There is an intriguing new Hindu temple under construction at Jalan Seri Kembangan, Puchong Gateway. I noticed it from the LDP highway and took a detour for a closer look.
The sign outside bears the name Om Sri Maha Athi Nageswary Amman.
Nagas are snakes that take human form and Nageswary Amman is referred to as the Snake Goddess. There is another temple with a similar name in Bangsar. It was built on the site of a snake mound and a pair of cobras inhabit the mound and guard the temple’s inner sanctum. Perhaps there is a snake nest at this site too.
Seven pillars topped with seven-headed cobras provide shelter to the deities perched below.
The temple is painted a bright yellow colour, which is an auspicious colour in Hinduism.
The gopuram (multi-tiered, pyramidal entrance tower) appears to have seven levels, the number seven seemingly having some significance in this temple.
Did you know? According to Hindu tradition, the marriage bond between a married couple is said to last seven lifetimes. So if you are fed up with your wife (or husband), tough luck because you’ve got her for another six lifetimes after this one! Or maybe you’ve been married for six lifetimes already which is why you are fed up with each other.
For more up to date photos and information you can refer to my Malaysia Traveller website.
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I shall be much obliged if you could kindly let me know when is the kumbabhishegam.
Sorry I do not have that information. Perhaps you could try a website like Malaysian Temples, http://www.malaysiantemples.com/
who should be much more knowledgeable on these matters.
Dear Parents and Students (UPSR,PMR,SPM,STPM & all Forms).-Puchong
With Shirdi Sai Blessing, our Shree Shirdi Sevai Maiyam, Taman Putra Prima once again is organizing a motivation event on “IMPORTANCE OF RELIGION AND EFFECTIVE STUDIES & ANSWERING METHODS”.
We are privileged to benefit from 2 prominent motivation speakers Swami Mahendra Gurukkal and Professor Dr.Mahendran Maniam PPN, Senior Lecturer ,Department of English Language, Sultan Idris Education University.
On the same event, we will be also handing over Personal Computers (PC) to deserving UPSR students (2014) with good results and from economically challenging family.
Date: 19 April 2015 (Sunday)
Time : 830 AM till 1 PM ( Lunch Provided)
Admission: FREE, Lunch Provided
Venue: Dewan Sri Mahamariamman& Sri Perumal Temple,
No 1A, Jalan Utama 1/17,Taman Perindustrian Puchong
Utama, Puchong, Selangor
We welcome all parents and students for this program
Pls contact 0123000906, 0122997366 for further details
I wan any contact num..
There are some posts on this FB page about the thiruvila & contact nos.
Pls contact wit me i wan ask some details…