#PhotoAweek – Batu Caves in Malaysia

batu caves

The  Batu Caves are situated thirteen kilometers (seven miles) north of the capital city Kuala Lumpur. They are the sacred place for the Hindu’s in Malaysia, You have to climb 272 steps, which will lead you to the religious and magnificent Batu Caves.

Once a year they celebrate the Thaipusam festival in the Batu Caves. It’s a celebration for the son of Shiva (Subramaniam) and the becoming “one” of  Pusan and the Brihaspati stars.  Every year, on Thaipusam, as many as 800,000 devotees and other visitors gather at the caves as a form of penance or sacrifice.

Have you visited here?

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Travel and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to #PhotoAweek – Batu Caves in Malaysia

  1. iledevix says:

    Oh my, this is sumptuous! Loving the composition and colours. I cannot wait to visit Malaysia again.

  2. Beautiful photo! I love the light shining down 🙂

  3. Looks like a setting for a movie

Your comments & feedback are important:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s