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Tibetan medicine in contemporary Tibet

health and health care in Tibet II.

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Published by Tibet Information Network in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Health facilities -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Public health -- China -- Tibet.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsTibet Information Network.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA395.C53 T53 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3369882M
      ISBN 100954196171
      LC Control Number2004445343
      OCLC/WorldCa56802299

        Covering the social, cultural, and political development of Tibet from the seventh century to the modern period, this resource reproduces essential, hard-to-find essays from the past fifty years of Tibetan studies, along with several new contributions. Beginning with Tibet's emergence as a regional power and concluding with its profound contemporary transformations, the collection is both a. -- Donald Lopez, University of Michigan This book is a fascinating, lucid, and profound exploration of the history in Tibet of the mentality and practices, both empirical and discursive, of probative medicine within the context of Buddhist civilization, a concept introduced and used as a more broad category than that of a 'Buddhism' concerned primarily with ideals of human perfection and supernatural realms.

      Major Tibet Sites. Tibet Blogs. Tibetan Refugee Relief. News. Legal and Historical Materials. Tibetan Culture. Human Rights in Tibet. Tibet's Environment. Travel in Tibet. Solidarity - Other Struggles. About Tibet Online. Tibetan Medicine - Books. Jürgen Aschoff's International Bibliography of Tibetan Medicine. Dharma Haven's Books and Videos. Bodies in Balance invites readers to explore the complex and fascinating world of Tibetan medicine, a highly learned and continuously evolving discipline. Our focus is on visual expressions of Sowa Rigpa (Gsa ba rig pa). Tibetan for “science” or “art” of healing. Through discussions of this system’s aesthetic, intellectual, and experiential dimensions, we explore how art, medicine.

      This chapter about the theory and practice of traditional Tibetan medicine (TTM) attempts to point to possible answers to that question. Traditional Tibetan medicine approaches health from the perspectives of balance, synergy and integration of multi‐dimensional aggregates that span body and mind, simultaneously and without distinction. Eliot Tokar is an American practitioner of Tibetan medicine, author, and lives and works in New York City.. As one of the few Westerners to have apprenticed with Tibetan physicians, Tokar studied with and received private instruction from Dr. Yeshi Dhonden, the former personal physician to Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, from to


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