Health Through Balance: An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine


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The fascinating Tibetan medical system has never been so clearly explained as in this collection of oustanding 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 behaviour modification as well as the use of medicine and accessory theraphy. 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, behaviour, 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 symptom pattern–no complaint being disregarded–and its wide variety of curative techniques are described in this book.


“I Think this book is going to be the best work on Tibetan medicine ever to

appear in English.” DR. BARRY CLARK

“Supported by appendices, a bibliography, technical notes and index the

translator has taken great pains to make the boo

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 10 × 11 × 12 cm
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Yeshi Donden, Jeffrey Hopkins

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