Abhedananda Swami

Abhedananda Swami


Birth: October 2, 1866

Demise: September 8, 1939


Abhedananda Swami is a very revered disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.

In the Sri Ramakrishna Mission, his stature is next to that of Swami Vivekananda.

His lectures and books on Vedanta clearly establish his deep knowledge about Vedanta.

Abhedananda was highly dedicated to his Guru.

He considered Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa as a divine entity.


The name of Swami Abhedananda in his purvashrama (pre-sanyasa days) was Kaliprasad Chandra.

He was born in Kolkata.

He became a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna when he was 18 and took up sanyasa when he was 20.

He was in charge of the Vedanta Society of New York and lived there for almost 25 years.

Abhedananda was very close to Swami Vivekananda.


In 1921, he founded the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society in Kolkata.

He also published Vishwavani, a Bengali magazine.


Abhedananda Swami has traveled barefoot from Kedarnath to Rameshwaram visiting all holy places.


His works -


  • Gospel of Ramakrishna
  • Vedanta Philosophy
  • Why a Hindu is a Vegetarian
  • How to be a Yogi
  • The Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna
  • India and Her People
  • Ideal of Education
  • An Introduction of Philosophy of Panchadasi
  • Abhedananda in India in 1906
  • Vedanta Philosophy: Five Lectures on Reincarnation
  • Reincarnation
  • The Great Saviours of the World
  • True Psychology
  • Yoga Psychology
  • Complete Works of Swami Abhedananda
  • Doctrine of Karma
  • Spiritual Teachings of Swami Abhedananda
  • Life Beyond Death
  • Science of Psychic Phenomena
  • Hymn offerings to Sri Ramakrishna & the Holy Mother
  • Journey into Kashmir and Tibet
  • Path of Realization
  • The Mystery of Death: A Study in the Philosophy and Religion of the Katha Upanishad
  • Vedanta Philosophy: Self-Knowledge Atma-Jnana
  • Ramakrishna Kathamrita and Ramakrishna: Memoirs of Ramakrishna
  • Yogi Thoughts on Reincarnation
  • Prana and the Self
  • The Complete Book of Vedanta Philosophy
  • The Woman's Place In Hindu Religion
  • Philosophy of Work: Three Lectures
  • Divine Heritage of Man: Vedanta philosophy
  • Attitude of Vedanta Towards Religion
  • Amar Jivan-katha


Copyright © 2024 | Vedadhara | All Rights Reserved. | Designed & Developed by Claps and Whistles
| | | | |