A contribution to the investigation of folk medicine in the Tamnava Region
Glasnik Etnografskog instituta
olk medicine in the Tamnava region means different forms of healing - from approaches based on rational conclusions and experience, right down to numerous magic interventions - which are the basic focus of this work. The ethnographic material presented, in combination with suitable research aims, should serve as a starting point for complex observation which concerns the structure of magic thought, that is in an even wider sense the basis laws of human thought. The basis of the majority of observed activities and beliefs are magic thoughts, based on the idea that one can influence reality simply, by ritually codified activity on the primary substance that is - the energy which exists in the basis of total reality .
Tamnava, etnografska građa, magijsko mišljenje, narodno lečenje