My Interest Is Academic

My Interest is Academic

High School - College - University - Speaking Engagements / Field Trips
We at the Laguna Beach Hare Krishna Temple want to familiarize local educators and their students with the philosophy and practice of Krishna Consciousness or Bhakti Yoga. A sample listing of the areas of study in which a visit to the temple might be helpful is:

  • Eastern/Indian Philosophy and Religion
  • Yoga
  • Vaishnavism
  • Introduction to Hindu Thought, Holy Men, Mystics, & Rishis,
  • Death & Transmigration of the Soul
  • Hindu Culture Comes West,
  • Vegetarianism
  • Cooking
  • The Law of Karma
  • Sociology/Anthropology
  • World Literature, Linguistic & History of Languages,
  • Narrative Literature (Mahabharat & Ramayana),
  • Philosophy of Religion/Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita
  • Geography/History
  • Cultural Geography, Ancient Civilizations, World Cultures, Ancient Cultures
  • Theater/Dance/Drama

These are ubiquitous at the many festivals held annually at the temple.

The temple is open daily from 9:00 am-7:30 pm for tours & gifts. Please call in advance (949) 436-0588 so we can prepare. On Friday and Sunday evenings we serve a full vegan/vegetarian feast consisting of delicious Indian and Western dishes. Although the feast is free, a $ 3.00 donation is suggested, if possible. Please see our Schedule for timings. 
For a speaking engagement in your class/institution or to schedule a visit, please contact:
Tukaram (Tuka) dasa, Temple President 
email: or phone: (949) 436-0588