This event takes place on the last Sunday in May.
That crazy monks will do it, that's to be expected, but the spectators also got their chance:
Yes, even children. It would never happen in the US, fire marshals and children's services would have a field day. LOL!
PS. Here's a video of the ceremony. And yes, they walk on those hot coals barefoot.
And here is part 1 of the video - the monks are preparing for the ceremony:
More about the festival can be found on our other blog - here.
At Yasukuni-jinja on August 15th
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