VEDANTA SOCIETY OF SACRAMENTO
1337 Mission Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608
Telephone: (916) 489-5137 E-mail: society@vedantasacto.org Website: vedantasacto.org

Swami Prapannananda, Minister and Teacher Ramakrishna Order of India

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Bulletin for September 2017

SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Meditation and Worship 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

SUNDAY LECTURES AT 11:00 a.m.

September 3      No Lecture (Summer Recess)
September 10   “Last Message of Lord Krishna” —Swami Prapannananda
September 17   “Mother in All Things” —Swami Prapannananda
September 24   “Inner Peace” —Swami Ishadhyanananda

SUNDAY EVENING VESPER SERVICES AT 6:00 p.m.
There will be no vesper service on Sunday, September 3.

DAILY GROUP MEDITATION AT 6:00 A.M. AND 7:30 P.M.
Every day except on class nights. When in residence, Swamis join.

WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASS ON VEDANTA SCRIPTURES AT 7:30 P.M.
Raja Yoga
Swami Prapannananda, September 13 and 20. No class on September 6 and 27.

SATURDAY EVENING DISCOURSE AT 7:30 P.M.
Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Literature
Swami Prapannananda, September 16 and 23. No discourse on September 2, 9 and 30.

SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS
Durga Puja (Saptami) will be celebrated with a program of meditation, worship and devotional singing on Wednesday evening, September 27 at 7:30 p.m. Prasad will be served in the Assembly Room.

Vijaya (Peace Water Ceremony) will be celebrated with a program of meditation, chanting, and sprinkling of Peace Water on Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. Prasad will be served in the Assembly Room.

SUMMER RECESS: JULY 17 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 9
Following the July 16 Sunday lecture,there will be no further lectures, classes, Sunday evening vespers, or interviews until September 9. The library will be closed. All borrowed books should be returned before the recess. Saturday Satsang, Sunday worship service (10:00 a.m.), daily worship, and group meditations will continue. Guru Purnima and Janmastami will be celebrated during the recess (see above). From September 10, lectures and other regular activities will resume.

INTERVIEWS & PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS
Swami Prapannananda will be happy to give interviews to those who want to know more about Vedanta, Hinduism, and meditation. He will also be happy to give guidance to sincere seekers with necessary practical instructions with regard to personal prayers and meditation.

BOOKSTORE
The bookstore is open Tuesday, 11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The bookstore is closed Monday and Friday. Telephone: 916-489-2116. E-mail: vedantabookstore@zoho.com For Summer Recess times, please enquire at the bookstore.

LIBRARY
After lectures and classes, the Library is open for borrowing and returning of books. Non-members
wishing to borrow books should request permission from the Swami.

DAVIS MEETING
Swami Prapannananda conducts meditation, worship, and talks for the Davis group.

SAFETY AND SECURITY
Devotees and visitors are advised to lock their vehicles and not to keep valuables inside. If a vehicle needs to be parked for a longer than usual period, please ask for permission. Vehicles should be driven very slowly inside the campus and while coming in and going out of the gates.