Mandir was started at Aston Street by Shri Vishwanath Tiwari in 2004, due to lack of Mandir in this area, when he moved to Irvine area from Anaheim Hills . Mandir received great support from devotees and due to lack of space and parking problems, Mandir moved to current building on Reynolds in 2011.
Tiwari ji has lived in Southern California area since 1968. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Systems Engineering locally. He worked as Project Manager for Bechtel Corporation, Astrodata, Burns & McDonnell, City of Anaheim and City of Glendale. His projects include Fossil and Nuclear Power Plants, Computer Hardware design, Fiber Optics Networks, Geographical Information Systems, SQL Server and Oracle databases. While with Bechtel Corporation, he managed over 250 employees.