DICTIONARY OF TIBETAN MATERIA MEDICA by Pasang Yonten Arya
This dictionary, first published in 1994, is the first of its kind. All the entries are arranged in Tibetan alphabetical order. Inclusion, in the main entry, of different names of medicinal ingredients such as names dervied from foreign languages, synonym, secret and poetical names will prove extremely useful for identification. Description of every medicinal ingredient and information on their tastes, powers and uses are also given according to some of the most popular texts. In this English version, Latin names of almost all the medicines are given. This edition is much improved and enlarged with over 3,000 main entries.
ESSENTIAL YOGA SUTRA, A New Translation and Commentary of Patanjali's Ancient Classic by Geshe Michael Roach and Christie McNally
The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali is a classic Sanskrit treatise consisting of 195 'threads,' or aphorisms, describing the process of liberation through yoga. Although little is known about Patanjali (most scholars estimate that he lived in India circa 200 - 300 b.c.), his writings have long been recognized as a vital contribution to the philosophy and practice of yoga. This new, expert translation of the original Sanskrit text of Patanjali's best-known work presents his seminal ideas and methods in accessible, plain-language English.
THE FIVE TIBETANS: Five Dynamic Exercises for Health, Energy, and Personal Power by Christopher Kilham
A Himalayan yogic system of simple and highly energizing exercises. Also known as the Five Rites of Rejuvenation, Christopher Kilham has taught them to thousands of people seeking a healthier lifestyle. They require a minimum of daily time and effort and can dramatically increase physical strength, suppleness, and mental acuity.
HEALING EMOTIONS: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health edited by Daniel Goleman
Can the mind heal the body? The Buddhist tradition says yes -and now that many Western scientists are beginning to agree, these discussions between His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and a group of prominent physicians, psychologists, and meditation teachers could not be more timely. This book is a record of the Mind and Life Conference III, a meeting that gathered together a unique assortment of Buddhist teachers and Western scholars in an attempt to shed new light on the body-mind connection.
HEALING FROM THE SOURCE: The Science and Lore of Tibetan Medicine by Dr. Yeshi Dhonden, trans. & ed. by B. Alan Wallace
"I am very happy to learn about the publication of Dr. Yeshi Dhonden's book on Tibetan medicine--Dr. Dhonden is one of the most experienced practitioners of this system."-- H. H. the Dalai Lama
This remarkable, contemporary presentation of the theory and practice Tibetan medicine, Dr. Yeshi Dhonden, long time personal physician of H.H. the Dalai Lama, draws from over fifty years' experience practicing and teaching this ancient tradition.
This volume vividly presents a series of lectures Dr. Dhonden gave before a group of health care professionals at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
HEALING IMAGE: The Great Black One by William Stablein
The fascinating account of a young American student's years of Tantric Buddhist study in Nepal and India. His discovery of an ancient manuscript and healing-meditation practice leads him on a spiritual journey to an invisible dimension of esoteric Buddhism. Dr. Stablein outlines ways that readers can incorporate these practices into their own lives to produce wellness, inner harmony, compassion and creativity. He also offers original translations of two important Sanskrit texts and timely insights on the causes and treatment of codependency and addiction.
THE HEALING POWER OF MIND: Simple Meditation Exercises for Health, Well-Being, and Enlightenment by Tulku Thondup, foreword by Daniel Goleman
"For many years I have dreamed of a book like this, and Tulku Thondup -- a master of Tibetan Buddhism, a gifted scholar, and a renowned translator -- is the ideal person to have authored it. A skillful distillation of Buddhist teachings on healing, it is written with great charm, clarity, and simplicity, in a way ,that people from any culture or background can benefit from. In a time of real and urgent need, let's hope that people everywhere will take it to heart and connect with the limitless power of healing within.
HEALING WITH FORM, ENERGY AND LIGHT: The Five Elements in Tibetan Shamanism, Tantra, and Dzogchen by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
In the shamanic world-view of Tibet, the five elements of earth, water, fire, air, and space are accessed through the raw powers of nature and through non-physical beings associated with the natural world. In the Tibetan tantric view, the elements are recognized as five kinds of energy in the body and are balanced with a program of yogic movements, breathing exercises, and visualizations. In these Dzogchen teachings, the elements are understood to be the radiance of being and are accessed through pure awareness. Healing with Form, Energy, and Light offers the reader healing meditations and yogic practices on each of these levels.