Bearing the burden

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  • Bearing the burden
Malaysiakini
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Photo by Lim Huey Teng

A Hindu devotee carries a pot of milk towards Batu Caves for Thaipusam.

A kavadi, literally a "burden," is a ceremonial offering to Lord Murugan in return for blessings. 

The nearly 2 million Hindus in Malaysia will celebrate Thaipusam on Jan 31, 2018. 

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