Singapore Hindus Celebrate Thaipusam Festival : News Photo

Singapore Hindus Celebrate Thaipusam Festival

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SINGAPORE - JANUARY 27: Devotees smile as they prepare themselves for the 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)
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SINGAPORE - JANUARY 27: Devotees smile as they prepare themselves for the 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)
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Devotees smile as they prepare themselves for the Thaipusam... News Photo 160140438Horizontal,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Parade,Pilgrim,Preparation,Singapore,Smiling,Thaipusam,Topics,TravelPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSINGAPORE - JANUARY 27: Devotees smile as they prepare themselves for the 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)