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SKANDA VALE BUDDHIST TEMPLE

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NPRN 406632

Map Reference SN43SW

Grid Reference SN41963210

Unitary (Local) Authority Carmarthenshire

Old County Carmarthenshire

Community Llanpumsaint

Type of Site MONASTERY, TEMPLE

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Modern

Site Description Buddhist temple, founded in 1973 when Cwm-Creigiau-Fawr farm was purchased and renamed Skanda Vale. Monastic order established. Enlarged with the purchase of a neighbouring farm in 1978. Second Subramanium temple inaugurated in 1996 and third temple inaugurated in 1999. Currently (2007) receives some 90,000 visitors a year. Photographed during RCAHMW aerial reconnaissance for first time on 11 September 2007, and subsequently.

T. Driver, 14 Sept 2007.

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