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What is the Purpose of Life?

When to Commit to a Spiritual Path?

What is Maya?

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Orange County


Santa Barbara


San Diego


South Pasadena


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 Swami
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Message for the New Year
All best wishes for a Happy New Year. January 1st, 1886 is the day Sri Ramakrishna blessed his devotees with
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A Christmas Message from Swami Sarvadevananda
Dear Devotees, We bow down to Christ who is immortal though crucified,  who is purity incarnate and the son of
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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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Words of Wisdom

"One who sees all beings in the Self, and the Self in all beings, hates none."Isha Upanishad