Mongolian Fire Ceremony

Today is a significant Mongolian holiday, but I’m not exactly sure what the best English translation for the day should be…fire remembrance day? Fire Ceremony?

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*photo courtesy of Manda

Anyway, the holiday has its basis in animism and the historical respect for/worship of fire.

Here’s a brief article about it.

Here are some videos that were circulating on wechat today. *the audio is Mongolian

 

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