Aims and objectives
1. To preach religion for bringing amity and harmony among the discordant factions in the world.
2. To preach and teach about morality, chastity, personal cleanliness, social awareness, social welfare, self-help, physical fitness, physical development, spiritual development and such allied subjects.
3. To help the old, invalid, helpless and needy people.
4. To help men and women in need of food, shelter, clothing, treatment, education and employment.
5. To help poor parents arrange their daughters' marriage, to help widows and deserted wives by all available means and to do all other public charitable works as may be deemed fit and necessary calamities such as flood, drought, earthquake, cyclone, outbreak of fire etc.
6. To render relief works and/or to help people to render such relief works in natural calamities such as flood, drought, earthquake, cyclone, outbreak of fire etc.
7. To establish educational institutions, student hostels, shelter for pilgrims, libraries, charitable dispensary, hospitals, old men’s' asylum, orphanage etc..
8. To propagate 'Morality campaign' and the ideal of 'Self-help and Non-begging'.
' Present programs
Congregational Prayer '
Once every week on a fixed day and time and on special occasions of religious and national importance congregational prayers are being arranged at the Ashram Prayer Halls, where hundreds of devotees irrespective of caste, creed and religious identity attend, which enables to practice amity and harmony amongst the different sections of life.
Morality campaign is a popular programme of this institution. In order to enthuse the public in general for character building, hundreds of public meetings are arranged every year throughout the country with the help of the local sister organisations of the Ashrama - 'The Akhanda Mandali's. In Bangaladesh there are about 150 'Akhanda Mandali's. In the meetings of 'Morality campaign' distinguished speakers and scholars deliver enlightening speeches on the need of moral character and the means of attaining good character. The doctrine of this program is "To be good and to let to be good."
The founder of 'Ayachak Ashrama' His Holiness Akhandamandaleshwar Shri Shrimat Swami Swarupananda Paramhansa Deva is the author of about 150 books of high moral and spiritual values. These invaluable literatures and many other papers, leaflets on the need and means of character building are published from the Ashrama which have played a remarkable role in the Teacher-students' community.
"Mahajivan" a monthly newspaper having the aim of propagation of morality campaign is being published regularly from the Ashrama Head office and is circulated to it's subscribers throughout Bangladesh, India, different countries of Middle East, countries of Europe and U.S.A.
a) A whole time all round the year, charitable dispensary is being run at the Ashrama Headquarter premises at Rahimpur, Comilla, by experienced personnel under the supervision of a medical graduate, wherefrom thousands of patients get medical aid free of cost. Till the end of July'06, the number of patients attended at this centre is about 3,00,000 (Three lac only). A one day a week medical unit is being run at the Ashrama Chandpur branch, wherefrom free medical service is provided in the fields of Medicine, Maternity and child-care, Ophthalmology under the supervision of Specialists in the respective fields.
b) Poor parents are helped to arrange their daughters' marriage.
c) Old and disabled persons are helped in cash and kinds.
d) Though in a very small scale, poor villagers are provided with interest
free short time loan in the field of animal husbandry.
An Ayurvedic unit is functioning at the Chandpur unit of the Ashrama under the constant supervision of a registered Kaviraja. Different Ayurvedic medicines are being produced from here and at the same time patients' get free treatment advice from this programme.
Arranging job for jobless person is one of the routine programs of the Ashrama.
A candle factory and incense stick factory is being run at the Ashrama Headquarter wherefrom at least 50 families are provided with work.
In the agriculture field of the Ashrama Headquarter around 12 laborers are engaged regularly and at times this number increases many folds.
Youngsters are provided with the facilities of training in the fields of Cottage industry e.i. candle & incense stick manufacturing, Medical assistantship, Agriculture, Pisciculture at the Ashrama Headquarter and training in Ayurvedic medicine manufacturing at the Chandpur unit of the Ashrama.
Poor students are provided with food, lodging and educational facilities in both the units of the Ashrama.
The Ashrama in spite of it's limited resources carries out relief operations for the affected people in different natural calamities.
1. Extension of charitable dispensary.
2. Establishing a students' hostel for poor students specially orphans at a capacity of 50(fifty)
3. Establishing a 'Matri unit' for poor widows at a capacity of ten members
4. Extension of training programs mentioned above.