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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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  • It's like entering into a paradise .. it's like a replica of how our ancient rishis hv lived in our forest ashrams.. so much of positive vibes in and around the temple . It's a Swayambhu Siva lingam i...  more »
  • A serene temple surrounded by beautiful gardens and the Wailua river gushing through it. The place was very easy to find with Google Maps. Understandably it being a monastery there are rules on when y...  more »
  • Very peaceful, tranquil and scenic location for a Hindu temple. It is a simple place of worship amidst some very scenic landscapes. It was difficult to find the temple as there are no road signs. It i...  more »