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Swami Abhedananda Lecture Series - 2018

Sister Nivedita

Breaking Barriers - Interfaith Conference

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The Vedanta Society of New York is located at 34 West 71st street on the west side of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, a few blocks south of the Museum of Natural History and a few blocks north of Lincoln Center. You may take the B or the C train to 72nd street.

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Before moving to its current permanent home in 1921, Vedanta Society was in rented apartments in many different parts of Manhattan. Vedantists and followers of the Ramakrishna Movement may find the information below interesting.


Homes of the Vedanta Society of New York
(As accurately as can be traced)

Year Address Source Resident Swami
1895 54 West 33 St Marie Louise Burke, Swami Vivekananda in the West: New Discoveries, Vol III: p. 574 Swami Vivekananda
1895/96 228 West 39 Street Ibid., III: p. 578 Swami Vivekananda
1896 509 Fifth Ave/42 St Ibid., IV: p. 345 Swami Saradananda
1897 117 Lexington Ave Swami Abhedananda, Amar Jivankatha, p. 138 Swami Abhedananda
1897 170 Lexington Ave Complete Works of Swami Abhedananda, Vol X: p. 15 Swami Abhedananda
1899 146 East 55 Street Sister Shivani, An Apostle of Monism, p. 290 Swami Abhedananda
1900 102 East 58 Street Marie Louise Burke, Swami Vivekananda in the West: New Discoveries, Vol V: p. 145, Vol VI: pp. 266, 307 Swami Abhedananda
1905 62 West 71 Street
Vedanta Monthly Bulletin, (Apr. 1905) I:cover Swami Abhedananda
1907 135 West 80 Street Vedanta Monthly Bulletin, (Apr. 1907) III: pp. 14, 61 (Mar. 1908) III: pp. 12, 207 Swami Abhedananda
1915 236 Central Park West Vedanta Quarterly, Oct 1915, p. 236, Message of the East Swami Bodhananda
1921 -- 34 West 71 Street
Prabuddha Bharata, Awakened India (July 1922), p. 280 Swami Bodhananda
Swami Pavitrananda
Swami Tathagatananda