Medicine Buddha Empowerments
Medicine Buddha Empowerment
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The Second Inernational Congress on Tibetan Medicine
"Practicing the Art of the Medicine Buddha in the West"
November 6 - 9, 2003.
Washington, DC -- Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill
hosted by Pro-Cultura, Inc.
National Public Radio's "Living on Earth" series
Tibetan Medicine Conference Tapes Available
Audio tape recordings of many presentations and public discussions from the First International Congress on Tibetan Medicine, held in Washington, D.C. in November of 1998, are available from:
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Ancient Healing Wisdom for the Modern World
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books -- clinics -- herbs -- medicines -- research -- training
E-mail discussion group: TibetMed
Men-Tse-Khang -- (Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute)
Tibetan Medicine and Astrology -- from the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in London.
Tibetan Medicine Conference Tapes -- Recordings from the First International Congress on Tibetan Medicine (Washington, D.C., November, 1998), from Conference Recording Service.
The Healing Tradition of Medicine Buddha -- Robert Sachs
Tibetan Medical Illustrations -- Dharmapala Centre School of Thangka Painting.
Kumpen Lama Gangchen Institute -- Articles on Tibetan Medicine
Traditional Tibetan Medicine: Tara Rokpa College of Tibetan Medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland
The Art of Healing: Film explains the holistic practice of Tibetan medicine.
Knowledge Supported by Tradition: Commentary on the First International Congress on Tibetan Medicine.
Tibetan Medicine: Monastic Surgery: An article on the theory of humors and dietary counseling from the Wisdom Books Web site.
Tibetan Astrology -- an extensive introduction by Michael Erlewine.
Resource Guide for Tibetan Medicine: Institute for Traditional Medicine, Portland, Oregon
Doctor Garma ( Vladimir A.Ternovenko, Ph.D.)
Eco-Montane Consulting "Ecosystem Management for the Tibetan Plateau, SW-China and the Himalayas." His Web site is a good source for information on environmental issues of High Asia.
The Yuthog Foundation for Tibetan Medicine Preservation and development of traditional Tibetan medicine by education and training of Tibetan doctors in rural areas of Ladakh, and promoting the exchange of experiences in use and identification of medicinal plants. Also leading excursions designed for western people.
The Tibetan Plateau Project to protect and conserve medicinal plants, support the practice of Tibetan medicine and assist local communities in developing income-generating projects using medicinal plants.
The Mountain Institute is committed to the preservation of mountain environments and advancement of mountain cultures worldwide, with projects in Nepal and on the Tibetan Plateau.
Wildlife Conservation Society has wildlife and habitat conservation research projects in several Asian regions, including the Tibetan Plateau.
International Center for Integrated Mountain Development provides information and resources on environment and economic development issues in the Himalayan-Hindu Kush region including the Tibetan Plateau and SW China.
Kham Aid Foundation Los Angeles based NGO working in West Sichuan with a reforestation program
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(Formerly the Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute)
Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala, 176215 Distt.
In 1961, a small clinic providing traditional Tibetan medical care opened in the main encampment for Tibetan refugees in India. Men-Tsee-Khang is now a large complex in a spacious compound where traditional medical theory and practice are taught to over fifty students per year. Identifying, gathering and preparing ingredients for medicines, and preparing the hundreds of different medicines is just as important as diagnosis and the various aspects of treatment.
Men-Tsee-Khang has a pharmacy, an in-patient
a surgical ward; along with Tibetan refugees, non-Tibetans from nearby
areas and patients from all over the world are treated. Also, an
department provides training and services in traditional Tibetan
More schools teaching Tibetan medicine in India
Chakpori Tibetan Medical Institute
Tibetan Medical School, Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasi, India
Ladakhi Amchi Course
Schools teaching Tibetan medicine in "China"
New Youtok Institute for Tibetan Medicine
The Shang Shung Institute, Medical Branch
Tibetan College of Medicine branch campus in Kohala, Hawaii
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