Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

sights / Religious

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple information

Location
Singapore
Address
141 Serangoon Rd
Telephone
+ 6295 4538
Getting there
Metro: Little India
More information
www.sriveeramakaliamman.com
Opening hours
8am-noon & 6.30-9pm Mon-Thu & Sat, 8am-noon & 6-9pm Fri & Sun
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Little India's most colourful, visually stunning temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, depicted wearing a garland of skulls, ripping out the insides of her victims, and sharing more tranquil family moments with her sons Ganesh and Murugan. The bloodthirsty consort of Shiva has always been popular in Bengal, the birthplace of the labourers who built the structure in 1881. The temple is at its most evocative during each of the four daily puja (prayer) sessions.