VSNA (Veerashaiva Samaja of North America) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, religious and cultural organization in the United States of America. It was founded in the year 1978. The mission is to preserve and foster Veerashaivism (Lingayatism) in North America; and to impart the Lingayata spiritual heritage, its universalistic, democratic values to posterity through the teachings of Basavanna and other spiritual leaders.
This community website is dedicated to the members of VSNA local chapter living in Northern California. It is one of the 16 affiliated chapters of the central VSNA Organization. It was founded in the year 1995 by 17 like-minded Veerashaiva families and on recent count, the membership is 250 family strong and is increasing by the day. Our chapter is proud to be the biggest and highly interactive chapter amongst the affiliated chapters.
Please consider becoming a member or donating to our efforts.