An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine by Dawa Norbu

By Dawa Norbu

An creation to Tibetan medication

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Sbyar. thabs. lag. len. ci. rigs. bstan. pa. shel. gyi. hphren. ba. bzhugs, so) and (2) 'Perfect Medicine' (sman. sgrub) and (3) 'The clear explanation of necessary substances concerned with the sublime arcane practise of pledged ambrosia' (dam. rdzas. bnud. rtsi'i. sgrub. thabs. gsan. chenmo hog. gyi ne. bar. mkho. ba'i. zin. bris. dgos. don. rab. gsal. ces. bya ba. bzhugs. so), projects that the sacred ambrosia produced by the coupling divinities recycles the substances into a like ambrosia. ' 'Om ah hum' recycles the substances into a purified field of Vajraboby, speech and mind.

Pags. ). And lastly the eight arcane substances which according to the procreative processes are : (1) the sacred semen (byan. chub. sems) located in the head; (2) the central path by which it travels (gzhun. lam. rgyugs. sa) presumably the avadhuti, (3) the arcane fruit (near) the door of the navel (Ite. ba'i. sgo. ba'i. hbras. e. testicles and (4) the great root of the vajra with its opening (gshegs. shul. rod. rje'i, rtsa. bo. che). These are for the male. For the female there are : (5) the liver, which is the vessel of blood called the lotus (padma.

Footnote 'Throughout South-Asia there are three ~ncdical systems: Western, Ayurvedic and ceremonial, which in many instances blend into each other. What I am calling ceremonial medicine is the most archaic and most mysterious to researchers and public health workers.

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