Upcoming Events

Our monthly bulletin, which includes all six centers, in pdf format:

March 2018 • April 2018 • May 2018 • June 2018

Our annual Puja Calendar, updated for 2018–2019, may be found here, or see the official calendar from Belur Math here.

This week at the Hollywood Temple

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  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Read-aloud and discussion of The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna. A copy of the text is not necessary.

  • Class: Ends and Means

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Vedarupananda gives this class.

  • Class: Living Inspiration of Swami Saradananda

    Friday, 25 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Led by Swamis Atmavidyananda and Atmatattwananda in the Green House living room.

  • Kirtan

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Singing and chanting in a variety of languages and styles with guests the Temple Bhajan Band. All are welcome. Followed by refreshments. If you would like to lead a chant please contact Jit at vedantakirtan@yahoo.com.

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by senior Sanskrit students

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Sunday school is for children ages 6 and up while their parents attend the spiritual talk.

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Mahayogananda "Forging the Beloved Community"

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Talks are in the temple and are often followed by a Q & A session in the Green House living room, adjacent to the bookshop.

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Class in Spanish led by Swami Dhyanayogananda (a native Spanish speaker) in person or via live video conference.

  • Memorial Day Retreat

    Monday, 28 May 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

    10am Reading of Vivekananda's Complete Works
    1:30 Lunch
    2:30 Special Program

  • Class: Katha Upanishad

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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  • Scripture Class

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

    Reading and discussion of the Panchadashi, an Advaita text.

  • The Meaning of Life

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by Swami Vedarupananda

    Program includes music and spiritual talk, usually followed by a brief Q&A period.

    All are welcome to share in a guided group worship in the shrine room beginning at 10 AM, preceding most weekend programs. This guided worship may be suspended when there is a special program or when the resident swami is out of town.

    NOTE ON PROGRAM CHANGE
    In order to accommodate the busy schedules of the swamis and ensure that we may benefit from their holy company, we will have “Weekend Spiritual Talks” at 11:00 AM. The talks will be on either Saturday or Sunday. Please consult the program schedule each month. The Monastery’s regular Sunday program is suspended.


This week at the Santa Barbara Temple

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  • Class: Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    With Swami Sarvadevananda

  • Spiritual Talk: Breaking the Chain of Karma

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Swami Sarvadevananda


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Scripture Class

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Sunday school is for children ages 5 and up while their parents attend the lecture.

  • Spiritual Talk: Pravrajika Sevaprana "Pray for Grace"

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Class in Spanish led by Swami Dhyanayogananda (a native Spanish speaker) in person or via live video conference.


This week at the Vivekananda House

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We host afternoon retreats on select Sundays once or twice a month.


This week at the Piñon Hills Retreat

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  • Antaryoga Retreat for Inner Communion

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Meditation on Taittiriya Upanishad, Part 2. Contact Pravrajika Dayaprana by April 12 at dayaprana@vedanta.org or (323) 960-1729, ext. 88 to make a reservation. She can answer questions, and provide car-pooling information.