Hindu Temples in Singapore

Hinduism is a minor religion in Singapore, there are about 5.1% of hindus in Singapore and most of their ethnicity is Indian. There are more than thirty hindu temples established in Singapore , The first temple, Sri Mariamman Temple in Chinatown, was built as early as 1827 by Narayana Pillai, a clerk to Sir Stamford Raffles; it was dedicated to the Hindu goddess Mariamman, an incarnation of the Mother Goddess, and who is believed to have the power to cure diseases.

Some of the famous Hindu temples are given below:

Sree mariamman temple
244 South Bridge Rd, Singapore 058793
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
Little India, 141 Serangoon Rd,Singapore 218042
Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple
78 Keong Siak Road, Singapore 089167
Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple
19 Ceylon Road, Singapore 429613
Loyang Tua Pek Kong Vinayagar Temple
20, Loyang Way, Singapore 508774
Sri Thendayuthapani Temple
Dhoby Ghaut,15 Tank Rd,Singapore 238065
Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple
Joo Chiat,19 Ceylon Rd,Singapore 429613
Arya Samaj Spore
Little India,113, Syed Alwi Rd,Singapore 207681
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple Singapore
Little India,397 Serangoon Rd,Singapore 218123

Hindu festivals in Singapore

Singapore is a multicultural country where Indians compose of almost 51% of the total population, of that only 5.1 % of the people follow Hinduism. Although Hinduism is considered as a minority in Singapore hindu festivals are widely celebrated there. Deepavali, thaipusam and panguni uthiram are the three main hindu festivals that are celebrated in Singapore.

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