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"The Holly and the Ivy": a Re-Heathenized Traditional Yuletide Carol
Note: this song, in its Christianized form, was sung at the Lexington Unitarian Universalist Church in December 1999. The following comments were printed on the songsheet: "In early times, when reference was made in song or verse to 'holly' or 'ivy,'...
Holidays >> Yule
Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
How Does Reiki Work?
How Does Reiki Work? Do All Healers Use Reiki? Reiki Can Never Cause Harm Energy is Never Depleted How Does Reiki Work? We are alive because life force is flowing through us. Life force flows within the physical body though pathways called chakras, meridians...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Ritual and Ritual Preparation
Avoid interruptions during a religious or magical rite -- take the phone off the hook, lock the doors, post a "do not disturb" notice. Depending on how your animals and/or children react to ritual, you may have to make other arrangements for them...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual

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Traditional Healers
categorised as diviners, herbalists, faith healers and traditional birth attendants.
Collaboration with African Traditional Healers for the Prevention of
PREFACE. Traditional healers are plentiful and culturally accepted health care providers traditional healers have been involved in primary eye care activities.
Ancient remedies, new disease : involving traditional healers in
Learning from Traditional Healers
Traditional Medicines and Traditional Healers in South Africa

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Global award for Aboriginal traditional healers
Two traditional Aboriginal healers from a remote desert area in central Australia will receive international psychotherapy awards today. The men have been working in the field for decades and now work for a local service, the NPY Women's Council.
Rwanda: Rwamagana Residents Urged to Avoid Traditional Healers
The caution follows reports that a child died after receiving treatment from traditional healers and another is in critical condition in Rwamagana hospital. Speaking to The New Times, yesterday, Dr.
Prophets and traditional healers exploiting people for profit: Chavunduka
Some elderly still prefer traditional healers
Some elderly people who should be accessing free medical care at the country's hospitals tended to visit traditional and informal health care practitioners before they consulted formal health facilities.
Traditional healers demand recognition
The traditional healers want to be regulated with the department of health, according to the provincial chairperson for the THBA, Sunboy Msiza.

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"Traditional Healing."
Traditional Medicine Network - Traditional Healing.
Health Systems - Traditional Healer Services
Traditional healer services refers to the application of knowledge, skills, and practices based on the experiences indigenous to different cultures.
Traditional Healers
The traditional healers of Africa have been using ritual in combination with herbal remedies to treat Africa's people for generations.
Traditional Healers
categorised as diviners, herbalists, faith healers and traditional birth attendants.
Traditional Healing Practices
Traditional healing is "holistic". It does not focus on symptoms or diseases. Instead, it deals with the total individual.

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