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 Address and Activities of St. Petersburg Centre


Vedanta Center of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg

Vedanta Center of St. Petersburg
216 - 19th Avenue Southeast
St. Petersburg, Florida  33705
United States of America
Phone : (727) 896-9840 (Center) and (727) 403-1524 (Swami)
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This centre, founded in 1959, was made a branch of Ramakrishna Math in 2006. Swami Ishtananda is its minister-in-charge.

Activities of the Math centre :

  1. A library and a bookshop.

  1. Prayers, meditation and worship at the shrine.

  1. Sunday services and weekday classes.

  1. Special services on the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother
    Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda, and festivals like Easter,
    Durga Puja, Shivaratri, Christmas, etc.

  1. The Swami visits other cities of Florida and neighboring states on a regular basis to conduct spiritual classes and retreats.  He conducted retreats at several temples of Trinidad and Tobago Island.

  1. Spiritual retreats are held during winter.

  1. Accommodating devotees visiting the center from distant places in two houses (purchased in 2009).

  1. Helping local homless population round the year.

  1. Week-long summer retreat held annually at a state park in Tennessee situated in the Appalachian Forest Range of Roan Mouintain.

 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, April 2017.


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