Upcoming Events

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

December 2018 • January 2019 • February 2019 • March 2019

Our annual Puja Calendar, updated for 2018–2019, 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, 20 February 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: "Speech Karma"

    Thursday, 21 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Swami Vedarupananda leads this class in the temple.

  • Vigil

    Friday, 22 February 2019 @ 7:00 am - Saturday, 23 February 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: Teachings of Ramakrishna’s Disciples

    Friday, 22 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 24 February 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by senior Sanskrit students

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Chetanananda "See God with Open Eyes"

    Sunday, 24 February 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Swami Chetanananda is Minister of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis. 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, 24 February 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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

  • Class: The Mind of a Meditator

    Tuesday, 26 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Satyamayananda gives this class in the temple.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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Talks and classes are suspended during July and August.


This week at the Santa Barbara Temple

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  • Class: Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

    Saturday, 23 February 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    with Swami Sarvadevananda

  • Spiritual Talk: Brahmananda and His Brother Disciples

    Sunday, 24 February 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Swami Sarvadevananda

  • Sanskrit Class

    Tuesday, 26 February 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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  • Scripture Class

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 24 February 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 Satyamayananda "The Matrix of Life"

    Sunday, 24 February 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, 24 February 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 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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  • Retreat: Meditation on Sri Ramakrishna

    Saturday, 23 February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Contact Pravrajika Dayaprana by February 21 at dayaprana@vedanta.org or (323) 960-1729, ext. 88 to make a reservation. She can answer questions, and provide car-pooling information.