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Kataragama

January 11, 2010

Kataragama is a very oopular pilgrimage site in srilanka. people of all walks of life throng to Kataragama to pay homage to Kataragama. The fes thousand of pilgribsto witness the ristival in august draws thousands of  pilgrims to witness the rittual performance of the devotees. some dance with skewers  thrust through their tongues and cheeks. Others tow heavy carts or suspend weights from hooks piercing their skin. The grand finale is the fire walking ceremony. The devotees walk barefoot on bavotees walk barefoot on beds of red hot embers.

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