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Penang Thaipusam: Scenes from the Festival

Scenes from the Penang Thaipusam festival. During the festival, the breaking of the coconuts is a ritual practiced by Hindus as an act of cleansing and also to symbolize the renounce of one’s ego at the feet of the presiding deity Lord Muruga (usually carried on a chariot).

Penang Thaipusam: A Kavadi Carrier

A Kavadi carrier making his pilgrimage to the hilltop temple during the Thaipusam festival in Penang.

Macallum Street Ghaut View: The Passer By

An old lady walking past the walls of an old factory in Macallum Street Ghaut, Groege Town.

Victoria Street View: The Old Scrapper

An old metal scrapper at a shop along Victoria Street, George Town.

Penang Thaipusam: A Kavadi Carrier

A Kavadi carrier walking through the crowded road to the temple during the Thaipusam festival in Penang.

Sungai Burong: Where the River Meets the Sea

The view where the Sungai Burong river meets the sea at the western coast of Balik Pulau.

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