Upcoming Events

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

• January 2017 • February 2017 • March 2017 • April 2017 • May 2017

Our annual Puja Calendar may be found here, or see the official calendar from Belur Math here.

This week at the Hollywood Temple

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  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Wednesday, 24 May 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Read-aloud and discussion of The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna with Swami
    A copy of the text is not necessary.

  • Class: Vivekananda's Inspired Talks

    Thursday, 25 May 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class is led by Pravrajika Sevaprana meets in the Green House living room.

  • Teachings of Ramakrishna's Disciples

    Friday, 26 May 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Led by Swami Atmavidyananda in the Green House living room.

  • Karma Yoga day

    Saturday, 27 May 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    This is a day of selfless service to maintain and improve our grounds and services. Range of work varies and might be indoors or out involving physical or mental tasks. We meet in front of the bookshop at 9 am, break for noon meditation in the temple before enjoying lunch in the monastery with the monks and nuns.

  • Chanting for Beginners

    Saturday, 27 May 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Pravrajika Dayaprana teaches Sanskrit chanting in the Green House living room, adjacent to the bookstore.

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 28 May 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by Sukirtha and Nancy Walder

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 28 May 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Sunday school is for children ages 6 and up while their parents attend the spiritual talk.

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Atmatattwananda "Light"

    Sunday, 28 May 2017 @ 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 May 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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

  • Memorial Day Retreat

    Monday, 29 May 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

    10am Reading of Vivekananda's Complete Works
    1:30 Lunch
    2:30 Special Program

  • Class: Katha Upanishad

    Tuesday, 30 May 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class is led by Swami Sarvadevananda.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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  • Class: The Basics of Advaita Vedanta

    Tuesday, 23 May 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

    Swami Harinamananda
    Vedanta Sara: The Basics of Advaita Vedanta
    An informal class to understand and reflect on the principles and practices of Advaita Vedanta.

  • Discovering Yourself

    Sunday, 28 May 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by Swami Harinamananda

    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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  • Saturday Class: "Nectar of Supreme Knowledge" w/ Swami Sarvadevananda

    Saturday, 27 May 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Swami Sarvadevananda continues his class

  • Spiritual Talk: "Buddha" w/ Swami Sarvadevananda

    Sunday, 28 May 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Swami Sarvadevananda


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Scripture Class

    Wednesday, 24 May 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Yogeshananda will continue his discourses on The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna. There will be time for exploring another world faith as well.

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 28 May 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Dhyanayogananda "Mindful Worship"

    Sunday, 28 May 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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.