One man's Thaipusam journey
Sureshkumar Manogeran has carried the kavadi for Thaipusam each year for 20 years, since he was 18.
Up the steps at Batu Caves
Malaysian Hindus mark Thaipusam in a vibrant, colourful show of tradition and culture.
Deeper meaning to Thaipusam
Sacrifices and rituals give form to Tamils throughout the world but the meaning of Thaipusam goes much deeper than this.
Rainy Thaipusam expected nationwide
Rain is forecast for the entire country on Feb 5, including thunderstorms in several areas.
Two million expected to visit Batu Caves for Thaipusam
Traffic congestion around Batu Caves is expected to continue until Feb 6.
Sarawak’s tiny Indian community glad to celebrate Thaipusam once more
While Indians make up less than 2% of the population in the state, those who observe Thaipusam are grateful for the chance to celebrate even on a smaller scale than usual.
The silver chariot sets out
While Thaipusam is being observed under tight SOPs for yet another year, the silver chariot bearing the statue of Lord Murugan continues its annual journey.
Hindus mark Thaipusam under strict Covid curbs
Hundreds headed to the Batu Caves temple complex outside Kuala Lumpur and walked barefoot up 272 multi-coloured steps to reach the site, carrying offerings such as milk pots.
No kavadi ceremony for Thaipusam this year
Only paal koodam and chariot processions will be allowed, in addition to prayer activities.
Govt fine-tuning SOPs for Christmas, Thaipusam
Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says the SOPs will be announced by the national unity ministry soon.
Zunar faces police probe over Thaipusam cartoon
He says he is accused of seeking to incite others to commit crimes and improper internet use.
It’s not just the thought that counts
The problem with Kedah's move not to declare a holiday for Thaipusam was not the decision itself but the reasoning behind it.
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