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Big faith at mini Thaipusam


Devotees seeking blessings approach the chariot with trays filled with fruits, coconuts and other offerings.

Devotees seeking blessings approach the chariot with trays filled with fruits, coconuts and other offerings.

THE annual Chitraparuvam Festival, also known as mini Thaipusam, saw devotees clad in traditional attire praying for a better year ahead.

Hindu Mahajana Sangam chairman M. Neelamegam said the three-day festival drew a huge crowd of about 100,000 devotees and visitors to the hilltop Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple in Penang.

   

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