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Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple
loc marker 25, 75200 Jalan Tokong 5, Melaka Malaysia
 
Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple
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Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia, built in 1781. The temple was built a land donated by Kapitan Thaivanayagam Chitty, a distinguished Indian resident residing in Malacca.

Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple is dedicated to Lord Vinayagar (also known as Ganesha), an elephant-headed Hindu deity Vinayagar god with body of a man and four hands.

The word Poyyatha is affixed to the name of the temple as it is believed Lord Vinayagar blesses all devotees with sincerity, which can be interpreted to be as receiving divine blessing wholeheartedly without any compromise. Hence all devotees who come here will get their wishes fulfilled. Many devotees willing to let Lord Vinayagar blessing their ailments to be cured through applying ‘vibuthi’ (holy ash) on their forehead.

Design of Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple
is colourful and ostentatious stone carved statues and figures of animals and Hindu deities.

Meanwhile the altars flanking Vinayagar’s are dedicated to the deity’s father, mother and younger brother (Lord Muruga). Most event will taken on this temple include Hindu festivals such as Datuk Chachar Festival and Feast for Lord Muruga.
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25, 75200 Jalan Tokong 5, Melaka Malaysia
 
 
 
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+606-2829343 / +606-2883599
 
 
 
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