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Theemithi festival at Sri Mariamman Temple, 1975

This photograph shows a Theemithi firewalking festival of 1975 at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple. A devotee is seen running on the hot coal pit carrying branches of leaves, while excited spectators watch from behind the barriers. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. National Library Board Singapore, 2020


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