Welcome to the Vedanta Society of Southern California

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What is Maya?

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Orange County


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San Diego


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Our Blog

Santa Barbara Spiritual Talks Now on YouTube
Thanks to the dedicated efforts of a Santa Barbara temple devotee, Sunday spiritual talks are being video recording. You can
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A Thanksgiving Message from Swami Sarvadevananda
Thanksgiving is a wonderful American tradition where we express gratitude for our blessings, usually by sharing a meal. It is
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KALI THE MOTHER by Swami Vivekananda (1898)
The stars are blotted out,  The clouds are covering clouds, It is darkness vibrant, sonant. In the roaring, whirling wind
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Monks on the Move
Swami Sarvadevananda will be traveling between November 7th and 18th to Washington DC and meeting several devotee groups in New
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Words of Wisdom

"Knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful."Samuel Johnson