It’s a ritual for the truly devoted. Hindus in India gathered for a ceremony to appease the god Ayyappa by walking over hot embers. Lord Ayyappa is mostly worshipped in the southern part of the country. Son of Lord Shiva and the mythical Mohini, Ayyappa was said to be abandoned by his parents at the bank of a river. That’s where he was found by a childless king and adopted, having been considered a gift from the gods. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.