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Thaipusam: Love, Laughter & Devotion

  • 22 Jan 2019
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Laughter and New Beginning … 

Hair is shaved, and sandalwood and turmeric paste is applied to help in healing the cuts. The ceremony is performed to remove undesirable traits and impurities from the past life.  The child will be blessed with good fortune, strength, health, and vigor. #VelVelMuruga

Photo Stories: Chronicles of Thaipusam 2019

Murugan is Seen Everywhere 

Colourful Kavadi and colourful devotees make Batu Caves a lively palace to be. Lord Murugan smiles and showers his grace, as devotees climb the steep hill to the home of Lord Muruga on this special day. #VelVelMuruga

Photo Stories: Lord Murugan Begins His Journey to Batu Caves 

Divine Light 

“I fold my palm before the Lord, the maintainer of this creation, in the form of light. I adore this light, that brings prosperity, auspiciousness, good health, wealth and destroys my ego…Aum”. #VelVelMuruga

Photo Stories: Music is an Offering to Gods…

Splash of water 

Water purifies, water cleanses, water is the essence of life. A young devotee relishes splashes of cold water on a hot day. 



To find more visual stories and articles on Thaipusam, visit www.astroulagam.com.my/Thaipusam2019 #VelVelMuruga

Photo Credit: CS Photography, Deejay Gobu



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