Travelogue

Thaipusam 2012–Shaving

On the eve of Thaipusam, some devotees already started visiting Batu Caves.

Shaving on Thaipusam (2)

The practice of shaving head could be a way to remove the sin and burdens (to be verified by Hindu friends).

Shaving on Thaipusam (4)

Some devotees placed the shaved hair in a banana leave.

Shaving on Thaipusam (3)

Men, women and young children shave their heads bald, and ready for the celebration of Thaipusam.

Shaving on Thaipusam (1)

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