Sri Thandayuthapani Temple, Singapore

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The Sri Thendayuthapani Temple, better known as the Chettiars' Temple or the Tank Road temple, is one of the Singapore Hindu community's most important monuments. It was gazetted as a national monument on 21 October 2014. It was built in 1859 by Nattukkottai Chettiar community.


This Hindu temple, dedicated to the six-faced Lord Subramaniam, is at its most active during the festival of Thaipusam. It is here that hundreds of pilgrims, their bodies pierced by hooks, spears and spiked steel structures called kavadi, end their Kavadi Attam procession from the Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple on Serangoon Road. This act of penance and propitiation is carried out by devotees in gratitude to Lord Subramanian, son of Lord Siva, for granting their prayers.
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  • This is a Lord Murugan temple, located at Tank road. Huge temple, thai poosam festival is celebrated here in a big way. Managed by chettiar community of Singapore.  more »
  • Walked here from Robertson Quay - was an easy 15 min walk with lots of shade. Beautiful architecture and surrounding gardens!  more »
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  • Divine place. This man(Lord Thendayuthapani) who supported the business people in terms of safety and security of their business, earned profit and the business people made him great. Today also many people pray for his grace.
  • I don't know much about Hinduism, but this is a multicultural city, a beautiful temple.
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