Thailand in the province of Nong Bua Lamphu, Buddhist monks engage in a religious quite unusual rite. A monk meditating in lotus position in a pot of oil, that is located above a fire. The monk remains impassive face during his prayer. A blend of herbs is first applied to the surface of the container to reduce the high heat, but the feat is still seen around his dangerousness. By performing such a test, Buddhist monks prove their strength and determination to the people. Bottles of oils and relics used in this ceremony will then be sold to spectators of this amazing demonstration.