Spiritual healing a vanishing trade

Tools of the trade: Stella uses the komburongoh for many rituals.

KOTA KINABALU: The rise of the metaverse is spelling an end to the trade of Kadazandusun spiritual healers, who “travel” to a parallel world and call upon other beings.

These bearers of age old traditions and their practices are going extinct, mainly because almost no one wants to learn the trade of the bobolians or bobohizans (priests and priestesses).

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