Around Thaipusam 2015

 

A man selling Vedas, a Hindu religious text at the entrance of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A man selling Vedas, a Hindu religious text at the entrance of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A man taking pictures of the crowd in front of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A man taking pictures of the crowd in front of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Hindu devotees performs a religious bath outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Hindu devotees performs a religious bath outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Ramachandran.55 (L) and his family are praying after performing the religious bath outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Ramachandran.55 (L) and his family are praying after performing the religious bath outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Siva Kumar,20 (L) getting a blessing from his uncle, R. Megavarnam, 50 (R) before getting his kavadi outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Siva Kumar,20 (L) getting a blessing from his uncle, R. Megavarnam, 50 (R) before getting his kavadi outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Ramachandran.55 (L) and his family are praying after performing the religious bath outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Ramachandran.55 (L) and his family are praying after performing the religious bath outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Ramachandran, 55 (L) watch his son, Siva Kumar, 20 (C) as his brother is piercing his son tongue with little javelin as a kavadi outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Ramachandran, 55 (L) watch his son, Siva Kumar, 20 (C) as his brother is piercing his son tongue with skewer as a kavadi outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A man carrying a milk pot as an offering to Lord Murugan to pay his vows for his granted wishes at the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A man carrying a milk pot as an offering to Lord Murugan to pay his vows for his granted wishes at the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Hindu religious materials that are used in their pray that are found outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Hindu religious materials that are used in their pray that are found outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
An old woman waiting for her family to complete their religious bath outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
An old woman waiting for her family to complete their religious bath outside of the the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A man give an apple to a Hindu devotee as they walk towards the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A man give an apple to a Hindu devotee as they walk toward the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A woman touching a cattle as a symbol of respect and blessing outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A woman touching a cattle as a symbol of respect and blessing outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Teenagers dance to the music played by the Urumi group outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
Teenagers dance to the music played by the Urumi group outside of the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A family member of a Hindu devotee help him with his religious cloth as they walk towards the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A family member of a Hindu devotee help him with his religious cloth as they walk towards the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A family member of a Hindu devotee comfort him as he makes his way towards the Batu Caves Temple with his back are pierced with hooks during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A family member of a Hindu devotee comfort him as he makes his way towards the Batu Caves Temple with his back are pierced with hooks during the Thaipusam festival on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A family of Hindu devotees walk toward the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival while carrying milk pots as an offering to the Lord Murugan on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin
A family of Hindu devotees walk toward the Batu Caves Temple during the Thaipusam festival while carrying milk pots as an offering to the Lord Murugan on February 03, 2015. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, commemorates the day when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel, a divine javelin to destroy the evil demon Soorapadman. photo Aizzat Nordin

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