Walking on Fire (1985)

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The ninth in a series of thirteen programmes. Arthur C. Clarke investigates the fire-walking feats of the fakirs of the East and considers theories on how it is done. Firewalks from many parts of the world, including Kataragama in Sri Lanka, Langhadas in Greece and San Pedro Manrique in Spain are shown. Other Kataragama rituals, including hook-hanging are also considered.

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