Hollywood Temple

Our Hollywood location is home to a temple, a monastery, a 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, Sunday School, scripture and chanting classes, kirtans, karma yoga days, and special pujas.

Contact Information

Hours:

6:30am to 7:00pm daily

Puja (Worship) Noon daily

Arati (Vespers) 6:00pm daily

Bookstore:

Phone: (323) 465-7114
Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00am to 12:30pm
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 11:00am
Noon to 5:00pm
CLOSED WEDNESDAYS

Closed Wednesdays, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Calendar of Events

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October 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Sarvadev…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritu…
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  • Class: Katha Upanishad
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  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Class: Vivekananda’s "Ins…
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  • Teachings of Ramakrishna'…
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  • Ram Nam
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  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Vedarupa…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritu…
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  • Class: Katha Upanishad
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  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Class: "What Is a Mantra?…
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  • Teachings of Ramakrishna'…
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  • Karma Yoga day
  • Chanting for Beginners
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  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Mahayoga…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritu…
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  • Class: Swami Atmapriyananda &q…
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  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Kali Puja
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  • Teachings of Ramakrishna'…
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  • Kali Immersion
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  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Atmapriy…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritu…
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  • Class: Pravrajika Vidyaprana &…
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  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Class: "Truth Alone Trium…
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  • Vigil
  • Teachings of Ramakrishna'…
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  • Sanskrit Class
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Jon Monday &qu…
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escritu…
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  • Class: Pravrajika Vidyapranana…

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Here is Swami Mahayogananda's illuminating and inspiring talk about Swami Vivekananda's personal relationship with Kali. A perfect preparation for our Kali Puja this coming Thursday! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are pleased to announce that Swami Atmapriyananda, President of Vivekananda University, India, is visiting Southern California. He will be giving talks and retreats at our various centers throughout his trip, and will lead our Tuesday night class in Hollywood, attend our Kali Puja, and speak the following Sunday. See flyer below for details. ... See MoreSee Less

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Swami Mahayogananda's Sunday talk tomorrow will be on "Vivekananda and Kali." Since our annual Kali Puja is so close (Thursday, 10/19), may Swamiji's insight add to our understanding and meditation on MA that special night... ... See MoreSee Less

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Beginning at 10PM, all are invited to join us throughout the night as we celebrate and honor the Divine Mother in the form of Kali. Please see flyer for details. "My Mother! Who is my Mother? Ah, She is the Mother of the Universe. It is She who creates and preserves the world, who always protects Her children, and who grants whatever they desire: dharma, artha, kama, moksha." ~ Sri Ramakrishna ... See MoreSee Less

Kali Puja

October 19, 2017, 10:00pm - October 20, 2017, 3:00am

Beginning at 10PM, all are invited to join us thro...

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KALI MA IS COMING! Please join us in Karma Yoga at Hollywood Temple, this Saturday, October 14, 9:00 am!
We're looking forward to seeing many of you this Saturday! We will be preparing the Ashrama and Temple for the upcoming Kali Puja event. We really appreciate your help, which is much needed!

Afterwards, we will meditate in the temple and then enjoy lunch prasad. Jai MA!
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