Bon Medical Practitioners in Contemporary Tibet: The Continuity of a Tradition
Colin Millard studied social anthropology and wrote his PhD thesis on learning processes in a Tibetan medical school. In recent years he has carried out extensive fieldwork in Nepal, India, and Tibet on Tibetan medicine, Bon medicine, and the healing rituals of Bon nagpa householder priests. His main research interests are medical anthropology, the anthropology of ritual and religion, Asian medicine, Tibetan medicine, Tibetan society and culture, Bon religion and culture, ethnobotany, and the anthropology of South Asia and Himalaya. He is currently an honorary research fellow at Cardiff University and senior research associate in the School for Social and Political Science at Edinburgh University.
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