Upcoming Events

Coronavirus Covid-19 Update: Sunday Services and Weekday Classes Are Suspended, Bookshops Closed

Online Streaming of Services at the Hollywood Temple on our YouTube channel

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

March 2020 • April 2020

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

 

JULY 2020
FROM THE HOLLYWOOD TEMPLE
unless otherwise noted
SUNDAY SPIRITUAL TALKS 11 AM

5 Swami Sarvadevananda
Why Guru?

12 Swami Vedarupananda
What Is Divine Love?

19 Swami Satyamayananda
Lucidly Awake

26 Swami Harinamananda (from San Diego)
The Spiritual Hero’s Journey through Times of Crisis
On Zoom, will also be streamed to YouTube.com

CLASSES

Tuesdays
4:30 pm Narada’s Way of Divine Love
Swami Sarvadevananda
7:30 pm Nectar of Supreme Knowledge
Swami Sarvadevananda

Wednesdays
10:30
am Katha Upanishad
Swami Satyamayananda
7:30
pm Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
1, 8, 15, 22 Swami Sarvadevananda
29 Swami Satyamayananda

Thursdays
7:30 pm Bhagavad Gita
Swami Satyamayananda

Friday Class Suspended for July and August

Sundays
9-10:35 am Sanskrit Class
Sukirtha Alagarswamy
On Google Meet

2:30 pm Spanish Scripture Class
Swami Dhyanayogananda
On Google Meet

OTHER EVENTS

Ram Nam is suspended for July and August

Saturday July 4

FROM RAMAKRISHNA MONASTERY, TRABUCO CANYON, ORANGE COUNTY
Annual
4th of July Celebration Honoring Swami Vivekananda
Streamed on YouTube

Special Worship, Music, Talk by Swami Satyamayananda
Schedule:
11:15 am puja
3 pm program & talk

Saturday July 11, 4 pm
FROM VIVEKANANDA HOUSE, SOUTH PASADENA
Special Worship, Reading, Talk; streamed on YouTube 

Saturday July 18, 10:30 am
Annual Members Meeting
All members are urged to attend this online meeting
Link will be sent to members

FROM THE SANTA BARBARA TEMPLE
SUNDAY SPIRITUAL TALKS 11 AM
Streamed on Zoom & YouTube 

5 Pravrajika Vrajaprana
Belief, Faith and Experience
Zoom link (ID: 842 0105 9194; PW: 958853)

19 Pravrajika Krishnaprana
Balance In Chaos
Zoom link (ID: 821 6732 9251; PW: 780284)

CLASSES

Wednesdays 4:30 pm
Gospel of Holy Mother
8, 15, 22 Pravrajika K
rishnaprana
29 Swami Sarvadevananda
Zoom link (ID: 856 2229 3052; PW: 354749)

Saturdays 5 pm
Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
4, 18 Pravrajika Krishnaprana
11, 25 Pravrajika Vrajaprana
Zoom link (ID: 678 830 603; PW: 2xTyyx)

This week at the Hollywood Temple

For this location’s full calendar click here

  • Spiritual Talk: Why Guru? by Swami Sarvadevananda (Livestream)

    Sunday, 05 July 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

    Swami Sarvadevananda will be giving a talk on what is the need of a Guru in spiritual life.

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

    Tuesday, 07 July 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg AND 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: The Nectar of Supreme Knowledge (Livestream) from Swami Sarvadevananda

    Tuesday, 07 July 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at 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 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.

  • Class: Katha Upanishad (Livestream) from Swami Satyamayananda

    Wednesday, 08 July 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    This class will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  AND
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY_HqTiFjx9knq2PyFjZlyQ (If one stream is down, please try the other)
     
    A class on the Katha Upanishad given by Swami Satyamayananda in the Green House living room. The legendary Katha Upanishad is the recorded dialog between Nachiketa and Yama (the God of death).

  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna from Swami Sarvadevananda(Livestream)

    Wednesday, 08 July 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at 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 (Livestream)

    Thursday, 09 July 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class 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

For this location’s full calendar click here

Talks and classes are suspended during July and August.


This week at the Santa Barbara Temple

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This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

For this location’s full calendar click here

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 05 July 2020 @ 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm

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

    http://meet.google.com/fqe-ntph-svx

  • All activities are temporarily canceled

    Wednesday, 08 July 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    All activities are temporarily canceled. We invite everyone to participate in our Hollywood Temple Programs.  NOTE: IN PERSON ATTENDANCE CANCELED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS REGULATIONS - all classes/ lectures will be live-streamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    OR

     https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY_HqTiFjx9knq2PyFjZlyQ (If one stream is down, please try the other)


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.