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Festivals Calendar 2018-19


New Book Release

Sri Sarada Devi and Her Divine Play



Ramakrishna as We Saw Him – 2nd Edition Mahendra Nath Gupta (M.) Sri Ramakrishna and His Divine Play by Swami Saradananda Ramakrishna As We Saw Him God Lived with Them They Lived With God How to Live with God Sri Ramakrishna: A Biography in Pictures Sri Sarada Devi: A Biography in Pictures Vivekananda: East Meets West Meditation and Its Methods: by Swami Vivekananda A Guide to Spiritual Life Spiritual Treasures: Letters of Swami Turiyananda How a Shepherd Boy Became a Saint Avadhuta Gita: The Song of the Ever-Free Girish Chandra Ghosh Methods of Knowledge: According to Advaita Vedanta The Goal and the Way The Universe, God, and God-Realization Sri Ramakrishna's Life and Message in the Present Age Swami Vivekananda's Contribution to the Present Age Meditation: Its Process, Practice and Culmination Hinduism and Christianity Vedanta For All Mind According to Vedanta


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 Sri Sarada Devi and Her Divine Play (Ramakrishna Institute of Culture, Sep 10, 2016)

Sri Sarada Devi and Her Divine Play Sw Chetanananda

 (click to play audio)

 Bhagavatam (Bhubaneswar, August 24, 2016)

Bhagavatam Sw Chetanananda

 (click to play audio)

 International Seminar (Belur Math January 28, 2014)

Presidential Address Sw Chetanananda

 (click to play audio)


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Sunday Services:

Sunday Services are held at 10:30 a.m. in the Society's chapel at 205 S. Skinker  Blvd., St. Louis


Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. A short meditation is conducted before the Tuesday class, followed by discussion of traditional Vedantic texts. Thursday classes cover Ramakrishna Vivekananda literature.

No classes from July to end of September (summer break) , and from Thanksgiving to New Year (winter break). 


A variety of books on Vedanta and Ramakrishna-Vivekananda, as well as many books on mysticism and different religions are available.

The bookstore carries the best photographs of Ramakrishna, Holy Mother, and Vivekananda; good Indian incense and other religious-related articles are also in stock.


Special Celebrations:

The Society observes the birth anniversaries of great religious leaders such as Buddha, Shankara, Krishna, Christ, Ramakrishna, and other great teachers of the world. On special occasions, vigils and mini-retreats are conducted.


Swami Chetanananda gives interviews to sincere spiritual seekers and teaches how to practice meditation and spiritual disciplines.


Anyone seriously interested in the universal teachings of Vedanta may become a member of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis.

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