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December 31st – New Year’s Eve Kirtan 7:30pm

Join us for Kirtan on New Year’s Eve at the Hollywood Temple beginning at 7:30pm. More details to follow.    

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Christmas and New Year Events

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE
Wednesday, December 24
6:00pm—Vespers
6:20pm—Sing-along carols with Nativity reading

CHRIST PUJA
Thursday, December 25
11:30am-12:30pm

NEW YEAR’S EVE MEDITATION
Wednesday, December 31
11:30pm-12:00am

All are welcome to attend

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Pinon Hills Antaryoga Retreat – December 20, 9:15am

The retreat will focus on: Meditation on Holy Other and Singing Click on flyer below for detailed information –     Contact Pravrajika Dayaprana before December 18th. for reservation and questions, including car-pooling and directions (323) 960-1729 Ext. 88 Please put your information slowly twice on your message. This retreat is by reservation only.

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Holy Mother Puja – Saturday 12.13, 10am

  Holy Mother Puja Schedule (check back for more details): 1pm Homa fire & Prasad 2:30pm Special Program 5pm Talk by Swami Sarvadevanada 6pm Special Arati

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Holy Mother Puja

Please join us on Saturday, December 13
for Holy Mother’s Puja.

Schedule for the day
11:00am—Puja, bhajans
12:30pm—Homa Fire
1:15pm—Flower offering and relics
1:30pm—Prasad lunch in the convent

All are welcome to attend.

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Karma Yoga Saturday – November 22, 9am

Our projects on Saturday, November 22 will center around Swami Sarvadevananda’s garden and quarters. Please plan to come that day, if you can. We will gather at 9 a.m. in front of the book shop for these projects:   1) Prepping the wrought-iron railings on Swami Sarvadevananda’s balcony for painting)—6 devotees needed 2) Completing the new garden inREAD MORE

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Saturday night Kirtan – November 15, 7:30pm

Come chant with Vedanta singers and special guests Devahuti (Heather) & David Hathaway. Carry the evening’s Bhakti Vibrations out to the life around you…. Refreshments to follow. All are welcome! Suggested Donation: Singer within you  

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October 23 – Kali Puja, 10pm-3am

Please click the flyer below for Kali Puja time schedule –

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October 18 – Divine Attunement Performance by Yuval Ron, 7:30pm

All are welcome to join us for a special performance by Yuval Ron October 18th at 7:30pm in honor of his newly published book : Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom Please click the flyer for more information:

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Retreat: Kali: in Our Hearts and Minds

The October retreat will be held in the Pavilion (next to the Temple) on Saturday, October 25, from 10:00am to 2:30pm. The retreat will be on “Kali: in Our Hearts and Minds”, and will be led by David Nelson (Devadatta), who is an authority on the Divine Mother.

Please bring a bag lunch.

To sign up, call 805-969-5697

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Swami Ishtananda to Visit Santa Barbara

Swami Ishtananda, from the Vedanta Society of St. Petersburg, will be visiting Santa Barbara on Monday, October 20. He will give a talk on “The Game of Fault Finding” in the Temple at 6:30pm, which will be followed by a potluck dinner.

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October 18 – Pinon Hills Antaryoga Retreat, 9:30am

The retreat will focus on: Meditation on the Chandogya Upanishad (Part 2)  “A sure way of controlling the mind is to recite Om whenever you do or say anything.” “In fact, there is hardly any issue in Vedanta which is not discussed in the Chandogya. It is a complete manual on Vedanta.” We want toREAD MORE

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October 5 – Durga Puja Slideshow & singing, 4-6pm

Please join us for a slideshow and video presentation of Durga Puja at Belur Math as well as singing to the Divine Mother. All are welcome, please see link for flyer: DURGA PUJA SLIDE SHOW    

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Durga Puja

DURGA PUJA
Where: Santa Barbara Temple
When: Saturday, October 4, 2014

Schedule of Events:
11:00am—Puja
12:45pm—Flower offering
1:00pm—Prasad Lunch
2:30pm—Vivekananda Oratorio composed by Swami Atmavidyananda
6:00pm—Vespers

All are welcome to attend.

Other Durga Puja Events:
Navaratri Chanting: September 24-October 4

Sandhi Puja: Chanting of “Jai Sri Durga”
October 2, 11:44am-12:32pm

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September 21st – Peace Sunday Festival 2014

The Vedanta Society is a sponsoring organization for the Peace Sunday Festival 2014 (www.peacesunday.org). The Festival will be from 9am-6pm at the IMAN Cultural Center 3376 Motor Ave, LA, CA 90034. For more information, please see the flyer below.

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Retreat: The Vedanta Approach to Death and Dying

The September retreat will be held in the Pavilion (next to the Temple) on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00am to 2:30pm. The retreat will be on “The Vedanta Approach to Death and Dying”, and will be led by Pravrajika Vrajaprana.

Please bring a bag lunch.

To sign up, call 805-969-5697.

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September 20 – The Sounds of Peace, Singing Bowl Concert, 7:30pm

Please join us at the Hollywood Temple for a special concert of Singing Bowls with Neal Miller & Orchestra, Saturday September 20th at 7:30pm. If you have your own Bowl feel free to bring it. Click flyer below  for more information

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September 20 – Pinon Hills Retreat, 9:30am

RETREAT FOR INNER COMMUNION Meditation on Chandogya Upanishad (Part 1) September 20th (Saturday) 2014 9:30 AM ~ 4:30 PM Vedanta Retreat, Pinon Hills “A sure way of controlling the mind is to recite Om whenever you do or say anything.” “In fact, there is hardly any issue in Vedanta which is not discussed in theREAD MORE

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Saturday September 13 – Maha Kirtan 12pm

Namaskar to All! Come One, Come All! ’tis the season of Durga-Kali energy….Let us invoke in unison the Shakti within us! The day will begin with delicious Indian vegetarian prasad lunch served from 12 pm to 1 pm – Prepared by Kokila Chaudhuri. Not to be missed! Refreshments as well as Tara Donlan’s Special ChaiREAD MORE

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September 1 – Labor Day Retreat 10am

Please join us for our yearly LABOR DAY RETREAT at the Hollywood Temple – the program is as follows: 10 AM Reading Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna 1:30 PM Lunch 2:30 Bach Fugue, Swami Atmavidyananda Discussion of Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

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