Want To Try Firewalking? See What Dr. Weil Says Before You Start
Firewalking has been practiced for centuries by shamans, priests and ordinary folk as a religious ritual and a healing ceremony. Firewalkers walk barefoot over red-hot coals, which are placed in beds between eight and 12 feet long and range from 1,200 to 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit – hot enough to cause third-degree burns. Over the years a number of skeptics have come up with various theories about why firewalkers don’t get burned, but the fact is that some people do get burned. The difference between those who do and don’t suffer injury has much to do with their respective states of consciousness. If you’re interested in this experience, seek out classes conducted by Certified F.I.R.E. Instructors – do not try firewalking on your own! If trained and executed properly, succeeding means you’ll join the ranks of firewalkers through the ages who have been empowered and enlightened by the experience.
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