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Hollywood

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Orange County

Bust of Swami Vivekananda at the Ramakrishna Monastery in Trabuco Canyon

Santa Barbara

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San Diego

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South Pasadena

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Piñon Hills

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Our Blog

Remembering Swami Vivekananda through Service as Worship: Annual Food Drive
The nuns, monks, devotees, members, and friends of the Vedanta Society of Southern California pay tribute to the memory of Swami
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Santa Barbara Temple to Open on February 11
Hi everyone, We have great news: The mandatory evacuation is lifted, and the Temple will open to the public on Sunday
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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

"Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather it is a deepening of the present."Thomas Merton