The Thee Mithi or fire-walking ceremony is a Hindu festival originating in Tamil Nadu that is celebrated a week before Diwali. The fire-walking ceremony is in honor of the goddess Draupati Amman, who is considered the incarnation of goddess Mariamman, and is practiced not only in India, but also in other countries like Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, etc. Devotees, with tattoos in their bodies, are seen as they wait outside the temple participating in the event.
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The Thee Mithi or fire-walking ceremony is a Hindu festival originating in Tamil Nadu that is celebrated a week before Diwali. The fire-walking ceremony is in honor of the goddess Draupati Amman, who is considered the incarnation of goddess Mariamman, and is practiced not only in India but also in other countries like Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, etc. Devotees, with tattoos on their bodies, are seen as they wait outside the temple participating in the event.

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