Sri Sunderaraja Perumal Temple-Selangor
SRI SUNDARARAJA PERUMAL DEVASTHANAM KLANG,
No.80, Persiaran Raja Muda Musa,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Telephone: 03-33711763 / 016-3237429
Sri Sunderaraja Perumal Temple, better known as Klang Perumal Temple, is a 117-year-old temple.
It is one of the oldest temples in Malaysia and the largest Vaishnavite temple in Malaysia. The
temple is popularly called the "Thirupathi of South East Asia" after its famous namesake in
This temple is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu in the form of Perumal (also known as Thirumaal), a
very popularly worshipped form by South Indians.
Various religious and spiritual activities are held in Klang Perumal temple all year long. But
the most prominent of it is the Purataasi month celebration, the month dedicated to Lord Perumal.
It is the month that falls between mid-September to mid-October, where many devotees of Perumal
take strict vows to achieve spiritual conscience.
Month long prayers and rituals are held everyday and Saturdays of this holy month is celebrated
grandly in festival mood. Lots of devotees from all over Malaysia and even the neighboring
countries throng to this temple from morning to night to pay their homage and have the grace of
Lord Sri Sunderaraja Perumal.
The temple is also particularly packed on Deepavali with devotees eager to offer their prayers on
the holy day.Sri Sunderaraja Perumal Temple
The Gopuram of this temple is one of the great landmarks of Klang, which stands proudly along
Persiaran Raja Muda Musa. It shows many sculptures and carvings of different deities,
representing many epics in simple image form.
Inside the temple, there are several complex dedicated to different deities. At the center of the
temple is the Perumal Sannathi, where Lord Perumal and His consort Goddess Mahalakshmi are
situated. The center complex of Lord Perumal Sannathi contains a small gopuram with the statue of
all Lord Vishnu’s avatars surrounding it.
On the right of the Perumal Sannathi is the Shivan Sannathi, which consists Lord Shiva, Lord
Parvathi, Lord Vinayagar, Lord Muruga and Lord Ayyappan. On the left side of Perumal Sannathi is
Saneshwara Sannathi, where Lord Shani and the Navagrahas is situated.
Adjacent to the center complex is Lord Anjaneya Sannathi and just at the corner outside the
temple is Lord Nagaraja Sannathi.
The temple also has a multi-purpose hall called The Mahalakshami Kalyana Mandapam (Mahalakshmi
Wedding Hall), a favorite place of the Indian community in Klang to have their weddings.
The entire space of this temple is befitted with air-cool system for the convenience of devotees.
Sri Sunderaraja Perumal Temple is now in the process of undergoing major renovation to
restructure the temple area. It is planned to commence around November 2007 and ends by 2010
The temple is located in the royal town of Klang, Selangor and is just a stone's throw away from
the popular Little India in Klang.
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