Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina ابن سینا‎ or Avicenna (c. 980 – June 1037) - a Persian Muslim polymath, physician and astronomer...

Khoomei

Khoomei

Khoomei Хөөмей or Hooliin Chor - Mongolian throat singing also practiced in Inner Mongolia, Tuva and Siberia -...

Tahu’a

Tahu’a

Tahu’a - A man of religion in Polynesian societies in charge of ritual ceremonies, having a broad knowledge...

Asclepius

Asclepius

Asclepius Ἀσκληπιός - God of medicine in ancient Greek religion, son of Apollo – The rod of Asclepius...

Li Shizhen

Li Shizhen

Li Shizhen 李时珍 (1518 - 1593) – A Chinese physician, naturalist, pharmacologist, herbalist and acupuncturist, known for his...

Ayurveda

Ayurveda

Ayurveda आयुर्वॆद - An antic system of medicine in India – Divided into eight canonical components: general medicine,...

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture 针灸 - Traditional therapeutic system of Chinese medicine. Its principle consists to preserve or restore health in...

Qi Gong

Qi Gong

Qi Gong 气功 "Breath control". - Traditional Chinese gymnastics and a science of breathing based on knowledge and...

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga योग "to attach, join, harness, yoke" - Disciplines or practices resulting from Indian philosophies that seeks through...

Inipi

Inipi

Inipi - A type of sweat lodge, a Lakota purification ceremony. Stones are heated and placed in the...

Chakras

Chakras

Chakras चक्र “wheel, circle” – Energetic points in the subtle body in old Indian traditions – Although variable,...

Tengu

Tengu

Tengu 天狗 ("heavenly dog") – A Japanese legendary creature taking their name from a dog-like Chinese demon and...

Onsen

Onsen

Onsen 温泉 – One of the thousands of the Japanese hot volcanic springs – May be outdoor (roten-buro)...

Fa’afafine

Fa’afafine

Fa'afafine - Samoan biological males who behave in a range of feminine/masculine-gendered ways - Integrated part of Samoan...

sit

How do we represent "siting" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

toilet

How do we represent "toilets" and what place do they take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

wash

How do we represent "washing" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

hurt

To cause damage to living tissue following an accident, a will to harm, or sometimes for a specific...

sleep

How do we represent "sleeping" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

health

From Ayurvedic knowledge to acupuncture, from the entrance into the inipi to the practice of an angakkuq, from...

sex

How do we represent "sex" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

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