Najjua Zulkefli | Thaipusam

A Hindu devotee with his cheeks and tongue pierced prepares for his Thaipusam procession in Batu Caves outside Kuala Lumpur, January 27, 2013. Thaipusam, which commemorates the day when Goddess Pavarthi gave her son Lord Muruga an invincible lance with which he destroyed evil demons, is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia. ZumaPress/Najjua Zulkefli


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