Ridgely will be closed from January 2nd, 2016 through February 1st, 2016. This includes day visits as well as overnight stays.
Please join us on Thursday, December 24, 2015 from 6pm – 8pm for Christmas Eve Vespers at Vivekananda Retreat Ridgely.
Swami Sarvadevananda is the Head Minister of the Vedanta Society of Southern California, which also includes Ridgely as one of it’s sub-centers. Most of you already know him as he has visited Ridgely many times. He will be accompanied by Swami Atmajnanananda, the Minister-in-Residence of the Vedanta Society of Washington DC. The two swamis will … Continue reading Swami Sarvadevananda Retreat Nov. 28-29 : “The Nine Types of Devotional Practice”
We are inviting you to our annual worship in honor of the goddess Kali Bhavatarini, the form of the Mother intimately known, loved and worshipped by Sri Ramakrishna at the Dakshineswar temple in Kolkata. This worship consists of a very elaborate ritual and homa fire, traditionally done at night. During the worship we invoke the … Continue reading Kali Puja Nov. 10 10:00pm
This Saturday (10/17) Durga Puja at 11am We will be celebrating Navaratri on Saturday with a traditional puja,flower offerings, homa fire and prasad meal. Festivities begin at 11am but you may arrive at any time. We are inviting our bhajan and kirtan singer friends to make offerings.If you do,please choose songs that all may sing. All are … Continue reading Durga Puja (10/17) and Fall Foliage (10/12-10/26)