Thaipusam is a key festival amongst tamilians which is observed not only in tamil nadu, but also in other tamilian communities across india, specifically s. Year, more than a million malaysian hindus take part in this ceremony called, thaipusam inside holi festival, one of india's most colorful hindu traditions. Answer 1 of 10: please, who can help with the thaipusam festival program 2016 in palani (tamil nadu) i have read that thai pusam is on the 24 january, and. A massive crowd of more than 15 million people are expected to gather at the batu caves hindu temple for the thaipusam festival this year. Thaipusam a hinduism ceremony is the most colorful hindu festivals celebrated by indian tamils from south india but thaipusam batu caves.
It is the most fascinating festival you will ever witness thaipusam is a hindu festival that happens every january or february it is celebrated by the tamil. Thaipusam festival at murugan temple, batu caves, malaysia celebrate the hindu festival marking the day when lord shiva's son, muruga,. Kuala lumpur: an air of festivity prevailed at the thaipusam celebration today as people from various faiths and races as well as foreign.
Thaipusam is a religious festival celebrated by tamils that originated in south india, but is now particularly popular in malaysia and singapore. The hindu endowments board announced on jan 28 that the annual thaipusam festival procession will begin at 1205am on feb 3 this year. The hindu festival of thaipusam is about faith, endurance and penance when it's celebrated in malaysia it's a dynamic, colourful, happy yet. Thaipusam is an important festival celebrated by tamil speaking hindus all over the world what is its significance and legends what is. The most shocking festival we've ever seen is thaipusam taking place at the end of january or early february, it attracts two million people who pay homage to.
Read about thaipusam, the hindu tamil festival honoring lord murugan learn about thaipusam and where to see celebrations around the. Thaipusam is an annual hindu festival, observed on the day of the full moon during the tamil month of thai it is a public holiday in the following regions of. The thaipusam festival once a year, around late january or early february depending on the cycle of the lunar month, thaipusam is celebrated by hindus all. This is thaipusam, a bewildering hindu festival that excites, confuses and tires over a million devotees and spectators every year.
Thaipusam or thaipoosam (tamil: தைப்பூசம், taippūcam) is a festival celebrated by the tamil community on the full moon in the tamil month of thai. Thaipusam is an annual festival that occurs in the hindu month of thai (january/ february) a day of penance and thanksgiving, it features devotees paying. Thaipusam is a temple festival celebrated by hindus of tamil descent in singapore1 it is probably the single most important public rite observed by the.
Collector dr t g vinay has announced a local holiday for dindigul district on january 31 in view of the thaipusam festival. Thaipusam is a celebration dedicated to the hindu deity lord murugan (youngest son of shiva and in many states in malaysia thaipusam is a public holiday. In today's blog, we write about thaipusam penang 2018 penang thaipusam is a very important celebration, not only it's a hindu festival but. Buffalo tours travel experts are here to help educate and inspire and, today, we' ll be understanding the fascinating thaipusam festival which.
The comfort and safety of devotees are of primary concern at a festival like thaipusam, which takes devotees from one temple to another through busy streets. The amazing piercings of malaysia's thaipusam festival picture of alex jordan alex jordan travel editor updated: 8 february 2018 share this article. Thaipusam 2018 - astroyogi explains about the importance, significance and legend behind the festival of thaipusam. Thaipusam is the most spectacular hindu festival in malaysia, marking the day when lord shiva's son, muruga, was given command of the.