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Long Lives and Untimely Deaths

Life-Span Concepts and Longevity Practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India

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How do Tibetans in India's Darjeeling Hills understand the life-span and various life-forces that influence longevity? This book analyses ethnographic and textual material demonstrating how Tibetans utilise temporal frameworks in medical, astrological, divinatory, and ritual contexts to locate and reckon life-forces influencing their life-spans.

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