Flash Update on COVID-19: Lessons learned from IPs in Asia
The situation is challenging, but it is important for us not to react in a fearful way so that our measures are humane and responsive to the new challenges.
“When rituals or spiritual ceremonies are performed to enforce village lockdowns, it is not to invoke fear but to call forth our spiritual conviction and courage for social cooperation in facing the unknown. It is also performed on different occasions for resting of the land or community recuperation, etc. It is for healing and saving life”, said Gam A Shimray, Secretary General, AIPP.