HEALTH THROUGH BALANCE: An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine by Dr. Yeshi Donden, ed. & trans. by Jeffrey Hopkins
The fascinating Tibetan medical system has never been so clesrly explained as in this collection of outstanding 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 behavior modification as well as the use of medicine and accessory therapy. 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, behavior, 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 sympton pattern- no complaint being disregarded--and it's wide variety of curative techniques are described in this book.
LECTURES ON TIBETAN MEDICINE by Lobsang Dolma Khangkar
This is a general introduction to the fascinating yet complex subject of this ancient science of healing from Tibet. In it, the late Dr. Dolma lectures on many of the fundamental concepts of Tibetan medicine and answers the numerous questions that students of Tibetan medicine have. Mainly compiled from her lectures on the subject during her tour of Australia and Holland, this compilation provides the readers with one of the best introductions to Tibetan medicine, its history and various cures and concepts propounded in its general and secret medical tantras.
Three editions of Tanjur have been consulted for the preparation of this work. The Narthang edition is taken as the base. Variant readings in the Derge edition (shown in the brackets as (D) and Peking edition (shown in the brackets as (P) are given in intented form. Forcibly and artificially coining and providing Sanskrit equivalents of the Tibetanised synonyms have been scrupulously avoided.
PADMA, AN ANCIENT TIBETAN HERBAL FORMULA by Nan Kathryn Fuchs, Ph.D
Padma is an impressive cooling anti-inflammatory hermal formula that originated hundreds of years ago in the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet. In Tibetan medicine, illnesses are categorized as being hot, cold, or neutral, and remedies are designed to create balance. Many of todas's most common ailments are considered "hot." These include arteriosclerosis, intermittent claduication (leg pain), and ever condition that ends in iis. Although herbal formuls typically hae little or no science behind hen, Padma is the most studied "cooling" formula with more that fifty scientific studies to back up its effectiveness.
PADMA, INTEGRATING ANCIENT WISDOM AND MODERN RESEARCH by Gabriele Feyerer
Jewel of Tibetan Remedies Brought from the White Peaks of the Himalayas to the Whole World
Harmonizing Combination of Vital Substances
Padma Basic are herbal tablets made from formulas that stem from Tebetan Medicine and have been produced for forty years in a small town next to Zurich, not far from the snow capped peaks of the Swiss Alps.
PHARMACOPOEIA OF TIBETAN MEDICINE by Vaidya Bhagwan Dash
All over the world, there is a growing awareness and interest about the multidimensional and multifaceted culture including religion, philosophy, arts and traditional medicine of Tibet. Tibetan medicine which is even now practice in that country and her neighborhood has become the center of this interest. For the medical men and scientists, the language barrier and cryptic nature of description, specially with reference to therapeutic remedies have worked a a deterrent.
POSITIVE HEALTH IN TIBETAN MEDICINE by Vaidya Dash
References to positive health are available scattered in different parts of Tibetan and Ayurvedic Medical Works. In the present work, these references are compiled together and it is included as a part of the Tanjur scriptures of Tibetan Buddhism.
In brief, this work deals with all the different aspects of positive health and it will be useful to the students and research workers in the field of Medicine in general and in the field of Tibetan Medicine and Ayurvedic in particular.
THE QUINTESSENCE TANTRAS OF TIBETAN MEDICINE trans. by Dr. Barry Clark, foreword by H.H. the Dalai Lama
Quintessence Tantras of Tibetan Medicine contains the first complete translation of the Root Tantra and Explanatory Tantra of Tibetan medicine. The most thorough, detailed and systematic reference for Tibetan medicine in English, it contains the Tlbetan views and defining characteristics of healthy and diseased bodies. The remarkable diagnostic techniques of pulse and urine analysis are presented together with the principles of right diet, right lifestyle and behavioral factors, and a treasury of knowledge about the beneficial applications of herbs, plants, spices, minerals, gems, etc.
THE SPIRITUAL MEDICINE OF TIBET: Heal Your Spirit, Heal Yourself by Dr. Pema Dorjee, foreword by H.H. the Dalai Lama
The holistic approach of Tibetan medicine aims to heal the whole person; it treats spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional diseases, often with miraculous results. Janet Jones and Terence Moore tell of their inspirational personal experiences with Tibetan healers. They reveal a system of subtlety and precision rooted in a profound spiritual foundation. The second part of the book is a practical description of the workings of the medical system, giving explanations and examples designed to help the modern western reader understand and apply the principles of Tibetan medicine in everyday life.
This scholarly collection of papers on specialized topics in Tibetan medicine deals with various aspects of the medical system, including comparisons with the Chinese system. It presents the Tibetan medical tree and diagrams all its parts. Contents: Tibetan Medicine: Theory and Practice; The System of Tibetan Medicine; Notes on Pulsology; Characteristics of Pharmacology; Constitutional Types.