Thaipusam Festival Malaysia (25 images)

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Thaipusam is a vibrant Hindu festival celebrated mainly by the Tamil community. The Batu Caves attract a massive influx of devotees and tourists during Thaipusam. It is estimated to 1.5 million pilgrims and visitors. Devotees celebrate Thaipusam by engaging in various acts of devotion offerings to Lord Murugan, including carrying Kavadis, milk pots (paal kudam), or more extreme acts of devotion, such as body piercings and other forms of penance as acts of gratitude or to seek blessings from...
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