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I am Australian so don't really get to see many different religions, so when I am in Asia I love going into temples to have a look. I found this temple very interesting and people were open to someone new going in and being respectful. Very different religion and great to see…
This beautiful small temple is fully functional. Priests are government employees! Devotees are local Vietnamese, probably (mostly) Champa people. History of the temple and about Hinduism and Hindu Gods is beautifully described.
scared hindu temple dedicated to Rain ‘Mariamman’. This temple was built in the late 19th century by traders coming from India and has been well preserved
Been to lots of Hindu temples all over the world but thought would give this a try. Disappointed as its very small and not very ornate inside some of the best structures are on the roof but the road outside was so busy struggled to see it.
This isn't an essential HCMC site, but I love stopping into Hindu temples for a bit of variety and the beautiful atmosphere. I visited a couple other Hindu temples in HCMC and this one is the largest and fanciest. The Gods go by their southern Indian names here, and I know them…