Welcome to the Vedanta Society of Southern California

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What is Vedanta?

What is Enlightenment?

How I Came to Vedanta

What is the Yoga of Meditation?

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Orange County

Bust of Swami Vivekananda at the Ramakrishna Monastery in Trabuco Canyon

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Our Blog

Memorial Day Retreat in Hollywood, Monday, May 29
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Chris Bearde, 1936 – 2017
We are sorry to let you know that devotee Chris Bearde left his body on Sunday April 23. We invite
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James Hill 1930–2017
We are sorry to let you know that James Hill, Vedanta Society Member since the year 2000, passed away peacefully,
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Vivekananda Food Drive
We are happy to report that friends and devotees offered several hundred pounds of non-perishable foodstuffs to the Vivekananda Food
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Words of Wisdom

"Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness."George Bernard Shaw