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Ramakrishna Vedanta Society of North Carolina is dedicated to the practice and propagation of the ideals of Vedanta as presented to the modern world by Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi, and Swami Vivekananda.

The Society maintains a small but beautiful center near the Raleigh-Durham airport, where daily worship, regular classes, and special pujas are held.


2018 Upcoming Events: Please view the Events Page for more details

July Bulletin with our July activities.

Swami Mahayogananda 7/5-7/7 & 7/15-7/16:

Thursday, July 5:
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM : Aarti
7:30 PM : Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna - Reading and discussion

Friday, July 6:
7:30 PM : Talk on Darshan - Seeing the Divine

Saturday, July 7:
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM : Retreat on The Goal and the Way
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM : Lunch
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM : The Retreat continues

Sunday, July 15:
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM : Aarti
7:30 PM : Talk on 'The Song of the Free'

Swami Chidbrahmananda 7/13-7/14:

Friday, July 13:
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM : Aarti
7:00 PM : The Eternal Companion: Reading and Discussion

Saturday, July 14:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM : "Self-Realization"
12:30 PM : Lunch

Sunday, July 15:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM : Food Preparation at the center for Homeless Shelter


Ongoing weekly events:  Please note that ongoing regular weekly events listed below may be superseded by scheduled special events and programs associated with the visiting swamis/pravrajikas.

  • Nightly at 7 pm (Mon-Sun) : Arati
  • Bhagavad Gita Study : July 21 is the last Bhagavad Gita study (will be discontinued in future)

Membership:  Membership is open to persons 18 years of age or older.  Some members and friends become sustaining donors, making a monthly donation to support the Society’s activities. Please visit our Membership Page for more details.

Youth Education Program:  “Pupils of Practical Vedanta” is a value education program offered by the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society of North Carolina to our youth.  Classes meet on alternate Sundays through the school year.  Click here to learn more about “Pupils of Practical Vedanta”.

Be a Volunteer: Our volunteers go through volunteering training session to provide a broad array of support.  Our goal is to serve members of our local community who need help in situations that are beyond their control. Please click here for more details about our Volunteer Program.

Contact Us: Please feel free to reach out to us if you need any information or have any questions or comments about RKVS of NC.  Click here for more details on how to visit us.