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Kauai's Hindu Monastery

107 Kaholalele Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-9304
+1 808-822-3012
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Book your tour in advance and prepare for a wonderful treat!

The welcome talk was interesting and it was fun to learn a bit about the Hindu faith. We walked to... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Victoria, BC Canada
Kauai Must See

I have wanted to come here for years and finally got the chance. Be sure to call and make a... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
San Diego
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107 Kaholalele Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-9304
+1 808-822-3012
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The welcome talk was interesting and it was fun to learn a bit about the Hindu faith. We walked to the new temple and wow! All hand carved and absolutely fabulous. We will visit again when it's finished. We entered the temple and meditated in...More

Thank BoomerGal1955
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I have wanted to come here for years and finally got the chance. Be sure to call and make a reservation because they only offer the tour once a week and parking is limited. It's worth it to plan ahead. We just happened to be...More

Thank callan1034
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely a must visit while in Kauai. Very serene and tranquil surroundings,. Beautiful hindu Siva temple very impressed to learn, the monks are well versed with chants and rituals. Temple is closed by the noon.

Thank jyo10
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Spent a morning on these peaceful and tranquil grounds. If you want to step away for a moment of calm, this is the place to go. Beautiful views and stone sculptures only add to the experience.

Thank Kittygoth
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is an authentic Hindu monastery offering guests the opportunity to experience the beauty of the grounds and puja (Sanskrit ritual), if you choose. You must make a reservation mostly because of limited parking. You can attend the puja or take the tour. You can't...More

1  Thank Lydia G
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Cant beat the location of this Hindu Monastery and Temple. We reached right at 9am when they opened, saw the grounds and attended a puja for about 90 min. The aarti is a beautiful ceremony. We came here on the first day of our 1...More

1  Thank Kanica K
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The monastery was just beautiful & green. Attended the Puja, it was amazing. The energy was so calm & relaxing. Wonderful gift shop. Items were pricey though.

Thank shiawase1003
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The most amazing and peaceful experience.The monks are chantings for 24/7 shlokas that they are following since 1970 approximately.Which has contributed a lot in the energy level and peace giving place.The temple has limited timings for public hours so make sure to see hours before...More

Thank Hansa G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Just go and plan on spending an hour at least. people here are respectful of nature and each other. No pressure to donate but you can if you wish. The views from up there are magnificent

Thank Lorna Bergeson A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most healing and beautiful places on the planet truly a refuge from the world... The monks have created a virtual oasis ...of peaceful life....!!!! Beautifully landscaped the countryside with rare and exotic plants flowers and fruit trees...lovely statues of Ganesh...More

Thank radhadasi108
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7 February 2018|
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Response from Hansa G | Reviewed this property |
It won't take real long walk... moderate walk to get to temple..and in-between you get benches to rest if needed.
8 October 2017|
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Response from Steven858 | Reviewed this property |
Namiste fellow travelers. The monastery is quite worth the time and effort. There are no tours in December so you may just be able to slide in on the last tour of the year! There is the link for cruise ship passengers... More
4 November 2015|
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Response from RBalija | Reviewed this property |
The Siva Lingam is truly noteworthy and the attending priest is from Malaysia and speak good Tamil.