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Sri Srinivasagar Kaliamman Temple, Kuching City
412, Jalan Ban Hock, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This Hindu temple in Kuching City is located along Jalan Ban Hock, at the junction with Jalan Song Thian Cheok.
The temple organize the annual Thaipusam procession, which starts at the banks of the Sarawak River, and ends at the Sri Mariamman Temple at Rock Road, 1km away.
SRI SATHYA SAI BABA CENTRE KUCHING
LOT 65 & 66 SECTION 36 KTLD
JALAN BATU LINTANG KUCHING SARAWAK
NG CHAI SOON TEL (6082)- 487 513
This Hindu Temple along Rock Road, Kuching City was originally
located on the corner just as one turns into Batu Lintang road from
Haji Openg road i.e. it was some where to the right and behind the
Jabatan Percetakan building. Due to road expansion works, the temple
was relocated to this new site near the "Batu Kinyang" - the mass of
brown rock next to it.
Oldest Deity in Sarawak and also the only remains today of the oldest and the first Sri Maha Mariamman wooden Hindu Temple built, Installed this deity from India and worshipped by the plantation workers at the Gunung Matang Tea Estate about the year 1897 to 1912 during Rajah Charles Vyner Brooke's rule.
This deity was later shifted to Jalan Batu Lintang wooden temple in 1912 when the Tea Estate closed down and abandoned. This deity was finally shifted here on 26th May, 1991 in a very grand Maha Kumbabishegam ceremony.
In memory and also dedicated to all the plantation workers and their families.
Few other Indian temples in Malaysia :
BATU CAVES, KUALA LUMPUR
Thirumurgan Temple, Tawau
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Mount Matang
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Kuching
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Kuala Lumpur
This oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur was started in 1873 by the Pillai family as a private shrine. In the late 1920s the Pillai family open the temple doors to the public and eventually handed the management over to a board of trustees. The initial temple structure was build in attap and gone through structural upgrade throughout the years. The current temple building completed in 1968. The impressive gateway to the temple (the gopuram) was completed in 1972. The new temple was consecrated in 1973.
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Hindu Temples in Malaysia
There are at about 17,000 Hindu temples and shrines throughout Malaysia which the Hindus use as primary places of worship.
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