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Swami Smarananandaji Maharaj Elected New President
Swami Smarananandaji Maharaj was elected as the President of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission at the meeting of the Board of
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Swami Sarvadevananda’s Summer Travels
  Swami Sarvadevananda will visit the Las Vegas Center on July 12. He travels to the Vedanta Center of Atlanta
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Revered Swami Atmasthanandaji, President of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Passes Away
  Here is the obiturary from Belur Math: “With  deep  sorrow  we  announce  the  passing  away  of Swami Atmasthanandaji, President
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Chris Bearde, 1936 – 2017
We are sorry to let you know that devotee Chris Bearde left his body on Sunday April 23. We invite
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Words of Wisdom

"If what you have seems insufficient to you, then, though you possess the world, you will be miserable."Seneca