Bookstore Timing

 Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 2 pm.

Our bookstore has a good selection of Vedanta, Ramakrishna, and Vivekananda literature; and books about the lives and teachings of saints in all major spiritual traditions.

CDs and DVDs of classical music and spiritual topics are also available, as well as incense and burners, and a small selection of spiritual art objects.


Books Available for Purchase

For driving directions, click here.

During bookstore hours, you can reach us by telephone at (916) 489-2116.
You can email us anytime at [email protected]

We are not equipped for on-line sales. Here are some links to well-established online bookstores at other Vedanta centers:

At Hollywood, California –
At St. Louis, Missouri. –
At New York, New York. –

Recommended Reading

  • Sri Ramakrishna

The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna – M.
Divine Play of Sri Ramakrishna – Swami Saradananda
Life of Ramakrishna – Romain Rolland

Holy Mother – Swami Nikhilananda
Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi – Swami Gambhirananda

Vivekananda: A Biography – Swami Nikhilananda
Vivekananda: Yogas and Other Works – Swami Vivekananda
Raja Yoga – Swami Vivekananda
Jnana Yoga – Swami Vivekananda
Bhakti Yoga – Swami Vivekananda
Karma Yoga – Swami Vivekananda

Ascent to Spiritual Illumination – Swami Ashokananda
Seeing God Everywhere – Swami Shraddhananda
Spiritual Life of the Householder – Swami Ranganathananda

Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita 3 Vols. – Swami Ranganathananda

A Guide to a Boddhisatva’s Way of Life – Shantideva
The Imitation of Christ
The Way of a Pilgrim: and The Pilgrim Continues His Way