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What is Vedanta?

Who or What is a Guru?

How I Found a Meditation Practice?

What is Ego? Is it the “I”?

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Hollywood

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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

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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“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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Call for Reminiscences of Swami Swahananda
Dr. Malay Das is planning to publish a second volume on the life and legacy of Revered Swami Swahanandaji Maharaj.
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Words of Wisdom

"How often does a man ruin his disciples by remaining always with them! When men are once trained, it is essential that their leader leave them, for without his absence they cannot develop themselves. Plants always remain small under a big tree."Swami Vivekananda