Photographs from De long en large Ladakh by Jean Mansion - Édition Findakly. Copyright Lise Mansion

We put here a mix of articles that seem interesting to us in various ways. We let the reader make his choice, especially in ancient publications, among texts, reflections of an era, whose "scientific" side is very questionable but which demonstrates the ancient vision of this part of the world: the Himalayas.

Masque 10 BasseDefWoman's mask - Monpa-Sherdukpen area - Collection Le Toit du Monde. Photo by Bertrand Holsnyder

Diseases in the art of Himalayan masks

Luc BRUN and François PANNIER.

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Title: TUNSURIBAN. Shamanism in the Chepang of Southern and Central Nepal

Author: Diana Riboli

Editions: MANDALA BOOK POINT. Kantipath, G.P.O. Box 528, Kathmandu, Nepal

Year: 2000

Courtesy of Diana Riboli © Copyright 2000, Diana Riboli.

From ritual to theatre. Newaa Pragya 26 34 pages GTo consult

Gregory G. Maskarinec : Nepalese Shaman Oral Texts  - Harvard oriental series

maskarinecTo consult

1920 the National Geographic.


From ritual to theatre. Newaa Pragya 26 34 pages GConsulter