Please see the attached flyer for upcoming programs and events in San Diego.
This time, we want to focus on Swami Vivekananda through Sister Nivedita. There will be several meditation sessions, to realize the Self of all that exists. From the garden, we can see the beautiful mountains and at the same time we can see the vast view of desert also. If we stop talking, we become aware ofREAD MORE
THE VEDANTA SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PRESENTS: “Walking the Walk: Practicing Karma Yoga” A Spiritual Retreat with Swami Tyagananda, Head of the Vedanta Society of Boston, MA WHERE: Ramakrishna Monastery WHEN: Saturday, January 16th 2016, 9am – 5pm Please Register! Email: email@example.com to sign up. See the flyer here.
Swami Tyagananda, the head of the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society in Boston, will be visiting Santa Barbara on January 22, Friday at 6:30pm. The subject of his talk will be “Learning How to Learn”.
After the talk, there will be a Potluck Supper at the Convent.
Then on Saturday, January 23, the Swami will hold a retreat from 10:00am to 2:30pm in the Pavilion on “Walking the Walk: Practicing Karma Yoga”.
Please bring a bag lunch.
Pravrajika Gitaprana, a former Hollywood nun, and now head of our Vivekananda Retreat in Ridgely, New York, will be visiting Santa Barbara on January 12. While here, she’ll give a talk on “Every Day is Kalpataru Day” in the Temple on Tuesday, at 6:30pm.
Join us on Sunday, December 20th for Sunday lecture at 11am with Sws. Sarvadevananda and Sarvapriyananda talk on “The Light of Christ in Our Spiritual Life” Following there will be a Christmas Program / Potluck Buffet.
Please join us on Christmas Eve at 6:30pm for the singing of Christmas Carols, a spiritual reading and holiday spirit. OM Shanti Shanti Shanti
Please join us for our annual Christmas program, Thursday December 17th at 7:30pm. There will be a video showing of JesUs, a Folk Opera by Peter Shneidre. JesUs is the Vedanta Society’s own Christmas treasure, first peformed in 1998, and performed many times since. The video we are showing is the 2004 production. The folk operaREAD MORE
On Wednesday, December 16ht at 7:30pm,Swami Atmajnanananda of the Vedanta Society of Greater Washington, DC will give a special talk titled “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”.
December 15, 2015
Swami Atmajnanananda from the Vedanta Society of Greater Washington, DC, will be giving a special talk on Tuesday at 6:30pm on “A Horseman Hidden in the Dust”.
The talk will be followed by a potluck dinner in the convent. All are welcome to attend.
The November retreat will be held in the Pavilion (next to the Temple) on Saturday, November 21, from 10:30am to 12:30pm. The retreat will be led by Swami Harinamananda from our San Diego center.
Please bring a bag lunch.
To sign up, call 805-969-5697.
RETREAT FOR INNER COMMUNION – Pinon Hills Retreat Center, 9:30am-4:30pm Meditation on Chandogya Upanishad (Part 7) “It is very beneficial to learn the view of this Upanishad, how we perceive the world through our sense organs, with successive steps, this Upanishad leads to the Highest Goal.” We want to focus on the review of PartREAD MORE
Please join us at the Hollywood Temple to celebrate the auspicious occasion of Kali Puja on Tuesday November 10th at 10pm. Additional details to follow. Read all parking signs around the temple carefully. There is no parking on Vine adjacent to the temple beginning at 10pm. Full details posted soon. Jai Ma!
Where: Santa Barbara Temple
When: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Schedule of Events:
Other Durga Puja Events:
Navaratri Chanting: October 12-October 23
Sandhi Puja—Chanting of “Jai Sri Durga”:
October 21, 1:06-1:54
All are welcome to attend.
Join us to begin the All Day Kirtan at 10 AM with GAYATRI MANTRA by Sevapranaji and Mahayoganandaji. Accompanied by Jeffrey Ainis (Keyboards) of Art of Living, we will offer our Bhakti-filled call-response chanting with several kirtan groups and singers from around town. Indian Vegetarian Prasad Lunch will be served at 12 PM. Refreshments asREAD MORE
RETREAT FOR INNER COMMUNION – Pinon Hills Retreat Center, 9:30am-4:30pm Meditation on Chandogya Upanishad (Part 7) “It is very beneficial to learn the view of this Upanishad, how we perceive the world through our sense organs, with successive steps, this Upanishad leads to the Highest Goal. We want to focus on the review of PartREAD MORE
Join us for a special talk by Swami Maheshwarananda Puri, from Sannyas Ashram, Kankhal at 7:30pm on Tuesday September 8th. All are welcome!
Join us on Labor Day for our annual retreat. We will collectively reading the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna in the temple, starting at 10 am. The daily worship is at noon, and prasad lunch at 1:30 pm. We’ll have a music program and discussion in the afternoon, followed by tea.
Swami Sridharananda, head of the Vedanta Center of Sydney and its five branches in Australia, has had to cut short his tour of the USA, and will shortly be returning to Sydney. We feel fortunate that he will be speaking at the Hollywood temple this Saturday, September 5, at 7:30 pm, for a “farewell lecture”.
Swami Suhitananda, the General Secretary of the Ramakrishna Order of India, will visit Santa Barbara on Friday, October 2. He will give a talk after Vespers in the Temple at 6:30pm, which will be followed by a potluck dinner.
All are welcome to attend.