The main objectives of Éire Vedanta Society are as listed below:
To spread the idea of the potential divinity of every being and how to manifest it through every action and thought.
To spread the idea of harmony of religions based on Sri Ramakrishna's experience that all religions lead to the realization of the same Reality known by different names in different religions.
To treat all work as worship and service to man as service to God.
To develop a harmonious personality through the combined practice of Bhakti, Jnana, Karma and Raja Yoga.
Dissemination, education and enactment of the eternal message of Vedanta principles to humanity without discrimination of race, culture, gender, language, nationality, or religion.
The Society strives to create national awareness of Irish born Sister Nivedita (Margaret Elizabeth Noble) and to promote Her life and teachings in line with the above Vedantic principles.
Scope of Services:
Éire Vedanta Society's scope of services include the following:
Study consists of reading or hearing, reflecting on and meditating on Vedanta texts; this is facilitated through study groups, workshops, retreats and consultations with competent teachers.
Practice consists of employing individual approaches and methodologies and recognising and serving the Divinity in others. Selfless service to others is facilitated through charitable works and monetary donations to selected educational and charitable organisations.
The service model attends to the practical needs of people in Ireland for mental and spiritual counselling & guidance, upliftment, as well as solutions to varying personal problems.
Teaching & propagation consists of providing literature, talks and lectures, organising seminars, workshops and courses and engaging in constructive intercultural dialogue and inter-faith activities, spiritual retreats and religious celebrations.
When possible, the Éire Vedanta Society offers financial support to those locals in need and carries out a lot of social charitable work, in accordance with the Society's own financial ability.