On the evening of October 4th Swami Sarvadevananda performed puja and then spoke on Divine Love based on the Narada Bhakti Sutras.  Also, the devotees has the pleasure of celebrating Swami's birthday.

On October 20th the Tucson Vedanta Society celebrated Durga Puja at Parama's home.  Parama performed the worship.  Austin read about how Durga Puja was started at the Ramakrishna Order.  The devotees read the Chandi.  The devotees enjoyed prasad.

​The narratives used in "What is Vedanta", "Ramakrishna Order", and "The Avatar" have been borrowed with the kind permission of Pravrajika Bhavaprana of the Sarada Convent in Santa Barbara, California.

​Photo Gallery:

Revered Swami Sarvadevananda

The Vedanta Society of Tucson, established in 2010 at the request of the late Revered Swami Swahananda, is comprised of devotees dedicated to the practice of sadhana as taught in the tradition of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa.  The Society is a satellite center of the Vedanta Society of Southern California and is under the guidance of Revered Swami Sarvadevananda, a senior monk of the Ramakrishna Order of India and minister of the Vedanta Society of Southern California.  Swami Sarvadevanada is a disciple of Swami Shankarananda, the seventh president of the Ramakrishna Order.  

Swami Sarvadevananda visits Tucson approximately every other month for satsang.  In addition, the Society meets regularly for classes and meditation.  All our programs are without charge.

For more information please contact us at:

     Phone: (520) 232-3910   Austin, Kamala and Parama

     Email:  vedanta_tucson@yahoo.com


Vedanta Society of Tucson

On September 1st the Tucson devotees celebrated Janmashtami, Sri Krishna's birthday, at Asima's home.  Parama performed the worship.  Our bhajan group introduced a new song to Lord Krishna and Austin read the Srimad Bhagavatam.

On the evening of July 18, 2018 Swami Sarvapriyananda from the Vedanta Society of New York spoke to the Tucson devotees on the "Bliss of the Non Dual Experience".

On July 28th the Tucson devotees celebrated Guru Purnima at Vivek Silverstein's home.  The worship was performed by Parama, followed by a food offering and flower offering.  We then had meditation interspersed with readings about the role of the guru in our lives.  We concluded with a potluck prasad luncheon.