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Buddha’s Barefoot Doctors : Tibetan Medicine – Ep. 150

Beginning the podcast with a description of The Blue Beryl paintings Professor Thurman gives an introduction to the series of 77 Buddhist thangkas used as a memorization tool for traditional Tibetan doctors.  Commissioned by the 5th Dalai Lama‘s Spiritual son Sangye Ghamtso (1645-1705), who founded Tibet’s first medical college and codified the country’s medical practices… Read more and listen »