Thaipusam – Kerrie’s Photos

Here are some of Kerrie’s Photos from Thaipusam on Friday 17th January 2014.

Thaipusam is celebrated by the Hindu people of South India and the mainly Tamil-speaking Hindu communities throughout Malaysia. Thaipusam is dedicated as a thanksgiving to Lord Subramaniam (also known as Murugan) for answered prayers, and is also a day of penance.

At Thaipusam, parades and rituals are held across the country, with devotees performing ceremonial acts at different locations – the most famous being at the Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur where more than one million people gather on Thaipusam each year.

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The following photos are of the crazy man we followed…see earlier video posting…we could not believe how hard he pulled and that his skin did not rip.

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story in one photo

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