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Know Your City No.23 Vedanta Temple at 1926 Vedanta Place Los Angeles, Calif
Date Created and/or Issued
December 10, 1955
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4749
ANSWER: This is the delightfully unique Church of the Vedanta, the world's oldest philosophical and religious order. Located in its own little square at 1926 Vedanta Place and surrounded by dormitories for students of the Vedas, it is on a hill that overlooked Hollywood -- until the freeway zoomed practically past its front steps. Built in 1938, it was unseen by many until the freeway passed. And many of those who speed by did not know about this unique temple-- until now.
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 23 -- Here is peace. And it was obscure -- until the freeway passed its door. No movie set, it has the permanency of the ages--while the motorized world rushes past. Just for fun, what and where is it? The answer's on Page 24 of Part 2.
b&w negative
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Temples, Hindu--California--Los Angeles County
Vedanta Society of Southern California
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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