Summer 2018: The Swahananda Prizes for Short Story

Issue 74 American Vedantist is a not-for-profit online journal. We are working to develop Vedanta in the West, and to create a sense of connection among all of us who are on a path toward self-realization. To those ends, we are exploring ways in which Western forms of...

Spring 2018: The Roots and Branches of Vedanta in America

Issue 73 Vedanta’s roots in America are old, and have sunk deep into the cultural, intellectual, and spiritual thought currents of this nation. They can be found in the teachings of many spiritual traditions; in the work of musicians, writers, painters and artists in...

2017 Winter-Spring: Transitions

Issue 71 Transition: When the In-Charge Passes — A meditation by Swami Yogeshananda Swami Vivekananda and Adhikarawada — An explanation by Mangesh Buwa Pray, Let Us Play — An invitation by Anna Monday Old Age and the Grumpy Old Man Syndrome — Advice from William Page...

2016 Winter-Spring: Remembering John Schlenck

Issue 70 For 55 years, John Schlenck lived in monasteries led by monks of the Ramakrishna Order of India — more than 53 years at the Vedanta Society of New York and nearly two years at the Vedanta Center of Atlanta. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 9, 1936, John...

2014-2015 Fall-Winter: Spiritual Life in Context

Issue 69 Religion and spirituality are more easily understood in the context of lives that have been lived. Even lives that are less than perfect can shed light and give helpful hints for the spiritual journey. In this issue we share accounts and reminiscences of...

Pin It on Pinterest