Upcoming Events

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

February 2019 • March 2019 • April 2019 • May 2019

Our annual Puja Calendar, updated for 2018–2019, may be found here, or see the official calendar from Belur Math here.

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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  • Class: "The Snake and the Rope"

    Thursday, 25 April 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Swami Vedarupananda gives this class in the temple.

  • Vigil

    Friday, 26 April 2019 @ 7:00 am - Saturday, 27 April 2019 @ 7:00 am

    During Vigil, members take turns in scheduled shifts to sit in the inner shrine chanting "Jai Sri Ramakrishna" continuously for 24 hours.

  • Class: Śvetāsvatara Upanishad

    Friday, 26 April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Swami Satyamayananda meets with seekers on Wednesday & Friday mornings in the Green House living room to study scripture. The current text is the Śvetāsvatara Upanishad. All are welcome.

  • Class: Eternal Words of Latu Maharaj

    Friday, 26 April 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by senior Sanskrit students

  • Spiritual Talk: Pravrajika Vidyaprana "Wind: It's a Gas!"

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Talks are in the temple and are often followed by a Q & A session in the Green House living room, adjacent to the bookshop.

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

  • Class: Bhakti Ratnavali

    Tuesday, 30 April 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

  • Class: Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

    Tuesday, 30 April 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Saravdevananda 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 Dhiresananda. Translated into English by Swami Sarvadevananda.

  • Class: Śvetāsvatara Upanishad

    Wednesday, 01 May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Swami Satyamayananda meets with seekers on Wednesday & Friday mornings in the Green House living room to study scripture. The current text is the Śvetāsvatara Upanishad. All are welcome.

  • Special Talk: "Ancient Indian Wisdom—Modern Perspective"

    Wednesday, 01 May 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Jaya Row of Vedanta Vision is visiting from Mumbai, India.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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  • Scripture Class

    Tuesday, 23 April 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

    Reading and discussion of the Bhagavad Gita.

  • TBA

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by

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

    All are welcome to share in a guided group worship in the shrine room beginning at 10 AM, preceding most weekend programs. This guided worship may be suspended when there is a special program or when the resident swami is out of town.

    NOTE ON PROGRAM CHANGE
    In order to accommodate the busy schedules of the swamis and ensure that we may benefit from their holy company, we will have “Weekend Spiritual Talks” at 11:00 AM. The talks will be on either Saturday or Sunday. Please consult the program schedule each month. The Monastery’s regular Sunday program is suspended.


This week at the Santa Barbara Temple

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  • ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING

    Saturday, 27 April 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Spiritual Talk: Self-Images

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Swami Satyamayananda

  • Sanskrit Class

    Tuesday, 30 April 2019 @ 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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  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Vedarupananda "What Is Your Philosophy?"

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 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, 01 May 2019 @ 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.