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  • Kanur Byurchiev, About Maani Bagshi 

    Churyumova, Elvira; Seleeva, Tsagan (2015-06-21)
    Kanur is from the Baga-Chonos clan. His father was the famous Kalmyk monk and healer Maani bagshi (his secular name was Kheeche Baburkievich Baburkiev). At the age of six, Maani bagshi was sent to a local temple and the ...
  • Irina Lidzhieva, About Traditional Healing 

    Churyumova, Elvira; Boskhomdzhiev, Mergen (2015-06-21)
    Irina cures sick children by massaging them or performing a special ritual of pouring hot lead into a cup with water. When children are sick they have the following symptoms: they cry, have headaches, throw their head back, ...
  • Garya Naminov, About Traditional Healers 

    Okonov, Andzhur; Seleeva, Tsagan (2015-06-16)
    Garya says that his grandfather was a healer. Although Garya does not know exactly how his grandfather cured sick people, he remembers that his grandfather read prayers and touched people’s heads. His grandfather had two ...
  • Galina Samtonova, Klavdia Manunova, About Traditional Healing 

    Churyumova, Elvira (2015-10-21)
    Klavdia cures sick children, fixes dislocations and treats head traumas. With the help of bio-energy emanating from her hands she determines the position of dislocations in the body. She says people of all nationalities ...

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