New Upcoming Events

Our monthly bulletin, which includes all six centers, in pdf format:

January 2021 • February 2021 • March 2021

Our annual Puja Calendar, updated for 2020–2021 may be found here, or see the official calendar from Belur Math here.

 

SUNDAY

Spiritual Talks:

11:00 -12:00 pm

Spanish Scripture Class:

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Arati Evening Prayer:

6:00 – 6:50 pm

MONDAY

Satsang-Tea & Chat 

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Arati – Evening Prayer

6:00 pm – 6:50 pm

 

TUESDAY

Narada’s Way of Divine Love

4:30 pm – 5:30

Arati – Evening Prayer

Hollywood/ Santa Barbara

6: 00 pm

Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

.

WEDNESDAY

Gospel of Holy Mother

4:30 pm

Arati – Evening Prayer

6:00 pm – 6:50 pm

Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 

THURSDAY

Arati – Evening Prayer

6:00 pm – 6:50 pm

Bhagavad Gita

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 

 

FRIDAY

Arati – Evening Prayer

6:00 pm – 6:50 pm

Readings on Swami Abhedananda

7:30 pm – 8:30pm

SATURDAY 

Meditation Class

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Arati – Evening Prayer

6:00 pm – 6:50 pm

 

DAILY EVENING PRAYER (Live)

6:00 pm – 6:50 pm

Hollywood Temple

Vedantaorg

Worship / Devotional Songs/ Silent Meditation

 

Sunday

Spiritual Talks

 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (PST)

This is a weekly spiritual talk given by Swamis from Vedanta Centers

All classes/ lectures will be live-streamed at: Vedantaorg

Spiritual Talks

11 am (PST) Every other week,

Santa Barbara Temple

Streamed on Zoom and Youtube

Sanskrit Class

9:00 am – 10:30 am

This is a weekly online class on Sanskrit given by Sukirtha Algarswamy.

All levels are welcome. This class is held on Google Meet

Spanish Scripture Class

 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Swami Dhyanayogananda will be leading a scripture class in Spanish over Google Meet.

All levels are welcomed. This Class will be held on  Google Meet

Monday

 

 

Satsang-Tea & Chat with Krishnaprana

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

For details contact sbnews@vedanta.org.

 

Tuesday

 

Narada’s Way of Divine Love 

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm (PST)

This class will be live-streamed at

Vedantaorg  & Voice of Vedanta  (If one stream is not working, please check the other.) Swami Sarvadevananda leads this study on Narada Way of Divine Love

Shanti Gita

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Vedantaorg & Voice of Vedanta

Swami Sarvadevananda leads this study of the Shanti Gita. This holy text elucidates the words and advice of Sri Krishna on how we can attain supreme peace.

Vespers Streamed on YouTube – Santa Barbara

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On Tuesdays, Vespers will be streamed from the Santa Barbara Temple, on YouTube. A period of silent meditation will follow.

 

Wednesday

The Gospel of Holy Mother

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Speaker: Pravrajika Krishnaprana

Join Zoom Meeting – Meeting ID: 856 2229 3052 Password: 354749

 Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna 

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This class will be live-streamed at Vedantaorg This class will be given by Swami Sarvadevananda. A Read-aloud and discussion of The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

This week at the Hollywood Temple

For this location’s full calendar click here

  • Class: Living Wisdom of Swami Abhedananda with Swami Atmavidyananda and Swami Atmatattwananda(Livestream)

    Hollywood Temple

    Friday, 07 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    All classes/lectures/events will be streamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg
    A weekly class on the writings of Swami Abhedananda. This class is led by both Swami Atmavidyananda and Swami Atmatattwananda.

  • Meditation Skills for Meditators - Theory and Guided Meditation with Swami Satyamayananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg.

    Swami Satyamayananda is giving weekly classes on the practice of meditation. This class covers the theory of meditation as well as practical advice on how one can meditate as well as guided sessions.

  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pravrajika Dayaprana

    Hollywood Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please email Pravrajika Dayaprana at Dayaprana@vedanta.org if you would like to register for her weekly chanting classes. After registering, you will receive a link in order to join on Google Meet.

    Pravrajika Dayaprana is hosting weekly online chanting classes. In these classes, you will learn how to chant various Sanskrit verses and songs as well as their meanings.

  • Sanskrit Class

    Hollywood Temple

    Sunday, 09 May 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:35 am

    This is a weekly online class on Sanskrit given by Sukirtha Algarswamy. All levels are welcome. This class is held on Google Meet

    For any questions please contact Sukirtha at sukirtha12@yahoo.com

  • Spiritual Talk: Karma: Its Implication and Impact by Swami Satyamayananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Sunday, 09 May 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    All classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg

    Swami Satyamayananda will be giving a talk on Karma, explaining what it means and how it affects our lives.

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes with Swami Dhyanayogananda (Google Meet)

    Hollywood Temple

    Sunday, 09 May 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Google Meet Link : https://meet.google.com/fqe-ntph-svx

    Class in Spanish led by Swami Dhyanayogananda (a native Spanish speaker) in person or via live video conference. Via Google Meet : https://meet.google.com/fqe-ntph-svx

  • Class: Narada's Way of Divine Love with Swami Sarvadevananda (Livestream)

    Hollywood Temple

    Tuesday, 11 May 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg AND http://www.youtube.com/voiceofvedanta (If one stream is not working, please check the other.) 

    Swami Sarvadevananda leads this class in the Green House Living every Tuesday afternoon. The class is streamed live on YouTube; past classes are archived there.

  • Class: Shanti Gita with Swami Sarvadevananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Tuesday, 11 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  AND www.youtube.com/voiceofvedanta (If one stream is not working, please check the other.) 

    Swami Sarvadevananda leads this study of the Shanti Gita. This holy text elucidates the words and advice of Sri Krishna on how we can attain to supreme peace.

  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna with Swami Sarvadevananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Wednesday, 12 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    This class will be given by Swami Sarvadevananda. A Read-aloud and discussion of The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, the words and stories of Sri Ramakrishna recorded with with an almost stenographic precision by one of his followers. A copy of the text is not necessary.

  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita with Swami Satyamayananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg

    Swami Satyamayananda teaches this class in the temple. The Bhagavad Gita is an essential text in Vedanta. This class uses the translation by Swami Chidbhavananda which is structured verse by verse with the Sanskrit in both devanagri and Roman transliteration as well as commentary from Sri Ramakrishna's teachings. The Swami will also refer to the Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood translation of the Gita. All are welcome to join this ongoing class at anytime.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

For this location’s full calendar click here

Talks and classes are suspended during July and August.


This week at the Santa Barbara Temple

For this location’s full calendar click here

  • In- Person Vespers

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Friday, 07 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

    We are happy to welcome you back to the temple for Vespers Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We must follow our COVID prevention precautions to keep the temple opened.

    We request that you:
    -wear a mast without vents over your nose and mouth at all times in the temple
    -sanitize your hands and have your temperature taken upon entering the temple
    -maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others
    -refrain from singing in the temple
    -sit in the chairs provided without re-arranging the furnature
    and
    -wait to visit the temple if you are not feeling well.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna on Zoom

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/678830603?pwd=eGJUQnJEZVNMQ04zMHJOb1phMjVkdz09

    Meeting ID: 678 830 603
    Password: 2xTyyx

    *All zoom classes and lectures are limited to the first 100 participants.

  • In- Person Vespers

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

    We are happy to welcome you back to the temple for Vespers Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We must follow our COVID prevention precautions to keep the temple opened.

    We request that you:
    -wear a mast without vents over your nose and mouth at all times in the temple
    -sanitize your hands and have your temperature taken upon entering the temple
    -maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others
    -refrain from singing in the temple
    -sit in the chairs provided without re-arranging the furnature
    and
    -wait to visit the temple if you are not feeling well.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Vespers Streamed on YouTube

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Tuesday, 11 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    On Tuesdays Vespers will be streamed from the Santa Barbara Temple, on YouTube. A period of silent meditation will follow.

  • In- Person Vespers

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

    We are happy to welcome you back to the temple for Vespers Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We must follow our COVID prevention precautions to keep the temple opened.

    We request that you:
    -wear a mast without vents over your nose and mouth at all times in the temple
    -sanitize your hands and have your temperature taken upon entering the temple
    -maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others
    -refrain from singing in the temple
    -sit in the chairs provided without re-arranging the furnature
    and
    -wait to visit the temple if you are not feeling well.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

For this location’s full calendar click here

  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brothers

    Trabuco Monastery

    Monday, 10 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Dhyanayogananda will continue his classes on  Sri Krishna's teachings, "Treasures from the Song of God", from the Bhagavad Gita. The class will be held at 7:30 P.M. via Google Meet.

    https://meet.google.com/xpi-ytoe-sgo


This week at the Vivekananda House

For this location’s full calendar click here

We host afternoon retreats on select Sundays once or twice a month.


This week at the Piñon Hills Retreat

For this location’s full calendar click here

We host retreats on select weekend days once a month or so.



This week at all VSSC centers

  • In- Person Vespers

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Friday, 07 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

    We are happy to welcome you back to the temple for Vespers Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We must follow our COVID prevention precautions to keep the temple opened.

    We request that you:
    -wear a mast without vents over your nose and mouth at all times in the temple
    -sanitize your hands and have your temperature taken upon entering the temple
    -maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others
    -refrain from singing in the temple
    -sit in the chairs provided without re-arranging the furnature
    and
    -wait to visit the temple if you are not feeling well.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Class: Living Wisdom of Swami Abhedananda with Swami Atmavidyananda and Swami Atmatattwananda(Livestream)

    Hollywood Temple

    Friday, 07 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    All classes/lectures/events will be streamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg
    A weekly class on the writings of Swami Abhedananda. This class is led by both Swami Atmavidyananda and Swami Atmatattwananda.

  • Meditation Skills for Meditators - Theory and Guided Meditation with Swami Satyamayananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg.

    Swami Satyamayananda is giving weekly classes on the practice of meditation. This class covers the theory of meditation as well as practical advice on how one can meditate as well as guided sessions.

  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pravrajika Dayaprana

    Hollywood Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please email Pravrajika Dayaprana at Dayaprana@vedanta.org if you would like to register for her weekly chanting classes. After registering, you will receive a link in order to join on Google Meet.

    Pravrajika Dayaprana is hosting weekly online chanting classes. In these classes, you will learn how to chant various Sanskrit verses and songs as well as their meanings.

  • Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna on Zoom

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/678830603?pwd=eGJUQnJEZVNMQ04zMHJOb1phMjVkdz09

    Meeting ID: 678 830 603
    Password: 2xTyyx

    *All zoom classes and lectures are limited to the first 100 participants.

  • In- Person Vespers

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Saturday, 08 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

    We are happy to welcome you back to the temple for Vespers Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We must follow our COVID prevention precautions to keep the temple opened.

    We request that you:
    -wear a mast without vents over your nose and mouth at all times in the temple
    -sanitize your hands and have your temperature taken upon entering the temple
    -maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others
    -refrain from singing in the temple
    -sit in the chairs provided without re-arranging the furnature
    and
    -wait to visit the temple if you are not feeling well.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Sanskrit Class

    Hollywood Temple

    Sunday, 09 May 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:35 am

    This is a weekly online class on Sanskrit given by Sukirtha Algarswamy. All levels are welcome. This class is held on Google Meet

    For any questions please contact Sukirtha at sukirtha12@yahoo.com

  • Spiritual Talk: Karma: Its Implication and Impact by Swami Satyamayananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Sunday, 09 May 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    All classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg

    Swami Satyamayananda will be giving a talk on Karma, explaining what it means and how it affects our lives.

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes with Swami Dhyanayogananda (Google Meet)

    Hollywood Temple

    Sunday, 09 May 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Google Meet Link : https://meet.google.com/fqe-ntph-svx

    Class in Spanish led by Swami Dhyanayogananda (a native Spanish speaker) in person or via live video conference. Via Google Meet : https://meet.google.com/fqe-ntph-svx

  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brothers

    Trabuco Monastery

    Monday, 10 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Dhyanayogananda will continue his classes on  Sri Krishna's teachings, "Treasures from the Song of God", from the Bhagavad Gita. The class will be held at 7:30 P.M. via Google Meet.

    https://meet.google.com/xpi-ytoe-sgo

  • Class: Narada's Way of Divine Love with Swami Sarvadevananda (Livestream)

    Hollywood Temple

    Tuesday, 11 May 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg AND http://www.youtube.com/voiceofvedanta (If one stream is not working, please check the other.) 

    Swami Sarvadevananda leads this class in the Green House Living every Tuesday afternoon. The class is streamed live on YouTube; past classes are archived there.

  • Vespers Streamed on YouTube

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Tuesday, 11 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    On Tuesdays Vespers will be streamed from the Santa Barbara Temple, on YouTube. A period of silent meditation will follow.

  • Class: Shanti Gita with Swami Sarvadevananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Tuesday, 11 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  AND www.youtube.com/voiceofvedanta (If one stream is not working, please check the other.) 

    Swami Sarvadevananda leads this study of the Shanti Gita. This holy text elucidates the words and advice of Sri Krishna on how we can attain to supreme peace.

  • The Eternal Companion on Zoom

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Wednesday, 12 May 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Speaker: Pravrajika Krishnaprana

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85622293052?pwd=ZDI2R29JZzQ0T3RPVTBKQWpENEpwQT09

    Meeting ID: 856 2229 3052
    Password: 354749

    *All zoom classes and lectures are limited to the first 100 participants.

  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna with Swami Sarvadevananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Wednesday, 12 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    This class will be given by Swami Sarvadevananda. A Read-aloud and discussion of The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, the words and stories of Sri Ramakrishna recorded with with an almost stenographic precision by one of his followers. A copy of the text is not necessary.

  • In- Person Vespers

    Santa Barbara Temple

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

    We are happy to welcome you back to the temple for Vespers Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. We must follow our COVID prevention precautions to keep the temple opened.

    We request that you:
    -wear a mast without vents over your nose and mouth at all times in the temple
    -sanitize your hands and have your temperature taken upon entering the temple
    -maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others
    -refrain from singing in the temple
    -sit in the chairs provided without re-arranging the furnature
    and
    -wait to visit the temple if you are not feeling well.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita with Swami Satyamayananda

    Hollywood Temple

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/vedantaorg

    Swami Satyamayananda teaches this class in the temple. The Bhagavad Gita is an essential text in Vedanta. This class uses the translation by Swami Chidbhavananda which is structured verse by verse with the Sanskrit in both devanagri and Roman transliteration as well as commentary from Sri Ramakrishna's teachings. The Swami will also refer to the Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood translation of the Gita. All are welcome to join this ongoing class at anytime.


May 2021

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  • Vigil - Chanting of "Jai …
  • Meditation Skills for Meditato…
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
  • Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna on Z…
  • In- Person Vespers
  • Ram Nam (Livestream)
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  • Sanskrit Class
  • Spiritual Talk: Sangha: Buddha…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritur…
3
  • Satsang-Tea & Chat with Kr…
  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brot…
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  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Vespers Streamed on YouTube
  • Class: Shanti Gita with Swami …
5
  • The Eternal Companion on Zoom
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita with …
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  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: Living Wisdom of Swami …
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  • Meditation Skills for Meditato…
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
  • Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna on Z…
  • In- Person Vespers
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  • Sanskrit Class
  • Spiritual Talk: Karma: Its Imp…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritur…
10
  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brot…
11
  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Vespers Streamed on YouTube
  • Class: Shanti Gita with Swami …
12
  • The Eternal Companion on Zoom
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
13
  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita with …
14
  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: Living Wisdom of Swami …
15
  • Meditation Skills for Meditato…
  • Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna on Z…
  • In- Person Vespers
16
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sunday Talk: Celebrating Mothe…
  • Spiritual Talk: Unselfishness …
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritur…
17
  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brot…
18
  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Vespers Streamed on YouTube
  • Class: Shanti Gita with Swami …
19
  • The Eternal Companion on Zoom
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
20
  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita with …
21
  • Vigil - Chanting of "Jai …
  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: Living Wisdom of Swami …
22
  • Vigil - Chanting of "Jai …
  • Meditation Skills for Meditato…
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
  • Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna on Z…
  • In- Person Vespers
23
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sunday Talk: Presents from Bud…
  • Spiritual Talk
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritur…
24
  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brot…
25
  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Vespers Streamed on YouTube
  • Class: Shanti Gita with Swami …
26
  • The Eternal Companion on Zoom
  • Buddha Purnima
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
27
  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita with …
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  • In- Person Vespers
  • Class: Living Wisdom of Swami …
29
  • Meditation Skills for Meditato…
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
  • Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna on Z…
  • In- Person Vespers
30
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Spiritual Talk: Vivekananda in…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritur…
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  • Memorial Day Retreat: Reading …
  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brot…