Please find an updated Calendar with all events below (click on the event for more details)

what is Vedanta?

  • Vedanta is a way of life based on a higher view of reality as pure consciousness both transcendent and immanent.
  • Vedanta is the “Integral Science of Consciousness."
  • Vedanta is the “Science of Spirituality” based on the eternal, universal truths and laws of the spiritual world.


 Special Retreat: A Special Retreat will be held celebrating Swami Vivekananda at the sanctuary of the Vedanta Society Berkeley, at 10:30 am on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Swami Medhasananda, Monk-in-Charge, Vedanta Society Japan, will be the special guest.

Summer Recess: Summer recess starts on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The lectures and classes will resume on Sunday, September 17, 2017. The evening vesper services, prayer, and meditation will continue as usual at 6:30 pm during the recess period. We wish all a pleasant summer. 

Summer Camp: A summer meditation camp will be held at San Jose center on July 29 and 30, 2017. Those who are interested may contact the centers for details.