“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spir­i­tu­al. There is no oth­er teacher but your own soul.”

Swami Vivekananda

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.

 Upcom­ing Events: Please view the Events Page for more details

Covid Pro­to­cols for In-per­son vis­it: For your own safe­ty, we request all the devo­tees to be ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed before attend­ing any group ser­vices. Dur­ing group ser­vices, devo­tees  wear masks, includ­ing while singing, as the Delta vari­ant of the coro­n­avirus con­tin­ues to spread and pos­es a risk. We also request that they have not had con­tact with any­one who has test­ed pos­i­tive for Covid 19.

Novem­ber 2021 :

Tues­day, Novem­ber 30 : 7:30 pm (EST) Dis­course by Swa­mi Ishat­manan­da on ” Purifi­ca­tion of the mind ”


Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86109687060?pwd=MWlFalduQWZFZHd1cmxlb3ljSWZ4UT09

Meet­ing ID: 861 0968 7060
Pass­code: Jaimaa


Novem­ber  28 : 2pm - 3.30pm - Sun­day Sat­sang @ the Vedan­ta Center 



30 min­utes of Med­i­ta­tion & read­ings from “See God with open eyes” by devotees.



Every Sat­ur­day @ 2pm (EST)

Bha­gavad Gita class­es with  Swa­mi Brahma­rupa­nanda ( Copy of Bha­gavad gita book for ref­er­ence of vers­es is recommended.)

Zoom Link:     https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85781008688?pwd=S1FCa3dqSVZ1Mk9HYUM1elR0NllVdz09

Meet­ing ID: 857 8100 8688
Pass­code:    Jaimaa

Upcoming Events:

Decem­ber 2021 :

Swa­mi Atma­jna­na­nanda (In per­son vis­it) : Decem­ber 17 to 19


Fri­day, Decem­ber 17 :

6:30 pm - Aarati

7:00 pm - Gospel reading


Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 18: 11:00 am - Talk on ” Before sit­ting for Med­i­ta­tion ” Ses­sion -1

Sun­day, Decem­ber 19: 11:00 am - Talk on ” Before sit­ting for Med­i­ta­tion ” Ses­sion -2

Decem­ber 12 & 26 : Sun­day Sat­sang and  Dec 26th Holy moth­er’s birth­day with Sun­day Satsang

Decem­ber 30, 2021 - Jan­u­ary 2022 (In per­son vis­it ): Swa­mi Mahayo­ganan­da - Kalpataru Day Cele­ber­a­tion

Feb­ru­ary 2022: Swa­mi Yogatmananda

Video recordings : Please visit our YouTube channel for all latest Zoom recordings.

** Night­ly Arati at 7 pm (Mon-Sun) **




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.

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.