People defy pain barrier as they cross a carpet of red hot embers in Durban, South Africa.
Durban, South Africa.
Full titles read: "THE ORDEAL BY FIRE - Indians rendered immune to physical pain by spiritual fervour, cross carpet of burning charcoal unhurt at Umbilo Temple."
L/S's of people in native dress walking across glowing embers, one man even starts to have a dance halfway across, another bounces across on two feet. L/S of people soaking their feet in water before they go across. L/S of people going across carrying some kind of bush (possibly figs) on their head.