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Orange County

Bust of Swami Vivekananda at the Ramakrishna Monastery in Trabuco Canyon

Santa Barbara

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San Diego

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South Pasadena

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Piñon Hills

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Our Blog

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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Swami Vivekananda Birthday Celebrations
Santa Barbara Temple Friday January 17 11:00 am  Worship 12:30 pm  Homa Fire at the Pavilion 1:00 pm    Prasad Lunch
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Detachment with Benefits
by Drake Childress Multicultural Counseling Cultural Immersion & Reflection It might seem like the typical story to you: Hollywood and
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Words of Wisdom

"Ayurveda teaches us to love 'as is ' - not as we think people 'should be."Lissa Coffey