Please note that all in-person gatherings are currently suspended until further notice due to Covid-19.

The Society offers a variety of services, classes, and special programs throughout the year. Regular services are held on most Sundays. Please phone ahead to reserve a handicapped parking space. To visit the Society at other times, kindly phone ahead. Please see below for the current month’s program.

To join the Society’s monthly mailing list, please email

Books, incense, Ganges water, 15-hour candles, metal-photos, and photographs are available in the Society’s bookshop. The Society also has a rental library of books and audiotapes.

There is no charge for any Society activity. Free will donations are accepted and are tax-exempt. The Vedanta Society of Kansas City is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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March 2021

Special Program

Monday, March 15, 10:00 a.m.Sri Ramakrishna Birth Anniversary Worship with Swami Paritusthananda

To get the Zoom link, please email or


Given by Swami Paritusthananda via Zoom. To get the Zoom link, please email or

Tuesdays, 7:45 to 8:30 p.m.The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
Fridays, 7:45 to 8:30 p.m.The Bhagavad Gita

Daily Prayer

Prayer, Guided Meditation and Chanting 6:30 p.m.

Sunday Services

Talks are given by Swami Chetanananda at the Vedanta Society of St Louis. Watch on YouTube channel VedantaSTL. Services begin at 10:35 a.m.

March 7“Stories of Vedanta Monks – Part 38”
March 14“Thoughts on the Bhagavad Gita – Part 115”
March 21“Thus I Have Heard About Holy Mother”
March 28“History of Ramakrishna Birth Anniversaries”

Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda separated spirituality from traditional religions, and made spirituality an independent spiritual quest for the ultimate Truth in the depths of one’s Soul. They further showed that this inner quest is possible for all people, and should become an essential dimension of everyday life. It was this separation of spirituality from the cultic, ritualistic, and institutional matrix of religion that in due time developed into a universal spiritual movement, which has been growing strong in recent years, especially in Western countries….

The Light of the Modern World, by Swami Bhajanananda