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”?

Our Locations

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

Update on Trabuco Canyon Fire
The “Holy Fire” started in Holy Jim Canyon, quite near our Trabuco Monastery, on Monday August 6.  The fire is
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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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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

"You are declaring your oneness with everything each moment you live. Every time that your heart goes out towards the world, you are a true Vedantist, only you do not know it"Swami Vivekananda