Upcoming Events

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

September 2018 • October 2018 • November 2018 • December 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: Living Inspiration of Swami Saradananda

    Friday, 16 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

  • Sitar Concert with Pallavi Mehta

    Friday, 16 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Karma Yoga day

    Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    This is a day of selfless service to maintain and improve our grounds and services. Range of work varies and might be indoors or out involving physical or mental tasks. We meet in front of the bookshop at 9 am, break for noon meditation in the temple before enjoying lunch in the monastery with the monks and nuns.

  • Chanting for Beginners

    Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Pravrajika Dayaprana teaches Sanskrit chanting in the Green House living room, adjacent to the bookstore.

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 18 November 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by senior Sanskrit students

  • Children's Program

    Sunday, 18 November 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    This program is for children ages 5 and up while their parents attend the spiritual talk.

  • Spiritual Talk: Pravrajika Sevaprana "Truth—Satya"

    Sunday, 18 November 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, 18 November 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.

  • Class: The Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

    Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Sarvadevananda leads this study of this popular text on Advaita philosophy in 223 verses. It contains the essential philosophical conclusions of the much larger text, the Yoga Vashista.

  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Wednesday, 21 November 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.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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  • Scripture Class

    Tuesday, 13 November 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

    Reading and discussion of the Bhagavad Gita.

  • TBA

    Sunday, 18 November 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by

    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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  • Reading: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Reading of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

  • Video: Ramayana

    Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Episodes of the Ramayna will be shown at the Convent. Ramayana is an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

  • Spiritual Talk: Blessings of the Season

    Sunday, 18 November 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Pravrajika Vrajaprana


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Swami Parameshananda's trip

    Friday, 16 November 2018 @ 8:00 am - Saturday, 01 December 2018 @ 9:00 am

  • Swami Parameshananda's trip

    Friday, 16 November 2018 @ 8:00 am - Saturday, 01 December 2018 @ 9:00 am


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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  • Scripture Class, Meditation & Discussion

    Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am