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New Delhi

Sri Shankar Math
Sri Shankara Vidya Kendra, Delhi

Shankara Vidya Kendra is a Registered Society established with the Blessings of Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sri Sharada Peetham Sringeri in the year 1965 duly Registered under the Indian Societies Act of 1960 vide registration No. S – 2671 dated 22nd February 1965. The Kendra came into be being in the southern part Delhi with calm environs at the centrally located colony of Vasant Vihar, which is a posh colony on the Outer Ring Road. Dr.Radhakrishnan, the then President of India, inaugurated this Kendra in the year 1967.

The Kendra is managed by a dedicated group of eminent personalities, distinguished in their respective fields of endeavor.. Mentionable among many distinguished persons who have led the Kendra in its quest, were Justice of Supreme Court, Former Governor of Karnataka, Sri Govind Narain ICS and many others.

The Kendra acts as a center for spreading Advaita Philosophy, study of world religion and carry out Vedic way of worship. The Kendra also promotes Indian culture. Heritage, Ethos & its values through various publications and by organizing conferences, seminars, training courses and workshops at National Level from time to time.

Sri Adishankaracharya
Bas relief of Sri Adi Shankaracharya and His four disciples at the temple complex


The Kendra has a unique Temple Complex where citizens from all walks of life assemble for their prayers, pujas & other religious functions.

Main Deities

Other Deities


RegularPujas, havans, Japams are conducted for the welfare of the community at large. Special pujas, japams & havans are also conducted at the request of Devotees at a very nominal contribution.  Every purnima day, Sri Satyanarayana puja and Deepa puja are being conducted.

Sevas :


Sri Ganesha Sannidhi

Sri Chandrashekhara Swamy (Shivji)

Sri Sharadamba

Sri Adi Shankaracharya

Sri Anjaneya



Also Special pujas are conducted on festival occasions such as Navaratri, Shivratri, etc.


Hall for conducting  functions

The Kendra provides space for conducting marriages. religious and other family functions with facilities for stay at a very nominal contribution from its Devotees & other general public without any restrictions on caste or creed.  Air condition facilities are available at the halls and rooms at the request of devotees at special rates.


As part of its welfare activities, the Kendra runs a free Homeopathic Dispensary where the services are extended not only for the poor but also for the general public. The facilities include free Consultation & supply of Medicine. Free consultation facility is also available for allopathy treatment.


The Kendra also runs a free Public Library  containing more than 10000 rare books, for use by all types of community with facilities of borrowing the books at a very minimum deposit. The Library houses a well stocked books on all Indian Languages on various subjects very useful even for the school going children, in addition to New Papers, magazines etc.,

Arts and culture

The Kendra is organising regular classes for promotion of Indian Arts & Culture and to promote the cherished ancient Indian Heritage & Culture. These classes are being conducted by recognised teachers & faculty staff of Delhi University in the field of South & North Indian Music both vocal and Instrumental.

In its search for locating more avenues of re-habitation and to emerge as a best Non-Governmental – Organisation to help the poor and those with mentally/physically challenged, the Kendra may not settle down without completing the enormous task of Nation Building by extending its co-operation to the Indian Government. Let the Indian Community at large also share this feelings of the Kendra and offer their part of assistance in all the ventures of the projects of the Kendra.


Shankara Vidya Kendra
Paschimi Marg, Near ‘C’ Block Market
Vasant Vihar, New Delhi -110057
Phone No: +91 11 26143128 / 26144097
Fax No: +911 26148441

Contact Persons

Sri S. Lakshminarayanan I.A.S., (retd.,)
President & Hon. Secretary
No.33,Paschimi Marg,
Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi – 110057
Phone No: +91 11 26148182 / 26153207
Mobile :09818536378 / 09910483571

Sri N.R. Ramachandran
Hony. Manager,
Shankara Vidya Kendra,
Paschimi Marg,
Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi – 110057
Phone No: +91 11 26143128 / 26144097
Mobile : 09560718131


Sri Shankara Vidya Kendra, New Delhi


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