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Roza Khokhlova, About Traditional Medicine

Terbish, Baasanjav;
  • Published: 14 Aug 2019
  • Publisher: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Roza talks about her grandmother who cured sick children by using traditional methods. This is her story: I would like to tell you about my maternal grandmother. Her name was Nyudlya. She died when she was 80. I grew up with my grandmother in Jangar village. My grandmother had 6 children. During Tsagan Sar her children paid her a visit. My grandmother welcomed them all and gave them red and yellow coins as a present. My grandmother read prayers, used prayer beads, and cured sick children. Before seeing her patients, she would lay out a white cloth to put the children on. She would use a longish white thread to measure their heads. She massaged the back of their ...
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free text keywords: Healing, folk healers, coins, prayers, massage, Healing, folk healers, coins, prayers, massage
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