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Who or What is a Guru?

How I Found a Meditation Practice?

What is Ego? Is it the “I”?

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Bust of Swami Vivekananda at the Ramakrishna Monastery in Trabuco Canyon

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Labor Day Retreat in Hollywood, September 2
All are welcome to join us for our annual Labor Day Retreat. The morning is devoted to reading The Gospel
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Krishna Puja in San Diego, August 18
This year, we will  celebrate Krishna Janmashtami in our San Diego Monastery with a puja on Sunday, August 18. Swami
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“Devi” Kumiko Debbie Inoue 1931–2019
We are sorry to let you know that longtime devotee Kumiko Debbie Inoue, known to us as Devi, left her
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“Shanti” Gail Dimitroff 1935–2019
We are sorry to let you know that longtime devotee and Vedanta Society member Shanti Gail Dimitroff left her body
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Words of Wisdom

"Your greatest awakening comes, when you are aware about your infinite nature."Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations