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Bust of Swami Vivekananda at the Ramakrishna Monastery in Trabuco Canyon

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Antaryoga Retreat at Piñon Hills, Saturday, March 31
Antaryoga Retreat for Inner Communion: The Sermon on the Mount   We will read about and meditate upon Swami Prabhavananda’s The
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Hanuman Jayanti, Saturday, March 31 in Hollywood
“Who is this monkey, Hanuman? Rama has let him loose in the world… Hanuman can break in or break out
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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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A Thanksgiving Message from Swami Sarvadevananda
When we sit down at our Thanksgiving meal it is customary to thank the God of our choosing for our
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Words of Wisdom

"Seek the company of the good, for it is there He has his dwelling place."Kabir