Malacca is one of the 13 states in
and Indian Tamil traders arrived in Malacca over 400 years ago. The first Malaysia at Malacca was built in 1781 AD and is known as Sri Poyyatha Vinayagamoorthy temple. The main deities worshipped are Ganesh and Shiva. Today, the temple also has murtis of Murugan with Valli and Deivani, Mariamman, Sundareswarar, Sanieswarar, Vyravar, Rama and Sitha. Hindu Temple
This video, produced by Aum Muruga Society of
, on the 29th May 2011 shows the inside of the temple, puja performed by the priest and an interview with the priest. You can view the Video here or in the embedded format below. Sydney, Australia
Visit to the OLDEST Saiva Temple in Malaysia from Aum Muruga Society on Vimeo.
Thanks to Dr R Sri Ravindrarajah for providing this information.