Devotion - Thaipusam in Singapore

PhotographerChi Khing, Pher
PrizeBronze in Portraiture / Culture
Entry Description

Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated by the Tamil devotees during the Tamil month's full moon. Devotees engage in acts of devotion by piercing the skin, tongues or cheeks with vel skewers. In Singapore, Hindu devotees perform the piercing in the Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple in the early morning.