Cart 0

Vedanta Society Berkeley

Founded by Swami Ashokananda in 1939 (Ramakrishna Order, India)
Swami Prasannatmananda - Swami-in-charge
Upcoming Events:
1. 4th of July spiritual retreat at the sanctuary of the Vedanta Society Berkeley
2. Summer meditation camp on July 14 and July 15

New Additions:
1. 4th of July flyer
2. Bulletin for June
3. Summer recess from July 5 to September 9


"Let men have light, let them be pure and spiritually strong and educated, then alone will misery cease in the world, not before"

-Swami Vivekananda

Upcoming Events

Summer meditation camp: A two day summer meditation camp will be held at San Jose home on Saturday, July 14, and Sunday July 15, 2018. Those who are interested may contact the center for details.

Get Involved

Swami Prasannatmanada is glad to confer with those who are interested in knowing more about Vedanta or with those who want to discuss their spiritual interests with him. The Swami requests that appointments be made after lectures or classes or over the telephone. 


Make a Donation

All donations are tax exempted under 501(c)(3)


Those who would like to spend some time in prayer, meditation and to attend Vesper service are welcome to do so at the sanctuary of Berkeley center every evening except Sunday from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and at San Jose by appointment. 

Library & Book Store

The Society maintains a library on Vedanta philosophy, religion and other philosophical systems and religious traditions of the world both in Berkeley and San Jose. 

Books on Vedanta and Indian religious literature are sold at the bookstore in the foyer before and after the Sunday lectures and Thursday classes. 


Events & Celebrations

June-18 Bulletin.JPG