Vedanta Center of Atlanta: August events

8/20/2017 10:30 AM

Vedanta Center of Atlanta: August events

Vedanta Center of Atlanta: ​July events

10:30am-11am: silent meditation in the Chapel before each Sunday’s talk. 
11am-noon: talk and worship in the chapel.
noon-1:30pm: devotees and friends meet in the Monastery for tea, coffee, snacks and a continuation of our spiritual fellowship. 
Please join us!
PS: Please be on time. The service starts promptly at 11AM. 

Venue: 2331 Brockett Rd, Tucker, GA 30084 
Contact: (770) 938-6673 ;,

See Calendar for details about any particular Sunday.

August is a month for the study of Jnana Yoga, a path to realization that requires analysis, discrimination, reason, and constant devotion to your goal. Your aim is liberation, freedom from all limitation.

Fri 8/4 7:30pm : Reception and Potluck Supper to honor Swami Ishtananda-ji who will visit with us Friday through Sunday. All are welcome. We look forward to see you!

Sat 8/5 11am : Swami Ishtananda, Head Minister of the Vedanta Center of St. Petersburg, Florida, will give a class at 11am in the Chapel on “Bhagavad Gita I.”

Sun 8/6 : Swami Ishtananda, Head Minister of the Vedanta Center of St. Petersburg, Florida, will speak on the topic “Bhagavad Gita II.”

Sat 8/12  10am-2pm - Seva Saturday Please join fellow devotees and friends as we work together to help revitalize Your Center and keep the premises beautiful. Lunch provided. Come as stay as long as suits your schedule.

Sun 8/13 : “The Reason Why” w/ Br. Shankara
Vedanta’s scriptures and teachers tell us that life’s misery — its pain, anxiety, and sense of imprisonment — is caused by seeing inaccurately, due to “maya.” As a jnana yogi, you may set aside that framework of delusion and see only Pure Consciousness — Brahman — everywhere, in everything and everyone, including yourself. This is realization, liberation!

As a spiritual seeker, you may have been troubled by questions like these:
- Why does this Universe exist? Does it have a purpose?
- Why am I here? Does my life have any special meaning?
- Why do I, and other human beings, behave the way we do?
- Why have we created such a painful, stressful world to live in?

Answers are found in the Upanishads and other scriptures, and in the teachings of Sage Vasistha, Adi Shankaracharya, Sri Ramakrishna, and Jesus Christ. This Sunday morning we will read and discuss some of those explanations, and explore how they can help you lead a life of ever-greater freedom and well being.

Sun 8/20 : “Think of Black and Black Will Think for You” w/ Br. Shankara

September 15 - 17 (Friday to Sunday) - Pr. Vidyaprana will continue her talks on consciousness and Advaita Vedanta. The Weekend Retreat topic will be Cracking Consciousness: Current and Classic Approaches.

This Fall (dates TBA) - Swami Harinamananda is scheduling a long weekend with us for this Fall, dates and program TBA.

December 16 - 17 (Saturday & Sunday) - Swami Yogatmananda will be with us for the weekend (details TBA).

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