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Healing from the Source The Science and Lore of Tibetan Medicine

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ISBN-10: 1559391480

ISBN-13: 9781559391481

Edition: N/A

Authors: Yeshi Dhonden, B. Alan Wallace

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Dr. Yeshi Donden, the long-time personal physician of HH the Dali Lama, draws from over fifty years of practicing and teaching this ancient tradition of healing.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

B. Alan Wallace teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Author's Acknowledgments
Translator's Preface
Introduction A Brief History of Tibetan Medicine
The Constituents of the Body in Good Health
The Digestive Process
The Humors
An Overview
The Distant Causes of Illness
The Accumulation, Arousal, and Pacification of Humoral Disorders
Conditions Contributing to Illness
The Manners of Entrance of Illnesses
The Characteristics of Humoral Imbalances
Classifications of Diseases
On Being a Tibetan Physician
A Tibetan Medical View of Aids
A Tibetan Medical View of Cancer
Benign and Malignant Tumors
Wholesome Behavior
The Potencies of Tastes
Wholesome Diet
English-Tibetan-Sanskrit Medical Glossary
Tibetan-English-Sanskrit Medical Glossary
Glossary of Names
Glossary of Texts
Bibliography
Index