On Sunday, March 8th, thousands of people made their way to Tokyo's Mt. Takao to observe a unique tradition - watching practitioners of the Shugendo religion walk across a path of smoldering embers
Known as the Hiwatari-Matsuri festival
takes place at the Takao-san Yakuo-in Yuki-ji .
Temple every second Sunday of March.
to obtain protection from misfortune and for good health and peace in the world
because the embers are too hot.
this was so cool