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The Tibetan Book Of Healing

Author : Lopsang Rapgay
ISBN : 0910261407
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Dr. Rapgay is one of the foremost Tibetan doctors in the world today. In this book he discusses the many helpful practices, including diet, herbs, and meditation, that contribute to self-healing and well-being.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Tibetan Book Of Health

Author : Nida Chenagtsang
ISBN : 099773194X
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A comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of Sowa Rigpa for both students of Tibetan Medicine and the general public. The first in a special series of texts co-published by SKY Press and Tibet House US Publications.

The Tibetan Art Of Healing

Author : Ian A. Baker
ISBN : UVA:X004140686
Genre : Art
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A beautifully illustrated book is based on a revered collection, once considered lost, of four-hundred-year-old Tibetan thangkas--paintings about our search for physical and spiritual well-being--on the art of healing. Simultaneous. IP.
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The Book Of Tibetan Medicine

Author : Ralph Forde
ISBN : 1856752763
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Welcome this first and most comprehensive guide to Tibet's ancient integrative healing system-one of the world's oldest forms. The Book of Tibetan Medicine provides a thorough overview of the origins and practices of this holistic approach and explains how it can contribute to maintaining overall health and happiness. You will learn how to balance body, mind, and spirit through diet, behavior, yoga, herbalism, acupuncture, Buddhist relaxation techniques, and medicines derived from natural sources. By taking an especially in-depth look at contemporary ailments-including stress and allergies-this highly accessible and lushly illustrated manual brings Tibet's age-old and traditional discipline into the here and now, with invaluable advice on how to use it to improve your well-being.
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Health Through Balance

Author : Yeshi Donden
ISBN : 812081519X
Genre : Medicine, Tibetan
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The fascinating Tibetan medical system has never been so clearly explained as in this collection of oustanding lectures presented at the University of Virginia in 1980. Tibetan medicine restores and maintains balance among the three humors of the body through a variety of treatments_diet and behaviour modification as well as the use of medicine and accessory theraphy. The basic system has been enhanced by the practical findings of Tibetan physicians who have used the system for more than a thousand years. Dr. Donden holistically considers factors of personality, season, age, climatic condition, diet, behaviour, and physical surroundings in addressing the means for restoring health. The great strength of tibetan medicine is that it is delicately responsive to patients, complete symptom pattern--no complaint being disregarded--and its wide variety of curative techniques are described in this book.
Category: Medicine, Tibetan

Healing Elements

Author : Sienna R. Craig
ISBN : 9780520273238
Genre : Social Science
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"Tibetan medicine has come to represent multiple and sometimes conflicting agendas. On the one hand it must retain a sense of cultural authenticity and a connection to Tibetan Buddhism; on the other it must be proven efficacious and safe according to biomedical standards, often through clinical research. Recently, Tibetan medicine has found a place within the multibillion-dollar market for complementary, traditional, and herbal medicines as people around the world seek alternative paths to wellness. Healing Elements explores Tibetan medicine within diverse settings, from rural schools and clinics in the Nepal Himalaya to high-tech factories and state-supported colleges in the People's Republic of China. This multi-sited ethnography explores how Tibetan medicines circulate as commercial goods and gifts, as target therapies, and as panacea for biosocial ills. Through an exploration of efficacy - What does it mean to say Tibetan medicine "works"? - this book illustrates a bio-politics of traditional medicine in the twenty-first century. Healing Elements examines the ways traditional medicine interacts with biomedicine: from patient-healer relationships and the cultural meanings ascribed to affliction, to the wider circumstances in which practitioners are trained, healing occurs, and medicines are made, evaluated, and used. As such, it examines the meaningful, if contested, translations of science and healing that occur across distinct social ecologies"--Provided by publisher.
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The Tibetan Yoga Of Breath

Author : Anyen Rinpoche
ISBN : 9780834829176
Genre : Religion
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Modern science and classic spiritual traditions agree: regulating the breath leads to radiance and wellness of body, mind, and spirit. With the simple teachings and cutting-edge research offered in The Tibetan Yoga of Breath, you can start thriving just by integrating breathwork into your daily practice. Basic Yantra Yoga techniques—also called wind energy training—are the key to achieving this kind of vitality, down to the cellular level. Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo skillfully examine the teachings of Yantra Yoga and Buddhism through the lens of Western medical science. Their wise and accessible instruction reveals practices that are nourishing and transformative, delivering dramatic results—no experience with yoga or Buddhist meditation necessary.
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Fundamentals Of Tibetan Medicine

Author : Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute
ISBN : 8186419047
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Product Dimensions: 21.1 x 14 x 1 cm REVIEW Tibetan medicine is far more advanced in the understanding of the nature of mind than Western medicine. In matters of understanding the physical functioning of the human body, the Tibetan medicine is less advanced than the Western medicine. Without mixing the two approaches, and without saying one is better than the other, both schools should work together in order to find ways of understanding each other and thus boost the effectiveness of the two healing techniques.-H H The Dalai Lama
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Tibetan Buddhist Medicine And Psychiatry

Author : Terry Clifford
ISBN : 8120817842
Genre : Buddhist medicine
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Tibetan medicine is a unique and holistic system of healing. It has been continuously practiced for over a thousand years, but has still to take its place in the history of medicine as we know it in the West.This volume presents for the first time a comprehensive introduction to the arcane Tibetan art of healing. The author has provided a well-documented, original and detailed study of Tibetan psychiatry, the world`s oldest system of medical psychiatry. Translated here--for the first time in English--are three fascinating chapters about mental illness from the rGyud-bzhi, the ancient and most important Tibetan medical work. Reproductions of the rare Tibetan texts are also included. Supplementing these translations are extensive explanations of Tibetan psychiatric theory and treatment drawn from the author`s research and interviews with Tibetan refugee doctors in India and Nepal. Great care has been taken to identify over 90 pharmacological substances used in Tibetan psychiatric medicines, and these are listed in an appendix along with their English and Latin botanical names.Deeply researched and clearly written, this work will be of interest to both scholars and general readers in the fields of Buddhist studies, holistic healing, Oriental medicine, transpersonal psychology, ethnopsychiatry and medical anthropology.
Category: Buddhist medicine

Tibetan Healing

Author : Peter Fenton
ISBN : 0835607763
Genre : Health & Fitness
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For a healing system that has been practiced for 1,300 years, Tibetan medicine is surprisingly contemporary in its assumptions. Under the guidance of skilled lama-physicians, it views good health as a balance between material and spiritual concerns and marshals an impressive array of physical, psychological, and spiritual practices in its extensive medical kit. To explore the modern legacy of the Medicine Buddha tradition, Peter Fenton journeyed to India and Nepal to see first-hand how Tibetan medicine is practiced today and to discover whether its ancient secrets can help us improve our own well-being. His first-person account, full of fascinating stories and interviews and illustrated with photographs, charts, and botanical drawings, demonstrates that traditional Tibetan healing is a vibrant, living system that can help each of us rebalance body, mind, and spirit---the essence of good health.
Category: Health & Fitness