October 1 Wednesday

Durga Puja: Navaratri, with Durga Abishekam, homa, bhajans, Maha arati, and Prasad. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400.www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 3 Friday

Sri Lakshmi Puja, Navaratri celebration. 5-9 p.m., Oct. 3-5. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 4 Saturday

Sri Vidhya Puja. The Vedic Rishis have created millions of techniques and methods to connect with the divine. However the most beautiful and sweetest way is to relate with the divine as a mother. 2-4:30 p.m. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 5 Sunday

The Example of a Saintly Life. Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Call temples for times. SRF Lake Shrine, 17190 Sunset, Pacific Pallisades. (310) 454-4114. Hollywood Temple, 4860 Sunset Ave., Hollywood. (323) 661-8006. Pasadena Temple, 150 El Molino Ave., Pasadena. (626) 683-3983. San Diego Temple, 3072 First Ave., San Diego. (619) 295-0170.

October 6 Monday

Sri Saraswati Puja, Navaratri celebration. 5-9 p.m., Oct. 6-8. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 9 Thursday

Vijaya Dasami, Navaratri celebration. 5-9 p.m. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 10 Friday

Pranaprathishtapana, Sthapana of Shri Karthikeya, Valli, Devayani, and Navagrahas. Oct. 10, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-p.m. and 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mandir, 16540 Aston St., Irvine. (949) 222-2283.mandir@mandir.wswww.mandir.ws

October 11 Saturday

Sattvic cooking class. In this three-hour workshop learn how to prepare healthy sattvic meals from an experienced ayurvedic cook. 2-5 p.m. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400.www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

Pradosham, Nandhi Abhishekam at 6 p.m., Oct. 11 and 25. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 12 Sunday

Don’t Worry, Be Happy, three-hour workshop. Uncover the simple clicks to move from worries to action and pain to bliss. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

Living in Constant Remembrance of God. Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Call temples for times. SRF Lake Shrine, 17190 Sunset, Pacific Pallisades. (310) 454-4114. Hollywood Temple, 4860 Sunset Ave., Hollywood. (323) 661-8006. Pasadena Temple, 150 El Molino Ave., Pasadena. (626) 683-3983.

October 17 Friday

Karwa Chauth, Katha, and Puja, on this day the women pray for their welfare and longlife of their husbands. 7:30 p.m. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 18 Saturday

Life Bliss Program, Level II (NSP), by Life Bliss Foundation. Two-day meditation program where participants explore a new dimension of their inner self by removing all their samskaras(deep-rooted memories). 8:30 a.m., Oct. 18-19. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400.www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 19 Sunday

Spiritual Laws That Govern Healing. Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Call temples for times. SRF Lake Shrine, 17190 Sunset, Pacific Pallisades. (310) 454-4114. Hollywood Temple, 4860 Sunset Ave., Hollywood. (323) 661-8006. Pasadena Temple, 150 El Molino Ave., Pasadena. (626) 683-3983. Encinitas Temple, 939 Second St., Encinitas. San Diego Temple, 3072 First Ave., San Diego. (619) 295-0170.

October 25 Saturday

Health and Wellness Program. Fourteen meditation techniques to awaken your body’s intelligence. Two-day workshop that helps us reconnect with the innate intelligence of our bodies, and to allow a natural flowering of perfect health.  Let these techniques clear illness and stress from your system and infuse vibrant, positive, and peaceful energy. Oct. 25-26. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 26 Sunday

Henna Workshop, learn the history of this traditional art, as well as how to create and apply henna in beautiful designs. Information about other services including bridal henna, parties, baby shower, birthday parties, etc. Beginning workshop: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Advanced workshop: 2-5 p.m. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400. www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

October 29 Tuesday

Govardhan Puja/Gujarati New Year, celebrating the day Lord Krishna offered his protection to his people with songs, dance, and bhajans. Maha prasad offered. Vedic Temple, 9720 Central Ave., Montclair. (909) 625-1400.www.NithyanandaVedicTemple.org.

How to Read Other’s Character, and Inprove Your Own. Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Call temples for times. SRF Lake Shrine, 17190 Sunset, Pacific Pallisades. (310) 454-4114. Hollywood Temple, 4860 Sunset Ave., Hollywood. (323) 661-8006.

 

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