| Address and Activities of Hollywood Centre || |
Vedanta Society of Southern California, Hollywood
Vedanta Society of Southern California
1946 Vedanta Place
Hollywood, California 90068
United States of America
Phone : 1-323-465 7114
Telefax : 1-323-465 9568
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Vivekananda Retreat, Ridgely
101 Leggett Road
Stone Ridge, New York 12484
Phone : 1-845-687-4574
Telefax : 1-845-687-4578
Email : email@example.com
1440 Upas Street
San Diego, California 92103
Phone : 1-619-291-9377
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Vedanta Society (Sarada Convent)
927 Ladera Lane
Santa Barbara, California 93108
Phone : 1-805-969-2903
Telefax : 1-805-565 0837
Email : email@example.com
309 Monterey Road
South Pasadena, California 91030
Phone : 1-323-254 1546
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
19961, Live Oak, Canyon Road,
P.O. Box 408
Trabuco Canyon, California 92678
Phone : 1-949-858 0342
Email : email@example.com
Vedanta Centre of Greater Washington DC
3001, Bel Pre Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
Phone : 1-301-603 1772
Telefax : 1-301-460-5459
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Started in 1930, this branch of Ramakrishna Math has Swami Sarvadevananda as its current leader, assisted by a few other monks and nuns.
Activities of the Math centre :
The Society has a temple, a monastery, a convent and a
bookshop in Hollywood. At Santa Barbara, California, it has a
temple, a convent, a monastery and a bookshop. At Trabuco,
California, it has a temple, a monastery and a bookshop. At San
Diego, California, the centre has a monastery and a shrine.
The activities of these centres are as follows :
a. Daily meditation, worship and vesper service in all the
b. Periodical Ramnam Sankirtan and vigils.
c. Celebration of religious festivals such as Kali Puja, 4th July,
Shivaratri and Christmas, and the birthdays of Sri Krishna, Sri
Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda,
Swami Brahmananda and founders of different faiths.
d. Classes on weekdays and lectures on Sundays.
e. The minister-in-charge swami and other monks and nuns
lectured at various places and took part in interreligious meets,
The publication department brought out a few title in English
and translated and some books in Spanish and Dutch.
Vedanta Archives, which runs a website and offers free lectures
and other materials.
The house in South Pasadena, California, where Swami
Vivekananda stayed for some days in 1900, is maintained by the
Society as a shrine and a memorial to Swamiji. Retreats are held
there every month.
In Washington D.C. sub-centre, Sunday lectures, regular scriptural
classes, retreats, weekly Karma Yoga day, daily worship and vesper
service, and celebration of the birth anniversaries of religious
personalities were held.
Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:
At Vivekananda Retreat, Ridgely, (where Swami Vivekananda
had stayed for three months, the longest in one place in USA)
weekly classes, regular lectures, retreats, etc were conducted.
W S A R C H
I V E
This information on Centre's activities is collected from
The General Report of Ramakrishna Math and
Ramakrishna Mission, July 2016.
(From April 2014 to March 2015)