A Malay shaman.Bomoh is a northern term influenced by Thai language. In southern Malay regions, the term is pawang or dukun. They perform rituals to heal but they can also do this for wicked spells and curses. Adherents to Islam use Quranic verses and processes deemed not against the faith. Adherents to Buddhism, meanwhile, use their prayers, chants, spells and charms (tangka) for their end.