Piercing Through Evil

Vegetarian festival devotees parade through the streets of downtown Phuket, Thailand. Participants in the festival pierce their bodies to shift evil spirits from others onto themselves and bring good luck to the community.
Paula Bronstein—Getty Images
Oct. 10, 2013. Vegetarian festival devotees parade through the streets of downtown Phuket, Thailand. The festival celebrates a brief abstinence in meat and various stimulants to obtain good health. Some participants act as mediums for gods and pierce their bodies to rid the area of evil spirits and bring good luck to the community.
Related Topics: , , , , ,

Latest Posts

CHICAGO, IL. USA. September 2014Chicago police officers look for evidence after four people were hit as they stood in the parking lot of a Pizza Hut at 67th Street and Stony Island Avenue around 10:40 p.m. Monday Aug 25. A 16-year-old girl was shot in the thigh; a woman, 22, was wounded in the neck; another woman, 18, suffered a graze wound to the stomach; and a man, 26, was shot in the leg. Nobody died from their injuries ( Photo by Carlos Javier Ortiz)

Photojournalism Daily: Dec. 8, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

Read More
Spanish Riding School performs in Amsterdam

The Best Pictures of the of the Week: Nov. 28 – Dec. 5.

Cadets

Face to Face with Europe’s Military Cadets

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 20,261 other followers