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Medicine and Compassion: A Tibetan Lama's Guidance for Caregivers

By: Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche with David R. Shlim; Translated By Erik Pema Kunsang; Foreword By Harvey Fineberg and Donald Fineberg

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Boston, USA, Wisdom Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008236

ISBN: 0-86171-478-4

Condition: Brand New

Printed Pages: 198. View more info

Tibetan Medicine and Other Holistic Health Care System

By: Tom Dummer

Price: $4.49

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002459

ISBN: 81-86230-03-3

Condition: New

Western interest in Eastern forms of medicine such as acupuncture is wide-spread and growing-yet little attention has so far been given to Tibetan medicine. Tom Dummer describes its concepts and practice in a non-traditional way, thus making it more readily accessible to the Western mind. Beginning with an explanation of the basic elements of Tibetan medicine he describes the relevance of certain Buddhist concepts; the Tibetan analysis of bodily functions; functions; concepts of health and susceptibility to disease and methods of diagnosis and treatment. Analyses of the similarities between... View more info