Girish Mahajan

Suruhanu

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Suruhanu or Suruhana are people who function as herbal healers in some Pacific Island cultures. Such people exist on the island of Guam and are a result of Pre-colonial times where people known as makahna were believed to mediate between the physical and spiritual worlds. It comes from the Spanish word cirujano or "surgeon", here taking the general meaning of healer.

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Suruhanu Wikipedia


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