Vedanta Society of Sacramento, USA

The Society was started in 1949 and was affiliated with the Ramakrishna Math in 1952. Swami Prapannananda is its Minister-in- charge.


  • Daily worship and group meditation, and vesper service on Sundays.
  • Religious classes on Vedanta scriptures and discourses on Ramakrishna-Vivekananda literature.
  • Celebration of the birthdays of the Holy Trio and other spiritual luminaries.
  • A library and a reading room, an auditorium with a chapel, and a bookstore.
  • The Santodyan (Garden of Saints), a beautiful four-acre retreat located behind the Society, where spiritual retreats are held.
Vedanta Sacramento Main Building
Statue of Sri Shankaracharya, Santodyan