Travel Photo Gallery - Thaipusam, Malaysia

Thaipusam

Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated among others in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The participants start at Sri Mahamariamman Temple in KL and follow 15km long way to Batu Caves carrying kavadi, sometimes over 20kg of weight. When entering Batu Caves, most of the participants entered state of trance and often even people from the audience go into trace.

Equipment: Nikon D700, Nikon D300, Nikon 17-35mm/f2.8, Nikon 50/f1.8, Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 VRII, Nikon TC-17E II

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Young Boy Getting  Haircut, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Young Boy Getting ..

Waking Up From Trance, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Waking Up From Trance

Thaipusam Participant, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Thaipusam Participant

Thaipusam Participant, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Thaipusam Participant

Woman In Trance, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Woman In Trance

Dancing, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Dancing

Thaipusam Procession, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Thaipusam Procession

Thaipusam Participant, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Thaipusam Participant

Pulling Kavadi, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Pulling Kavadi

Man In Trance, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Man In Trance

Boy And Kavadi, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Boy And Kavadi

Throwing Flowers, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Throwing Flowers

Giving Blessing, Thaipusam, Malaysia

Giving Blessing