Hollywood Temple

Important announcement: the Sunday services are suspended, and the bookshop is closed, until further notice, in accordance with the directive issued by the California Department of Public Health.

 

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

Hours:

6:30am to 7:00pm daily

Puja (Worship) Noon daily

Arati (Vespers) 6:00pm daily

Bookstore:

Phone: (323) 465-7114

The Hollywood Bookshop will remain closed at least through the end of March 2020. Visit vedanta.com to purchase books online.

Calendar of Events

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September 2020

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  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Class: The Nectar of Supreme K…
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  • Class: Katha Upanishad (Livest…
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita (Live…
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  • Spiritual Talk: Pursuing Happi…
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  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Class: The Nectar of Supreme K…
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  • Class: Katha Upanishad (Livest…
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita (Live…
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  • Spiritual Talk: Of Panics, Pan…
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  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Class: The Nectar of Supreme K…
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  • Class: Katha Upanishad (Livest…
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita (Live…
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  • Spiritual Talk: The Mystical I…
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  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Class: The Nectar of Supreme K…
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  • Class: Katha Upanishad (Livest…
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
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  • Class: The Bhagavad Gita (Live…
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  • Vigil
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  • Spiritual Talk: My Experiences…
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  • Class: Narada's Way of Di…
  • Class: The Nectar of Supreme K…
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  • Class: Katha Upanishad (Livest…
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…

TODAY & TONIGHT, Tuesday, September 29th! ALL ARE INVITED to rejoin our revered head of the Vedanta Society of Southern CA., Swami Sarvadevananda, at 4:30pm PDT, as he guides us through "Narada's Way of Divine Love," one of the ultimate teachings on Bhakti yoga. And TONIGHT, at 7:30pm PDT, you're invited to join his ongoing study of the classic text on Jnana yoga, "The Nectar of Supreme Knowledge." Each class will be livestreamed at youtube.com/vedantaorg. Swami also answers questions afterwards on the live chat.
ॐ🕊🙏 #vedantasociety #vedantaorg
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Here is one more, brief, but vitally important insight from Swami Sarvapriyananda, on how to be alone during pandemic - in a spiritual way.ॐ🕊🙏https://youtu.be/40bJmga_CTM ...

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Again, for those who missed Swami Sarvapriyananda's (no longer available for viewing) talk on Sunday morning, here is a video of another wonderful talk he gave while at Harvard University.🙏 ...

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