About Vedanta Society of Toronto
The society was officially inaugurated on November 30, 1968. The ceremony took place at the YMCA building on 21 McGill street. It was presided over by Swami Bhasyananda and the chief guest was Swami Ranganathananda. The Vedanta Society of Toronto moved to it's present location (120 Emmett Avenue) on June 25, 1995 Swami Lokeswarananda presided over the formal inauguration and Swami Swahananda was in attendance...continued on about us page.
Math and Ramakrishna Mission are twin organizations.
Regular Hours:Every morning meditation is observed at the Centre from 6:00 am to 7:00 am. Evening prayer,
devotional singing and meditation is held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Vedanta Vidya Mandir: The
Vedanta Vidya Mandir, one of the initiatives started by Revered Swami Pramathanandaji
Maharaj, is intended to provide moral and spiritual education for the young people
in our Society. The school was started in June 2003, with classes being held
once a month. Later, on the request of students and parents classes were increased
to twice per month. The school is run by volunteers under the guidance of Revered
Swami Kripamayanandaji Maharaj. Classes are conducted on Sunday afternoons; from
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Children as young as 4 years are accepted into the programme.
Students are divided into 3 main groups: Juniors, Intermediates and seniors.