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Welcome to Hindu Temple Ventura County

This Temple has been started by the combined efforts of people from Ventura County area to provide our kids knowledge about Hindu Religion and Philosophy. A place where we can celebrate our festivals together, Kids can learn their native language or culture through Bal Vihar and get to know their religion. To view the Temple deities please follow this link.

Now you can stay in touch with the temple through Facebook. Visit Hindu Temple Ventura County Facebook page and signup.

Temple Contact:     Phone: (805)766-4671    e-mail: hindutemplevc@gmail.com
Address: 6085 King Drive, Unit 110,
Ventura, CA 93003
Temple is located off Johnson Drive exit of US 101 in Ventura behind Paradise Chevrolet dealership. For Google Map and Directions click on the address link.

Programs

  • September 22th (Tuesday) - Sarvapitri Amavasya
    (all fathers' new moon day) is intended for all ancestors, irrespective of the lunar day they died. It is the most important day of the Pitru Paksha Those who have forgotten to perform shraddha can do so on this day. A shradha ritual performed on this day is considered as fruitful as one conducted in the holy city of Gaya, which is seen as a special place to perform the rite, and hosts a fair during the Pitru Paksha period. The shraddha involves pinda-daan, which is an offering to the ancestors of pindas (cooked rice and flour balls mixed with ghee and black sesame seeds). Recommended things to bring with you for puja:
    1. Three pindas balls
    2. If you remember any food item that was favorite to your ancestors, bring it (small quantity)
    3. Black Sesame seeds (til)- if you do not have them, temple will provide them
    4. Parsad
    5. Flowers - temple will provide if you do not have them
  • September 26th (Friday) and September 27th (Saturday) from 8:00PM to 10:30 PM Garba dance with live dhol (Raj Singh) and Nagara, local talented singers, electrifying atmosphere that will make you want to dance. Snacks freshly cooked and served
  • September 28th (Sunday) - 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Mata Ki Chowki - Come join us for singing of Mata Ke bhajans, offering chunni to Mata and Kanjak pujan with special preetibhoj (dinner service) sponsored by Kohli (Parmod and Promila) and Rikhi parivar (Kishore and Neelam) Choki will be followed by Garba with local musicians and talented singers from 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM, freshly cooked snacks will be served
  • September 29th (Monday), September 30th (Tuesday), October 1st (Wednesday), October 2nd (Thursday) - 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Garba with local musicians and artists, freshly cooked snacks will be served
  • October (Friday) and October 4th (Saturday) - 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Final Garba dance with live dhol (Raj Singh), Nagara and local talented musicians and artists. Freshly cooked snacks served
  • October 5th (Sunday) 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Closing Mata Ki Chowki sponsored by Sapkota family
  • Here are the pictures from Shri Krishna Janmashtami at Hindu Temple Ventura County. The festivities went on past midnight to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna
  • We are looking to add Indian Laguage classes, If interested to learn or teach, please send message or e-mail: hindutemplevc@gmail.com

We have been celebrating Hindu festivals with the help of the community. ShivaRatri, Ram Navmi, Janmashtami, Navratri Garba, Holi, Diwali, Lohri, Baisakhi and Ten days Ganesh Chaturthi etc. If you would like any other festival or weenkly celebration, please contact us and get involved.
Photo and Video Gallery for past Temple functions

DONATIONS NEEDED - You can donate now using Paypal or contact us during Temple hours. We can do direct deposit with a copy of void check. Any amount $21 or $11 is welcome.

  • All donations are tax deductible.
  • This Temple belongs to all devotees. If you would like to have certain events/programs for your Region of India done at the Temple, Please contact us and help facilitate as it is our strong desire to have an all inclusive Temple.

Register with our website to get regular e-mails. Keep checking this page for updates.

Temple Bylaws
Here is the fully executed copy of the Temple bylaws created based on the community input. Starting September 2012, there are no titles for Temple management. A lead Trustee (for legal documents) and three sevaks, all selected by Temple members, will run the temple affairs in co-ordination with Priest. The Board of Trustees and monthly donor lists is updated as per the bylaws. Anyone who would like to contribute is welcome. Temple functions are governed by it's bylaws.

All Temple activities are decided in consultation with Priest and Sevaks help co-ordinate the activities with community volunteers.