Faces of Thaipusam 2014

18 01 2014

Photographs from this year’s Hindu festival of Thaipusam. The festival, which is commemorated by the southern Indian community in both Malaysia and Singapore is celebrated with much zeal and passion bringing much life and colour to the streets of a Singapore. In Singapore, the festival involves a procession of kavadi bearing devotees down a 4 kilometre route from the Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple in Serangoon Road to the Sri Thendayuthapani Temple (Chettiars’ Temple) at Tank Road, which starts at midnight on Thaipusam and continues through much of the day and into the late evening. More on the festival and photographs taken at previous Thaipusam celebrations, can be found in several posts I have previously put up:

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5 responses

18 01 2014
Jed Mitter

Amazing Photography,Jerome, Great Stuff!!

21 01 2014
Jerome Lim, The Wondering Wanderer

Thanks Jed 🙂

20 01 2014
Fred C

Possible to show a couple of photos in colour?

21 01 2014
Jerome Lim, The Wondering Wanderer

Hi Fred, if you click on the links I have put up on this post, you will find photographs of previous Thaipusam celebrations in colour.

17 03 2014
CurlyTraveller

I did not go this year, but I did two years back. It is one of the most photogenic, intriguing and special festivals I have seen in Singapore.

Your pics are just gorgeous. I am really impressed!

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