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Back to the Future
Enduring Phobias and Superstitions in Tibetan Society (Part 2)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Jan 4, 2003  |  No Comment

In Satyajit Ray’s film, Ganashatru, an adaptation of Ibsen’s play, Enemy of the People, a doctor discovers that leaking sewers are contaminating a water source which is regarded as holy, and which attracts large number …

Enduring Phobias and Superstitions in Tibetan Society (Part 1)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Sep 1, 1999  |  No Comment

On a grey morning during the monsoon of 1976, the small town of McLeod Ganj, or at least the Tibetan part of it, experienced a curious upheaval. The event had everyone out in the narrow …