Hollywood Temple

The Hollywood Temple & Bookshop are open according to the schedule below.

Our Hollywood location is home to a temple, monastery, convent, bookshop, library and the society’s administrative offices. Our minister, Swami Sarvadevananda, and other monks reside in the Hollywood monastery.

The temple is open daily to the public from morning meditation through evening classes. Daily puja, worship, is observed at 12:00 noon every day. Daily arati, vespers, is at 6:00 pm. We also host Sunday morning spiritual talks, scripture and chanting classes, kirtans, karma yoga days, and special pujas. The library is open before and after Sunday morning talks. Members may search for titles in our catalog and borrow books.

Contact Information

Temple Hours

Daily

  • 6:30 – 8 am
  • 12 noon – 1:15 pm
  • 6 – 7 pm
  • (6 – 8:30 pm on class nights, Tues – Thurs)

Sundays
11 am – 1:15 pm

Bookstore

Phone: (323) 465-7114

The Hollywood Bookshop is open with limited hours as follows:

  • Thurs – Fri 11 am – 1 pm, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Sat 11 am – 5 pm
  • Sun 10 – 11 am, 12 – 2 pm
  • Closed Mon – Wed

Visit vedanta.com to purchase books online.

Calendar of Events

March 2024

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Class: Tales and Parables of S…
2
  • Karma Yoga Day
  • Ram Nam Sankirtan
3
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sri Ramakrishna: What They Say…
4
5
  • Class: Srimad Bhagavatam with …
  • Class: Svetasvatara Upanishad …
6
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
7
  • Narada Bhakti Sutras | Swami S…
8
  • Shiva Ratri
9
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
10
  • Sanskrit Class
  • The Unique Sri Ramakrishna | S…
11
12
  • Class: Srimad Bhagavatam with …
  • Class: Svetasvatara Upanishad …
13
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
14
  • Narada Bhakti Sutras | Swami S…
15
  • Class: Tales and Parables of S…
16
17
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sri Ramakrishna Birthday Puja
18
19
  • Class: Svetasvatara Upanishad …
20
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
21
  • Patanjali's Yogasutra | S…
22
  • Class: Tales and Parables of S…
23
  • Antaryoga Retreat On “Great Ma…
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
24
  • Sanskrit Class
  • (Dis)solving the Problem of Ev…
25
26
  • Class: Srimad Bhagavatam with …
  • Viveka-Chudamani | Swami Suman…
27
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
28
  • Narada Bhakti Sutras | Swami S…
29
  • Vigil - Chanting of "Jai …
  • Class: Tales and Parables of S…
30
  • Karma Yoga
  • Antaryoga Retreat on Sri Ramak…
31
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Resurrection | Swami Arupeshan…