Upcoming Events

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

July 2019 • August 2019 • September 2019 • October 2019

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: Katha Upanishad

    Wednesday, 23 October 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 Katha Upanishad. All are welcome.

  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    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: "Face the Brutes"

    Thursday, 24 October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Vedarupananda gives this class in the temple.

  • Vigil

    Friday, 25 October 2019 @ 7:00 am - Saturday, 26 October 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: Eternal Words of Swami Adbhutananda

    Friday, 25 October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 27 October 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by senior Sanskrit students

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Vedarupananda "The Serpent Power"

    Sunday, 27 October 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, 27 October 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.

  • Kali Puja

    Sunday, 27 October 2019 @ 10:00 pm - Monday, 28 October 2019 @ 3:00 am

    Schedule and details can be found here.

  • Kali Puja

    Sunday, 27 October 2019 @ 10:00 pm - Monday, 28 October 2019 @ 3:00 am

    Schedule and details can be found here.

  • Class: Sri Upadesamrta

    Tuesday, 29 October 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    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: The Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

    Tuesday, 29 October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    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.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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  • Change in Speaker - Talk TBA

    Saturday, 26 October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by Swami Chidbramananda, the Vedanta Society of Greater Washington DC

    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 provide a consistent program our regular Spiritual Talks and special programs will now take place on Saturdays, unless otherwise noted.


This week at the Santa Barbara Temple

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  • Reading: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Saturday, 26 October 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Reading of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

  • Video: Ramayana

    Saturday, 26 October 2019 @ 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: Outside/Inside

    Sunday, 27 October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Pravrajika Krishnaprana


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Scripture Class

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Satyamayananda "Bondage and Freedom"

    Sunday, 27 October 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.

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 27 October 2019 @ 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, 27 October 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.


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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  • Scripture Class, Meditation & Discussion

    Saturday, 26 October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am