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Who or What is a Guru?

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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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Classical Sitar Concert by Pallavi Mehta, Friday, November 16, Hollywood Temple
  Pallavi Mehta received her training in sitar from Guru Shri Laxmikant Bhai Doshi, renowned sarodist from Gujarat and     
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Antaryoga Retreat on the Kena Upanishad in Piñon Hills, Saturday, November 24
  “By whose will is the mind drawn towards its objects?”   “By whom is this phenomenal world controlled?”  
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Cliff “Bhuma” Johnson, 1930—2018
We are sorry to let you know about the passing of another long-time devotee, Cliff (Bhuma) Johnson. Bhumawas born on
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Supriya Ray, 1935—2018
We are sorry to let you know that longtime devotee and Vedanta Society member Supriya Ray left his body on
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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