thaipusam festival

Malay-Indians thronging to MyIndians.com to solve ID, documentation problems


January 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 21 (ANI): Around 2,000 people belonging to the Malay-Indian community visited the MyIndians.com web portal booth to sort out their identification and documentation problems.The Star quoted one of the ... Read more...

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Malay Hindus flock to Batu Caves to celebrate Thaipusam Festival


January 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.20 (ANI): Hindu devotees and tourists flocked to Malaysia's Batu Caves on Thursday to observe the colourful Hindu festival of Thaipusam.The annual Thaipusam festival is an event of thanksgiving and ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu festival gets Buddhist touch


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), Jan 20 (IANS) Two Malaysian Indian brothers celebrating the Thaipusam festival of the Tamil Hindus carried idols of Buddhist deity Kuan Yin after their ailing mother recovered.G. Asokumar, 31, ... Read more...

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New episodes of `Little Krishna’ animation series in Malaysia


January 1st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 (IANS) Thirteen new episodes of "Little Krishna", the story about the Hindu deity depicted as an infant or a young boy playing a flute, have come to Malaysian ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia hold strategic dialogue, vow to bridge gap


February 1st, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved Kuala Lumpur, Feb 1 (IANS) Singapore has 3,000 Indian firms compared to 400 in relatively bigger Malaysia. Taking a cue from this, India and Malaysia are now looking to ... Read more...

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1.7 million throng Hindu shrine in Malaysia


February 1st, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1.7 million Hindu devotees Monday thronged Lord Subramaniam's temple at the Batu Caves near the national capital to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival. Crowds of devotees and ... Read more...

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Over million Hindus throng Malaysia’s Batu Caves for Thaipusam Festival


January 31st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.31 (ANI): Over 1.6 million people, more than one million of them Hindu devotees, packed the Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple Batu Caves, for the Thaipusam festival on Saturday.Thousands of devotees ... Read more...

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Wishes come true for many devotees during Malaysia’s Thaipusam festival


January 28th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 28 (ANI): V.M. Gunasekaran, 54, had acquired bronchitis in childhood and he believes lord Murugan cured him of the disease.Following that, he carried the kavadi at Batu Caves in ... Read more...

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Malay Hindu association raps music band over CD cover


January 13th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), Jan.13 (ANI): The Penang branch of the Malaysia Hindu Sangam is upset that a picture of Hindu deity Lord Murugan has been depicted on the cover of a rock ... Read more...

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Perak Indians” interests would be taken care of, says Minister


February 9th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh, Feb 9 (ANI): A senior Minister in the Malaysian State of Perak, Dr. Zambry Abdul Kadir, assured that Indians interests would be taken care of even though they have no ... Read more...

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Indian community will get its due, says Malaysian leader


February 8th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Feb 8 (IANS) The Malaysian Perak state's Mentri Besar (chief minister) Zambry Abdul Kadir has assured ethnic Indians that their interests would be taken care of even though they have ... Read more...

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Thaipusam Festival, 8 February,2009


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Thaipusam is a celebration of the birthday to the Hindu deity Subramaniam. At this occasion, the Hindus shows sincerity of their faith. It is a time for making and fulfilling vows. The ... Read more...

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