Debatemne: Thai-Dk Din debat side :: Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2021

Oprettet af Je suis Charlie d. 14-10-2021 18:07

Phuket’s Cultural Vegetarian Festival Not recommended for the faint-hearted, one of the most exciting aspects of the festival are the various, sometimes gruesome ceremonies which are held to invoke the gods. The ceremonies of the Vegetarian Festival take place in six Chinese temples scattered throughout Phuket, Thailand.

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This film follows devotees as they undergo acts of body piercing with swords, knives and skewers during Phuket Vegetarian Festival to shift evil spirits away from individuals onto themselves, and bring good luck to the community.
The annual event in Phuket, Thailand lasts 9 days, during which entranced devotees undergo these sacred rituals. Ritual Vegetarianism in Phuket dates back to 1825 and the tradition involves abstaining from meat, alcohol and sex to purify the mind and body.

Redigeret af Je suis Charlie d. 14-10-2021 18:08