Photo Essay: Day 3 of Thaipusam – Rituals with Hooks *Viewer Discretion Advised*
It is an endless flow of people arriving with their Kavadi
Probably a few too many stairs for this little guy to make it all by himself.
This teenager was in full participatory mode, and we crossed paths as he was reaching the top to the steps to Batu Caves.
Once reaching the top of the stairs, the crowds poured into the caves, with those carrying Kavadi on the left.
One man in the crowd pauses in the chaos to show his appreciation to Lord Murugan
One of the devotees wearing very elaborate robes. I believe he was a holy man.
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.
Batu Caves was full in every direction for the entire night and following day!
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!?
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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