Upcoming Events

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

April 2019 • May 2019 • June 2019 • July 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: The Baghavad Gita

    Thursday, 20 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Satyamayananda teaches this class in the Green House living room. 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, commentary by Chidbhavananda, 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: Śvetāsvatara Upanishad

    Friday, 21 June 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 Śvetāsvatara Upanishad. All are welcome.

  • Class: Eternal Words of Swami Adbhutananda

    Friday, 21 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

  • Kirtan

    Saturday, 22 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Call and response singing and chanting in a variety of languages and styles with special guest Kamini Natarajan. Kamini encourages children to come and chant. All are welcome. Followed by refreshments.

  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 23 June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by senior Sanskrit students

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Mahayogananda "The Diamond Heart"

    Sunday, 23 June 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, 23 June 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.

  • Class: Sri Upadesamrta

    Tuesday, 25 June 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Swami Sarvdevananda leads this class in the Green House Living every Tuesday afternoon. The class is streamed live on YouTube; past classes are archived there.

  • Class: Nectar of Supreme Knowledge

    Tuesday, 25 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Saravdevananda 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 Dhiresananda. Translated into English by Swami Sarvadevananda.

  • Class: Śvetāsvatara Upanishad

    Wednesday, 26 June 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 Śvetāsvatara Upanishad. All are welcome.

  • Spritual Talk: Swami Kripamayananda

    Wednesday, 26 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Swami Kripamayananda is vistiing from Canada where he is head of the Vedanta Society of Toronto.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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  • Scripture Class

    Tuesday, 18 June 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

    Reading and discussion of the Bhagavad Gita.

  • Moral Philosophy

    Sunday, 23 June 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by Swami Vedarupananda

    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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  • Retreat: Retreat Music and Spiritual Life

    Saturday, 22 June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    With Pravrajika Vrajaprana
    Bring bag lunch.
    Sign up: 805 969 5697 or email: vrajaprana@vedanta.org

  • Class: Katha Upanishad

    Saturday, 22 June 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    With Swami Satyamayananda

  • Spiritual Talk: The Power of Prayers

    Sunday, 23 June 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Swami Satyamayananda


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 23 June 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 Dhyanayogananda "Attitude Is Everything"

    Sunday, 23 June 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, 23 June 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.

  • Scripture Class

    Wednesday, 26 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 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.