In conjunction with the Thaipusam Festival, today is a public holiday in Penang. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil community annually.
Happy Deepavali to those who celebrate it.
This is a shot of the Sri Mahamariamman Temple in George Town, which is one of the oldest Hindu temple here.
Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in George Town and is located in Penang’s Little India along Queen Street. The historical temple was built in 1833 and is also known as Sri Mahamariamman Temple.
On a side note, Thaipusam festival was also held on 8 January this year in Penang.
A small Indian Temple at the Esplanade, George Town.
A beautiful arch-entrance to the Waterfall Hilltop Temple, Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani in Penang.
Wishing all Hindus a Happy Deepavali!
The intricately sculptured roof of Thanni Malai Murugan Temple, part of the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani (The Waterfall Hilltop Temple) complex in Penang.
Sree Maha Mariamman Devasthanam Hindu Temple is an old and historical Hindu temple located at the Bagan Luar area in Butterworth. The temple was found to have originated from a small hut built by the local Hindu community here in 1853 as a place of worship for the Hindu mother deity Amman. Subsequently, the temple underwent additional renovation and expansion into a beautiful and impressive temple complex today.