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Happy Thaipusam, Kiwanis family!

Thaipusam, a vibrant Hindu festival, is celebrated to symbolize the victory of good over evil. Marked during the Tamil month of Thai, it holds cultural and religious significance, with devotees, known as kavadi bearers, expressing their devotion through penance and gratitude.

Observed globally, especially in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius, Thaipusam is a dynamic celebration that attracts both devotees and curious onlookers, providing a lively cultural spectacle and a chance for spiritual reflection.