WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Hindu Festival - Many people arriving with their Kavadi

It is an endless flow of people arriving with their Kavadi

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Child making pilgrimage

Probably a few too many stairs for this little guy to make it all by himself.

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Kavadi Trance - Teenager reaching the top

This teenager was in full participatory mode, and we crossed paths as he was reaching the top to the steps to Batu Caves.

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Hindu Festival - Thaipusam crowds entering Batu Caves

Once reaching the top of the stairs, the crowds poured into the caves, with those carrying Kavadi on the left.

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Hindu Festival - Praying inside Batu Caves

One man in the crowd pauses in the chaos to show his appreciation to Lord Murugan

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Hindu Festival Thaipusam - Holy Man

One of the devotees wearing very elaborate robes. I believe he was a holy man.

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Hindu Festival Trance - woman in trance

This woman was in one of the deepest trances witnessed this evening. She started screaming and then convulsing on the floor. Friends carried her away.

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Hindu Festival - Batu Caves Malaysia

Batu Caves was full in every direction for the entire night and following day!

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Drinking Kavadi Milk

This woman had fallen into a deep trance and then proceeded to drink the Kavadi milk she had carried all the way to the caves!?

WSE Travel - Day 3 of Thaipusam - Thaipusam - Girl observing the rituals

This young girl has been up almost the entire night, and sits patiently in the midst of all the rituals around her.

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