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fire ritual #3

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 30 January 2017 in Lifestyle & Culture.

January 9, 2017 @新熊野神社

Canon EOS 6D 1/60 second F/5.0 ISO 125 58 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Fire is an ancient festival highlight.

30 Jan 2017 5:33am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Beautiful to see
Is yellow a holy color

30 Jan 2017 7:19am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Beautiful & interesting scene, i like the colors.

30 Jan 2017 8:50am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Magnifique photo de ce rituel

30 Jan 2017 9:12am

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !

30 Jan 2017 9:30am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France


30 Jan 2017 10:13am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Another interesting scene and photo.

30 Jan 2017 10:46am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

very interesting scene of that fire ritual

30 Jan 2017 10:56am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful capture of the scene .

30 Jan 2017 11:22am

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

More fire....
interesting scene and photo.

30 Jan 2017 1:03pm

farNaaz50 from Iran

Nice capture .. eye catching cultures ..

30 Jan 2017 1:05pm

Frances from Boston, United States

A superb image, and a very interesting one Hiro. 5*****

30 Jan 2017 1:37pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Incredible celebration.

30 Jan 2017 1:48pm

Dany Kervran from Morillon, France

A great event with magnificent colours.

30 Jan 2017 2:53pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

I suppose that on the tree are many gifts for a god or gods?

30 Jan 2017 3:08pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

I just read about fire ritual in Japan.

30 Jan 2017 3:15pm

@Claudiel: I don't know the details, but maybe you're right.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great action capture of this intriguing ritual!! I love the guy's use of the smartphone here. :-)

30 Jan 2017 4:06pm

@Steven: Ah, you noticed it ! I should have post it on Tuesday !

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Woww ! so beautiful and interesting scenne here!!!
Thanks so much!

30 Jan 2017 4:08pm

Toscana from Baden, France

To day, I can hear the sound of the fire :-)

30 Jan 2017 4:27pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique scène ici de ce rituel !... )

30 Jan 2017 4:33pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Ohh!! We're reaching the top of the ritual.
Caught my attention the "celebrant" on the right, taking a photo with the phone.

30 Jan 2017 4:43pm

Gérard from Allauch, France

Not very traditional the instrument of the right character

30 Jan 2017 5:04pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The fire is set alight . . . and the priest gets the shot on his phone. Cool!

30 Jan 2017 5:51pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A wonderful view of this ritual in progress

30 Jan 2017 6:42pm

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Great to see this tradition in action.

30 Jan 2017 7:38pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

excellent reportage, i like your culture.

30 Jan 2017 7:44pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

More amazing than yesterday.

30 Jan 2017 7:54pm

franz from Baden, Austria

More and more interesting, this ritual. We have custom here, too, to light bonfires in the night of June 21, the summer solstice.

30 Jan 2017 10:16pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

In many cultures fire is the great guest. Excellent image!...

30 Jan 2017 10:37pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

Very interesting report !

30 Jan 2017 11:27pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

serious attention to those fires

31 Jan 2017 1:10am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Well captured.

31 Jan 2017 4:34am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


31 Jan 2017 2:55pm