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Vege Festival

Ritual Vegetarianism in Phuket, Thailand traces its roots back to the early 1800’s. The annual festival begins on the first evening of the ninth lunar month and lasts for nine days. Participants in the festival perform acts of body piercing as a means of shifting evil spirits from individuals onto themselves and bring the community good luck. The ritualized ...

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Vege Festival

Vege Festival

  Bicycle, snakes, umbrella, drinks, shower, bamboo stick,sword, . annoying noise of firecrackers, horns and drums, mixed with blood and tears are part of the exotic procession, which on a temperature above 35 celzius, vigorously rolles over the southern part of Thai island – Phuket. Being part of the masses in procession, one should be honored, as the scene ...

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