Ramakrishna Vedanta Ashrama, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Shrine
Ramakrishna Vedanta Ashrama
Largo Senador Raul Cardoso, 204 Vila Clementino, 04021-070 Sao Paulo-SP, Brazil
Telefax: 55-11-55720428; E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]; Website: www.vedanta.org.br

Sub Centre(s):

Centro Ramakrishna Vedanta
Rua Faria Lobato, 389-Pampulha, 31555-050, BeIo-Horizonte-MG
Phone: 55-31-34275995; E-mail:[email protected]
Website: www.vedantabh.org.br

Centro Ramakrishna Vedanta
Rua Professor Hostilio Araujo, 120-Pilarzinho, 82110-130, Curitiba-Parana
Phone: 55-41-30272102 & 33382674; E-mail:[email protected]
Website: www.vedantacuritiba.org.br

Centro Ramakrishna Vedanta
Rua Paula Matos,162 Santa Teresa, 20251-550, Rio de Janeiro-RJ
Phone: 55-21-22243295; E-mail: [email protected] org.br; Website: www.vedantarj.org.br

The centre was started in 1974 and made a branch of Ramakrishna Math in 1999.  Swami Nirmalatmananda is its minister-in-charge.

Activities:

  • A small library.
  • Daily prayers and meditation, and reading from sacred books.
  • Discourses on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda, as also Christmas Eve and Durga Puja.
  • A few books in Portuguese were published by the publication unit. Publication of Vedanta, a quarterly magazine in Portuguese (3rd year).
  • Lectures in universities, etc, regular participation in inter-religious meetings, and interviews to spiritual seekers.
  • The swami and other monks of the Ashrama visited several cities of Brazil and conducted retreats and other activities.
  • Welfare work by providing nutritious food to poor families and non-formal education to poor students.
  • Retreats at the Ashrama’s retreat centre at Embu Guacu, 45 km from the Ashrama.
  • Three sub-centres at Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba and Belo Horizonte, where the swamis visit regularly to conduct various programmes.
Spiritual Retreat