Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned alive
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly accused her of casting a spell to make one of her relatives sick, Police Officer Hira Mani Baral said.
The Navajo call them Doko’oo’sliid, or “Shining On Top.” To the Hopi, the peaks are Nuvatukaovi, or “The Place of Snow on the Very Top.” Whatever name they bear, the San Francisco Peaks are sacred to no less than 13 tribes. So Thursday’s decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to allow Arizona Snowbowl to make artificial snow out of wastewater is a serious blow to Native American religious beliefs.Traditional healers soar at 1,683
Bhutan has more traditional healers than doctors, nurses, health assistants, drungtshos and menpas all put together.
Records with the health ministry show that there are 1,683 traditional healers across country against the 1,593 “modern” healers.
The European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea held a special event last week by inviting Korean shamans to wish for good luck for its member companies this year.Healing rituals and bad spirits on a Philippine island
Siquijor Islanders gather earth and dust to use in rituals to protect their homes
Siquijor is one of more than 7,000 islands in the Philippines - it has tropical sun, white sand and an azure sea, but it is also famous for witchcraft.
How do you go about looking for a witch?