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Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur

Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
01/06
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Devotees attach hooks to their skin to ask forgiveness to the god of Murugan at the Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
02/06
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The devotees cleaning their bodies before starting the ceremony
Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
03/06
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Preparation before starting the festival of Thaipusam. The festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a vel "spear" so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadam.
Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
04/06
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Devotees carrying milk pots to be presented to Lord Murugan during the Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
05/06
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Devotees bring their babies with sugar canes to Lord Murugan during the Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
06/06
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Thousands of Hindu devotees during Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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  • Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
  • Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
  • Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
  • Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
  • Celebration of Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur
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Thousands of Hindu devotees come to the Lord Murugan temple during the Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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