Principles of Tibetan Medicine: What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you Revised Edition
Janet Jones and Terence Moore tell of their inspiring personal experiences with Tibetan practitioners. They unfold the holistic approach of Tibetan medicine, which aims to heal the whole person, treating spiritual, mental, physical and emotional diseases, often with miraculous results. Dr Pema Dorjee gives a practical description of the workings of the medical system, offering explanations and examples designed to help the modern reader to understand and apply the healing principles of Tibetan medicine in every day life. There is also a spiritual dimension to these practices: the ancient texts of Tibetan Medicine are revelations of the Highest Truth. Once we become open to this Truth, we become open to a fundamentally different attitude to life.
Healing power is transmitted through the very reading of this book. Tibetan medicine holds the key to our future.
The Madman’s Middle Way presents the first English translation of this major Tibetan Buddhist work, accompanied by an essay on Gendun Chopel’s life liberally interspersed with passages from his writings. Donald S. Lopez Jr. also provides a commentary that sheds light on the doctrinal context of the Adornment and summarizes its key arguments. Ultimately, Lopez examines the long-standing debate over whether Gendun Chopel in fact is the author of the Adornment; the heated critical response to the work by Tibetan monks of the Dalai Lama’s sect; and what the Adornment tells us about Tibetan Buddhism’s encounter with modernity. The result is an insightful glimpse into a provocative and enigmatic workthatwill be of great interest to anyone seriously interested in Buddhism or Asian religions.
It would be hard to find a simpler, clearer, more practical explanation of the two fundamental paths of compassion and wisdom than the one Lama Zopa offers us here.
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