Welcome to the Vedanta Society of Southern California

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What is Vedanta?

Who or What is a Guru?

How I Found a Meditation Practice?

What is Ego? Is it the “I”?

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Bust of Swami Vivekananda at the Ramakrishna Monastery in Trabuco Canyon

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Kirtan in Hollywood, Saturday, May 26
  All are welcome to join in chanting and singing.
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Antaryoga Retreat, Saturday, May 26 at Piñon Hills
Meditation on the Taittiriya Upanishad, Part II We will conclude our focus on the Taittiriya Upanishad. Through this retreat, we will
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Pravrajika Vivekaprana · 1934–2018
Memorial Service Saturday May 19, 4 pm, Hollywood Temple. We are sorry to let you know that senior nun Pravrajika
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Regular Talks and Classes Beginning at Our Piñon Hills Retreat House
We are pleased to announce that Swami Arupeshananda will give Spiritual Talks and hold arati, meditation and a class on
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Words of Wisdom

"If you cannot find it in yourself, where will you go for it?"Confucius