L0035125 Bloodletting chart, Tibet
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Chart indicating good and bad bloodletting days and when to guard against demons. Detail: The chart contains a sme ba (9 figures symbolising the elements in geomancy) in the centre with the Chinese pa-kua (8 trigrams) surrounded by 12 animals of months and years. Below this, symbols of 7 days of the week.
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