Practice of Tibetan Medicine in Global Context: A Seminar

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Dr. Tenzing Choying and Tsering Choezom

October 11, 2017 (Wednesday)
2 to 3:30 pm
5 Floor Conference Rm, Sigur Center for Asian Studies

Dr. Tenzing Choying has been affiliated with the Tibetan Medical and Astro. College of Men-Tsee-Khang since 2003. She followed in the footsteps of both parents — Dr. Yeshi Khando, her mother, and Dr. Pema Dorjee, her father — in becoming a certified practitioner of Tibetan medicine. She has been part of a project to translate the foundational Tibetan medical text, the “Gyushi,” and was an organizer member of the 2nd Body, Mind and Life Conference held in 2014.

Tsering Choezom has been a lecturer and instructor at the Tibetan Medical and Astrological College since 1983. She is the first Tibetan woman in exile to formally complete the study of Tibetan Astronomy and Astrology. She was granted the Tsee-rampa Chungba degree in 2000. She taught Tibetan Astro. Sciences for a semester at the International Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Huttenberg, Austria in 2009 and 2012. She currently serves as the Head of the Astro. Department of the Tibetan Medical and Astrological College.

Sponsored by the Tibet Governance Project at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies