Map
, Batu Caves, , Malaysia

At the annual Hindu festival of Thaipusam—which takes place in January or February, depending on the year—males demonstrate their faith by piercing themselves with hooks, then using them to drag heavy objects for miles outside the city to the Batu caves.

Close

Things to Do

Thaipusam

At the annual Hindu festival of Thaipusam—which takes place in January or February, depending on the year—males demonstrate their faith by piercing themselves with hooks, then using them to drag heavy objects for miles outside the city to the Batu caves.