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

June 2024

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Ram Nam Sankirtan
2
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Meaning of Life | Swami Sarvad…
3
4
  • Class: Srimad Bhagavatam with …
  • Class: Svetasvatara Upanishad …
5
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
6
  • Patanjali's Yoga Sutras |…
7
  • Writings of the Direct Discipl…
8
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
9
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Cause and Effect | Swami Arupe…
10
11
  • Viveka-Chudamani | Swami Suman…
12
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
13
  • Narada Bhakti Sutras | Swami S…
14
  • Writings of the Direct Discipl…
15
  • Antaryoga Morning Retreat: On …
  • Karma Yoga
16
  • Sanskrit Class
  • Are We Reborn? | Swami Medhana…
17
18
  • Patanjali's Yoga Sutras |…
19
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
20
  • Narada Bhakti Sutras | Swami S…
21
  • Writings of the Direct Discipl…
22
  • Sanskrit Chanting Class by Pra…
23
  • Sanskrit Class
  • The Spirit Birds | Swami Vedar…
24
25
  • Class: Srimad Bhagavatam with …
  • Class: Svetasvatara Upanishad …
26
  • Class: Gospel of Sri Ramakrish…
27
  • Voice therapy with Paige &…
  • Hymns of Swami Vivekananda | S…
28
  • Vigil - Chanting of "Jai …
  • Writings of the Direct Discipl…
29
30
  • Sanskrit Class
  • The Spiritual Habit | Swami Ma…