The Thiruvalluvar Temple in the Washington DC, United States of America is the second Temple honoring the Tamil Sage Thiruvalluvar, believed as the author of the poetic work 'Thirukkural'.
The temple was dedicated on May 3rd, 2015 by Dr. S.S. Prakasam, Secretary of the Congress Party, Karnataka State.
Mr. Xavier Chrisso Nayagam I.A.S., the Commissioner of Social Welfare, State of Tamil Nadu delivered the inaugural address.
Dr. Senthil of Singapore, Dr. Blaze Kannan of Chennai, Dr. Leema Martin, Dr. Banumathi, Dr. Benedict Savior of Coimbatore, Hon. Carol Hatton of Florida, Dr. Bruce Ferguson and Dr. Lucy Ferguson of Los Angeles, California, Dr. Wakeesh of Chennai, Dr. Chittibabu Babu of Thiruchirapalli and several others spoke on the importance of 'Thirukkural'.
Dr. Selvin Kumar and Ms. Santhi Omagandam of the International Tamil University USA organized the function.
The five metal Thiruvalluvar statue was made by Poompuhar and was blessed by the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. Karunanithi.
We invite you all to visit this Temple which is a Monument of Tamils in the Western world