Shocking Asia: Festival of Vegetarians in Thailand

Every year, the Festival of Vegetarians is held on Phuket Island, the tradition of which has existed for more than 100 years. That would seem to be harmless?! And here is not.

Shocking Asia: Festival of Vegetarians in Thailand

The event is clearly not for the faint of heart, as warned by the authorities of Thailand. The main "chip" of the holiday is exotic torture and extreme piercing, which participants expose themselves.

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In the course there are all the rented items and, it seems there is no limit of violent fantasy.

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Before having something to pierce your face, vegetables lovers are included in the state of the trance. Fanatics believe in what they demonstrate their dedication to the gods and can count on their defense. Including the non-traced disappearance of numerous scars.

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However, the ambulance is always ready. Sometimes experiments fail unsuccessfully.

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Shocking Asia Festival of Vegetarians in Thailand

In addition to piercing, participants walk on fire and coals. But this is already a children’s bowing compared to punctures. For an exotic procedure, an equally exotic procession follows, which is accompanied by blades of clappers and mini-bomb.

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It is believed that the founders of the festival of vegetarians are the singers of the Chinese Opera House. A hundred years ago, during the tour in Thailand, the troupe fell ill with malaria, and a strict vegan diet helped her. In honor of healthy and useful food, grateful artists established a holiday.

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The festival lasts nine days, during which believers observe a strict post and follow the ten rules: do not fight, do not kill, do not commit adultery and t.D.

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Shocking Asia Festival of Vegetarians in Thailand

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