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Tibetan Medicine: The Healing Science of Tibet (SIGNED COPY)

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Title:Tibetan Medicine: The Healing Science of Tibet (SIGNED COPY)
Price:GBP£35.00 (about USD$45.20)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:B009-3898
Publisher:Drungtso Publications, Dharamsala, India, 2004
Edition:First Edition
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Drungtso Publications, 2004, Softcover, Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Inscribed by Author

Contents: Foreword by Dr. Tsewang Tamdin; 1. Historical background of Tibetan medicine. 2. Theories and philosophies of Tibetan medicine. 3. The etiology at the immediate level. 4. How do we know we have humoural disorders. 5. The healing and harmful diets and behaviours. 6. The diagnostic techniques of Tibetan medicine. 7. Comparison between Tibetan and other medical systems. 8. A case history. 9. Tips from the ancient Tibetan healing science. 10. Secrets of herbal medicines. 11. Behavioural guidelines. 12. Six tastes and their effect. 13. Diet guidelines. 14. Accessory therapies indications and contraindications. 15. Precious pills and their therapeutic potency. Appendix. For millennia Tibetans have practiced the secret techniques of healing in Tibet. This amazing healing science still continues to be held in high esteem today. This book introduces the principles of the ancient Tibetan healing science previously unavailable to the English readers. It is a journey into the healing methods of the roof of the world and captures the essence of its medical system. It offers the readers an in depth analysis of Tibetan medical history both Buddhist and Pre Buddhist eras contents of rGyud bZhi (The Four Tantras) fundamental aspects of Tibetan medicine concepts of health and diseases diets and behaviour pulse and urine diagnosis. The book clearly expounds the undeniable relationship between the Tibetan medicine Buddhist philosophy and astrology in a simple yet interesting way. The book will not only help the patients of Tibetan medicine but also be of immense resource for scholars researchers and students of Tibetan medicine. Dr. Drungtso precisely explains the concepts and practice of the great healing methods. This is one of the most authentic and comprehensive books on Tibetan medicine which can be easily understood by all. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. 524 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. gift inscription on front end-paper to previous owner from the author. Black titles spine. there is a hole in the bottom margin of pages 519 to 522 hardly affecting the text (of the author's biography) & a few other small closed cuts (repaired) in these pages.. illustrated by colour photo's. & b/w. drawings. Includes bibliography, glossary & appendices;. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Medicine & Health; Diet; Healing; Astrology; Tibet; Philosophy. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 8190139517. ISBN/EAN: 9788190139519. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3898.
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