Thaipusam Festival, Batu Caves, Malaysia.
Hooks are used to attach heavy objects to the pilgrims body before the ascent to the caves. Thaipusam Festival, Batu Caves, Malaysia. It is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil community on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (Jan/Feb). The festival celebrates the birth of Murugan,the youngest son of Shiva and his wife Parvati. The festival at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur culminates in a 272 step climb into the cave.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download