Tibetan medicine has been practiced for over 2500 years and is still practiced today. Called gSoba Rig-pa, the science of healing, it is largely based on herbs. The goal is to keep in balance the Nyipa sum whose long term causes are desire, hatred and delusion.
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The Art of Healing: A Tibetan Buddhist Perspective
Article by Bonnie Pasqualoni.
Shang-Shung Institute of America
Dedicated to the study, practice and preservation of traditional Tibetan medicine. Located at Tsegyalgar, the east coast seat of the Dzogchen community in Conway, Massachusetts.
Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute of H. H. the Dalai Lama
Promotes the traditional Tibetan medical system including Himalayan herbs, constitutional nutrition, cleansing, massage, right lifestyle, and Tibetan astrology. College located in Men-Tsee-Khang, Dharamsala, India.
Traditional teachings, spiritual basis of Tibetan medicine, news, resources. Maintained by Terry Halwes, New Haven, Connecticut.
Tibetan Pulsing Yoga
History, techniques and group processes. Founded by Shantam Dheeraj (James Rudolph Murley). Multilingual site.
Articles, commentary, clinical resources. Maintained by Eliot Tokar. New York, New York.
Information and research on Tibetan medicine, medicine Buddha and tantric teachings. Dr. Nyima Youdon Namseling answers your health questions.
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