The institution was sanctified by the holy presence of Swami Brahmananda (popularly known as Raja Maharaj), the spiritual son of Bhagaban Sri Ramakrishna on December 24th, 1920. In Commemoration of Raja Maharajji’s Visitof that day, every year Students’ Home cherishes it by celebrating the day in its true spirit. Around 200 to 250 monks and brahmacharins from Belur Math and nearby centres attend and take noon prasada.
Christmas Eve is celebrated in the evening. It is followed by Christmas carol and reading from The Bible.