Special Services

The Center holds special services each year on the occasions of Sri Ramakrishna's Birthday, Holy Mother's Birthday, Swami Vivekananda's Birthday, Buddha's Birthday, Sri Sri Durga Puja, Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter. As part of these special services, the Choir of the Center performs traditional hymns and songs, both Western and Eastern. All the services and classes of the Center are free and open to the public.

Swami Yuktatmananda arranges special lectures and seminars at the Center for groups of students from colleges, universities, and other organizations who wish to visit the Center and learn more about its teachings. On special occasions, Swamis from other centers, spiritual leaders of different faiths, community leaders, and academicians are invited by Swami Yuktatmananda to speak at the Center.

Covid Notice

We trust that you and your loved ones are well.
1. Wearing mask is optional
2. Donations and offerings may be made using the donation box at the main door

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Founded in 1933 and located on New York City's Upper Eastside on 94th Street between 5th and Madison Ave. The Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center of New York is an accredited branch of the Ramakrishna Order of India. The Center bases its teachings on the System of Vedanta, which combines both the religion and philosophy of Hinduism. The Center seeks to stimulate the growth of the individual's innate spirituality through lectures, discourses, publications, and individual guidance.

Office: (212) 534-9445


17 East 94th Street, New York, NY 10128

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