Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

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Dhammikarama Burmese Temple entrance

Dhamikarama Burmese Temple (Burmese: ဓမ္မိကာရာမမြန်မာကျောင်း) in Penang is the temple enjoys the prestige of being the first Burmese Buddhist Temple in Malaysia. As the first Buddhist temple to be built in Penang back in 1803, Dhammikarama is a temple filled with striking features and rich past.It provides a historical evidence of Burmese occupation in Penang as well as the retreat for Buddhist devotees. The temple is located at the enclave of Burmah Lane in Pulau Tikus alongside another magnificent architecture of Wat Chayamangkalaram (A Thai Buddhist temple). The chief abbot is currently Sayadaw U Pannavamsa, who is also abbot of Burmese Buddhist Temple in Singapore..

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Coordinates: 5°25′52″N 100°18′50″E / 5.431207°N 100.313947°E / 5.431207; 100.313947