Photo Stories: Music is an Offering to Gods…
Purification of the Body and the Awakening of the SoulA devotee initiates his journey, purifying himself with water with his mind of his beloved Lord Murugan. Water is one of the 5 elements, plays an important role in Hindu rituals and is believed to have cleansing powers.
Photo Stories: Chronicles of Thaipusam 2019
The Journey to Lord Murugan…Kavadi bearers undergo intense preparation for weeks before the actual act. During this period, devotees fast by adopting a restricted vegetarian diet, practice celibacy, and meditate on God.
The act of penance gives strength to the devotees to carry the kavadi without any hurdles, as their thought is only filled with love and devotion to Lord Murugan. #VelVelMuruga
Little One Sees Lord MuruganLord Murugan is the embodiment of beauty, valour, and compassion. He graces his devotee as God, helps them as a friend, guides them as a teacher and guards them as a saviour.
Photo Stories: Thaipusam: Love, Laughter & Devotion
A Mother Leads the Way…Thaipusam is a spectacular sight, colourful and cheerful and filled with love. This picture speaks of all the above, a young mother leading her child on her pal kodam (milk pot) journey.
Devotion and love at the home of Lord Murugan.