Hundreds of thousands of Malaysian Hindus have gathered in Kuala Lumpur for the annual Thaipusam festival.
It is a time for devotees to pray for good fortune in the coming year but for some followers, the festival is a physical challenge.
Al Jazeera's Azhar Sukri reports from Kuala Lumpur.
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