Upcoming Events

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

January 2020 • February 2020 • March 2020 • April 2020

Our annual Puja Calendar, updated for 2019–2020 may be found here, or see the official calendar from Belur Math here.

This week at the Hollywood Temple

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  • *LIVESTREAM ONLY* Class: Living Wisdom of Swami Abhedananda

    Friday, 10 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Description:NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    Led by Swamis Atmavidyananda and Atmatattwananda in the Green House living room.

  • **CANCELED** Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    ********CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**********
    Led by senior Sanskrit students

  • *LIVESTREAM ONLY* Spiritual Talk: Resurrect the Christ Within

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    **NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg

    Swami Satyamayananda will be giving a talk on how to "Resurrect the Christ Within".

  • **CANCELED** Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Class in Spanish led by Swami Dhyanayogananda (a native Spanish speaker) in person or via live video conference.

  • *LIVESTREAM ONLY* Class: Sri Upadesamrta

    Tuesday, 14 April 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Description:NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    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.

  • *LIVESTREAM ONLY* Class: The Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

    Tuesday, 14 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Description:NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    Swami Sarvadevananda leads this study of a popular text on advaita philosophy in 223 verses. It contains the essential philosophical conclusions of the much larger text, the Yoga Vashista. Original Bengali translation from Sanskrit by Swami Dhireshananda. Translated into English by Swami Sarvadevananda.

  • *LIVESTREAM ONLY* Class: Katha Upanishad

    Wednesday, 15 April 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    A class on the Katha Upanishad given by Swami Satyamayananda in the Green House living room.

  • *LIVESTREAM ONLY* Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Wednesday, 15 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Description:NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    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.

  • *LIVESTREAM ONLY* Class: The Bhagavad Gita

    Thursday, 16 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    ****** Description:NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be livestreamed at 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

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  • Scripture Class

    Tuesday, 07 April 2020 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

    Reading and discussion of Vedantic Texts.

  • TBA

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by

    Program includes music and spiritual talk, usually followed by a brief Q&A period.

    There is a meditation period in the shrine room preceding most weekend programs, which begins at 10:00 AM and may include a guided group worship.Note: This guided worship may be suspended when there is a special program or when the resident swami is out of town.


This week at the Santa Barbara Temple

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  • Reading: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna via Zoom

    Saturday, 11 April 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Reading of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

  • Video: Ramayana cancelled until further notice

    Saturday, 11 April 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Episodes of the Ramayna will be shown at the Convent. Ramayana is an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

  • Spiritual Talk: cancelled until further notice

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker:

  • Sanskrit Class cancelled until further notice

    Tuesday, 14 April 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Wade Dazey covers an introduction to Sanskrit including an analysis of grammar, euphonic combinations, and vocabulary in a few selected verses from the Bhagavad-Gītā and the Aṣṭāvakra Saṁhitā.


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Spiritual Talk:

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    The talk will be in the monastery hall and followed by a Q & A session in the library.

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Sunday school is for children ages 5 and up while their parents attend the lecture.

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 12 April 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Class in Spanish led by Swami Dhyanayogananda (a native Spanish speaker) in person or via live video conference.

  • Scripture Class

    Wednesday, 15 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This week at the Vivekananda House

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


This week at the Piñon Hills Retreat

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