On 31 January 2018, Thaipusam day, there is a lunar eclipse (chandra grahanam). Hindu temples in Singapore will close early due to the eclipse. As there is a lunar eclipse on Thaipusam day (31/01/2018), the Thaipusam procession will start earlier at SSPT on the eve (30 January 2018) from 9.30 pm. Doors to STT will …

Thaipusam 2019 and 2020. 686 shares. Thaipusam is a key Hindu ceremony that is held each year during the full moon in the tenth month of the Hindu calendar – falling from mid-January to mid-February in the Gregorian calendar. It is marked in Malaysia by a public holiday.

Thaipusam or Thaipoosam (Tamil: தைப்பூசம், Taippūcam) is a festival celebrated by the Tamil community on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January/February). It is mainly observed in countries where there is a significant presence of Tamil community such as India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Mauritius …

Jan 31, 2018 – In Pictures: Thaipusam procession 2018. Some 40,000 people attended this year's Thaipusam procession, which started at 9.30pm on Tuesday (Jan 30). The festivities featured around 250 kavidi bearers and 10,000 devotees holding milk pots. Paalkudam devotees preparing to leave Sri Srinivasa Perumal …

Jan 31, 2018 – In Pictures: Thaipusam procession 2018. At around 10am, Mr Joe Buminathan, 49, was seen with his family, preparing to walk with a kavadi. He kept silent and focused as he prepared for the procession. His wife Shanti, 48, said: “He's been doing this every year since he was 18. I'm very proud of him for …

Thaipusam is a Hindu festival which is observed by the Tamil people during the Tamil month of Thai – which is around January or February on the Gregorian calendar. It is celebrated in the Caribbean, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and Guadeloupe, as well as a few other countries. The name …

THAIPUSAM 2018 @ PENANG Thaipusam is a three day Hindu festival. It is celebrated during the full moon of the 10th month in the Hindu calendar. This is…