Does Indonesia have temples?

Contemporary Indonesia is a vibrant and dynamic country with a rich cultural heritage. Deep in its varied landscapes, this scattered archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, is home to some amazing Buddhist and Hindu temples.

How many temples are there in Indonesia?

The island of Bali has over 20,000 temples, or about one temple for every 100 to 200 people. Temples are dedicated to local spirits as well as to deities found in India; for example, Saraswati, Ganesha, Wisnu, Siwa, Parvati, Arjuna, and others.

Why are there so many temples in Indonesia?

After seven meetings, spaced out one every six months, they finally created Bali Darma or Balinese Hindu. As a result, the Balinese have many temples and many different ceremonies, because they are really honouring three religions rolled into one.

Which countries have Temple?

In the early modern period, Fiji, Guyana, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Réunion, Myanmar, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago and Uganda, have seen many temples being built, as the Indian Diaspora settled across these areas over the past 250-300 years.

Was Malaysia a Hindu country?

About 1.64 million of Indian ethnic group Malaysians (86%) are Hindus. About 0.14 million non-Indian ethnic group Malaysian people also profess being Hindus.

By state or federal territory.

State Total Hindus population (2010 Census) % of State Population
Kuala Lumpur 142,130 8.5%
Labuan 357 0.4%
Malacca 46,717 5.7%
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