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Bay Area Indian Community Guide


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The Bay Area is home to several Hindu temples.

The Shiva-Vishnu Temple in Livermore is a landmark for all Hindus in the Bay Area.

lakshmi ganapati hindu temple © baymasala.com
Ganesh at San Jose Ganapathi Temple

Since its consecration in 1986, the Shiva-Vishnu Temple has evolved into a beacon for the Hindu community.

It's also an excellent example of what can be accomplished when the members of the community come together for a common purpose.

Shiva-Vishnu Temple is open on weekdays from 9AM - 12PM and 6PM - 8PM and weekends and holidays from 9AM - 8PM.

Besides Shiva Vishnu Temple, there are other Hindu temples such as San Jose Laskhmi Ganapati temple, Sunnyvale Balaji temple, Sunnyvale Hindu temple, Fremont Hindu temple and Swaminarayan Temple and Jain temple in Milipitas, Shiva Murugan temple in Concord.

There are also Gurdwaras and Indian Churches to cater to the spiritual needs of the immigrants from various parts of India.

Please visit our Hindu temples section to see more hindu temple pictures and timings.

Hindi, Tamil, Telugu Movies

Indian community is so large in Bay Area that the mainstream American cinema houses like AMC Mercado 20 in Santa Clara, Century Union City Union City screen Hindi movies week after week.

There are also two Indian cinema houses in Fremont and San Jose (Big Cinemas) that screen almost every new Hindi, Telugu and Tamil movie.

Whether it is Hindi films Haider or Happy New year you can be sure the movie will release in Bay Area on the same date as India.

Indian Restaurants

Bay Area is home to several Indian restaurants.

saravanaa bhavan special meals
Saravanaa Bhavan
The Holy Grail of Tamils
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1305 S Mary Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Ph 408-616-7755
madura sunnyvale sambar vada
Madura
Orgasm for the Palate
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1635 Hollenbeck Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Ph 408-245-2111

Whether you're craving South Indian Pongal or Hyderabad Dum Biryani, or North Indian Tandoori Chicken or Baingan Bartha, Punjabi Kadi, or Gujarati Dokhla or Bombay Chaat, you can have them all and more in Bay Area Indian restaurants.

Featuring Hindi movie showtimes, Indian restaurant reviews, attorneys, travel agents, Hindu temples, Wedding Mandaps, Hindu Priests, Photographers and more, BayMasala.com is a useful resource for the Indian community in Bay Area.

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