About Temple & Deity

Sri Shiva Vishnu Temple in San Diego, California was established in the year 2000 and was incorporated as a religious Non-profit organization. One of the main aims of the temple is to foster Hindu values among the children and youths living in the USA and create awareness among them of India’s eternal and priceless spiritual heritage and richness of Hindu cultural traditions.

The temple architecture adheres to the Indian traditional concept of Garbagraha, where the three presiding Deities- Ganesha, Venkateswara, and Shiva are housed. The Pradakshina passage around the structure allows devotees to have the traditional Parikrama around the Deities. A separate structure in the traditional Indian style houses the Navagrahas, which also provide facilities for the devotees for Parikrama around Navagraha Deities.

Every aspect of the Temple architecture, feature, and practice is specially designed with due reverence to the Vedic traditions. A unique feature of the temple is that the whole construction work of the structures in the Indian style with pillars, wall statues, and Vimanam was done single-handed by a dedicated volunteer at Zero labor cost.


The original installations of the Vigrahas of Ganesha, Balaji, and Shiva performed in the year 2001 were designed and made in Panchaloha by the world-renowned temple Architect Padmasri Ganapathy Sthapathy of Kancheepuram. These Panchaloha Vigrahas were envisaged as temporary installations pending the construction of a more spacious and magnificent temple of our dreams in this city.

Although the New temple Project is pursued with vigor, it is still years away from taking the final shape. Therefore it was decided in the year 2003, with sanction from religious authorities of the temple, to install Moola Vigrahas for the three Murthies. With the help of devotees of San Diego, this task was completed in 2007.

Sri Ganesha Moola Vigraha was installed in June 2004. Maha Shiva Linga Sthapana ( Sri Kalahasteswara) in the month of July 2005. Nandi Sthapana celebrations were conducted in the month of November 2006. Finally, in the month of June 2007, Sri Venkateswara Prathisthapana was celebrated for five days. A group of devotees donated land for the permanent location of the temple. A campaign is underway to bring in funds to build the new temple in this land.

Important Festivals

Maha Shivaratri

Vaikunta Ekadashi


Makara Sankranthi



Sri krishna Janmashtami

Vinayaka Chavithi

Temple Timings / Hours

Morning10 AM to 12:30 PM
Evening5:30 to 8:30 PM
Weekend / Special Days9 AM to 1 PM & 4 PM to 8:30 PM

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