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  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows an interior view of a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A priest is performing some rituals in front of a large gold peacock at an altar in the temple, watched by the temple's devotees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Procession at Sri Mariamman Temple, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows a procession at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A group of Hindu men are carrying wooden platforms on which seat statues of Hindu gods. A number of devotees watch the procession from the corridor at the second level and the...
  • Sri Mariamman Temple interior, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an interior view of the Sri Mariamman temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A priest is at the altar and a few devotees are seen queuing in front of him. There are images and statues of deities inside the temple, and more devotees at the background. Title...
  • Procession at Sri Mariamman Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a procession at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A group of Hindu men are carrying two large platforms on which seat statues of Hindu gods and deities. Women and children are seen in the background, watching the procession from the...
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Hanuman : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of the statue of Hanuman, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Hanuman is an incarnation of the divine and is an ape-like race of forest dwellers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Nataraja : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of the statue of Nataraja in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Nataraja is a depiction of the Hindu God Shiva as the cosmic dancer. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, statue of Ganesha : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of Ganesha (Remover of Obstacles) with two men seated on either side in Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, at Serangoon Road. The Hindu deity is symbolised in a human form with the head of an elephant and four arms. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Narasimha : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of Narasimha in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Narasimha was the fourth avatar of Vishnu, in which he was reincarnated as a half-man, half-lion creature. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Indra : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of the god Indra on a chariot, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Indra is the god of thunder and rain, as well as a great warrior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of a Hindu god : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of a statue of a Hindu god with sixteen arms, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.