Malibu Venkateswara Swamy Hindu Temple Built in 1981. The Malibu Sri Lord Balaji Hindu Temple, located in California. The temple is ‘modeled after the Sri Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati an ancient sanctuary of such significance that some call it the Hindu Vatican.
Malibu Lord Balaji Hindu Temple
TTD Lord balaji Temple is located in the city of Calabasas near Malibu, California, in the Santa Monica Mountains. It is owned and operated by the Hindu Temple Society of Southern California. The temple was built in 1981 for the god Venkateswara, with shrines for various deities scattered throughout the property along with ample space for quiet reflection and meditation.
It is one of the largest Hindu temples in the Western hemisphere.The priests are situated and live on the grounds of the temple. The temple has many gatherings for ceremonies and provides numerous spaces for meditation and picnicking. It has a full stage for special cultural and Hindu programs.
Lord Balaji California temples has many gathering by local hindu families for ceremonies, wedding programs, first birthday and provides numerous space for meditations. Malibu hindu temple has two complexes, Upper complex with lord venkateswara as the presiding deity and the lower complex with lord shiv as the presiding deity. In addition to the presiding deity, both compounds have shrines for other deities.
To replicate the original, the Malibu structure’s sculpted towers were built by artisans from India as sort of stone storybooks with deities and scenes revealing the history of Hinduism.
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Malibu Hindu Temple Timings
On Normal days temple was open to visitors from morning 7:30 am. On weekdays, the temple is open to visitors between 9 am and 12:30 pm, and also, between 5 and 8 pm (though in the winter, the temple closes to the public at 7 pm); on the weekend, visiting hours are between 8 am and 7 pm. The Temple will continue to offer outdoor services only on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 5 PM. It will remain closed to the public during the weekdays from Monday to Friday
Opening/Closing Days: Open every day of the year
Weekday Hours: Summer 9-12:30 and 5-8 PM, Winter 9-12:30 and 5-7 PM
Weekend Hours: 8 AM – 7 PM
Online donations to Sri Venkateswara temple California
Donate to the Malibu Hindu Temple, The Hindu Temple Society of Southern California wishes to use the donations for purposes of maintaining the payroll and maintenance costs of the Temple. The Temple reserves the right to use the donations for other purposes that are beneficial to the Temple.
Pooja Live Streaming Services:
Live streaming schedule will be announced here as it becomes available. (Please note that the Temple will not be having in-person abishekams and maha aarthis until further notice.)
Available Pooja Services:
Archana(Any deity walk-in-basis)
Sahasra Nama Archana
Abhishekam(Temple scheduled days only)
Sri Rudra Homam
Sri Subramanya Homam
Sarpa Shanthi Homam
Sri Sudarshana Homam
Sri Mahalakshmi Homam
Sri Dhanvanthari Homam
Sri Saraswathi Homam
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Homam
Nakshatra Shanthi Homam
Ayushya Homam (Adults)
Ayushya Homam (Kids)
Chaulam (Mundan ceremony)
Shasti Abdhi Poorthi (60th Birthday)
Sathabhishekam (80th Birthday)
Apara Kriya (Final Rites)
Apara Kriyas (10th,11th & 12th day ceremonies)
First Year Sradham
Sri Sathyanarayana Pooja
Kalyana Uthsavam (Balaji / Shiva)
Wedding Engagement Ceremony
Lagna Patrika (Muhurtha Patrika)
Vaahana Pooja (Car Pooja / Bike Pooja)
Wedding ceremony at Shiva complex + priest services + Cleaning
Visesha Seva-1 yr. Sponsorship
Balaji Abhishekam (once a week)
Shiva Abhishekam (once a week)
Mahalakshmi Abhishekam (once a month)
Andal Abhishekam (once a month)
Sri Ganapathi Abhishekam (once a month)
Sri Subramanya Abhishekam (once a month)
Navagraha Abhishekam (once a month)
Use of cultural hall for a wedding (8hrs. use SAT, SUN and Holidays)
Use of Cultural hall for wedding (MON – FRI 8 hrs use)
Use of cultural hall for non-profit org. for 4hrs. use only (without kitchen) + Dep.
*Cultural hall booking party is responsible for the clean up after use)*
How to Reach
Directions to Malibu Hindu Temple (Santa Monica Mountains, La) with public transportation. The following transit lines have routes that pass near Malibu Hindu Temple
Bus Timings, Bus Numbers 161, 423
Malibu Hindu Temple Address:
Address, Malibu Hindu Temple
1600 Las Virgenes Canyon Road, Calabasas – CA 91302.
Phone Number: +1 (818) 880-5552
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