THAIPUSAM 2013

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee participated the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee participated the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee pray during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee pray during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee takes a ritual shower during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee takes a ritual shower during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee in a trance during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee in a trance during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee, Jayabala participated the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee, Jayabala participated the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee carry kavadi march during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee carry kavadi march during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee, Jayabala participated the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee, Jayabala participated the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee takes a ritual shower during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

BATU CAVES 27 January 2013. A Hindu devotee takes a ritual shower during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Thaipusam festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman, Thaipusam has come to mean the birthday of Lord Subramaniam, also known as lord Muruga, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

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