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Hunza Peetan (Shaman)

Shaman in action

By Neak Ali Hunzai: A Peetan (shaman) is somebody who uses ritualistic dance and chanting to go into a trance and make prophesies or cure evil. Peetan is a holy person gifted with supernatural powers. He is invited with a smoke of agarbati (Gallin) which is called Dhunni. He performs traditional dance on hunza’s music. At the time of dance ...

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