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Thimithi (also Theemidhi or Theemithi) is a Hindu firewalking ritual carried out as a religious vow in which the faithful walk across white-hot coals in exchange for a wish or blessing from the goddess Draupadi who was wagered and lost in a game of dice by her husband. The story goes that Draupadi had to prove her innocence and fidelity by walking barefoot over hot coals, and so the firewalking ritual is a form of penance or thanksgiving in her honour.
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