Photos from the Vedanta Society’s annual spiritual gathering at the Vedanta Retreat in Olema, California, on Memorial Day 2019. The guest speakers were Philip Goldberg, author of American Veda and Pravrajika Brahmaprana, resident minister of the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society of North Texas in Dallas.
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“The Vedic Way of Living” by Swami Tattwamayananda Location: Vivekananda Hall, New Temple Saturday, Jan. 5 10 – 11:30 a.m. Discussion 11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Break 11:45 – 12:30 p.m. Meditation in Auditorium 12:30 – 2 p.m. Lunch 2 – 3:30 p.m. Discussion Sunday, Jan. 6 10 – 11:30 a.m. Discussion 11:30 – 12 noon […]
Saturday, October 13, 2018 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. On Saturday afternoon, October 13, the day of our Mother Durga worship, the Old Temple will be open to all our members, devotees, and friends. Sunday, October 14, 2018 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. On Sunday afternoon, October 14, the Old Temple will be open especially to all […]
“The Soul: The Eternal Witness” (Dṛg Dṛśya Viveka of Sri Shankaracharya) by Swami Tattwamayananda Vivekananda Hall, New Temple Sat., Sept. 1 & Sun., Sept. 2 10 – 11:30 a.m. Discussion 11:30 – 12 noon Break 12 – 1 p.m. Meditation 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Lunch 3 – 4:30 p.m. Discussion Monday, Sept. 3 10 – […]
Photos from the annual retreat day at Shanti Ashrama, April 28, 2018. Swami Nishpapananda from the Vedanta Society of St Louis was the special guest speaker.
It is our privilege to be allowed to be charitable; for only so can we grow. The poor man suffers that we may be helped. Let the giver kneel down and give thanks; let the receiver stand up and permit. See the Lord back of every being and give to Him. When we cease to […]
Photos from the annual retreat day at Shanti Ashrama, April 2013.
The whole universe is one. There is only one Self in the universe, only one Existence, and that one Existence, when it is passing through the forms of time, space, and causation, is called Intelligence, Self-consciousness, fine matter, gross matter, etc. All physical and mental forms, everything in the universe is that one, appearing in various ways.
He had no other idea of himself, no other except that he was Spirit. He was disembodied, unfettered, unbound Spirit. And not only so, but he, with his marvelous vision, had found that every man and woman, whether Jew or gentile, whether rich or poor, whether saint or sinner, was the embodiment of the same undying Spirit as himself.