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:

September 2020 • October 2020 • November 2020

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

ALL EVENTS LIVE ONLINE NOT IN PERSON

HOLLYWOOD TEMPLE
youtube.com/vedantaorg
SUNDAY SPIRITUAL TALKS 11
am

DAILY EVENING PRAYER (Arati) 6 pm
(followed by silent meditation)
Link to texts

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
Sw
ami Satyamayananda
7:30
pm Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

Thursdays
7:30 pm Bhagavad Gita
Swami Satyamayananda

Fridays
7:30 pm Readings from the Direct Disciples

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

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

SANTA BARBARA TEMPLE
SUNDAY SPIRITUAL TALKS 11
am, every other week
Talks streamed on Zoom and YouTube
Limited in-person attendance, distancing & masks required

CLASSES
Wednesdays 4:30
pm Gospel of Holy Mother
Pravrajika Krishnaprana
On Zoom & YouTube
Meeting ID: 856 2229 3052, Password: 354749

Saturdays 5 pm Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
On Zoom & YouTube
Meeting ID: 678 830 603, Password: 2xTyyx

This week at the Hollywood Temple

For this location’s full calendar click here

  • Class: Katha Upanishad (Livestream) from Swami Satyamayananda

    Wednesday, 25 November 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    This class will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  AND
    Swamis Youtube Channel (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 Atmatattwananda

    Wednesday, 25 November 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This class will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg  

    This class will be given by Swami Atmatattwananda. 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, 26 November 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.

  • Class: Living Wisdom of Swami Abhedananda from Swami Atmavidyananda and Swami Atmatattwananda(Livestream)

    Friday, 27 November 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    All classes/lectures/events will be streamed at www.youtube.com/vedantaorg
    A weekly class on the writings of Swami Abhedananda. This class is led by both Swami Atmavidyananda and Swami Atmatattwananda.

  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pravrajika Dayaprana

    Saturday, 28 November 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please email Pravrajika Dayaprana at Dayaprana@vedanta.org if you would like to register for her weekly chanting classes. After registering, you will receive a link in order to join on Google Meet.

    Pravrajika Dayaprana is hosting weekly online chanting classes. In these classes, you will learn how to chant various Sanskrit verses and songs as well as their meanings.

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 29 November 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    This is a weekly online class on Sanskrit given by Sukirtha Algarswamy. All levels are welcome. This class is held on Google Meet

  • Spiritual Talk: Language is Maya by Pravrajika Vidyaprana

    Sunday, 29 November 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

    Pravrajika Vidyaprana will giving a talk on the use of language and how it can be potentially deceptive.

  • Spanish Scripture Class by Swami Dhyanayogananda (Google Meet)

    Sunday, 29 November 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Google Meet Link : https://meet.google.com/fqe-ntph-svx

    Swami Dhyanayogananda will be leading a scripture class in Spanish over Google Meet. All are welcome to attend.

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

    Tuesday, 01 December 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, 01 December 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.


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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  • via Zoom*: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Saturday, 28 November 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Speaker: Pravrajika Krishnaprana

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/678830603?pwd=eGJUQnJEZVNMQ04zMHJOb1phMjVkdz09

    Meeting ID: 678 830 603
    Password: 2xTyyx

    *All zoom classes and lectures are limited to the first 100 participants.


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 29 November 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

    meet.google.com/bqh-vzex-xxp 

  • Satsanga with The Trabuco Brothers

    Monday, 30 November 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Dhyanayogananda will continue his classes on  Sri Krishna's teachings, "Treasures from the Song of God", from the Bhagavad Gita. The class will be held at 7:30 P.M. via Google Meet.

    https://meet.google.com/xpi-ytoe-sgo


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.