Thai Pusam is celebrated in south india specially in Tamil Nadu. This festival dedicated to god kartikeya the people of tamil nadu called them Subramaniam, the son of god shiv. The festival is celebrated in the month of January-February each year. It is the harvest season of month.

Thaipusam is a festival of Tamil Nadu associated with atonement. On this day the procession of kartikeya taken out from the temple and The large numbers of people participate in this procession. The pilgrims observe fast and prayers.

Some devotees bodies covered in hooks and their cheeks with skewers or will attach hooks or spikes to other parts of their body. At the beginning of the procession pilgrims are induced to enter a religious trance in order to tolerate the pain involved.

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This Batu cave festival of Hindu people is celebrated once a year in a tenth month of according to Hindu calender. Batu Caves are situated thirteen kilometers (seven miles) north of the capital city Kuala Lumpur. During the Hindu Thaipusam festival some 100.000 people are coming to the Batu caves. It is said to be the biggest festival of that kind outside of India.

At that place all have to climb up to 272 steps, which will lead you to the religious and magnificent Batu Caves. Thaipusam is a once in a year unique Hindu festival that is celebrated in a grand scale in the famous Batu Caves. Some days ago in festival the Hindu devotes their tounge, faces and bodies. The Hindu festival of Thaipusam is about faith, endurance and penance. Kuala Lumpur in a sacred Hindu shrine called the Batu Caves.

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