THAIPUSAM 2016

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites before walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites before walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform a ritual bath before walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform a ritual bath before walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites before walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites before walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites before walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

A giant Lord Murugan statue is seen at Batu Caves during the Thaipusam Festival outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

A giant Lord Murugan statue is seen at Batu Caves during the Thaipusam Festival outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees carry milk pots on their heads as perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees carry milk pots on their heads as perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees carry milk pots on their heads as perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees carry milk pots on their heads as perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees carry milk pots on their heads as perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

Malaysian Hindu devotees carry milk pots on their heads as perform their religious rites while walking towards to the temple to make offerings during the Thaipusam Festival at Batu Caves outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on January 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia and Singapore. photo Adib Rawi Yahya

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