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Swamis Shantarupananda and Prapannananda present the new edition



Compiled by Terrance Hohner and Carolyn Kenny

Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

The Vedanta Society of Portland Presents


Trace Swami Vivekananda day by day during his visits to the West from July 25, 1893 to

December 9, 1900.


The book includes:

  • Details of every known lecture, class and talk in the West

  • 332 known locations he visited shown on 18 maps,                                     

  • 546 people with whom he interacted, lodged or met                                 

  • 14 professional circles with which he connected.

  • 19 articles and books used as references

  • 113 archival photos of Swamiji and the places he visited


A way to deify time and space:

Swami Vivekananda left something behind in every place he went.


  • Did he sanctify a place familiar to you?

Swamiji gave something spiritual every day of the year.

  • What did he do on a day of significance to you?

Given with whom he met or interacted, how many degrees of separation might you be from him?


Retail price: $25.00 + $5.00 shipping & handling = $30.00





Our Publications

Glimpses of a Great Soul, a Portrait of Swami Saradananda, a biography and reminiscences about one of Sri Ramakrishna's direct disciples and the first General Secretary of the Ramakrishna Order by Swami Aseshananda, who served as his personal secretary and attendant for many years.                             Price $10.00. Postage extra.

What Swami Vivekananda Means to Me, a collection of essays commemorating the Centenary of Swamiji's coming to America. By devotees associated with the Vedanta Society of Portland.                                    Price $5.00. 



The ABCs of Spiritual Life:  Advice from Swami Aseshananda on 209 topics from "Advaita to Yogi" covering many aspects. Reminiscences of Holy Mother and seven direct disciples of Sri Ramakrishna kwon by Swami Aseshananda.

A great introduction by Swami Chetanananda.

Compiled by Dr Terrance D. Hohner                                                                             Price: $29.95+$7.00 for shipping


The Last Disciple of Holy Mother: Reminiscences of Swami Aseshananda, by Swami Shantarupananda.

It is a short booklet on the life of Swami Aseshananda written with depth of feeling and insight. Those who knew Swami Aseshananda will be reminded of his dedicated life, and those who never met him will be charmed by reading about his simple life permeated with depth of spirituality.                                     Price: $3.00. Postage extra.

The Way of a Holy Man, Videotape of Swami Aseshananda's Memorial Service.
On November 24, 1996, a unique event in the spiritual history of the Pacific Northwest took place in Portland, OR. Ten swamis of the Vedanta Societies of USA and Canada along with over 300 friends and students of the Vedanta philosophy assembled to pay their homage and tribute to Swami Aseshananda, the former Head of the Vedanta Society of Portland for 41 years. Intimate glimpses of a holy man were shared in an atmosphere charged with loving and personal memories. This 3-hr videotape captures the proceedings of this rare event and includes candid photos of Swami Aseshananda through 45 years of his life in America.      Price: $25 each, plus $4 for postage etc.

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