175 th Birth Anniversary of Bhagwan Sri Ramakrishna Dev (1 st phase) was celebrated at Vadodara from 28 March to 27 th April. The programme consisted of lectures by Swami Bhajananandaji Maharaj, Asst Secretary, Ramakrishna Math & Mission , Belur Math and other monks and eminent speakers on Bhagavan Shri Ramakrishna Dev, discourses on ‘ Shri Rama & Shri Ramakrishna ‘ based on ‘Ramacharitmanas ‘by Swami Nikhilatmanandaji Maharaj, discourses with music by Popular Kathakar Shri Dharmiklal Pandya ‘Manbhatt’ Bhajan Sandhya,’Shri Ramakrishna Leelagan’, Shri Ramakrishna Puran Katha, Film shows etc. A large number of devotees enthusiastically participated in all the programmes in the Ashrama premises.