Maran's Sri Marathandavar Aalayam is a well-known temple in the state of Pahang and draws thousands of devotees every year for special religious festivals and prayers. But not many people are aware of how the prominent temple came about and the significance of its century-old tree that has recently been uprooted.

Here's a short video of the history behind the temple and its tree:

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