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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

Swami Sarvadevananda (12/13 - 12/15)

Initiation Ceremony with Swami Sarvadevananda @ Vedanta Center
Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 7:30 am
Breakfast will be served to the initiated devotees.
Please call Mrs. Usha Gulati (919-824-1700) for appointments.

Thursday, December 13
11:30 am - 12:30 pm : Informal Satsang with Swami Ji
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm : Arati followed by Talk on "Compassionate Mother Sarada"

Friday, December 14
7:30 am : Initiation Ceremony of devotees
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm : Arati followed by Talk on "Blessed are Pure in Heart, for They Shall See God"

Saturday, December 15
11:00 am - 12:30 pm : Talk and QA on "Attachment Versus Detachment"
12:30 pm : Potluck Lunch

Swami Mahayogananda (12/31 - 1/1)

Monday, December 31
11:30 pm - Midnight : Meditation and "Ringing in the New Year"

Tuesday, January 1
6:00 am : Mangal Arati
10:00 am - 11:15 am : Puja
11:15 am - 12:15 pm : Homa
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm : Arati and Bhog Offering
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm : Short Talk
12:45 pm : Prasad Lunch
6:00 pm : Sandhya Arati

**Sunday Satsang by Devotees**
Sunday, December 9
11:00 am - 12:30 pm : Readings from book "God Realization" and Reflection

Sunday, December 23
11:00 am - 12:30 pm : Readings from book "God Realization" and Reflection

**Holy Mother's Birthday Celebration with Bhajans, Readings and Reflection**

Date: Saturday, 29 December
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

** Please note - Nightly Arati at 6 pm (Mon-Sun) (Effective November' 2018 - March' 2019) **


Ongoing weekly events:  Please note that ongoing regular weekly events listed below may be superseded by scheduled special events and programs associated with the visiting swamis/pravrajikas.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 6 pm (Mon-Sun) : Arati

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.