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Side entrance, Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore

Medha Malik Kudaisya, Assistant Professor, University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore

Side entrance, Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore

Side entrance on Pagoda Street to courtyard of Sri Mariamman Temple; front entrance on South Bridge Road, Singapore.

The arch of the side gate to the Temple is decorated with different manifestations of the Goddess. Temple guardians sit on the gate holding a necklace. On two sides stand female attendants whose presence is regarded auspicious.

Blocks of Housing Development Board (HDB) flats rise in the background.

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