demonology and Indian medicine

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Mon Jul 29 13:56:05 EDT 2002


Joseph,

It wasn't too obvious for me.  Many thanks.  I will convey it to her.

Allen



Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
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Southern Asia Section
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>>> jwalse01 at EMERALD.TUFTS.EDU 07/29/02 01:41PM >>>
This is probably obvious, but has this patron read Kenneth Zysk's
_Religious Medicine_? I seem to recall an interesting discussion of
demonology there.

Joseph

On Monday, July 29, 2002 12:34 PM, Allen W Thrasher [SMTP:athr at LOC.GOV]

wrote:
> I have a patron who is interested in the role of demonic forces in
> traditional Indian medicine, as background for their role in Tibetan
> medicine.  I have referred her to the Kumaratantra and vernacular
works
> on demons as they affect children.  My library's copy of
Meulenbeld's
> History of Indian medical literature is unavailable in processing.
> Could someone give some references on the subject?  The patron knows
> English, Russian, Tibetan, and Mongolian.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Allen
>
> Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
> Senior Reference Librarian
> Southern Asia Section
> Asian Division
> Library of Congress
> Jefferson Building 150
> 101 Independence Ave., S.E.
> Washington, DC 20540-4810
> tel. 202-707-3732
> fax 202-707-1724
> athr at loc.gov
> The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the
Library
> of Congress.



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