Thursday, January 20, 2011

Blessings 祝福 ...


Blessings
祝福 ...

January 19th, 2011 Penang Thaipusam (2) 
槟城大宝森节 ...


06:59 am
Before the procession from the temple, devotees eager to be the 
first to be blessed with their offerings to Lord Murugan ...



07:08 am 
Eager devotees with their offerings ...



07:10 am
The huge crowd does not make it easy for everyone to get their turn ...



07:12 am
The blessings was returned with lights on the coconut ...



07:12 am
It's about sharing the blessings with the family ...



07:16 am
The procession moved slowly and stopped to allow devotees to be blessed ...



07:18am
Those who got the blessings are celebrating with joy ...



07:19 am
with their family ...

21 comments:

Joop Zand said...

Hello Wong

It's a great serie.....lovely light and colors...well done.

Greetings, Joop

Eyeliquor said...

Wonderful photographs!
The light and colors are perfect!
Nice to see all these people!
Thank You!

Costea said...

Fine Traditions :)!

Bob Bushell said...

Nice photographs taken whole hearted.

smalldot said...

nice captured those moments

Traveling Hawk said...

I like especially no 3 and 5! It is a colorful procession! It is amazing how all those people are waiting patiently to get the blessings.

Patrick Lucas said...

devotion devotion !!!!!
good serie Mr Wong

teca said...

A story very well documented.
Congratulations.
A warm hug.

ρομπερτ said...

The joy. The strength. Of Hope.



daily athens

Digwas Hegde said...

Your blog is full of nice and wonderful pictures.
I enjoy to watch your work, it gives me inspiration and motivation - Thank you for sharing

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Nurr Kasih said...

owh Penang Thaipusam 1 day before ye..

Cloudia said...

Thank you for sharing the blessings!



Aloha from Honolulu
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Randy said...

What a wonderful thing to see. I love the photos. The last one is my favorite.

T. Becque said...

Thank you for these, I enjoy seeing photos and learning about another culture.

pharaonx said...

interesting moment, nice illustration.

MTO Photography said...

Great series and wonderful to see:)
Have a great day!
/Maria

Ángel said...

Me encantan estos reportajes, los bordas, muy buenas fotos
Cordiales saludos

UIFPW08 said...

I'm like this shoots very intresting..
Have a nice dai
Morris

Wersemei said...

Con tus imágenes nos haces partícipes de la fiesta.
Un beso.

Olga said...

You captured the entire dynamic range of the event.

veredit said...

you are a very talented street photographer! The images are of great expressive power! Fantastic work!

best regards
isabella