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Bust of Swami Vivekananda at the Ramakrishna Monastery in Trabuco Canyon

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Swami Chidananda Puri Speaks in Hollywood, June 27
Please join us on Tuesday, June 27 for a special talk. Swami Chidananda Puri is based at Advaithashramam, Kolathur in
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Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj 1919–2017, Observance in Hollywood
We are deeply sorry to announce the maha-samadhi of our dear and revered President Maharaj, Swami Atmasthanandaji, on Sunday June
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Revered Swami Atmasthanandaji, President of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Passes Away
  Here is the obiturary from Belur Math: “With  deep  sorrow  we  announce  the  passing  away  of Swami Atmasthanandaji, President
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Four-Week Course in Asana and Breathing Practice Begins June 5 in San Diego
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Words of Wisdom

"One should perform even an insignificant task with respect."Sri Sarada Devi