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The hall behind the Sri Mariamman Temple is a place to offer a reunion dinner to those new immigrants and the underpriviledged.  Early days, immigrants from overseas go through hard life, many were earning token just to fill up their stomach.  So it is understandable that they live alone and did not start a family.  This temple was also used as a refuge camp to hold new immigrants.  During Chinese New Year, you will see them gather here to celebrate the festive season irregardless of race or religion.

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This is the front view of Sri Mariamman Temple.  It is the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore.  It was founded in 1827 and built to dedicate Mariamman, a Goddess, famous for her healing power of epidemic diseases.

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Banana and mango leaves hanging over the temple door, welcome and purify visitors with a fresh reborn life.

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Mango leave will withered after…

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