Durga Puja - 2014

Sunday
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Activities

  • Sunday Service

Sunday services starts with Meditation followed by an hour Lecture at 11 AM. Lectures are given on Vedanta, Inspirational Talks, Harmony of Religions etc.

  • Weekday Classes

On Tuesdays at 8pm, Swami Paritustananda conducts a class on "The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna" and on Fridays at 8pm, Swami Tathagatananda conducts a class on "The Bhagavad Gita". All Classes and Services are free and open to the public.

  • Daily Prayer Service

Morning: Chanting of the Bhagavad Gita, Bhajan, Reading from the Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Meditation

Evening: Singing Arati Songs, Meditation

  • Special Service

Special services are held at the center each year on the occasion Sri Ramakrishna's Birthday, Holy Mother's Birthday, Swami Vivekananda's Birthday, Sri Sri Durga Puja, Christmas and Easter.

  • Meditation Guidance

Swami Tathagatananda is glad to give interviews to spiritual seekers who wish to know more about Vedanta or the practice of Meditation. All appointments must be made in advance´╗┐.

  • Special Lectures and Seminars

Swamis from other Centers, Spirtual Leader from Different Faiths, Community leaders, Academicians are often invited by Swami Tathagatananda to speak at the Center. Seminars are also arranged at the Center for groups of students from colleges, universities, and other organizations who wish to visit the Vedanta Society of New York and learn more about its teachings.

  • Library and Bookshop

Vedanta Society of New York houses more than thousand books published by the different centers of the Ramakrishna Order. Books on topics such as Vedanta, Hinduism, Spirituality, Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda, Buddhism, Christainity and Islam are available. Member devotees are welcome to use the library.

The Center has a bookshop where devotees can buy books, cds and dvds on Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother, Swami Vivekananda and Vedanta. The Bookshop is open everyday after the Evening prayer and after the Sunday Lecture.