Video is not affiliated with the Vedanta Society.
However, these videos were shot with
co-operation, and, where applicable, permission of
various Vedanta Centers over the last 40+ years.
videos are added to the Home Page and older films are moved to
their appropriate inner pages (see links above.)
Shivananda & Subodhananda, disciples of Sri
video of Swami Shivananda & Swami Subodhananda
original footage from Belur Math
Prabhavananda c. 1974 - There are few sound films of
Swami Prabhavananda as during his lifetime, home
videocams were only just beginning to be available. This
short film was taken in Santa Barbara by a disciple, Tat
Twam Asi. Swami is leaving the temple after lecturing
accompanied by Swami Krishnananda and, as always, is
greeted by a crowd of devotees and disciples.
A visit to Shanti Ahrama
1993 with Swamis Prabuddhananda, Ghanananda,
Chidbasananda, Vedananada, and a few devotees
from above film: Swami Chidbhasananda
of the Vedanta Society in the Netherlands at Shanti Ashram 1993
Swami Bhavyananda - What Is Vedanta?
This interview took place at the London Vedanta Center in 1993 with the head of Center, Swami Bhavyananda shortly before he
passed away. He was asked to explain "What is Vedanta, and what is the future of Vedanta in the West?"
interview from August 1985 that became part of a TV
report on the Portland Center. Swami is interviewed by
Tom Lipsett of East County Reports, in Portland, Oregon.
Tulsi Ma, Reminiscences of
Sri Sarada Devi, Holy Mother
This remarkable video shows Swami Sarvadevananda, the Head of the Vedanta Society of Southern California, interviewing Tulsi Ma, a disciple of Sri Sarada Devi, Holy Mother.
Bengali with English subtitles. Tulsi Ma describes her meetings with Holy Mother, including her initiation.