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A Branch Centre of Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Belur Math
  • Sebastian Bia Road,
    Laitumkhrah, Shillong
    Meghalaya 793003
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Guest House

Guest House

The Guest House at Ramakrishna Mission can accommodate a small group of people. The guest house is not for commercial purposes. It is reserved for devotees and admirers of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission who support Ramakrishna Order’s activities.

The Ramakrishna Mission, Shillong, being a sanctified place, grants stay at its Guest House to genuine devotees/admirers/supporters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, and its affiliate bodies.

Expectations from our honored guests

Dear Devotee,

As we wish you a memorable visit and pleasant stay in Shillong Ashrama, we request your cooperation in observing the following:

Check-in: Please present your ID Card/PAN Card/Aadhaar Card/Driving License/Passport upon arrival and enter particulars in the Guest Register. Check-in time is always 3.30 P.M. The Secretary Swamiji would like to meet the members of your group after the evening Arati on the day of arrival and the penultimate day of your stay.

An inventory of articles for use in the rooms is available in each room. The guests are requested to check these items at the time of occupying the room. The responsibility for any missing item will, thereafter, rest with the guests. They shall be liable to pay charges for any loss or damage caused during their stay.

Time Restrictions: Prior approval is necessary in case any of the guests need to go out of the campus before 6.00 am or return after 8.00 pm. They should try not to miss evening prayer and discourses (if any) in the temple as scheduled.

Temple Timings:

Oct. – March: 6:00 am - 11:30 noon and 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
April – Sept.: 6:00 am - 11:30 noon and 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Evening Arati: Varies between 5:00 – 6:30 pm depending on Sunset. Please check the ashrama notice board.

Devotees must seek prior permission if they want to attend Mangal Arati (4:30 am)

Important Contact Numbers: The guests are requested to limit their requirements within the existing arrangement. In case of difficulty, Guest House supervisors may be contacted.

Guidelines for Dining Hall: The requirement of Prasad (Meals) has to be submitted in the prescribed requisition slip. There is no charge for Prasad (meals). However, if anyone fails to inform his/her absence from meals at least 3 hours before its schedule, a penalty of Rs.100/- per meal has to be borne. It has to be taken in dining hall only and there is no room service facility.

Dining Hall Timings:

Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.-7.20 a.m
Noon Prasad (Lunch): 12:00 -12.30 p.m.
Evening Tea:   4:30 – 4.50 p.m.
Night Prasad(Dinner):  8:00 – 8.20 p.m.


Check-out time is 8:00 am. Please hand over the keys to your room before 8:00 am on the day of departure to the Guest House Supervisors. The time extension will be given subject to room availability.     

Donation: It is observed that devotees of Sri Sri Thakur are always eager to do their most while content with the least. Most of them want to get an indication regarding guest house charges so as to enable them to make appropriate donations. Shillong being a Hill Station, everything is expensive including water. Though Mission authorities are unwilling to fix any charge, just for the convenience of devotees we would like to mention that the expenses for Guest House accommodation come to about Rs.600/- per day per head.

Guest's Belongings: Mission authorities owe no responsibility for the loss/damage of the guest’s belongings. Please ensure your valuables are well protected.

Gambling, Smoking, and liquor Consumption in any form or unlawful behavior is strictly prohibited inside the rooms and elsewhere, and person(s) under the alcoholic influence are not allowed inside the Mission premises.

Please maintain the cleanliness and serenity of Ashrama & Guest House premises. Knightly & Half Pantaloons are not allowed outside the Room.

We cannot accommodate any guest house for the driver.


1. Maximum 3 days stay is allowed.

2. All the guest rooms are situated on the First Floor of the building.

3. All the rules and regulations of the ashram are to be adhered to strictly during your stay at the ashram. 

4. Please download the form in the download area given below, and send the duly filled form with an email request to shillong@rkmm.org for booking accommodation. The Centre reserves the right of admission to guests. Tourists who seek accommodation for of visiting the city of Shillong only, may not be given admission.

5. On-arrival or on-spot booking will not be entertained. Devotees with prior approvals are given the guest rooms.

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