Hindu Temple Kauai, also known as Kauai Hindu Monastery, is one of many places on our island to feel the mana “energy” of the fertile soil. Whether you come to relax on Kauai beaches or find places of personal growth, staying at our Kauai vacation rentals is just the beginning to a unique adventure set to tropical peaks and stunning scenery.
No matter what your religious belief, you can learn something new or find serenity visiting Hindu Temple Kauai. Founded in 1970, two traditional Saivite Hindu temples are located on the monastery’s 363 acres. The lush temple grounds, with views of Wailua River, are open to the public daily.
Protocol and Dress Code: Sarongs are available if you wear shorts, short dresses, t-shirts or tank tops. Polo shirts are okay. Only those wishing to worship or meditate should enter Kadavul Temple. Sit cross legged inside and leave footwear at entrance. Legs should never be stretched towards the Deity. Photos are allowed except inside the Kadavul Temple.
Self Guided Tour of Hindu Temple Kauai – Two Arrival Times – No Reservations.
Plan to be here at 9:00am if you wish to worship at the 90 minute temple ceremony. Otherwise, arrive at 10:45am. Grounds are closed to the public starting at noon. Donations accepted.
Highlights: Write down and burn your problems in the Pua Kenikeni Mandapam urn, view the Wailua River and falls, mediate under the banyan tree, sound the bell at Naepalese Ganesha to remove obstacles and walk around Kadavul Temple. Self guided tours begin at the entrance gazebo.
Guided Tour of Hindu Temple Kauai – Call 1-888-735-1619 to Schedule.
Tour lasts 2 hours and is offered once a week. Donations accepted.
Highlights: Visit the Kadavul Temple and see the 700-pound, 39-inch-tall quartz crystal Sivalingam deity. Walk through the botanical gardens to the area where the Iraivan Temple is being built. Learn more about the monastery and Hinduism from your guide.
Nearby Attractions and Things to Do on Kauai.
After your morning tour, play a round on the Wailua Golf Course, stretch your legs on the hike to Sleeping Giant or relax on a boat ride up the Wailua River to the Fern Grotto. Whichever choice you pick, enjoy a cooling dip at Lydgate Beach to end your day of zen.
Directions to Hindu Temple Kauai | Located at 107 Kaholalele Road in Kapaa.
Turn at the Coco Palms Hotel (Kuamo’o Road). One-quarter mile past the 4-mile marker, turn left at the second cross street, Kaholalele Road, and go one block to the end of the street. Proceed down Temple Lane to the parking area.
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