From temples in Batu Caves, Georgetown, Ipoh, Sungai Petani as well as from around the world
Astro customers can enjoy live Thaipusam coverage on 4 and 5 February on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) via TV, Astro GO and On Demand. In addition, all Malaysians can stream live coverage and enjoy devotional articles on Astro Ulagam, and also, devotional songs on RAAGA.
Customers can watch live Thaipusam coverage on Astro Vaanavil (Ch 201) hosted by local talents, Meena Kumari, Revathy Mariappan, Magendran, Sivaraj and Kanna Simattri at the following times:
- 5.30pm on 4 February until 12.30am on 5 February, and
- 8.30am until 10.30pm on 5 February.
Live coverage will be aired from local temples including:
- Batu Caves Sri Subramaniar Swamy Devasthanam (Gombak, Selangor)
- Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple (Georgetown, Penang)
- Kallumalai Temple (Ipoh, Perak)
- Sri Subramaniya Swami Devasthanam Temple (Sungai Petani, Kedah).
Customers can also enjoy coverage from temples around the world including:
- India: Arulmigu Subramaniyaswamy Temple (Thiruchendur), Arulmigu Dandayuthapah Swami Temple (Palani), Arulmigu Subramaniyaswamy Temple (Thiruthani), and Arulmigu Swaminathaswamy Temple (Swamimalai)
- Andaman: Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple (Port Blair), and Arulmigu Balamurugan Tirukkovil (Ratnagiri)
- Sri Lanka: Inuvil Kandaswamy Temple (Jaffna)
- Mauritius: Parasakti Peetam Kalikovil (Chebel)
- South Africa: Sivasubramaniya Temple Melrose (Johannesburg).
Additionally, all Malaysians can stream live Thaipusam coverage and enjoy devotional articles via digital platform, Astro Ulagam.
On the radio front, Malaysians can enjoy 24-hours of devotional songs on RAAGA via on-air and the SYOK app.
For more information, visit Astro Ulagam.