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Malibu Hindu Temple in Los Angeles

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Malibu Hindu Temple, a temple of the Hindu god Venkateswara, built in 1981, is located in the city of Calabasas near Malibu, California. It is owned and operated by the Hindu Temple Society of Southern California. Built in the traditional South Indian style, it is frequented by followers of Hinduism in Southern California.

The priests are situated and live on the grounds of the temple. The temple has many gatherings for ceremonies, and provides numerous space for meditation, picknicking, it has a full stage for special cultural and Hindu programs.

In 1997, the temple was used in a small scene in the movie Beverly Hills Ninja starring Chris Farley. In January 2006, the pop-star singer Britney Spears had her 4-month-old son blessed in a large ceremony by the Brahmins, or Hindu priests, of this temple. The event had world-wide coverage in the media.

The Hindu temple has two complexes - the upper complex with Lord Venkateswara as the presiding deity and the lower complex with Lord Shiva as the presiding deity. In addition to the presiding deity, both complexes have shrines for other deities.


1600 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd,


CA 91302

Temple Hours

The temple is open every day of the year.

Weekdays: Summer hours: 9:00 A.M to 12:30 Noon and 5 P.M to 8 P.M.

                Winter hours: 9:00 A.M to 12:30 Noon and 5 P.M to 7 P.M.

Weekends & Holidays: Summer hours: 8:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M

                               Winter hours: 8:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M


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