Hi-watari (Ritual Fire Walking) Festival at Daigan-ji Temple

Fire walking | Photo by Edomuranotokuzou used under CC

A festival held at Daigan-ji on the island of Itsukushima/Miyajima in which priests and brave members of the public walk briskly across searing hot coals in bare feet.

If you’re thinking of participating, be aware that injuries are not unknown.

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