Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple
The temple is located in midst of China Town at the junction of Keong Saik Road and Kreta Ayer Road. Nagarthars also called, Nattukkottai Chettiars are famous money lending community from Southern part of Tamilnadu, India.
Built in 1925 and located in the busy and bustling commercial area of Singapore, the temple attracts hundreds that includes devotees of all races.
Vinayagar Chathurthi is the major festival celebrated grandly at the temple. The temple is also part of the annual ThaiPusam festival. It is the Holy Spear (Holy Vel) that is in this temple taken in a Silver Chariot procession to Tank Road Sri Thendayuthapani Temple for the ThaiPusam festival and poured with milk offered by devotees.
Between Thursday to Sunday every week, one can see lot of devotees making 108 Pragarams (Circle around the Sanctum) to fulfill their vow that includes devotees from other races.
The temple has three Vinayagar idols and Holy Spear and its worshipers are well blessed with peace and wealth.