Photos and Story about the Temple
Pushing and shoving to get near the boar.
Some visitors have numbers written on pieces of paper and rub them against the boar.
As darkness falls, more wild boars turn up when they hear the sounds of the temple bell which is rung in the evening about 7.00 pm.
The wild boars do not move away with the excitement caused by the crowd of visitors.
Some lucky visitors managed to rub ringgit notes against the boars.
Getting close to the wild boars with bare hands.
Visitors rubbing four-digit number on the boar’s body to have better chances to strike it big.
Prayer at the holy temple:
A stall in the temple compound selling flowers and prayer items.
Crowd of devotees and visitors mingling around. The white building on the left in the background is the Om Sakthi Sri Jada Muneesvarar Alayam temple.
The Om Sakthi Sri Jada Muneesvarar Alayam Indian temple located at the foothill behind Tesco Taiping hypermarket in Kamunting, Taiping, Perak is drawing big crowd of visitors and tourists daily since words spread that many had struck rich winning four-digit numbers (lottery) after touching or stroking the wild boars that turned up at the temple grounds from the secondary jungle in the hills to feed on rice food prepared by temple volunteers.