Solar Eclipse is No Cure for Jahalat

Posted on July 22, 2009
Filed Under >Adil Najam, Photo of the Day, Society
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Adil Najam

We have used the ‘Jahalat‘ caption before in headlines (here, here and here). It is time to do so again.

This picture is from PPI and the caption reads:

“A physically paralyzed girl lies half-buried in sand at the banks of river Indus. Local mythology suggests burying paralyzed children in sand and exposing them to solar eclipse helps overcome paralysis.”

Need one say more!

I guess even a solar eclipse is no cure for jahalat.

68 responses to “Solar Eclipse is No Cure for Jahalat”

  1. So you have been living under a rock. Thanks for clearing my dilemma.

  2. harOON says:

    I have not. But anyone who things “occult” and “sciences” go together obviously has been!

  3. @Haroon: Have you been living under a rock?

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