Thaipoosam Cavadee

Thaipoosam Cavadee is a Tamil festival and public holiday in Mauritius, held annually in Tamil communities across the island.

Thaipoosam devotee with pierced back

The festival is celebrating the Hindu deity Murugan, the son of Lord Shiva, and belong to one of the most important Tamil festivals in Mauritius.

Every year after a fasting […]

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