Tibetan Medicine: The Buddhist Way Of Healing

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Tibetan Medicine: The Buddhist Way Of Healing
Tibetan medicine is a traditional form of healing that basically employs natural materials (herbs, minerals, precious stones, metals and so on) for compounding medicines. It uses a holistic approach, tackling the symptoms of disease at both the physical and emotional levels. Buddhist healing is intimately linked with Buddhist philosophy. From its initial introduction in Tibet in the 7th-8th centuries, the Dalai Lamas, Tibet's spiritual and temporal rulers since the late 17th century, gave generous patronage to the study and propogation of medicine. Initially, monks were initiates into the art of healing, but later family lineages developed, till eventually it became a community service. Today, it is only practised by a handful of authorised amchis (doctors) and is in danger of losing its valuable patronage.
About the Author
Tsewang Dokkar Khangkar, doctor of Tibetan Medicine, was born in Kyirong (Happy Valley), western Tibet in 1959. She studied at the Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute (Men-Tsee Khang) in Dharamsala from 1972 to 1978. She took her apprenticeship under her late and renowned mother Dr. Lobsang Dolma Khangkar (Ama Lobsang), and today runs a clinic in Delhi and a consultancy clinic in Bombay. She travels extensively all over the world giving lectures on Tibetan medicine, as well as conducts annual field research in herb-picking in the higher reaches of the Himalayas.
Specifications
TitleTibetan Medicine: The Buddhist Way Of Healing
Author NameDolkar Khangkar
PublisherRoli Books Pvt. Ltd.
Publication Year1998
ISBN9788174360588
LanguageEnglish
Total No. of Pages84
BindingHB
Weight0.5 KGS
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