JANAKPUR, May 31: A one and half year-old toddler was killed in Mithila Municipality of Dhanusha district three weeks ago to appease a female deity.

JUMLA, May 3: Durga Bahadur Khatri is a renowned shaman in Chandannath Municipality of Jumla.

Souls of My City: The two shamans

December 1, 2018 10:05 am

Gore Tamang and Khadka Bahadur Magar perform Pooja in Agleshwor Mela, in front of the Siddha Chausathi Mahadev Temple in Rammechap . Gore Tamang , 45, is a jhankri (shaman). He has been a sharman for over 27 years.

Shaman scorches woman with hot spatula

November 7, 2018 09:12 am

SINDHULI, Nov 7: A shaman in Sindhuli has disfigured a woman’s face scorching her with a heated spatula, accusing her of being ‘haunted by a spirit’.

DANG, Sept 2: A woman in Dang has murdered her mother-in-law accusing her of practicing witchcraft. Tanki Rawat of Dangisharan Rural Municipality-3 on Saturday admitted to killing her mother-in-law Khopi Rawat, 69, as per the instruction of a Shaman.

MUGU, Sept 22: Despite having health posts in the villages, locals of Mugu district are forced seek help from shamans to cure diseases.