Thaipusam at Batu Caves in Photos

The 15 kilometers Pilgrimage

For the finer details on this hindu festival, please read my about experience with Thaipusam in Kuala Lumpur!

 

Thaipusam - Henna design

As soon as we arrived there was line ups of people waiting to get henna designs done.

 

Thaipusam - Henna being drawn

I love watching the attention to detail in the intricate designs!

 

Hindu Festival - Ferris Wheel at Batu Caves

With an air of a typical fair, there were rides and stalls set up everywhere.

 

Hindu Festival - Loads of stalls

The stalls lined the path towards the entrance to Batu Caves.

 

Hindu Festival - Delicious Indian sweets

Many of the stalls were filled with delicious Indian treats!

 

Hindu Festival - Stacked Indian sweets

I could eat these all day! They’re basically sugar, with flavours of honey, pistachio and more!

 

Thaipusam - A couple with heads shaven

This couple of devotees spared no expense in shaving all their hair for Thaipusam.

 

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