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Preparing for the ordeal
The noise of the music
Most ancient cultures have some form of fire worship. The veneration of fire is one of the most primitive forms of religion. The flame itself may be the object of adoration, or it may be regarded as the earthly manisfestation of a divine being or spirit.
When a fire walking ceremony is performed at night, it can be
The rythm of the drums has a hypnotic
effect on both the participants and the onlookers as the
crescendo rises to a climax. Fire-eaters excite the crowd as they
draw the flames across their bodies. And then the
firewalker exposes the soles of his feet to the burning
Firewalking is still performed in such places as
Tahiti, Trinadad, Mauritius, the Fiji Islands, India and
The ceremony consists of the priest and other celebrants
walking barefoot across large stones that have been heated upon a
bed of burning fagots.
But don't miss it - it's spectacular!