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Hidden Quiet Spaces

theessentials_masa_tMalibu Hindu Temple
Seen from Las Virgenes Road, the ornate steeples are out of someplace far beyond. To peek inside, doff your shoes and wash your feet outside the upper temple, dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. You can also visit the lower complex, where Lord Shiva presides. Admire the banana and coconut offerings that grace the altars. » 1600 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd.