Upcoming Events

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

• July 2017• August 2017 • September 2017 • October 2017

Our annual Puja Calendar may be found here, or see the official calendar from Belur Math here.

This week at the Hollywood Temple

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  • Sanskrit Class

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:40 am

    Led by Sukirtha and Nancy Walder

  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Sunday school is for children ages 6 and up while their parents attend the spiritual talk.

  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Atmapriyananda "Aloneness Beyond Loneliness"

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 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, 22 October 2017 @ 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: Pravrajika Vidyaprana "Gita Topics"

    Tuesday, 24 October 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Wednesday, 25 October 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Read-aloud and discussion of The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna with Pravrajika Sevaprana.
    A copy of the text is not necessary.

  • Class: "Truth Alone Triumphs"

    Thursday, 26 October 2017 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Swami Vedarupananda leads this class in the temple.

  • Vigil

    Friday, 27 October 2017 @ 7:00 am-Saturday, 28 October 2017 @ 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.

  • Teachings of Ramakrishna's Disciples

    Friday, 27 October 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Led by Swami Atmavidyananda in the Green House living room.


This week at the San Diego Monastery

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  • Discussion: Advaita Vedanta

    Tuesday, 17 October 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

    A three part series based on Swami Sarvapriyananda's Advaita Retreatt

  • Spiritual Practices and the Brain

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Weekend Spiritual Talk by Swami Atmavidyananda

    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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  • Spiritual Talk: "Gratitude" w/ Pravrajika Krishnaprana

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Pravrajika Krishnaprana

  • Reading: Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

    Saturday, 28 October 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Reading of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

  • Video: Mahabharata

    Saturday, 28 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Episodes of the Mahabharata will be shown at the Convent. This great Indian epic, which includes the Bhagavad-Gita, tells the story of the descendents of the great King Bharata.


This week at the Trabuco Canyon Monastery

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  • Sunday School

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Sunday school is for children ages 5 and up while their parents attend the lecture.

  • Swami Sarvadevananda "Is My Mother Really Black?"

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

    Sunday, 22 October 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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

  • Scripture Class

    Wednesday, 25 October 2017 @ 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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  • Antaryoga Retreat for Inner Communion

    Saturday, 28 October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

    This is the final of three retreats on the Mundaka Upanishad. Contact Pravrajika Dayaprana by October 25 at dayaprana@vedanta.org or (323) 960-1729, ext. 88 to make a reservation. She can answer questions, and provide car-pooling information or directions. There is no fee for this retreat.