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Sri Sunderaraja Perumal Temple-Selangor

Postal Address:
No.80, Persiaran Raja Muda Musa, Klang
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Malaysia- 41200.
Telephone: 03-33711763 / 016-3237429

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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 India.

dedicated: 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. Contents

Festivals: 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

Architecture: 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

Location: 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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