SG50 - Golden Jubilee Celebration
Date: 5th and 6th Sep 2015
Sri Thendayuthapani Temple welcome all residents and devotees to celebrate Nations SG50, Golden jubilee Independence celebration with many Special Programmes on Saturday 5th and 6th September, 2015.
Temple has organized for public viewing, a photo exhibition with the history of changes in the Temple structure, events and memorable visits by various leaders and social contributions by the temple. Exhibition shall remain open for public visit until 20th September on specific timings.
Click here to download the invitation as a PDF (Tamil ~5MB)
Live video streaming of the event would be available from 5th Sep 2015, 5PM.
Click here to view the live video
Walk a jog 2015
Date Time: Sunday, 20th Sep 2015 06:45 AM
Management Committee welcome all residents and devotees to register at Temple office (+65 6737 9393) to participate in the event. Priced at $3 per participants.
Hatha Yoga course
Sri Thendayuthapani Temple gazetted as Singapore's 67th National monument
Date: Monday, 20th Oct 2014
The National Heritage Board (NHB) announced in a statement, that Sri Thendayuthapani Temple has been gazetted as Singapore's 67th national monument, in recognition of the contributions of the Chettiar community to national development.
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong officiated at a ceremony to gazette the temple on 21st Oct, 2014. The building is now legally protected by the Preservation of Monuments Act, which means all works on it must be approved by the NHB's Preservation of Sites and Monuments (PSM) division. It is the highest order of preservation status in Singapore.
Ms Jean Wee, Director of the Preservation of Sites and Monuments division, NHB, said:
"Sri Thendayuthapani Temple is the embodiment of the indelible contributions the Chettiar community has made to Singapore's economic development, as well as an architectural treasure in our urban cityscape. By according the Nattukottai Chettiars' Hindu temple the highest order of preservation status as a National Monument, we will hence be safeguarding it for its pivotal function as a place of worship as well as social space for the Indian community, and also ensuring that our built heritage is preserved sensitively in our multicultural society."
Ms Wee added that the temple itself is an architectural treasure. Rebuilt between 1979 and 1983 at a cost of about $3.3 million, it boasts a 23m-high gopuram, or entrance tower, which has five tiers decorated with colourful idols. The gopuram is also one of the tallest in South-east Asia and the grandest in Singapore.
Temple Management, its Members and Devotees welcome the Gazette announcement
Date: Sunday, 5th Oct 2013
As a community bonding effort, Chettiars' Temple Society initiated an event to record in "Singapore Book of Records" for the longest string decorated with coconut leaves and flowers. About 150 devotees joined to hand make the 2,200 strings of leaves decorated with rose & jasmine flowers and mango leaves.
In 4 hour's time, a 371 meter long thoranam was tied and decorated the hall of Sri Thendayuthapani Temple. This decoration adored the 9 day festival of arts - Navarathiri
A certificate was awarded to Sri Thendayuthapani Temple for the Longest Thoranum in Singapore Book of Records
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