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Kael

Kael

Ka'el - An annual contest in the Bodi tribe (Ethiopia), which takes place on the New Year, aims...

Banya

Banya

Banya баня - a Slavic steam bath consisting of a small room with a stove. Very central in...

Khoomei

Khoomei

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

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina

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

Tsantsa

Tsantsa

Shrunken head or tsantsa – A practice of headshrinking by the Jivaroan tribes (Shuar, Achuar, Huambisa, Aguaruna) used...

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,...

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...

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...

Tengu

Tengu

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

Hen

Hen

Hen - A gender-neutral personal pronoun in Swedish - an alternative to hon "she" and han "he".

Capoeira

Capoeira

Capoeira - UNESCO World Intangible Heritage 2014 - An Afro-Brazilian cultural practice (simultaneously a fight and a dance);

sport

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

sit

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

sleep

How do we represent "sleeping" and what place does it 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...

toilet

How do we represent "toilets" and what place do they 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...

sex

How do we represent "sex" 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...

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