“Thinking is an art, a skill, a technique.
You must learn and practice it as you would the violin, golf or bridge.”
– A. Parthasarathy

Vedanta Institute LA offers free public study classes for those wishing to delve into Vedantic knowledge. Vedanta study groups provide you with the necessary tools to gain a powerful intellect. Clarity of intellect enables the ability to think and reason, so as to deal with life’s challenges effectively.

Vedanta study groups are facilitated by Glen & Nathalie – graduates of the Vedanta Academy. In a comfortable, interactive atmosphere you are encouraged to question, discuss and analyze the ancient philosophy of Vedanta.


The classes listed below are free of charge and open to the public.
Donations are gratefully accepted.


We also offer closed groups.
These classes have a fixed membership, and are not advertised publicly.

If you are interested in starting a closed group, contact  Closed groups are also run by donation.


Sunday | 10:00 – 11:00am | S. Pasadena | MORE…

Orange Grove Recreation Center
815 Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Text: Vedanta Treatise: The Eternities


Sundays  |  6:30 – 7:45pm | Studio City | MORE…

Electric Soul Yoga
12408 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

Text: Vedanta Treatise: The Eternities


Mondays  |  6:30 – 7:30pm | Santa Monica | MORE…

Live-streamed on the ZOOM app.  Email us to learn more.

The Birdcage
At The Victorian
2640 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Text: Vedanta Treatise: The Eternities


Thursdays  |  7:30 – 8:30am | La Jolla | MORE…

12-week Professional Development Course

La Jolla Country Day School
9490 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Board Room, 3rd floor Jacobs Library (See map)

Email us for more info or learn more here.

Text: Governing Business & Relationships


Thursdays  |  6:00 – 7:15pm | La Jolla| MORE…

Live-streamed on the ZOOM app.

Email us for more info

Text:  Bhaja Govindam : Seek the Eternal


Friday  |  8:00 – 9:15am | La Jolla

Live-streamed on the ZOOM app.

Email us for more info

Text: Bhagavad Gita