Notes on the Geography of Mauritius: Mauritius 1: Port Louis: Photo 54
Meanwhile there's the Hindu population, here participating in the Thaipoosam festival, marking the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a spear to vanquish the demon Soorapadman. Hundreds of cavadees ("burdens") are carried through the streets here and elsewhere in the island. The cavadee is an offering to Murugan and is destroyed at the conclusion of the ceremony.
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