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December 31, 2006

Shree Lakshmi Narayan Temple

One of the largest temples in South East Asia and a centre of Hinduism for the North Indian community of Malaysia, Shree Lakshmi Narayan Temple was established in 1919 in Gombak Lane in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

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Construction of a new temple premises began during the late 1970's and in 1982 mark the official opening of the Shree Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

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At the front of the temple entrance on the ground floor, there is a specially built havan kund.

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The main prayer hall is located on the first floor and is accessible either by a set of stairways or an elevator.

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Lakshmi Narayan

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Maa Durga

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Shree Ganesh

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Shiv Parivar

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Shree Jhulelal

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Shree Hanuman

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Sita Ram

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Radha Krishna

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The platform from which Panditji delivers his discourse on the Ramayana

On the ground floor of the temple premise, the altars of Navgraha and Maa Kali are situated opposite to each other across the foyer.

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Navgraha

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Maa Kali

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The temple premise has a multi-purpose hall which recently underwent renovation works to improve its marketability. The hall is an ideal venue for weddings, discourses, youth and motivation camps, religious seminars and cultural extravaganzas.

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A Hindu Shop operates within the temple premise on the ground floor. Run by the temple youths, it is a one-stop shop catering to the needs of Hindus with prayers' items such as incense sticks, mini-statues, flowers, devotional cassettes and CDs, and many other items. It is open on Sundays from 10.30am till 12.30pm.

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At the rear of the temple, a large dining hall and modern kitchen are located in addition to an extension of the temple called Bangunan Mira-Ishwar. The extension houses the Hindi School, Library, Staff Room and other multi-purpose rooms.

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Dining Hall

The temple is open everyday to visitors. The opening hours are as follows:

Mon-Sun : 6.00am till 12.00pm (morning) and 4.00pm till 8.30pm (afternoon and evening)


Weekly Events:

Sunday Programme :

9.00am till 11.00am : Bhajans & Kirtan
11.00am till 11.30am : Katha by Panditji
11.30am onwards : Aarti, followed by Prasad and Lunch


Tuesday Programme :

7.30pm till 8.00pm : Bhajans & Kirtan
8.00pm till 9.00pm : Shri Hanuman Chalisa & Ramayan Katha
9.00pm onwards : Bhog, followed by Prasad and Dinner

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Contact Details (Priest):-

Pandit Dinesh Shastri
Mobile: +60 16 2834976

Pandit Ajay Kumar
Mobile: +60 16 2861576


Contact Details (Temple):-

Sanatan Dharam Sabha
Shree Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Jalan Kasipillay
off Jalan Ipoh
51200 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Tel: +60 3 40412993
Fax: +60 3 40455857
Email: info@sdskl.org
Website: www.sdskl.org

January 9, 2007

Sri Maha Kaliamman Temple

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur in Kampung Kasipillay (Ipoh Road) and next to Batu river is a temple dedicated to Goddess Kali.

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Maha Kaliamman


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Sri Ganesh


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Sri Murugan


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Sri Shankar


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Sri Madurai Veeran


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Navgraha


Abhishegam and Pooja Times:-

Morning Session:
Abhishegam - 6.30am
Pooja - 7.30am
Closing Time - 12noon

Evening Session:
Abhishegam - 5.30pm
Pooja - 7.30pm
Closing Time - 9.30pm


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Temple Priest, Gobala Krishnan


Temple Contact Details:-

Kuil Sri Maha Kaliamman
Lot 1261 Jalan Ismail Ghaney
Kampung Kasipillay
51200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 3 40448687

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