By celebrating Thaipusam , devotees from this community demonstrate their faith to Lord Murugan, son of Hindu God Shiva and his consort Parvati, by carrying kavadis (literally "burdens") through a 4.5 km long processional …
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Thaipusam Festival takes place in January / February each year and one of the largest celebrations takes place in Singapore. Take a look at my photo essay!
Thaipusam Singapore 2013: Photo Essay | Travelbllgr
Troy and I have gone to Batu Caves several times since we first moved here.
It's been a hot minute since our trip to Malaysia, but we realized that we would be totally dropping the ball if we didn't at least make a quick mention of our trip to the Batu Caves . We first heard about them while cruising through ..
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Lord Murugan & The Batu Caves | Beyond the 38th Parallel
When the moon is full on the tenth month of the Hindu calendar, the Tamil celebrate Thaipusam, a major Hindu festival in honour of Lord Murugan. This year Thaipusam fell on Sunday the 27th January. Lord Murugan is the …
Thaipusam 2013 – Batu Caves – Kuala Lumpur | David's Space
This Hindu festival is marked by a procession where people carry kvadais (burdens) from a temple in the city to Batu caves and many are also pierced by hooks in the backs, through tongue and cheeks etc.
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Got to see thaipusam festival in KL | Asia Forum | Fodor's Travel …
Statue of Hindu Deity with Pilgrims Walking 272 Steps up to Batu Caves , Selangor, Malaysia World Cultures Richard Nebesky, Poster.