The famous fire walking ritual was held at the Phuket Vegetarian Festival.
On Sunday (October 22nd) another fire walking ritual was held at the Sam Kong Chinese Shrine on the Yaowarad Road in Rassada, Mueang Phuket. About 20 devotees were walking on red hot charcoals for about three meters in distance.
Fire walking is to demonstrate their devotion to gods to show fire cannot hurt them as well as to relieve the burden of unlucky things and bad karma from the people who were watching the ritual ceremony.
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