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Saturday night Kirtan – November 15, 7:30pm

Join us and chant with Vedanta Singers and special guests during our monthly free kirtan. Come and inspire the singers with your collective voices and merge into the breeze of divine chants in unison…. Carry the evening’s Bhakti Vibrations out to the life around you…. Refreshments to follow. All are welcome! More details to come.

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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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Karma Yoga Saturday – August 16, 9am

We invite you to join us Saturday, August 16, for Karma Yoga at the Hollywood temple. We’ll begin at 9 am as always, break for some time in the Temple, and enjoy lunch together at 1:20 pm. We plan to take up these projects:  (1) Cleaning the Vedanta Archives and Moving Archival Materials, (2) Gardening,READ MORE

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Bhajan Fest/Kirtan: Saturday, August 9

This Saturday, August 9 at 3:30pm will be our 4th annual Bhajan Fest/Kirtan which should be a lot of fun. YOU DON’T HAVE TO SING WELL OR EVEN SING OK TO JOIN! Just come and join us and enjoy singing fun devotional songs. The songs are easy to follow and the Santa Barbara bhajan groupREAD MORE

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Saturday Night Kirtan – July 19th, 7:30pm

Join us and chant with Vedanta Singers and special guests Jacquelina Clemons & La Mer during our monthly free kirtan.  Come and inspire the singers with your collective voices and merge into the breeze of divine chants in unison…. Carry the evening’s Bhakti Vibrations out to the life around you…. Refreshments to follow. All are welcome!

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Spanish Class Resumes in Hollywood Sundays at 2:30 pm

Swami Dhyanayogananda, of the Vedanta Society of Northern California, will be leading the class via Skype. He is a native speaker of Spanish, and has lived many years in India.  The class will take Swami Vivekananda’s Jnana Yogaas the text (Gñana Yoga en Español).  The class and discussions are held each Sunday afternoon from 2:30-4:30 inREAD MORE

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Saturday July 12th – Vivekananda House Annual Open House, 4pm

Join us for the Annual Open House, July 12th, at the Vivekanda House in South Pasadena starting at 4pm.         There will be a special worship service, readings and light refreshments. All are welcome! Please click the link below for directions: http://vedanta.org/about-the-vedanta-society/vivekananda-house-south-pasadena/    

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Saturday July 12 – Guru Purnima Chanting, 9am

Come join us celebrating Guru Purnima on July 12th between 9 – 11:30am in the Hollywood Temple. We will be chanting Guru Gita & Guru Bhajana Stotra. Light refreshments to follow.

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