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VIVEKANANDA RETREAT IS OPEN.  Please call us to schedule a visit. As we do not have someone designated to give tours, please call a day in advance to schedule a tour. Please give us at least 5 days advance notice if you wish to stay overnight. We are open on a daily basis from 9-7. Please be aware that we do close promptly at 7pm unless we are having an evening program.

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Retreat with Swami Sarvadevananda Aug.2-5 AVADHUTA GITA

The Avadhuta Gita is one of the important texts of the Advaita/Non-dual tradition of Vedanta. Here is the retreat schedule: Aug. 2. 7pm Session 1 Aug. 3 10:30-1 Session 2 1pm lunch 2:30-4 Session 3 Aug.4 10:30-1 Session 4 1pm lunch THERE IS NO AFTERNOON SESSION Aug.5 10:30-1 Swami Sarvadevananda, Swami Atmajnanananda, Pravrajika Gitaprana-satsang/questions ...Continue Reading
Posted on July 13, 2018

April 15 Retreat with Swami Chetanananda

We are very happy to begin our season with a retreat given by Swami Chetanananda,a senior swami of the Ramakrishna Order and Head Minister of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis. Many you know him through the many wonderful books he has published about Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi and the disciples and devotees who lived and learned from them. His topic will be STORIES OF VEDANTA MONKS (Advice on ...Continue Reading
Posted on March 4, 2018