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In other words, the Sramanas live not only off the forest but also from alms earned as physicians. Strabo explains that the physicians prescribe drugs and ointment. He then leaves a final impression of the Sramanas: their mortification techniques, their skills in prayer and spells and their skills in dealing with the dead.
And [he says that] both the latter [the physicians] and the former [the forest dweller] practice endurance, both actively and inactively, so they can continue being fixed in one posture the whole day; and there are others who are prophetic, skilled in the use of incantations, and skilled in the words and customs associated with the departed’, and who go begging through both villages and cities;..