Female Devotee carrying a pot of milk, (paal kavadi), Paal Kudam (milk pot, milk offering) during Thaipusam, PHOTOGRAPHS OF PEOPLE Collection

A devotee fulfills her vows by carrying a ‘Kavadi’ [Tamil: a physical burden], in this photographic example, carrying a pot of milk, (paal kavadi), Paal Kudam (milk pot, milk offering). This is a ceremonial sacrifice and offering practiced by devotees during the worship of Lord Murugan, the Hindu god of war, performed during the Hindu celebration of Thaipusam — Photo taken in Malaysia.

Title: “Female Devotee Carrying Milk Jug on Her Head”.

This Black and White version: Copyright 2021 Nawfal Johnson ~ All Rights Reserved.

Collection: PHOTOGRAPHS OF PEOPLE (2000 to Present).

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COLLECTION DESCRIPTION:

PHOTOGRAPHS OF PEOPLE (2000 to Present) Photography of People and Cultural Subjects of Malaysia.

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Tags: Cultural, photography, art, Malaysia, Penang, Asian, Asia, Hindu, Religious, People, Portraiture, B&W, Celebration, Formalities, Ceremony, female, devotee, Kavadi, Thaipusam, Sacrifice, Torture, Suffering, Perseverance, Burden, Offering,


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