Category Archives: RELIGION

Batu Caves

Batu Caves holds fond memories for me ever since I was a young kid. I remember going there with my parents when I was around 6 or 7. I can still recall the awe I felt when entering the cave … Continue reading

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Chitra Pournami (Full Moon Day)

Today is Chitra Pournami (Full moon day). Every year there will be a procession with a chariot around my neighbourhood on that day. Although we walked with the procession¬† only once, we always look forward to the chariot passing by … Continue reading

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Fulfilling Vow ~Thaipusam 2010~

I made a vow last year to shave my head bald for Thaipusam this year. We went to Batu Caves to fulfill our vow before the actual Thaipusam day, which falls on the 30th of January. On January 20th, we … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons

Haven’t gone for a movie for a long time (okay, the recent one is X-Men: Wolverine – but that was because Alfred and John wanted to watch it and I was dragged along last week :P). I haven’t watched a … Continue reading

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Thaipusam 2009

Yesterday I drove to Batu Caves with my family – it’s the time of the year for me to fulfill vows – to carry pal kudam (milk pot) up to the temple. As usual, we’ll go there a week after … Continue reading

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Chitra Pournami (Full Moon Day)

I must say that I am not religious enough to observe all the festivities in Hindu calendar and this at times makes me feel awkward when my neighbors/colleagues/friends talk about these occasions on which I don’t keep myself abreast with. … Continue reading

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Fulfilling Vow

Last Sunday, we went to Batu Caves on the occassion of Thaipusam to fulfil my vow. Thaipusam fell on Wednesday (23/1/08) and there was still a big crowd on Sunday. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil … Continue reading

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