Photography

Images from the Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia
Copyright: Preeti Jha

Devotees shave off their hair as an offering and sacrifice for the deity Murugam

Copyright: Preeti Jha

Some devotees have their bodies pierced with hooks and skewers to express their reverence

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Devotees on way to the temple with offerings for the deity Murugam