Shaman or traditional Nepali medicine man

By Heather Farish

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Date Published: 2/4/2016 6:17:00 AM
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Shaman or traditional Nepali medicine man

A traditional medicine man or Nepali healer, sometimes called a shaman, was the traditional way of treating illness for many hundreds of years until Western medicine was introduced. Today many villagers in Nepal use a combination of the two, often using one and then trying the other if the first one doesn't work.

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