Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 1:05PM
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Sunday service starts with Meditation followed by an hour Lecture at 11 AM. Lectures are given on Vedanta, Inspirational Talks, Harmony of Religions etc.

On Tuesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm, Swami Sarvapriyananda conducts classes on "The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna" and "Bhagavad Gita" respectively. All Classes and Services are free and open to the public.

Evening: 6:30 - Singing Arati Songs, Meditation

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.

Swamis from other Centers, Spirtual Leader from Different Faiths, Community leaders, Academicians are often invited by Swamis 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.

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 after classes and after the Sunday Lecture.

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