The Vedanta Study Group is taking up the study of Uddhava Gita, the last message of Sri Krishna in His incarnation. All are welcome to join! Timings: 7:30 – 8:30 PM on Zoom. No prior knowledge is necessary.
Swami Brahmarupananda attained mahasamadhi on 15th April 2023 in Washington DC. “Swami B” has been following and propagating vedanta in the U.S. ever since he came here in the 1970s, as a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh. He had been a strong pillar of support to the Pittsburgh Ashrama from the beginning, by […]
Swami Satyamayananda’s Retreat (Online, August 5-7)
Swami Sarvapriyananda’s Retreat (In-person and Online, August 25-28).
Ramakrishna Vedanta Ashrama Pittsburgh wishes you all a Happy New Year! May Sri Ramakrishna, the Holy Mother, and Swami Vivekananda guide you in all of your activities and your journey to freedom!Thank you for supporting your Ashrama, even during this challenging period, by making the retreats and the Ashrama celebrations lively with your presence and […]
By the grace of the Divine Mother, we hope that all the devotees are keeping safe and healthy, by following all the precautions advised by the health agencies. During this period, the Ashrama will continue to conduct its activities online.Swami Atmarupananda’s RetreatFriday, 11th December – Sunday, 13th December*** ONLINE ONLY ***Topic: The Path of DevotionFriday […]
ye’pyanyadevataa bhaktaa yajante shraddhayaa’nvitaaH | te’pi maameva kaunteya yajantyavidhi-poorvakam || 23 || aham hi sarvayajnaanaam bhoktaa cha prabhureva cha | na tu maam abhijaananti tattvenaatash chyavanti te || 24 || yaanti devavrataa devaan pitRoon yaanti pitRvrataaH | bhootaani yaanti bhootejyaa yaanti madyaajino’pi maam || 25 || Word meanings: ye – Who; api – even; anya-devataaH […]
kShetrajnam chApi mAm viddhi sarvakShetreShu bhArata | kShetrakShetrajnayorjnAnam yattat jnAnam matam mama || 13.2 || Word meanings: bhArata – O descendant of Bharata; sarvekShetreShu – in all kShetras; api – also; mAm – Me; cha – and; kShetrajnam – the kShetrajna (knower of kShetra); viddhi – you know it; kShetrakShetrajnayoH – of kShetra and kShetrajna; […]
traividyaa maam somapaaH pootapaapaa yajnair iShTvaa svargatim praarthayante | te puNyam aasaadya surendralokam ashnanti divyaan divi devabhogaan || Word meanings: traividyaaH – The knowers of the three Vedas; maam – Me; soma-paaH – the drinkers of the divine nectar Soma; poota-paapaaH – purified from sin; yajnaiH – through Yajnas (sacrifices); iShTvaa – worshipping; svargatim – […]
pravRttiM ca nivRttiM ca kaary’aakaarye bhay’aabhaye | bandhaM mokshaM ca yaa vetti buddhiH saa paartha saattvikee || 30 || yayaa dharmam adharmaM ca kaaryaM c’aakaaryam eva ca | ayathaavat prajaanaati buddhiH saa paartha raajasee || 31 || adharmaM dharmam iti yaa manyate tamasaa’vRtaa | sarv’aarthaan vipareetaaMs ca buddhiH saa paartha taamasee || 32 || Word […]