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Posted On November 23, 2015By hadzantonisIn 2015-oct-20, 2015-oct-20-fce

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Batu Caves, Malaysia

Venue: Batu Caves, Malaysia Dates: 7th February 2015 Purpose: Not for the sqeamish, this three-day celebration includes a procession up the steps of the Batu Caves near Kuala Lumpur, during which some participants skewer themselves with hooks or arrows while in a trance-like state as an offering in return for a favour or as atonement. The event is in honour of the Hindu god Subramaniam, the younger son of Shiva.Read More
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