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First International Conference on Tibetan Medicine

Man - Medicine - Society

author: Various Authors

pages: 248

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In 1983 Namkhai Norbu, then professor of Tibetan language and culture at the Istituto Orientale at the University of Napoli, managed to organize, with the help of a handful of students, the first international conference of Tibetan medicine in the West, by gathering the principal experts of Tibetan medicine as well as some among the most important European representative. Venice and Arcidosso were the locations for this conference that took places over two weeks’ time. The materials gathered in this book contain the proceedings from this special event.

Contents:

1. Inaugural Speech: Opening speech by local authorities
2. Professor Namkhai Norbu: Introduction to Tibetan medicine
3. Doctor Tsarong Jigme Tsewang: Fundamental Principles of Tibetan medicine
4. Doctor Trogawa Rinpoche: History of Tibetan medicine. Medicine and Dharma
5. Doctor Lobsang Drolma: Obstetrics and gynecology in Tibetan medicine
6. Doctor Trogawa Rinpoche: Pulse Diagnosis, Part I
7. Doctor Trogawa Rinpoche: Pulse Diagnosis, Part II, and Other Diagnostic Methods
8. Professor Namkhai Norbu: Dealing with Incurable Illnesses
9. Doctor Lobsang Drolma: Delivery and Post-natal Care
10. Doctor Tenzin Chödrak: Astrology and Medicine
11. Doctor Tsarong Jigme: Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics
12. Professor Barrie Simmons: Psychotherapy, Self-acceptance, and Tibetan Medicine
13. Professor Rakra Tethong Rinpoche: The Education of Tibetan Children in Switzerland
14. Doctor Tashi Tazan: The Tibetan Youth Association in Europe
15. Professor Namkhai Norbu: Medicine and Yantra Yoga
16. Doctor Trogawa Rinpoche: Mental Illness
17. Doctor Tenzin Chödrak: The Nature of Mind
18. Doctor Lobsang Drolma: The Nature of Mind
19. Professor Namkhai Norbu: Man, Medicine, and Society

List of Invited Speakers:

Doctor Jampa Thinley, Director of the Lhasa Institute of Tibetan Medicine
Doctor Troru Tsenam, Director of Studies and Scientific Research in Tibetan Medicine in Lhasa
Doctor Tsarong Jigme Tsewang, Director of the Institute of Tibetan Medicine in Dharamsala
Doctor Trogawa Rinpoche, Sikkim’s most famous Tibetan doctor
Doctor Sangyey Tenzin, Tibetan medical doctor in the Bön tradition
Doctor Ama Lobsang, Tibetan medical doctor in Dharamsala
Doctor Tenzin Chödrak, doctor for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala
Professor Namkhai Norbu, faculty member in the Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli

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First International Conference on Tibetan Medicine

First International Conference on Tibetan Medicine

Man - Medicine - Society

author: Various Authors

pages: 248

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