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The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic

The ritual of feeding the fire

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The ritual of feeding the fire perpetuated the tradition of the Yakut people.
This ritual is carried out in daily life before going to fish, hunt or on a journey, hoping to get the spirit of the forest Bayan blessings, good roads, good weather. Particularly large and beautiful ritual of feeding the fire in solemn occasions, such as during the national holiday Ysyakh throughout the celebration ritual is carried out several times as an expression of gratitude and supplication for the blessing of the spirits.
In Yakutia the fire is usually fed with pancakes, horsehair, kumys, the traditional drink of Mare's milk.

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