The Ashtalakshmi Temple of the Peninsula is operated under the non-profit SHIVA, Sanathana Hindu Dharma International Vedic Awareness.

Please make your donations to:

Sanathana Hindu-dharma International Vedic Awareness

- SHIVA is a 501c Non Profit Corporation.

Your contribution is tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Our tax ID/EIN is 47-3955339

You may make your donation through one of three ways:

Use Zelle from your Bank Account to transfer.

Pay to: [email protected]


Send us a check payable to:

"Sanathana Hindu-dharma International Vedic Awareness"

And Mail it to:

Pandit Sri Viswaprasad Kristipati

Ashtalakshmi Temple

37270 Niles Blvd,

Fremont, CA, 94536

Pandit Sri Viswaprasad Krishtipati, or Viswamji as we fondly call him hails from Venkatagiri, AP India. He started Veda adhyayanam at the tender age of 8 from his father Late Sri Kristipati Subbaramaiah.