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Kauai's Hindu Monastery, Kapaa

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Kauai's Hindu Monastery was established in 1970. It is the headquarters of Saiva Siddhanta Church, which was founded in Sri Lanka in 1949 by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami and established in the US at first in San Francisco in 1957. The monastery is a theological seminary and home to the twelve initiated swamis of the Saiva Siddhanta Yoga Order and around a dozen more novitiate monks.
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  • I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to fit this in since I was staying on the north shore of the island and they have a pretty limited time period during the day when the public is welcome to ente...  read more »
  • We were in Kauai and visited the temple. It is in US but the way the morning Pooja was conducted which we were fortunate to participate, it was divine. Few aspects to note 1 temple open from 9 to 12 n...  read more »
  • You don't need to be Hindu to enjoy the beautiful temple and surrounding gardens. Our only disappointment was there was no guide available to take us down to the temple under construction. 
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