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Arulmigu Karumariamman Temple-Seberang Jaya



Postal Address:
Lot No, 1548, Jalan Todak,
Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai,
Penang,malaysia.
Opening Hours:
Morning - 5.30 a.m. ~ 12.00 Noon
Evening - 5.00 p.m. ~ 9.30 p.m.


Temple Pooja Time :
Morning Abhisegam ~ 5.30 a.m.
Morning Pooja ~ 7.00 a.m.
Noon Pooja ~ 11.45 a.m.
Evening Abhisegam ~ 5.00 p.m.
Evening Pooja ~ 6.30 p.m.
Night Pooja ~ 9.00 p.m.

Description: The Arulmigu Karumariamman Temple of Seberang Jaya is a South Indian Hindu temple noted for having the largest rajagopuram, or main sculpture tower, in Malaysia. It stands at a height of 72 ft. The entrance of the rajagopuram, at 21 ft tall and 11 ft wide, is also the biggest in Malaysia.

The Arulmigu Karumariamman Temple, as with many Hindu temples in Malaysia, had its humble origin over a hundred years ago as an estate temple catering to the needs of the estate workers living in the Paduma Estate in Perai. The area where the estate was located was turned into the new township of Seberang Jaya in the 1970's, resulting in the removal of two temples located in the area. Nevertheless, in response to the urging of the residents, the Penang State Government granted a piece of land for the building of a new Hindu temple.

Work on the new temple began in 1996. Dato Seri S. Samy Velu, the Minister of Works, laid the foundation stone of the temple on 16 February 1997. The temple was completed at the cost of RM2.3 million, and dedicated to the Hindu deity Arulmigu Karumariamman, a mother deity among the rural South Indians.

Activities: At Temple hall
Monday:
6.30 ~ 8.30p.m. tuition
8.00 ~ 9.30p.m. adult religious class
Tuesday:
7.00 ~ 9.30 p.m. Bharathanatyam Class
Wednesday:
6.30 ~ 8.30p.m. tuition
Thursday:
~Nil~
Friday:
8.00 ~ 10.00 p.m. Meditation & Yoga
Saturday
4.00 ~ 7.00 p.m. Religious Class
7.00 ~ 9.30 p.m. Bharathanatyam Class
Sunday
4.00 ~ 6.30p.m. Telugu Class
7.00 ~ 9.00p.m. Taekwando Class




How to Reach there: If you're coming from the Penang Bridge, exit the North South Expressway at the Seberang Jaya Interchange , and enter the Butterworth Kulim Expressway in the direction of Butterworth. After the Petronas Petrol Station, turn left into Jalan Todak. Pass Sunway Business Park on your right. Further down, you arrive at the Arulmigu Karumariamman Temple on your right. The Penang Bird Park is immediately after the temple

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Near By:
Bus Stop-9.1 km
Bus station-12.0 km
Train long gone-2.4 km
Pelita, Chai Leng Park-0.8 km
Sunway Business Park-0.7 km
My CO2 Sdn Bhd-2.3 km
Sree Muniswarar Temple-1.6 km
Sri Selva Vinayagar Temple-1.7 km
Leong San Tong - Museum Level-5.9 km
Penang State Museum-6.9 km