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Devotees have their mouth and body pierced as they begin to prepare... News PhotoBeginnings,Horizontal,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Parade,Pilgrim,Preparation,Singapore,Thaipusam,Topics,TravelPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSINGAPORE - JANUARY 27: Devotees have their mouth and body pierced as they begin to prepare their Thaipusam procession at Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple on January 27, 2013 in Singapore. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai. Devotees pray and make vows, when the prayers are answered they fulfill the vows by piercing parts of their body such as their cheeks, tongues, and backs before carrying a 'Kavadi' along a four kilometre route. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)