked and
audited by qualified Auditors and published along with the Annual
Shree Shree Anandamayee
ANNUAL REPORT 2017/18
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