Temple's gone but family prayers go on

Temple's gone but family prayers go on
Mr K. P. Luthesamy, together with his family (right), praying outside the compound of the old Malaysian railway near Kampong Bahru Road where the Muneeswaran Temple once stood. They do this twice a week, like they used to before the temple, built in the 1930s, was torn down about three years ago with the removal of the railway.

Mr K. P. Luthesamy, 60, and his family praying outside the compound of the old Malaysian railway near Kampong Bahru Road, where the Muneeswaran Temple once stood.

They do this twice a week, like they used to before the temple, built in the 1930s, was torn down about three years ago with the removal of the railway.

The temple's deity, Lord Muneeswaran, is worshipped by Hindus and is popular in India, Malaysia and Singapore.


This article was first published on June 4, 2015.
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