Thaipusam Images, Graphics & Messages

Thaipusam or Thaipoosam is a festival celebrated by the Tamil Hindu community on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January/February), usually coinciding with Pushya star, known as Poosam in Tamil. The festival is also observed among Keralites and is vernacularly called Thaipooyam. It is a national holiday in many countries such as Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius.