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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

Pravrajika Vivekaprana, June 12, 1934–April 11, 2018
We are sorry to let you know that senior nun Pravrajika Vivekaprana of the Hollywood Convent left her body on
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Interfaith Retreat “The Beloved Community”, Saturday, April 29, 10am to 6 pm
Vedanta Society of Southern California Retreat: Establishing the Beloved Community This April is the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther
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Regular Talks and Classes Beginning at Our Piñon Hills Retreat House
We are pleased to announce that Swami Arupeshananda will give Spiritual Talks and hold arati, meditation and a class on
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A Thanksgiving Message from Swami Sarvadevananda
When we sit down at our Thanksgiving meal it is customary to thank the God of our choosing for our
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Words of Wisdom

"Every soul is destined to be perfect, and every being, in the end, will attain the state of perfection."Swami Vivekananda