Traces of Folk Medicine in Jaunpur

@article{Langford2003TracesOF,
  title={Traces of Folk Medicine in Jaunpur},
  author={Jean M. Langford},
  journal={Cultural Anthropology},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={271-303}
}
In a village compound built along a hillside in northern Utter Pradesh, PuSkarji, a 90-year-old healer, told my research assistant, Jyoti, and I about a valuable book that he had once possessed. "My father had a book that was later lost. It was a published book with mantra cures for illnesses; every method of healing was in that book. My father got the book from a man who lived beyond Tehri, a man who knew mantras. My father learned from that book; later I also learned from it." Unfortunately… Expand
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