Vivekananda House

In 1900 Swami Vivekananda stayed for six weeks in this house. Built before 1877, the two-story house is a good example of Victorian architecture with its gabled roof and distinctive sunburst designs.

Inside, the house has been restored to its original decor wherever possible. The bedroom where Vivekananda slept is now a sanctuary for meditation. The table at which he dined is still downstairs near the fireplace. Devotees can walk through the parlor where he spoke, the kitchen where he cooked, and stroll in the garden where he often played with the children. Each tangible reminder of the life of the Swami recalls the great principles for which he stood.

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Come join us at 4 o'clock Sunday March 12 for our monthly retreat of meditation, reading and singing with Swami Sarvadevananda.
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The February retreat is this coming Sunday at 4:00 pm. Swami Sarvadevananda will be here to lead us in meditation, singing and reading in the shrine, the room where Swami Vivekananda stayed. At 6:00 pm, we'll go downstairs to discussion of Swamiji's complete works. All are welcome.

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"Music is the highest art and, to those who understand is the highest worship," said Swami Vivekananda. Join Swami Mahayogananda in singing, meditation and reading for this month's retreat, Sunday afternoon, January 15. The retreat begins in the shrine room, where Swamiji stayed, at 4 and continues until 6 when we go downstairs for a prasad snack and reading and discussion of Swamiji's Complete Works. All are welcome, just leave your shoes on the porch.
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Join Swami Sarvadevananda for this month's retreat on Sunday, December 4 beginning at 4 pm. All are welcome to join in meditation, singing and reading.

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A Thanksgiving Message from Swami Sarvadevananda ...

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