The living paraded in coffins after brushes with death

Several living people were carried in coffins to a cemetery during the Santa Marta religious pilgrimage celebrated in As Neves, Saturday. Those participating in the annual pilgrimage do it to thank Saint Marta after a personal near-death experience. As part of the tradition, the coffins containing the «offered» are carried by his or her relatives during the procession. Thousands of people from... Еще Spain and Portugal gather to watch the ceremony each year, which is believed to have started in the Seventeenth Century. During the walk, pilgrims sing psalms and carry candles, with some even walking on their knees to show their devotion.

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