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Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam

Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
01/16
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A Hindu devotee with cheeks pierced with skewers, enters a trance while performing a pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu priest helps a devotee attach his miniature “paal kavadi”, or silver pots filled with milk pierced onto his back, before the latter performs his pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu devotee carry 'pal kodam' or milk pot as they perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu devotee carry kavadis as they perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
05/16
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A Hindu devotee carry kavadis as they perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu devotee carry 'pal kodam' or milk pot as they perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
07/16
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A Hindu devotee with his cheeks pierced with skewers, enters a trance as he performs his pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu devotee takes part in cleansing ritual before he begins his pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
09/16
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Hindu devotees carry 'pal kodam' or milk pot as they perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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Hindu devotees are seen in silhouette, carry 'pal kodam' or milk pot as they perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu priest piercing the devotee tongue with skewer as they perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A young Hindu devotee takes part in ritual shower before he begins his pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu devotee takes part in ritual shower before he begins his pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu devotee in trance, perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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A Hindu devotee in trance, are hooked and hanging, perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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Hindu devotees in trance, perform their pilgrimage to Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011
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  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
  • Malaysian Hindus celebrate Thaipusam
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Hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotee carries a kavadi and pal kodam (milk) in a pot during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves temple near Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 20/01/2011

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