‘Just one coconut is enough’

More isn’t better: Subbarow urging devotees celebrating Thaipusam to break only a coconut each, at the Anba Coconut Trading warehouse in Rangoon Road, Penang.

GEORGE TOWN: One of the enduring sights during Thaipusam in Penang is the smashing of thousands of coconuts along the route taken by the chariot.

It’s a tradition that has defied a campaign by some to remind the devotees that one coconut is enough.

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