Thaipusam

By | August 30, 2012

Thaipusam is distinguished by Hindus on a full moon day in a Thai month of a Tamil calendar, that is in Jan or February.

Also famous as Thaipooyam or Thaippooyam in Malayalam, it is a festival to symbol a birth of Lord Murugan, a youngest son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

The festival also noted an arise when Parvati gave Murugan a vel (lance) so he could overcome a immorality demon Soorapadman.

Hindu devotees in Malaysia distinguished Thaipusam on 8th Feb 2009 to symbol a birth of Lord Murugan by going to several temples in a country.

The chanting of “vel, vel” rose above Batu Caves as an estimated 1.2 million Hindu devotees and visitors alive a Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple for Thaipusam 2009.

Here are some extraordinary photos of a jubilee of Thaipusam.

Malaysia Thaipusam 2009
Image credit: SJ Photography

Image Malaysia Thaipusam 2009

Photo Malaysia Thaipusam 2009
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Photos Malaysia Thaipusam 2009
Image credit: xiangxi

Images Malaysia Thaipusam 2009
Image credit: xiangxi

Event Malaysia Thaipusam 2009
Image credit: xiangxi

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