Refine fire, common says " step on fire " , tread for group dancing of old calamity averting by prayers, also be an activity of large autumn hold a memorial ceremony for. Its purpose venerates for invocatory god drive ghost avoids unhealthy environmental influences that cause disease, good weather for the crops, golden harvests, person life is safe.
Huge rock installs a county deep lustre countryside, xi Linling hill, friend call refine fire " clever hill case " . Lunar August 13 be turn for clever hill to promote Hu Gong, the means with refine fire is performed to Fang Yan. According to legend has a year, disease of be jealous of of square cliff bonze is promoted case person bravery art, in cold blood in charcoal fire dark buried bowl of colter, iron, appetent do harm to. Because often fall Dong is occupied cannot attend, appoint its fall newly Dong. This day is crepuscular, often fall Dong is abrupt on fall, discovered what bonze has against the law to lift, boil with anger, drove apart to 120 lis of far Fang Yan at top speed. Right now refine fire person just opened extreme misery door, prepare refine fire, often fall Dong at once take the lead, barefoot pours igneous lot, the foot covers colter, the head wears iron bowl to chase bonze, bonze is obliged beg for pardon, assent receive every year with grand ceremony when refine fire. The shake of refine fire name from this clever hill case is adjacent each county.
Regulation of fire of refine of autumn hold a memorial ceremony for is in annual and lunar August 15 mix mid-autumn at the beginning of September day of ninefold this world, dimensions is baronial, the ceremony is grand.
The crepuscular time of auspicious day is decided in choose, more or less to draw a circle to be refine the scene of a fire according to charcoal on bleachery with lime. In the middle of the circle that piles up firewood first, after each god venerates to arrive please, begin light a fire. Wait for burn a half, pour load charcoal, edge fan edge falls, wait all fully red, like making equably booth smooth with a rake to become circle with iron size, charcoal fire is made an appointment with 7, 8 Cun Hou, fire piles general diameter to make an appointment with 10~60 rice, charcoal is above of 30 a bamboo basket more, zhejiang TV station filmed 1987 custom data a short while, used 60 much a bamboo basket. Refer a few people with the little number of dance, many about a hundred person. This activity has plan of definite Buddhist monastic discipline, ceremony, program, nightly perform on square. Whole process cent falls child urge fall, arms of touchhole of hill person boiled water, hair (Yang Bing) refine fire 3 parts. Mood You Jing arrives move, gong and drum rings together, refine fire enters a climax. Refine fire person barebacked, smooth foot, fall child hold steel fork to exert all one's strength shake banner, of hill person-time, the villager Zhuang Han that holds fork of iron chain, steel, gong subsequently, tall song mad dance, pour aglow igneous lot, some by easy stages Cong Lieyan spark had gone in 4 splashed charcoal fire, some runs on fiery charcoal field, some inserts the foot fire in, be like break ground to walk commonly, indication skill. First from east westerly steps on the past, vacate to Na Ben from north again, precipitant, the body carries gas to go up batch, behavioral agile and brave is straightforward, the person that see soul-stirring, experienced person calm is calm and at ease. Imposing manner is grand, the act vigorously that urge a person is entered. Cross 3 hall hind, walk along a refine fire end.