Sri Maha Mariamman Temple – Known as Wat Khaek @ Thailand

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The temple, commonly known as Wat Khaek, is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Uma. Located on Silom Road,  Bangkok, Thailand. The temple is a 10-minute walk from Surasak MRT station.

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, usually referred to as Wat Khaek by Bangkokians, is located in the middle part of Silom Road, on the corner formed by Silom Road and Pan Road. Dedicated to the Goddess Mariamman it was built by Tamil immigrants in the 1860s. There is a thriving Hindu community in Bangkok, and when visiting this temple you will notice many local worshippers.

Entrance is through the gopuram, in classical South-Indian style. The gopuram is the threshold between the material and the spiritual world inside the temple.

 

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