fire walking


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fire walking

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(Other Non-Christian Religions) a religious rite in which people walk barefoot over white-hot ashes, stones, etc
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Noun1.fire walking - the ceremony of walking barefoot over hot stones or a bed of embers
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance - a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
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A FIRE walking world record attempt saw care home workers stride across hot coals to raise funds for their residents.
Fire walking is an incredible experience and also totally safe," said Danny, whose company Change - which helps charities maximise their fund-raising potential and provides them with mentoring and training- initially created the fund-raiser event with UK Fire walk and Challenge Northumberland.
There'll also be fire walking, axe throwing, canoeing and rambling around an unspoiled nature area.
Think Fire walking and you're on the right track - except this is no walk over hot coals; instead participants will walk over broken glass!
Even though the event was blessed by amazing sunshine, Saturday evening's activities got hotter when a selected few walked across a bed of coals in a display of courage and commitment by fire walking.
The fire walking ritual will be performed on the birthday.
FIRE investigators are mystified by how a 70-year-old man caught fire walking along a road.
Frankly, all the above scientific theories to explain fire walking fall flat if we consider that in Fiji, the natives walk on molten lava stones, which are a thousand times hotter than a wooden charcoal fire.
All walkers will receive an hour of training from the organisers of the event, UK Fire Walking.
PEOPLE are being invited to conquer the challenge of fire walking to raise money for charity.
It would no longer be genuine fire walking." Registration for the walk is at 6.30pm on the night with the walk itself starting at 9pm.