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Tibetan Medicine And Tibetan Astro Science

Teacher: Dr. (Mrs) Tenzin Lhanzey and Mrs. Tenzin Lhamo
Cost: 1 day
Dates: Wednesday 10 October 2018 - Thursday 11 October 2018

This workshop will explore the principles of these ancient disciplines and how they can play a role in our daily lives. There will be an evening talk and discussion as well as a sunrise chi kung and a morning meditation

Apart from the talks on the Wednesday night, the visiting Tibetan monks who will be creating Mandalas in South Africa will chant a blessing in the morning, followed by a meditation with Geshe Lobsang, the South African representative to the Dalai Lama. The morning talk will be on aging in a healthy way.

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Dr. (Mrs) Tenzin Lhanzey was born and brought up at Poanta in Himachal Pradesh. She did her schooling from Central school for Tibetans, Mussoorie. From 2003 to 2007, Dr Lhanzey studied Traditional Tibetan Medicine from Men-Tsee-Khang in Dharamsala. After which she did one-year internship in 2008 at branch clinic of the institute in Delhi and Dharamsala for six month each where she received special knowledge and practical training from the experienced and senior Tibetan physicians. In Marc, 2009, she was awarded the “Bachelor’s Degree in Traditional Tibetan Medicine”.

In addition to studying Fundamental Tibetan medical text “Gyu-Shi” and its commentaries, Dr. Lhanzey had earned a special certificate by orally presenting “Gyu-Sum” the Tsa-Gyue [Root tantra], Shey-Gyue [Explanatory tantra] and Che-ma Gyue [Subsequent Tantra] from the Fundamental text “Gyue-Shi” which is ever the hardest committed task of traditional Tibetan medical student and only few students can able to present it. She also successfully attended every year college programmes on month long educational fieldworks to the Himalayan hills and mountains to collect, learn and identifications of the herbs.

Above all, Dr. Tenzin Lhanzey received all the spiritual initiations, transmission and teachings of Medicine Buddha from the two highest spiritual Gurus of Nyingmapa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism; His Eminence Garje Khamtrul Rinpoche and His Eminence Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche which facilitate to cultivate healing powers and also serves a spiritual blessings to aid the suffering beings and also signifies as the central importance in the context of qualified Tibetan physician.

After earning Doctor’s degree in March 2009, she was appointed at Itanagar branch clinic of Men-Tsee-Khang in Arunachal Pradesh and served as a resident Doctor till April 20011. During the same period she had conducted monthly medical camps in its neighbouring cities and villages such as A-loo, Pasigar and Men-chu-kha. Since May 2011, she was transferred to Ahmedabad branch clinic in Gujarat. In the clinic as many as 50 to 100 patients are regularly coming to receive Tibetan medical treatment. She had served at the Branch Clinic for nearly 5 years. From January 2016, She was transferred to Poanta Branch Clinic and served as the Resident Doctor until March, 2018. From April, 2018, she was posted as the Resident Doctor at our Majnu-Ka-Tilla Clinic in Delhi and is currently serving in the same post. Besides the herbal medicines, she has been practicing various external therapies like cupping therapy, vacuum therapy, golden needle therapy, golden hammer therapy, Tsuk Therapy, massage therapy of Tibetan medical system and acupuncture.

From Nov 25, 2012 to Feb 18, 2013, she was officially deputed to Kazakhstan to provide health consultations.
A 5-member team from Men-Tsee-Khang conducted an outreach tour to South America (Argentina, Chile, Peru and Brazil) from March 26 to May 3, 2017 to commemorate the Centenary year of Men-Tsee-Khang, of which, Dr. Lhanzey was one of the team members. She conducted health consultations and lectures on traditional Tibetan Medicine.

Mrs. Tenzin Lhamo (Tibetan Astro-Science Practitioner) was born on 14 April 1982 in Sikkim. She graduated as an arts or humanity student in 2003 from CBSE based school from Kalimpong, West Bengal. Then she got admission in Tibetan Medical and Astrological college as a student in Traditional Tibetan Astrology and Astronomy in 2003 through entrance examination with many other candidates. After five years of rigorous study in the Traditional Tibetan Astro-science with one year internship, she attained Kachupa Degree in Traditional Tibetan Astrology and Astronomy and was appointed as a full fledged Astro-Science Practitioner in the Astro-Department of Men-Tsee-Khang in 2009 and since then, she has been working in this department.
Education Qualifications: - High school pass with English medium, Kachupa degree in Tibetan Astrology and Astronomy with Buddhist philosophical studies and three months Intensive Translation course in 2011.

Work experiences: - She has casted hundreds of detailed horoscopes both in English and Tibetan as well as many other astrological calculations like yearly predictions, compatibility charts, astrological calculations for sickness and have done many divination for minor calculations. In addition, she has prepared annual Tibetan Almanac for the year 2017 during final year of her college. She has been the part of Tibetan medical and astro-science exhibition which was held in India International Centre (IIC), Delhi. She has presented daily astrological reading for a T.V channel called Sadhana and daily predictions in Tibetan on Tibet online, network on many occasions. She officially visited London and Scotland in 2014 to conduct workshop/talks and astro-oral consultation. In October 2015, she was a part of 5 days programme on Traditional Medicine and Astro-Science held in Tibet House, Delhi where she conducted talks and astro-oral consultation for hundreds of people. She was a part of 6 days programme on Traditional Tibetan Medicine and Astro.Science celebrating 100 years of Men-Tsee-Khang held at Mumbai in Sept 2016 where she conducted talks and numerous astro-oral consultations.