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Ram Nam Sankirtan
Here are the words for our Hollywood Ram Nam Sankirtan, in transliteration, Devanagari, and translation. The version we sing is
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Coronavirus Covid-19 Update: Talks & Classes Suspended, Temples & Bookshops Closed
The health and safety of our devotees, visitors, and monastics is of the highest priority. We ask that you do
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Remembering Swami Vivekananda through Service as Worship: Annual Food Drive
The nuns, monks, devotees, members, and friends of the Vedanta Society of Southern California pay tribute to the memory of
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Swami Brahmananda Birthday Celebrations
Swami Brahmananda Birthday Celebrations Hollywood Temple Sunday January 26 10:00 am Worship 1:00 pm   Homa Fire and Prasad Lunch 2:30 pm   Special Program
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Words of Wisdom

"Even the injunctions of destiny are cancelled if one takes refuge in God."Sri Sarada Devi