Saturday, October 25, 2008

Traditional Healers

Here are some pictures of traditional healers - Chinese, Indian and Tibetan. Note that they are all taking the patient's pulse. The fourth picture is of an Arabic herbalist. I took the final picture in Sri Lanka last month while visiting the Dalada Maligawa. I have been there many times but never before noticed this sculpture. It appears to be of a man massaging a monk's foot. Most unusual!


Javen said...

here's a picture for a Tibetan Jivaka
He sits on the top right corner of the Bhaisajyaguru Thangka

chris.orren said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
chris.orren said...

Please, I would like to know any detail about the indian traditional healer picture. Thank you, C.O.