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THIS FRIDAY (Feb. 5): Free Webcasted Tibetan Medicine Public Talk by Dr. Phuntsog Wangmo

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  • Anna Bartenstein
    Dear all, This FRIDAY from 7pm-9pm EST The American Branch of the Shang Shung Institute will be presenting this month s Tibetan Medicine video webcast taught
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      Dear all,

      This FRIDAY from 7pm-9pm EST The American Branch of the Shang Shung Institute will be presenting this month's Tibetan Medicine video webcast taught by Menpa (Dr.) Phuntsog Wangmo. We have received many requests for this service, and we are happy to finally be able to provide this wonderful opportunity to learn about Tibetan Medicine from anywhere in the world.

      Friday, February, 5th, 2010 7-9pm EST

      Topic: Properly Harvesting and Processing Herbs in Tibetan Medicine

      In the Tibetan tradition all herbs are considered medicine, but there are a number of guidelines on how to properly harvest and process them. These include the location where they are picked, the correct time to pick, and how to detoxify, dry, store, and prepare the herbs as medicine.


      Friday, March, 5th, 2010 7-9pm EST

      Topic: Mental Illness in Tibetan medicine

      According to Tibetan Medicine there are two causes of Mental Illness: direct and indirect. Direct causes include diet, behavior, emotional problems, season, and provocation. The Indirect cause is attachment. In this talk Dr. Wangmo will explore how mental diseases are considered in the field of Tibetan Medicine.

      Info on how to connect:

      Anyone with an ample internet connection and a web browser should be able to connect to this FREE service.

      How does this work? Simply click on the following link, or type the following web address into your browser on the night of the webcast between the hours of 7pm and 9pm EST (Time zone of Boston or New York City):

      If you live far from Northampton, MA, don't forget to check your local time for this event before attending. You can do this on the following page:

      If you would like to donate to the costs needed in order to help the Tibetan Medicine live webcast project continue, please click here to donate directly through the SSI-USA online store, or contact us directly at: secretary@... or 413-369-4928.

      Please feel free to write us with any questions or comments about this service at: secretary@.... Also, please feel free to pass this message along to anyone who you feel may be interested.

      Thanks, and we look forward to continuing this service!

      Shang Shung Institute - USA

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