Lebuh Pitt, near Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town 10200
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The birthday celebration of Lord Subramaniam, a Hindu deity and son of Siva, is a spectacular parade of religious submission ... More
The birthday celebration of Lord Subramaniam, a Hindu deity and son of Siva, is a spectacular parade of religious submission and physical endurance. Devotees fulfill their personal pledges to the Lord by bodily feats that would appear almost self-lacerating to the unenlightened. Qualified volunteers in trance carry the kavadi, a metal structure secured to the body with hooks and long needles, through a route which starts at Mahamariamman Temple and ends at the Arulmigu Sri Thandayuthabani Temple or the Penang Waterfall Hilltop Temple. Another feature is the smashing of huge amounts of de-husked coconuts along the route.
Love going to Penang for Thaipusam. Seeing is believing. So many devotees, so many water sheds so beautifully decorated, so many coconuts, most interesting of all, so many kavadis beautifully decorated.
Literally meaning “behind the Island,” this agricultural community grows cloves and nutmeg plus unusual crops such as durian among its
rubber estates. These are the heritage of the Hakka community's sweat and effort. In the center of town is ...
Also called Pitt Street Temple, it was founded in 1801 on East India Company land by Chinese immigrant settlers, the
temple looms over visitors with its prominent red roof, snarling dragons and lions. It bristles with endless activity all ...
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the chic part of a World Heritage Site. A licensed accommodation provider where secure quality accommodation and excellent service ...