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 Address and Activities of San Francisco Centre


Vedanta Society of Northern California, San Francisco

Vedanta Society of Northern California
2323 Vallejo Street
San Francisco, California  94123
United States of America
Phone : 1-415-922 2323
Telefax : 1-415-922 1476
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The Society was established by Swami Vivekananda in 1900. Swami Tattwamayananda is the minister-in-charge of this branch of Ramakrishna Math.

Activities of the Math centre :

  1. Daily worship and lectures on Sundays and Wednesdays.

  1. Interviews to students and spiritual aspirants.

  1. Saturday evening classes consisting of meditation, singing, reading
    and discussions.

  1. Celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother
    Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Krishna, the Buddha
    and Christ, and also festivals like Durga Puja and Kali Puja.

  1. A library, a reading room, and a bookshop.

  1. At the Old Temple, built by Swami Trigunatitananda (a
    monastic disciple of Sri Ramakrishna) at 2963 Webster Street, San
    Francisco, California 94123, scriptural classes were held every Friday
    evening. A Sunday school for children was also conducted.

    The monastery of the Society has two establishments: one in
    San Francisco and the other at Olema, a retreat in Marin County.
    There is also a convent at San Francisco.

    The Society has three retreats: (1) Shanti Ashrama in San
    Antonio Valley, gifted to Swami Vivekananda in 1900, (2) 200-acre
    retreat at Lake Tahoe, California, and (3) 2000-acre forest retreat at
    Olema, Marin County. Special retreat programmes were held at all
    the three places this year.

Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:

    Ashrama View
        Ashrama View

        Spiritual Retreat


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This information on Centre's activities is collected from
The General Report of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, April 2017.


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