Swami Sarvapriyananda

Swami Sarvapriyananda is the minister of the Vedanta Society of New York since 2017. He joined the Ramakrishna Math in 1994 and received sannyasa (monastic vows) in 2004. He has served as an acharya (teacher) of the monastic probationers’ training center at Belur Math, in different educational institutes of the Ramakrishna Mission in India, and as the assistant minister of the Vedanta Society of Southern California. He was a Nagral Fellow at the Harvard Divinity School in 2019-20.

Swami Sarvapriyananda has been a speaker on various prestigious forums such as TEDx, SAND and Google Talks, and has been invited to speak at several universities across the world. He has played a prominent role in organizing and participating in various interfaith panels and seminars, including speaking at the World Parliament of Religions in Toronto, and at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. (full bio)

Video/Audio Talks and Lectures


Katha Upanishad
44 classes (~70 mins each)
Mandukya Upanishad (with Gaudapada Karika)
69 classes (~90 mins each)

Bhagavad Gita

Complete Gita
120+ classes so far (~70 mins each)

Explanatory Texts

44 classes (~70 mins each)
Drg Drsya Viveka
12 classes (~60 mins each)
Manisha Panchakam
5 classes (~60 - 120 mins each)
8 classes (~90 mins each)
37 classes (~75 mins each)


Jnana Yoga
1 talk (~120 mins)
Bhakti Yoga
2 talks (~60 mins each)
Raja Yoga
2 talks (~90 mins each)
Karma Yoga
2 talks (~70 mins each)