The New Temple is located at the corner of Vallejo and Fillmore Streets in San Francisco. Dedicated in 1959, the New Temple is the main center of activities of the Vedanta Society. Services are held on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings in the New Temple auditorium. A scripture class is held on Friday evenings in Vivekananda Hall. Child care is provided during the Sunday lectures. The birthdays of the world’s great spiritual teachers, as well as other special occasions, are celebrated at the New Temple. All are welcome at these services.
2323 Vallejo Street
(Fillmore and Vallejo)
Sundays, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:15 p.m.
Devotional singing, worship, and meditation.
Sundays, 11 a.m. to 12 noon
The New Temple is open daily for meditation from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., except on Tuesdays, when the temple is closed.
The swami in charge is Swami Tattwamayananda.
Interviews with Swami Tattwamayananda may be scheduled by those who wish to know more about Vedanta. Specific instruction and guidance are given by the swami to anyone who earnestly wants to undertake spiritual practice. Those wishing to make appointments with the swami may do so by telephoning 415-922-2323 or by e-mailing: [email protected]
The Monthly Bulletin may be received by e-mail or by mail. For an e-mail bulletin, please fill out this form. To receive a bulletin in the mail, please telephone the office, 415-922-2323, on any weekday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or e-mail [email protected] with your name and address.
Membership in the Society is open to anyone who accepts the principles of Vedanta, who can participate regularly in its activities, and who receives the recommendation of the swami in charge.
The Sri Sarada Library is open on Sundays after the lecture from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and at other times by appointment.
Parking is available on the street only. As it is a residential neighborhood, parking is usually readily available during daytime hours on weekdays.