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The last shaman of Taymyr Peninsula

The Film “Taboo. The last shaman” from the cycle “Russian national geography” tells the story of the last Nganasan shaman.

One of Nganasan legends says that once to the fire, which warmed people, ran wild deer, and asked in a human voice to save him from the Stalker wolf. The man grabbed the deer with both hands and threw it into the fire. When he fired, the man took out a charred bone began to forge and forged from them the figures of people. “Of the man, forged from the bones of deer, says the legend, – there was the Nganasan”.

Nya – Nganasan call themselves, the little people of the Central Taymyr Peninsula, the northernmost populations of Eurasia. Only forty years ago they roamed a huge territory – from the Byrranga massif to the Putorana plateau. The Soviet regime was trampling any memories of their ancient culture, forcibly transferring nomadic to sedentary life. Shamans were regarded as dissidents, they were exiled and executed. Now Nganasan live in three small villages of the Central Taimyr. They are only about a thousand people. Continue reading

Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine is not medicine in the traditional sense of the word. Most likely, it’s more like a system of prevention of diseases in the human body. The principle of Chinese medicine is that is person in any case should not get sick. It is based on this principle, Chinese physicians developed techniques that would help to detect any illness at its earliest stages of development. However, this does not mean that China is engaged and involved in prevention. Degenerative diseases are also successfully eliminated.

For the past two thousand years, the Chinese practice their ancient methods of treatment, and they show the effectiveness of medicinal plant drugs to modern medicines. However, if conventional medicine in the European countries is the only experience times of drugs in Chinese traditional medicine added one more character – philosophy. Philosophy and medicine in China are closely related to each other. The basic principle of Chinese medicine is the study of balance and harmony, that is, the doctrine of Yin and Yang. Continue reading

Ayurvedic treatment and Healers

Alternative medicine in all ages was an alternative medicine recognized. While some aspects used in the methods of unconventional medicine and not clear, difficult to reconstruct non-professionals and even dangerous in their hands, experienced experts in their field, dealing with alternative medicine my entire life, hands as if enchanted to work wonders . And your knowledge of healers exceptionally talented students.

Just thanks to the individual approach to the treatment of diseases, the use of alternative treatment by special methods, difficult to reproduce in traditional clinical practice of these therapies was not included. And health tours in the tropics began to enjoy wide popularity.

Alternative medicine in far East countries, island countries have successfully developed and improved over hundreds or even thousands of years. The impact is not manifested in the symptom of the disease, and the organism as a whole; treating not the disease but the patient – that the fundamental principles of alternative medicine. Continue reading