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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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Our Blog

Swami Smarananandaji Maharaj Elected New President
Swami Smarananandaji Maharaj was elected as the President of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission at the meeting of the Board of
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A Special Spiritual Experience, July 22
All are invited to attend this day-long program of talks, guided meditation, interfaith discussion, lunch and music at the Redondo
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Swami Anubhavananda Saraswati to Talk in Hollywood, July 20
Swami Anubhavananda Saraswati, also known as The Smiling Swami, will speak on the topic “Meditation – A Trance Mind Existence” at the Hollywood
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Swami Baneshananda to Visit Southern California, July 18–20
We are pleased to announce that Swami Baneshananda, minister of  Vedanta Gesellschaft in Germany, is returning to Southern California. It has
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Words of Wisdom

"Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness."George Bernard Shaw