Thangmi Film Collection

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Kodari Guru Healing Ritual II

This film clip shows the senior shaman (or guru in Thangmi) Jhankri Maila, with a patient. After asking some preliminary questions about his general health and diet, he checks the patient's pulse and heart and blows the infection away. Afterwards, they share a cigarette.

Filmed by Mark Turin in Kodari, Nepal, January 1998.