It is expected that more than 1.5 million people will participate in the Thaipusam celebrations in Malaysia. The main celebration will be held at the
According to popular myth, Lord Murugan received ‘vel’ (divine spear) from Goddess Parvati on this day. The adoration of Lord Muruga has increased substantially as the devotees feel the Lord fulfill their wishes immediately.
The main attraction during the festival is the offering of Kavadi.