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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 21:40 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 26 (!) more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world. Please note the reading list is best viewed on your computer’s browser, each link opens in a new tab.

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“Medicine and Memory in Tibet: Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform” By Theresia Hofer

“Medicine and Memory in Tibet: Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform” By Theresia Hofer

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:37 / in Reading List

Published in April 2018 by University of Washington Press, “Medicine and Memory in Tibet: Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform” by Theresia Hofer examines medical revivalism on the geographic and sociopolitical margins both of China and of Tibet’s medical establishment in Lhasa, exploring the work of medical practitioners, or amchi, and of Medical Houses in the west-central region of Tsang.

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“Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine” Edited by Theresia Hofer

“Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine” Edited by Theresia Hofer

0 by / on 07/07/2014, 22:34 / in Reading List

Published in March 2014 by University of Washington Press with Rubin Museum of Art, “Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine” is an interdisciplinary exploration of the relationship among the Tibetan art and science of healing (Sowa Rigpa), Buddhism, and arts and crafts.

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